1970 F250 4X4 Rebuild / Updating

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Re: 1970 F250 4X4 Rebuild / Updating

Postby hfdco4 » Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:48 pm

Had some welding to do on the axle housing. It was just for aesthetics, there was some pitting that showed once I started cleaning that I didn't like. Now that is done I can finish off the grinding and sanding, then pull the axle shafts and brakes. Then a coat of paint and get the new U-Bolts and cleaned brackets installed. Hopefully I can have it hung from the springs by next Friday and start cleaning the front axle.

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Re: 1970 F250 4X4 Rebuild / Updating

Postby hfdco4 » Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:06 pm

Got the rear axle broken down, re-installed the hubs and wheels. Wheeled the axle out of the garage and power washed it. Came out pretty good. The axle is in good shape. Hope to get it sanded and painted this week. Also got the front axle power washed.
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Re: 1970 F250 4X4 Rebuild / Updating

Postby hfdco4 » Sun Sep 10, 2017 7:11 pm

Got the rear end painted and found the yoke is damaged. Did locate a new one on Amazon and a guy on FTE is looking to see if he has one. I am hoping for the later since that would be cheaper.
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Re: 1970 F250 4X4 Rebuild / Updating

Postby Manny » Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:58 pm

hfdco4 wrote:Got the rear end painted and found the yoke is damaged. Did locate a new one on Amazon and a guy on FTE is looking to see if he has one. I am hoping for the later since that would be cheaper.


What yoke you need a d60 rear yoke. Spines? etc i have some laying around. :thup:
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67' F-250 CS high boy
360 4 bbl
4 speed
d44-d60 4.10 gears

woods wrote: The rust holes in my truck were a factory install (very rare).

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Re: 1970 F250 4X4 Rebuild / Updating

Postby hfdco4 » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:12 pm

Got the replacement yoke from a buddy on FTE. Got the axle painted and set in place finally. Also got the front axle started.

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Re: 1970 F250 4X4 Rebuild / Updating

Postby hfdco4 » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:15 pm

Here is a pic of the new Yoke!

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Re: 1970 F250 4X4 Rebuild / Updating

Postby hfdco4 » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:20 pm

Got more done today. Painted the U-Bolts and the U-Bolt plates and got the installed. Also removed the stand from the rear of the frame FINALLY!
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Re: 1970 F250 4X4 Rebuild / Updating

Postby hfdco4 » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:23 pm

Got more work done on the Front axle too. Removed the Tie-rods and the top nut on the Ball Joints.

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Re: 1970 F250 4X4 Rebuild / Updating

Postby Manny » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:09 pm

Looking great curious to know how tall your frame will be sitting with new stock springs and all when you get done. Keep it going your almost to a roller!!! :thup:
Dapper Dan

67' F-250 CS high boy
360 4 bbl
4 speed
d44-d60 4.10 gears

woods wrote: The rust holes in my truck were a factory install (very rare).

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Re: 1970 F250 4X4 Rebuild / Updating

Postby hfdco4 » Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:42 am

I am shooting for about 2 inches over stock. That replaces the rear 4" blocks and hopefully gives it an even ride.
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Re: 1970 F250 4X4 Rebuild / Updating

Postby Manny » Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:25 pm

hfdco4 wrote:I am shooting for about 2 inches over stock. That replaces the rear 4" blocks and hopefully gives it an even ride.


Sounds like what I am hunting too. Thinking 2" is perfect. Sorry in advance for copying you if it works out perfectly!!! :lol:
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67' F-250 CS high boy
360 4 bbl
4 speed
d44-d60 4.10 gears

woods wrote: The rust holes in my truck were a factory install (very rare).

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Re: 1970 F250 4X4 Rebuild / Updating

Postby hfdco4 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:28 am

Replication is the most sincere form of flattery my friend! If you have any questions let me know and I will try and assist if possible.
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Re: 1970 F250 4X4 Rebuild / Updating

Postby Manny » Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:02 pm

hfdco4 wrote:Replication is the most sincere form of flattery my friend! If you have any questions let me know and I will try and assist if possible.


Definately will hit back with you as time goes by. Ride height and tire size is like my biggest argument i have with myself on the highboy. :cry:
Dapper Dan

67' F-250 CS high boy
360 4 bbl
4 speed
d44-d60 4.10 gears

woods wrote: The rust holes in my truck were a factory install (very rare).

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Re: 1970 F250 4X4 Rebuild / Updating

Postby 67Step4WD » Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:53 pm

Great thread and great truck! Can't wait to see the outcome!
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Re: 1970 F250 4X4 Rebuild / Updating

Postby hfdco4 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:44 pm

I have 37-12-16.5 military tires I am going to be running.
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