Ford V8 352, 360, 390, 406, 427, 428 Firing Order Cylinder Numbering Distributor Rotation Rotor Under Cap Spins: Counter Clockwise Torque Specs These specs may not be correct for your application. Buy now to get the facts about your vehicle. Plus, there's power steering and front disc brakes, so this classic pickup is also a great any time cruiser. This will prove fatal in sufficient quantity. This will prove fatal in sufficient quantity. Torque the bolts to 12-18 ft. Always drain the coolant into a sealable container.
Plus, we love the way the blue returns on the roof, and there's even double pin striping! Coolant should be reused unless it is contaminated or several years old. Torque the bolts to 15-22 ft. Turn off ignition and remove the distributor cap and turn the engine over until a high spot on the distributor cam lobe is on the rubbing block on the ignition points. If you now have a dwell signal then replace the distributor cap back onto the distributor and the the coil wire back onto the distributor cap, the engine should now start. If a new water pump is being installed, remove the heater hose fitting from the old pump and install it on the new one.
The silver and blue look factory original. Always drain the coolant into a sealable container. Clutch Pressure Plate Thread Locker 35 ft-lbs. This is the fully open position for the ignition points and where they need to be to set them. .
This is done in a zig -zag pattern until all bolts are torqued to recommended torque. Coolant should be reused unless it is contaminated or several years old. Remove the drive belts, fan, fan spacer and pulley. It came with either a 4. Remove the matchbook and there should still be a small gap between the point breakers, rotate the engine and you should see the points open and fully close. It's not perfect, but it has the exact level of preservation that will strike you as perfect.
Cam Bolt upper gear Thread Locker 40 ft-lbs. With the original dual-spoke steering wheel in your left hand, and the gear stick in your right, this provides the kind of classic motoring that only a well-preserved vintage pickup can. Remove the power steering pump bracket from the water pump and position it out of the way. Could a leaking gas cap allow too much air in the tank so that the fuel pump only pumps air? Two new transmissions - a four-speed auto and four-speed manual with overdrive - joined the three-speed auto, three-speed column-shift manual and four-speed manual as the transmission options. So you could have a bad pump even though you are pumping by hand. Remove the power steering pump bracket from the water pump and position it out of the way. These are crankshaft measurements meaning the amount of power that actually makes it to the wheels will be a bit less due to friction and such in the drivetrain.
The 2004 F150 had a 5. Disconnect the negative battery cable. If you did not grease the rubbing block of the ignition points with die-electric grease when you installed them, then the rubbing block on the points will wear down prematurely, the points will close down, and the engine will no longer start. The pickup is a rear-wheel-drive vehicle. Remove the fan shroud, if so equipped. Minor styling changes were in the works for the following year perhaps for this reason , but for 1981, changes were few.
Are the ignition points adjusted properly? Rocker Arms Engine Oil 45 ft-lbs. Centerbolt Harmonic Damper Thread Locker 90 ft-lbs. In the United States, the vehicle was produced over many generations from 1953 to 1983. The 1987 Ford F-100 was equipped with a 4. And speaking of preservation, you're going to love the engine bay. Plus, chrome bumpers, bright bed rails, and upgraded 15-inch wheels make for plenty of extra shine on this special pickup.
« « « 1981 » » » 1981 Ford F-Series Trucks More of the same punctuates the 1981 Ford F-Series, which wasn't a bad thing considering the success of the recently-redesigned F-Series lineup for. This original specs book, printed by Ford, contains nearly all the specs needed to service 1981 Ford trucks. Coolant should be reused unless it is contaminated or several years old. Always drain the coolant into a sealable container. However, it continued to be sold in other countries, notably Australia, till 1987. Only two minor recalls affect the 1981 trucks - 12,500 units had a problem with the spare tire rubbing against hex head bolts, and approximately 6,200 had fuel tank straps incorrectly installed.