Stupid n00b question

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by spctrbytz, Aug 17, 2006.

  1. spctrbytz

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    2006. welcome! :flipoff2:
     
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    Hell, last time I checked I still looked good with a mullet... so it must be 1986!
     
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    My guess is 72-73 model
     
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    My 72 did not have the key on the column or radio cut out. I'll go 73-74.

    Shawn
     
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    woody unhelpful spotter Staff Member Admin

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    floor shift 4-speed = 1974...drum front, small front turn sigs, 3-door tailgate
    floor shift 3-speed = 1973
     
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    You're planning on buying this and you haven't looked at it in person, and the seller couldn't tell you exactly what year it is? Sounds fishy.

    It does look like a '73.
     
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    73 or 74...oh and two different shades for inside and out....i thought that was just a ford thing :flipoff2: welcome to mud :D
     
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    Thanks for all the replies, even the :flipoff2: ones

    He told me and I promptly forgot - and he'll be out of pocket until the day I go look at it.

    I'll be able to inspect it closely this weekend before I commit, but knowing the year will help me know what to look for.
     
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    the :flipoff2: is the official mud greeting :D hope its good enough to buy if not keep lookin' you'll find one :D
     
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    David*BJ70 Looking forward to reach the end of the world

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    Your guess is as good as mine. I think I see stuff inside on the top but not entirely sure.

    If it's a 1973, that would mean a 3-speed on the floor, an F engine with points, no power steering. Without reading codes, what kind of axle ratios are common in these?

    Thanks
     
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    Early 74's have three speed as well, no factory power steering prior to 79, 4:10 is the only axle ratio if it's stock. All will have points up to 76 or so.
     
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    Heater and cover over the gas tank started in 74, still has the old style door striker making it a 74.


    John
     
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