80-96-list-digest Saturday, September 19 1998 Volume 02 : Number 321



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In this issue:

FTE 80-96 - Re: Questions on F250, 85 diesel
Re: FTE 80-96 - six block drain
RE: FTE 80-96 - Questions on F250
Re: FTE 80-96 - E4OD
Re: FTE 80-96 - Questions on F250
FTE 80-96 - re. ? open circuit
Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: camshafts and intake vacuum, also brakes
Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: camshafts and intake vacuum, also brakes
FTE 80-96 - Re: Questions on F250
Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: camshafts and intake vacuum, also brakes
Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: Questions on F250
FTE 80-96 - Timing Chain?
FTE 80-96 - hydraulic clutch conversion kit for 83 F150
Re: FTE 80-96 - Timing Chain?
Re: FTE 80-96 - re. ? open circuit
Re: FTE 80-96 - Timing Chain?
Re: FTE 80-96 - Timing Chain?
FTE 80-96 - solenoid smokin'
Re: FTE 80-96 - Timing Chain?
FTE 80-96 - Cam Shafts/ and brakes
FTE 80-96 - Re: Tranny question - change ALL the fluid!
FTE 80-96 - What engine?

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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 09:49:33 -0300
From: sbest
Subject: FTE 80-96 - Re: Questions on F250, 85 diesel

Hi Craig, I have a 1987 F250 4x4 diesel and a 1987 E350 diesel.
Both with 3.50 gears which are a bit better on fuel than the 4.11s.
I'll answer the questions I can and SNIP the rest:


>From: "Craig Rubin"
>Subject: FTE 80-96 - Questions on F250
>
>Hi all,
>
>I'm a new subscriber to the list and I have a few questions on my truck. I
>have recently purchased a F250, s/c, diesel 4x4 with automatic, and the
>questions are:
>
> Fuel gauges - when both tanks read empty, it only takes ~9-10 gallons to
>fill up each tank. What gives?
> Leaky floats?


The tanks are quite small, only about 15 gallons. Combine that with
Fords notoriously inaccurate gauges would explain your observation.


> Mileage - what should the mileage be in town and highway?


With your tire size and 3.50 gears 15-25mpg(imp) that would be about
14-23mpg(us) with the best being at 50mph on the highway and the worst
being city driving. My lowest ever was 11mpg(imp) pulling a 21' travel
trailer behind the van at 70mph while loaded to the hilt. Best ever was
5 consecutive tanks at 25mpg doing interstates at 55mph, again loaded to
the hilt (wife + 4 kids and a month of gear) but no travel trailer.
Best of 17mpg pulling the travel trailer at 50mph.



> Tires - two of the 235 85 16s are badly worn and will need to be
>replaced soon. Will be used to tow and
> launch a 18' boat and as a third auto. Suggestions for good wet
>traction?


Michelin LTX M+S if you live in snow or mud country, personal preferance.
All the sipes really cut through the slime on the boat ramp.
I have BFG A/T in a bigger size as well. Not as good for a slippery ramp.


Steve Best, Nova Scotia, sbest glinx.com
4 wheel drive van page: http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.glinx.com/users/sbest
Tire chains, camping gear, tools,82 Bronco and some shooting stuff too.







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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 08:53:43 -0500
From: "Rick Wojciechowski"
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - six block drain

Joe Mintz wrote:

> Rick,
> I'm not that familiar with the 300 six, but I can tell you this.
> During a coolant change, on my 460 (before this summer), I bought a
> flushing kit from prestone. I installed it, per the instructions, and
> flushed the radiator, engine, etc. I located two square drain plugs
> (near the exhaust manifold outlets), and knowing they were block drain
> plugs, decided to pull them.

Joe,
Thanx for making me aware of it and I will look.

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Thanks,
Rick Wojo
'83 Fsize BRONCO,Stock I-6,"The BROWN BULL",33x12.5x15-Mud Blasters
'92 Mstng 5.0L
'95 eclipse-Wife's(For Sale)


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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 08:41:09 -0500
From: Ron Madurski
Subject: RE: FTE 80-96 - Questions on F250

Hey Craig, I have the same vintage and size truck except mine is a
4-spd. Don't worry about the gauges, they suck. On my front tank it
takes about 50 miles to use a 1/2 tank, but I can go almost 100 miles
after the needle has passed E. The other guage never gets above 1/4
tank, unless I am sitting still (figure that one out).

My mileage is around 19 mpg around town, 20 highway, and about 15 towing
my car. It's still little up in the air at the moment, I just put in an
overdrive and haven't used enough fuel to tell where the mileages are
going to end up.

Newer seats should fit with no problems, I think up to 94 but don't
quote me on that. For the rear I'd get a thin sheet of plywood, cover
it with foam and some vinyl from a hobby store, and put velcro on it to
hold it in. Or, if you aren't as cheap an SOB as I, you could probably
go to any auto upholstery shop and have one made for about $50.

Never tried to redo the instrument panel. There's a lot of room to work
in there (compared to my MG Midget...)

Headliners are really pretty cheap. I think it would cost about $50-100
to have a new one put in.

I just use a quality 8 ply. Don't get a light truck tire. The heavy
front end will tear the tire up long before the tread wears out.

Ronald M. Madurski
Computer Systems Manager
DRD Technology Corp.
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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 09:48:21 -0400
From: "Mike S. in FL"
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - E4OD

First - I'm not a tech, just a user.-

That said, I've got an F-350 with the E4OD and have noticed that mine
will occasionally shift harder too. BUT, that's the way I'd prefer it
to shift more often than not. When it shifts hard, that means that
there is less slipping going on inside the tranny. If your hard
shifting is REALLY hard, then there may be trouble. Also, something to
consider: was a shift kit ever added to this? It may have been
re-programmed to alter the shifting characteristics.

Mike S. in FL
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Scott J. Mitchell wrote:
>
> >>Howdy,
> >>
> >>I'm new to the list and need some info.. I have a '92 F250 Supercab 4X4
> >>with a 460 and the E4OD with aprox. 85k miles. I have had intermittant
> >>hard-shifting problems when the trans. is warm since it turned 50k. It
> >>seems to be o.k. after a fluid and filter change, but then gets this
> >problem
> >>about 6 months to a year after that. 85% of the miles have been highway
> >and
> >>I have not done a lot of heavy towing. Any history with this and what's
> >the
> >>fix??
> >>
> >>Thanks a bunch-
> >>Scott
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
>
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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 10:05:22 -0400
From: Doug Tinsman
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Questions on F250

Replace both fuel sending units(they are located in the fuel tanks). They are
not as hard to replace as you might think an are $60 each.

Craig Rubin wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I'm a new subscriber to the list and I have a few questions on my truck. I
> have recently purchased a F250, s/c, diesel 4x4 with automatic, and the
> questions are:
>
> Fuel gauges - when both tanks read empty, it only takes ~9-10 gallons to
> fill up each tank. What gives?
> Leaky floats?
>
> Mileage - what should the mileage be in town and highway?
>
> Front bench seat - I would like to have head rests. Has anyone
> converted existing to headrests? What
> are the options? Not adverse to putting in later model bench seat with
> rests or even bucket seats.
>
> Rear bench seat - has anyone put in headrests in the rear or crafted
> them?
>
> Instrument panel lights - how hard is it to replace the instrument
> lights?
>
> Headliner - coming down, can it be reattached or needs to be replaced?
>
> Tires - two of the 235 85 16s are badly worn and will need to be
> replaced soon. Will be used to tow and
> launch a 18' boat and as a third auto. Suggestions for good wet
> traction?
>
> Thats it for now.
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Craig Rubin
> crubin foxinternet.net
> Redmond, Washington
> 85 F250
> 63 Ranchero
> 97 Japanese auto
>
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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 11:22:40 -0230
From: "T.Gill"
Subject: FTE 80-96 - re. ? open circuit

On Mon, 14 Sep 1998 19:10:29 -0500 "Parker Brooks"
wrote:

>also, if it means anything to you, we have this in common as well...

>i have the buzzer disconnected AND (i know this doesn't apply to you)
have
>removed my airbag and disconnected the idiot light that comes on to
tell you
>something is wrong.

Hi Parker,

I cut the wires to the buzzer plug and this fixed the parasitic
electrical drain. I'm pretty sure the plug was contaminated with dirt,
water, etc. What ever the reason the drain stopped.

If you can't find a short draining your battery would a battery
disconnect switch be on option? You mentioned earlier your truck is a
weekend toy, perhaps it doesn't get out to play enough. :-)

Trevor Gill
Newfoundland
1993 f-150 4x4 4.9 litre.
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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 13:54:33 -0400
From: nuke
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: camshafts and intake vacuum, also brakes

In May 98 4x4 Power there is a piece on cams. About the new Ford
Motorsport high-torque flat-tappet hydraulic cam PN M-6250-M50 for 302/351W
small block V-8's the company stresses that if used on EFI engines, a mass
airflow conversion kit M-9000-T51 is required, contact the tech line at 810
468-1356

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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 14:27:41 +0000
From: Garr&Pam
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: camshafts and intake vacuum, also brakes

nuke wrote:
>
> In May 98 4x4 Power there is a piece on cams. About the new Ford
> Motorsport high-torque flat-tappet hydraulic cam PN M-6250-M50 for 302/351W
> small block V-8's the company stresses that if used on EFI engines, a mass
> airflow conversion kit M-9000-T51 is required, contact the tech line at 810
> 468-1356
>
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I own a 94 Lightning and have been told by the Lightning guys that crane
makes a cam for the 351 that gets rid off the flat spots and cam be used
with speed density. Does add alot of power but smoothes the power range
out! I also believe someone said that crane makes they same cam for ford
motorsports and its B351! Hope this helps someone, save from changing to
mass air(expensive). You may want to check into getting a chip custom
made. You might be able to use the cam if you reprogram the computer to
use it.
Go to my home page http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/Speedway/9459
click on the link to Johmson Motorsports and e-mail or call them and
ask, see what he says. I do not work for this company just have heard
alot of good things from other lightning owners.
Chris
94 Lightning #381
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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 13:40:15 -0500
From: lordjanusz juno.com (Paul M Radecki)
Subject: FTE 80-96 - Re: Questions on F250

Craig inquired:

(stuff deleted)

> Front bench seat - I would like to have head rests. Has anyone
>converted existing to headrests? What
> are the options? Not adverse to putting in later model bench seat
>with
>rests or even bucket seats.
>
> Rear bench seat - has anyone put in headrests in the rear or
>crafted
>them?

AFAIK headrests became standard at some point (my '94 XL has them) and a
later bench should bolt right in. Also AFAIK your rear bench is the same
as an F150 front bench. You might be able to get brand new ones cheap
from a truck customizing shop: they swap out factory units in favor of
overpriced aftermarket ones, then practically give away the factory
parts.

>
> Instrument panel lights - how hard is it to replace the instrument
>lights?

Super easy (once you've completely dis-assembled the dashboard...) I
hope your '85 is easier than my '94. Big PITA!
>

> Headliner - coming down, can it be reattached or needs to be
>replaced?

There is an adhesive you can spray on to tack it back up, but if it has
stretched much you may just want to get a new one. You can apply the
adhesive through small cuts in the liner or just pull it down and
re-install.

>
> Tires - two of the 235 85 16s are badly worn and will need to be
>replaced soon.

You can get new tires and wheels from the same place you get the benches.
I found four brand new Tiger Paws mounted on factory alloy rims for $500
at a custom shop.

Will be used to tow and
> launch a 18' boat and as a third auto. Suggestions for good wet
>traction?

Place a Japanese auto in the bed?

>
>Thats it for now.
>
>Thanks in advance,
>
>Craig Rubin
>crubin foxinternet.net
>Redmond, Washington
>85 F250
>63 Ranchero
>97 Japanese auto
>

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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 14:09:02 -0500
From: "David J. Baldwin"
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: camshafts and intake vacuum, also brakes

Nuke,

I take it that if you already have mass air, you're set. Do you know the specs
for this cam, lift, centers, duration, overlap, ... etc.? Any word on how much
of an improvement in low-end torque can be expected over stock 5.0L (302ci)?

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Dave Baldwin
Dallas, TX
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nuke wrote:

> In May 98 4x4 Power there is a piece on cams. About the new Ford
> Motorsport high-torque flat-tappet hydraulic cam PN M-6250-M50 for 302/351W
> small block V-8's the company stresses that if used on EFI engines, a mass
> airflow conversion kit M-9000-T51 is required, contact the tech line at 810
> 468-1356



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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 15:32:27 -0400
From: Andre Roy
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: Questions on F250

Paul M Radecki wrote:
>
> Craig inquired:
>
> (stuff deleted)
>
> >
> > Instrument panel lights - how hard is it to replace the instrument
> >lights?
>
> Super easy (once you've completely dis-assembled the dashboard...) I
> hope your '85 is easier than my '94. Big PITA!
> >
If this is the old dash like in my 81, it's pretty easy. First off, you
have to take off the knobs for the headlight and wiper switches. There's
a little hole at the bottom of them, get something like a knitting
needle (makes you popular with the significant other ;-) and you have to
pull back these recessed spring things inside. Then at the top of the
hard plastic part of the dash (bezel?) there are two screws concealed
just under the padded part of the dash. Undo those and pull the bezel
part of the dash out of the way. Then the bulbs are there in the open,
more or less.





>
> Will be used to tow and
> > launch a 18' boat and as a third auto. Suggestions for good wet
> >traction?
>
> Place a Japanese auto in the bed?
>
No, the operative word here is 'good' ;-)

Try a case of beer, more weight ;-)

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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 14:36:04 CDT
From: "John Fletcher"
Subject: FTE 80-96 - Timing Chain?

My dad has an 86 F-150 with a 302 EFI and auto. Dad started up the
truck and were putting our seat belts on and I noticed the truck was
sounding funny coming out the exhausts (Duals) and then she died. It
won't start now and now when you turn it over it turns over a lot
quicker than before and the exhaust kind of pops!? We figure it is the
timing chain but how do we check to make sure? any Ideas?
Thanks in Advance
John F

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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 15:43:20 -0400
From: nuke
Subject: FTE 80-96 - hydraulic clutch conversion kit for 83 F150

anybody know of a hydraulic clutch kit or conversion to replace that
mechanical monstrosity in an 83 F150 302/351 3 speed Overdrive 4x4?

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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 13:16:44 -0700
From: Robert Kennedy
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Timing Chain?

John,

Been there, 86 Bronco 302/AOD.
The easiest way to check is to take the distributor cap off and turn over
the engine.
If the chain's gone the rotor just sit there.
Mine, there was a flat spot on the nylon cam gear, the rotor would turn,
then quit..

Hope this helps...
Bob


At 02:36 PM 9/18/98 CDT, you wrote:
> My dad has an 86 F-150 with a 302 EFI and auto. Dad started up the
>truck and were putting our seat belts on and I noticed the truck was
>sounding funny coming out the exhausts (Duals) and then she died. It
>won't start now and now when you turn it over it turns over a lot
>quicker than before and the exhaust kind of pops!? We figure it is the
>timing chain but how do we check to make sure? any Ideas?
> Thanks in Advance
> John F
>
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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 16:40:54 EDT
From: JSC721 aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - re. ? open circuit

the plug must have been shorting out causing your drain.

joe
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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 16:46:17 -0400
From: "Michael J. Pasznik, Jr."
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Timing Chain?

I've got a question to chime in with. My brother had an '82 Buick, and
the teeth on the timing gears wore over the years and one day the chain just
slipped a couple of teeth. Fortuntely he wasn't revving it at the time and
it just shut down and wouldn't start again.
This was a few years back and my father took care of the diagnosis and
repairs. My question is this: Is there an easy way to know if the chain
slipped? In this case, the distributor still turned.
Just wondering, and hoping I don't have to deal with it on my truck. :)

- -Mike

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From: Robert Kennedy
To: 80-96-list ford-trucks.com
Date: Friday, September 18, 1998 4:37 PM
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Timing Chain?


John,

Been there, 86 Bronco 302/AOD.
The easiest way to check is to take the distributor cap off and turn over
the engine.
If the chain's gone the rotor just sit there.
Mine, there was a flat spot on the nylon cam gear, the rotor would turn,
then quit..

Hope this helps...
Bob


At 02:36 PM 9/18/98 CDT, you wrote:
> My dad has an 86 F-150 with a 302 EFI and auto. Dad started up the
>truck and were putting our seat belts on and I noticed the truck was
>sounding funny coming out the exhausts (Duals) and then she died. It
>won't start now and now when you turn it over it turns over a lot
>quicker than before and the exhaust kind of pops!? We figure it is the
>timing chain but how do we check to make sure? any Ideas?
> Thanks in Advance
> John F
>
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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 14:57:36 -0700
From: Robert Kennedy
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Timing Chain?

Even with a badly worn gear set I think you would see a discernable amount
of play there. It may take turning the engine over by hand.

As you rotate the engine note the position of the rotor, reverse direction
and see how quickly the rotor reverses direction. You should see the
amount of play you have in the timing set.

How much play is too much...?
Can't help you on that one, my guess is, more than one post on the
distributor.

Bob


At 04:46 PM 9/18/98 -0400, you wrote:
> I've got a question to chime in with. My brother had an '82 Buick, and
>the teeth on the timing gears wore over the years and one day the chain just
>slipped a couple of teeth. Fortuntely he wasn't revving it at the time and
>it just shut down and wouldn't start again.
> This was a few years back and my father took care of the diagnosis and
>repairs. My question is this: Is there an easy way to know if the chain
>slipped? In this case, the distributor still turned.
> Just wondering, and hoping I don't have to deal with it on my truck. :)
>
>-Mike
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Robert Kennedy
>To: 80-96-list ford-trucks.com
>Date: Friday, September 18, 1998 4:37 PM
>Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Timing Chain?
>
>
>John,
>
>Been there, 86 Bronco 302/AOD.
>The easiest way to check is to take the distributor cap off and turn over
>the engine.
>If the chain's gone the rotor just sit there.
>Mine, there was a flat spot on the nylon cam gear, the rotor would turn,
>then quit..
>
>Hope this helps...
>Bob
>
>
>At 02:36 PM 9/18/98 CDT, you wrote:
>> My dad has an 86 F-150 with a 302 EFI and auto. Dad started up the
>>truck and were putting our seat belts on and I noticed the truck was
>>sounding funny coming out the exhausts (Duals) and then she died. It
>>won't start now and now when you turn it over it turns over a lot
>>quicker than before and the exhaust kind of pops!? We figure it is the
>>timing chain but how do we check to make sure? any Ideas?
>> Thanks in Advance
>> John F
>>
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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 17:49:37 PDT
From: "Casey Vandor"
Subject: FTE 80-96 - solenoid smokin'

I thought I had left my headlights on at lunch today. Came out, truck
wouldn't turn over, but it would click. I flagged a guy down, had him
give me a jump, starts right up, but the starter is still ingaged. I
shut off the ignition, but the dammed thing is still spinning. Words
starting flying and I went up to yank the battery wire off and cut the
juice. As I got to the battery, the solenoid was smokin at the negative
side. Yanked the batt cable, the starter stopped and the fire went out.
What is going on?!? Did the solenoid go bad and not release? All
connections are clean, and everything was hooked up correct.

Any Ideas? Info? (probably going to replace the sol. first)
Thanks
Casey

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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 21:12:04 -0400
From: Andre Roy
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Timing Chain?

Michael J. Pasznik, Jr. wrote:
>
> I've got a question to chime in with. My brother had an '82 Buick, and
> the teeth on the timing gears wore over the years and one day the chain just
> slipped a couple of teeth. Fortuntely he wasn't revving it at the time and
> it just shut down and wouldn't start again.
> This was a few years back and my father took care of the diagnosis and
> repairs. My question is this: Is there an easy way to know if the chain
> slipped? In this case, the distributor still turned.
>
Try advancing the ignition timing a shload. On my four cylinder 2.2litre
beltdrive overhead cam domestic non-ford, (oh, my, that a long way to
say Pl****th ;-) advancing the static timing something like 15 degrees
got it running. Maybe it was more than 15 degrees. It was a _LOT_.

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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 22:22:07 EDT
From: DHall8577 aol.com
Subject: FTE 80-96 - Cam Shafts/ and brakes

In a message dated 98-09-18 06:38:06 EDT, you write:


damp weather. Antilock brakes my $$! Does FoMoCo know about this?
Somebody's gonna get hurt because of this one.
>>
Me too....I have a 94 F-150 with anti-lock (yeah right) brakes. They have
never worked since I bought the truck new.

Dave
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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 21:05:12 -0700
From: "vossdanpam"
Subject: FTE 80-96 - Re: Tranny question - change ALL the fluid!

You might want to try a complete transmission fluid change. It is easy if
you follow the guide lines in a chat group article of the Power Stroke
Diesel web site. It is http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.abol.com/users/jlester where you click on
"chat" then "power stroke diesel conference 2" and search for "trans temp
(aka atf change how-to). It is article #6698. Far easier than fooling
around with the converter. I did this on my Explorer that burned the fluid
due to a faulty throttle position sensor (locked and unlocked the converter
constantly). The fluid ran out dark brown until all the required capacity
plus one quart had run out as I poured fresh fluid in and then it turned a
nice bright red.
Good Luck,
Dan
Washington the State

> Date: Wed, 16 Sep 1998 02:16:17 -0500
> From: "BigRed"
> Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - New: Have Tranny Question
>
> You might have to take the converter out in order to drain it. I have
> noticed on a couple of mine that they did not have drain plugs. When I
> finally broke down and bought a Reman tranny it came with a new converter
> that had a drain plug in it. Either way you'll have to take the little
cover
> off the lower part of the bellhousing and turn the motor over by hand.
While
> turning it look at the converter for a plug. If you are lucky there will
be
> one there. I can't remember how much fluid they hold though. Your best
bet
> would be to put a few quarts in and keep checking as you add more while
it's
> running and you run it through the gears a few times.
> - -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Parrott
> To: 80-96-list ford-trucks.com
> Date: Tuesday, September 15, 1998 9:27 PM
> Subject: FTE 80-96 - New: Have Tranny Question
>
>
> >Hello,
> >
> >I am new to this list, so pardon if this question has been answered
> already. I have a 89' Clubwagon with the C6 3speed tranny. My question
is,
> how difficult is it to drain the torque converter, and with everything
> drained what is the correct amount of fluid to put back in?? The two
> manuals I have, seam to contradict each other. Thanks in advance..
> >
> >Mike Parrott

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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 22:19:46 -0700
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