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Don't know where to poor my oil in my 1981 ford f100. there is not filler tube

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  • trey nichols Jan 15, 2013

    Well i found it goes in my valve cover

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There shouldn't be a filler tube, just a dipstick tube for checking the oil level. to put the oil in the engine, there should be a oil cap on the right hand side valve cover. if the dipstick tube isn't there, you definitely need to get one from a parts yard or store, you can be losing oil from the dipstick hole that goes to the oil pan...

Posted on Jan 15, 2013

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SOURCE: 1981 ford f100 2wd

This sounds like a telltale choke issue. You running carburated right?
If it is what i think it is you have a choke thermostat on the carb. If so check the votage on the wire and if you have power then the choke thermostat has to be replaced. you can do a manual set of the choke behind the carb just to see if this is the problem.

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

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SOURCE: changing a water pump on a 1981 ford f100 pick-up

Ford Pick-Ups/Bronco 1976-1986 Repair Guide Water Pump - REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

6-300 Engines

  1. Drain the cooling system.
CAUTION When draining the coolant, keep in mind that cats and dogs are attracted by the ethylene glycol antifreeze, and are quite likely to drink any that is left in an uncovered container or in puddles on the ground. This will prove fatal in sufficient quantity. Always drain the coolant into a sealable container. Coolant should be reused unless it is contaminated or several years old.
  1. Disconnect the lower radiator hose from the water pump.
  2. Remove the drive belt, fan, fan spacer, fan shroud, if so equipped, and water pump pulley.
  3. Remove the alternator pivot arm from the pump.
  4. Disconnect the heater hose at the water pump.
  5. Remove the water pump.
  6. Before installing the old water pump, clean the gasket mounting surfaces on the pump and on the cylinder block. If a new water pump is being installed, remove the heater hose fitting from the old pump and install it on the new one. Coat the new gaskets with sealer on both sides and install the water pump in the reverse order of removal. Torque the mounting bolts to 14-18 ft. lbs.

V6-3.8L Engines
See Figures 1 and 2

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Fig. 1: V6 water pump installation

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Fig. 2: V6 water pump bolt torque sequence
  1. Drain the cooling system.
CAUTION When draining the coolant, keep in mind that cats and dogs are attracted by the ethylene glycol antifreeze, and are quite likely to drink any that is left in an uncovered container or in puddles on the ground. This will prove fatal in sufficient quantity. Always drain the coolant into a sealable container. Coolant should be reused unless it is contaminated or several years old.
  1. Remove the air cleaner.
  2. Remove the bolts securing the fan shroud to the radiator, if so equipped, and position the shroud over the fan.
  3. Disconnect the lower radiator hose, heater hose and by-pass hose at the water pump. Remove the drive belts, fan, fan spacer and pulley. Remove the fan shroud, if so equipped.
  4. Loosen the alternator pivot bolt and the bolt attaching the alternator adjusting arm to the water pump. Remove the power steering pump bracket from the water pump and position it out of the way.
  5. If necessary, remove the air conditioner compressor and bracket. The refrigerant lines should remain connected.
  6. Remove the bolts securing the water pump to the timing chain cover and remove the water pump.
  7. Thoroughly clean the mounting surfaces of all gasket material.
  8. Install the water pump in the reverse order of removal, using a new gasket. Torque the bolts to 15-22 ft. lbs. in the sequence shown.


8-360, 390
  1. Drain the cooling system.
CAUTION When draining the coolant, keep in mind that cats and dogs are attracted by the ethylene glycol antifreeze, and are quite likely to drink any that is left in an uncovered container or in puddles on the ground. This will prove fatal in sufficient quantity. Always drain the coolant into a sealable container. Coolant should be reused unless it is contaminated or several years old.
  1. Remove the bolts securing the fan shroud to the radiator, if so equipped, and position the shroud over the fan.
  2. Disconnect the lower radiator hose, heater hose and by-pass hose at the water pump. Remove the drive belts, fan, fan spacer and pulley. Remove the fan shroud, if so equipped.
  3. Loosen the alternator pivot bolt and the bolt attaching the alternator adjusting arm to the water pump. Remove the power steering pump bracket from the water pump and position it out of the way.
  4. If necessary, remove the air conditioner compressor and bracket. The refrigerant lines should remain connected.
  5. Remove the bolts securing the water pump to the timing chain cover and remove the water pump.
  6. Install the water pump in the reverse order of removal, using a new gasket. Torque the bolts to 20-25 ft. lbs.

8-351M, 400, 460
  1. Disconnect the battery ground.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
CAUTION When draining the coolant, keep in mind that cats and dogs are attracted by the ethylene glycol antifreeze, and are quite likely to drink any that is left in an uncovered container or in puddles on the ground. This will prove fatal in sufficient quantity. Always drain the coolant into a sealable container. Coolant should be reused unless it is contaminated or several years old.
  1. Remove the bolts securing the fan shroud to the radiator, if so equipped, and position the shroud over the fan.
  2. Remove the fan assembly.
  3. Remove the fan shroud.
  4. Remove the accessory drive belts and water pump pulley.
  5. Remove the alternator and brackets.
  6. Remove the compressor and bracket and lay it aside. DO NOT disconnect the refrigerant lines!
  7. Remove the power steering pump and brackets. Lay it aside. DO NOT disconnect the fluid lines!
  8. Disconnect the heater hose and lower radiator hose from the pump.
  9. Remove the bolts securing the water pump to the engine and lift off the water pump.
  10. Clean all gasket mounting surfaces thoroughly.
To install:
  1. Install the water pump in the reverse order of removal, using a new gasket coated with sealer. Torque the bolts to 12-18 ft. lbs.
  2. Install all remaining parts in reverse order. Fill the cooling system, start the engine and check for leaks.

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SOURCE: what kind of oil do i use for a 1971 ford f100

use 10W40W

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