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      Tigerstripe40 replied to the thread Builds Old Blue Build.
      Where did you order a full floater from? I've been looking for one for my build for months and haven't been able to find one.
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      Tigerstripe40 replied to the thread 1HD-FT or 7.3L Powerstroke.
      For this use, the newest, lowest mileage F-series pickup your budget can afford.
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      Tigerstripe40 replied to the thread Need input: 2F or V8?.
      Provided you can find the cover. I understand that they are rather rare. I know of one in a parts horde, but I think the owner of that piece is saving it for their own project.
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      Tigerstripe40 replied to the thread Need input: 2F or V8?.
      That only works with the early 1 piece t-cases, not the split cases. For an SM420 -> Split case you need a different adapter. Advance Adapters USED to offer a SM420 -> split case adapter, but you lose a 3-4" of driveshaft, though the adapter...
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      Tigerstripe40 replied to the thread Need input: 2F or V8?.
      I did an SM420 15 years ago or so. A SM420 is super cool in a 40. With an index ring and a few other small parts, it bolts up to the 3 speed bellhousing. Gears are 7:1, 3.5:1 1.7:1 and 1:1 Basically doubles your crawl ratio. You used to be...
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      Tigerstripe40 replied to the thread Need input: 2F or V8?.
      Seems like it was worth it enough for the truck to go into the Heritage museum.
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      Tigerstripe40 replied to the thread Need input: 2F or V8?.
      If it's already V8 converted, I'd get an LS and run that upgrade so you can get fuel injection and a modern engine. I'd go with the 4 speed or a 5 speed at the same time if you can fit that into your budget.
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