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In this issue:

FTE 80-96 - Re:Oxygenated Gas
Re: FTE 80-96 - Electrical Connections Near Battery
Re: FTE 80-96 - Electrical Connections Near Battery
Re: FTE 80-96 - 4.9L 300 Inline 6 Fuel Rich problem
FTE 80-96 - exhaust/airpump and cat converter 87f150 w/302
Re: FTE 80-96 - what is wheel hop?
FTE 80-96 - 460 exhaust manifolds again
RE: FTE 80-96 - Electrical Connections Near Battery
Re: FTE 80-96 - 460 exhaust manifolds again
Re: FTE 80-96 - exhaust/airpump and cat converter 87f150 w/302
Re: FTE 80-96 - exhaust/airpump and cat converter 87f150 w/302
FTE 80-96 - Flashing Seat Belt Indicator
FTE 80-96 - v-8 Throttle body on straight 6?
Re: FTE 80-96 - exhaust/airpump and cat converter 87f150 w/302
Re: FTE 80-96 - v-8 Throttle body on straight 6?
Re: FTE 80-96 -fuel problem resolved!
FTE 80-96 - Velvet ride shackles
FTE 80-96 - 81 Ford F100 Custom, questions
Re: FTE 80-96 - 81 Ford F100 Custom, questions
Re: FTE 80-96 - 81 Ford F100 Custom, questions
Re: FTE 80-96 - Electrical Connections Near Battery
Re: FTE 80-96 - 81 Ford F100 Custom, questions
Re: FTE 80-96 - 81 Ford F100 Custom, questions
Re: FTE 80-96 -fuel problem resolved!
Re: FTE 80-96 - 81 Ford F100 Custom, questions

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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 08:02:52 -0400
From: Gregory Cannon
Subject: FTE 80-96 - Re:Oxygenated Gas

I used to live in San Diego, and they used to run that "Winter Gas ". In
the winter months my vehicles ran like sh*t , the difference in
performance was remarkable, you would almost think there was something
wrong with your car/truck. I put hotter burning plugs
and wires in my truck and put the extra cheap octane booster additive in
my tank at every other fill-up. I also found that jumping up a level
helped , Instead of running the Mid grade
gas I would run Premium.This helped a lot. I thought for a long time
oxygenated gas was a means for the Petroleum Industry to make me buy the
"good" stuff at the pump.
I moved to the East coast and the gas here is great.
Cannon

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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 08:03:57 EDT
From: FLR150 aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Electrical Connections Near Battery

In a message dated 4/13/99 2:18:52 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
er3 lightmail.com writes:


back of my standard cab) or should I go somewhere else for a good ground for
my amp? It's real tempting to go there, as it's a foot away from the amp
mounting spot.

Thanks again!

- Erston ('90 F-150 XLT-L) >>
Erston,
Those bolts are ideal....If you can find a spade or ring terminal to fit
them. Those terminal make better ground connections.
Wayne Foy
'94 Flareside SC
"Hazardous Material"
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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 08:26:11 -0400
From: Mike Sloane
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Electrical Connections Near Battery

I disagree with Wayne- steel is a poor conductor of electricity (compared to
copper), and you will be much better off running a good ground wire right to as
close to the battery ground as you can get. Also body bolts are subject to
vibration and corrosion. In the long run, you will end up with noise in the system
if you try to use the cab bolts.

Mike

FLR150 aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 4/13/99 2:18:52 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> er3 lightmail.com writes:
>
>
> back of my standard cab) or should I go somewhere else for a good ground for
> my amp? It's real tempting to go there, as it's a foot away from the amp
> mounting spot.
>
> Thanks again!
>
> - Erston ('90 F-150 XLT-L) >>
> Erston,
> Those bolts are ideal....If you can find a spade or ring terminal to fit
> them. Those terminal make better ground connections.
> Wayne Foy
> '94 Flareside SC
> "Hazardous Material"
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Mike Sloane
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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 08:57:36 -0400
From: Andre Roy
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - 4.9L 300 Inline 6 Fuel Rich problem

Greg Saunders wrote:
>
> Hello Folks,
>
> I have a 93' Ford F150 4.9L Inline 6 and I am getting an engine light about
> 20% of the time I go out driving. The code associated with this light is
> 179. I think it means Adaptive fuel memory. ....
>


> timing, replace Oxygen sensor, replace Throttle position sensor, fuel
> filter, plugs, plug wires, air filter, pvc, and any other general tune up
> stuff.
>
> The tech said that he would run the Key on engine running quick test and get
> a code 4 out of 5 times. I believe he said the code was 172 or 173. The code
> was fuel rich. The way he explained it was I was getting a fuel rich problem
> and then while drive the computer tries to correct and can't so end gives
> the engine light with a code 179. The service tech finally gave up and said
> he didn't know what was causing it without replacing expensive parts at my
> expense whether it repairs it or not. He suggested that I take it to a Ford
> dealer which is what did. Ford now has it and the technician had the
> gumption to say this. "I saw the code in the computer and cleared it. I took
> it for a drive and it drove fine. As far as I can tell nothing is wrong"
>
Standard Operatin Procedure. Clear the codes, see if they reappear. The
thing is, some codes are transient. They might appear once in a blue
moon and then go away. Just a glitch, so what you do is clear them. They
will usually clear by themselves after a while, but for testing
purposes, you need to recreate the problem. He did the right thing. And
when he can't find a problem, he can't fix it.

For a running rich condition, there are usually a couple of 'usual
suspects', a lame oxygen sensor (which you've taken care of) or leaky
injectors. Drive it some. If the code reappears, the have it checked
again, I would suspect, though, that the major tune-up you gave it fixed
the problem, the code was just still sotred im memory.
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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 09:10:10 -0400
From: Almus Kenter
Subject: FTE 80-96 - exhaust/airpump and cat converter 87f150 w/302

I have been chasing exhaust leaks in my 87 f150 4x4
w/302 engine. There was a annoying leak between the manifold
and the Y pipe. After MUCH work, including using
a dremel tool to cut off the the studs, removing the manifold,
mig welding lug nuts to the remaining stud bits and
judicious application of an impact wrench I managed
to prevail. In the reassembly process I found that my air pump
to catalytic converter pipe is broken. I tried one
of the high-temp rubber hose repair kits but it
lasted only about an hour before failing.

Should I replace the pipe with an original steel pipe?
Can I substitute something else? Bent electrical conduit?
Is the cat converter matrix loaded up with unburned fuel and
the addition of the air from the pump will cause
my cat converter to start oxidizing all that fuel and
heat up to 6000degrees?

Should I just forget it and learn to accept and enjoy the
minor exhaust smell? My home state (NH) has
no emissions testing...


- -almus
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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 09:16:17 -0400
From: "PmctBaker"
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - what is wheel hop?

Hi list,

First let me thank all of you who responded with your hard earned wisdom. I
will get if fixed this week. I noticed a spot on the rim where a weight
used to be, so.......

I want to thank and apologize to Wayne too. He took the brunt of my posts,
and that wasn't fair to him. In the future I will posts my questions to
all list members and not single one person out. I'm sorry Wayne.

mike baker



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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 10:58:25 EDT
From: craig n eggerman
Subject: FTE 80-96 - 460 exhaust manifolds again

Ouch just found out about two broken exhaust manifold bolts on the back.
Any good ideas on how to get them out? The studs in front seem to be good
and tight. Can I just live with this problem or is major valve damage a
real possibility?
Craig
Eggerman juno.com
Casper,Wyoming
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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 10:57:38 -0500
From: "Baldwin, Dave (CPCP Design)"
Subject: RE: FTE 80-96 - Electrical Connections Near Battery

Erston,

I have a convenient grounding lug about a foot from the battery terminal
mounted to the fender. This is the common return for all things electrical
in the truck. This is where you should run your ground return. Chassis
ground is great for an EMI shield, and the case of your amp, will be
attached there when you bolt it down--but this connection should not carry
any current!

Run the ground return up to the terminal I mentioned above, and don't skimp
on the wire size. Certainly, don't run a wire any smaller than the guage
used for the positive line. Bigger doesn't hurt (except for your hands when
you're trying to route the stuff in the chassis).

By the way, please disconnect the battery before you start this. We don't
want you to fry anything. Also, make sure that every bulkhead that you
route the positive lead through has some sort of rubber grommet to keep it
from chafing. Same should be done for the ground, although it is less
dangerous if a short should occur.

Good luck. Let us know how it goes.

Dave Baldwin
Dallas, TX

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Erston Reisch [mailto:er3 lightmail.com]
> List,
>
> ...
> Question: Can I ground to the cab bolts (The huge ones on the
> floor, at the back of my standard cab) or should I go somewhere else for a

> good ground for my amp? It's real tempting to go there, as it's a foot
away
> from the amp mounting spot.
>
> Thanks again!
>
> - Erston ('90 F-150 XLT-L)

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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 12:13:45 EDT
From: LHopk99567 aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - 460 exhaust manifolds again

The UGLY old hard way, remove what you must to get at the stud'l with a
drill, and easy-out, NO HEAT, use good drill's, run then slow, with cutting
oil, and above all else...
Be sure your right, (lined up) then go ahead.
Dick
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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 13:11:05 -0400
From: Dave
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - exhaust/airpump and cat converter 87f150 w/302

Almus :

I attached the air pipe to the cat by using copper plumbing hardware. I cut
slices in the fittings so the diameter would reduce when I clamped down. I
also gooped some high temp exhaust cement before clamping It. I think I
used a 45 degree sweep soldered to a couple of inchs of copper pipe then
used rubber hose to connect the broken air pipe to the copper. It has held
up for several years so far .

Dave
86 ,2wd ,w4.9L


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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 12:25:49 -0500
From: Jim Cannon
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - exhaust/airpump and cat converter 87f150 w/302

You should have cat checked for excess backpressure (partial plugging)
after you get it all up and running again. Also check the air injection
check valve to make sure it is working. Hot exhaust gases should not be
coming up this air pipe.

At 09:10 13/04/99 -0400, you wrote:
>
>I have been chasing exhaust leaks in my 87 f150 4x4
>w/302 engine. There was a annoying leak between the manifold
>and the Y pipe. After MUCH work, including using
>a dremel tool to cut off the the studs, removing the manifold,
>mig welding lug nuts to the remaining stud bits and
>judicious application of an impact wrench I managed
>to prevail. In the reassembly process I found that my air pump
>to catalytic converter pipe is broken. I tried one
>of the high-temp rubber hose repair kits but it
>lasted only about an hour before failing.
>
>Should I replace the pipe with an original steel pipe?
>Can I substitute something else? Bent electrical conduit?
> Is the cat converter matrix loaded up with unburned fuel and
> the addition of the air from the pump will cause
>my cat converter to start oxidizing all that fuel and
>heat up to 6000degrees?
>
>Should I just forget it and learn to accept and enjoy the
>minor exhaust smell? My home state (NH) has
>no emissions testing...
>
>
>-almus
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Houston, TX
'29 Ford Model A Phaeton
'63 Buick Riviera
'80 Ford F-150
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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 14:03:11 -0400
From: jkiser
Subject: FTE 80-96 - Flashing Seat Belt Indicator

I have a 1994 Ford Lightning with approximately 44,000 miles on
it. Last week the seat belt indicator light started flashing for
the dirver's seat belt. It does not matter whether the belt is
buckled or not, the light flashes.

My local dealer claims they do not know where this might be
connected and can only say they will charge $50 per hour to
investigate the problem.

Has anyone had this problem? If so, what was the cause and the
resolution?

If it required a new part - such as a module of some sort - do
you know where it is located?

I would appreaciate any help you can give with this.

Thanks,
Richard Kiser

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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 15:07:16 CDT
From: "GREG PATTON"
Subject: FTE 80-96 - v-8 Throttle body on straight 6?

I have a 89 Ford F-150 With the 4.9L straight 6. Would a throttle
body off of a 5.0 or 5.8 fit on the upper intake on my straight 6?
They both have dual inlets and the same connections.

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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 16:19:16 EDT
From: ROlson1039 aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - exhaust/airpump and cat converter 87f150 w/302

my local midas will replace one of thiose air pump pipes for $50 they
replaceir with thin exhaust pipe.. well spent money caust that thing is a
pain to get at
Bob
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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 18:20:28 EDT
From: FLR150 aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - v-8 Throttle body on straight 6?

Hmmm...that's an interesting question....I have the old one off of my stock L
5.0 if you want it to try it out. I'll sell it to you cheap! Email me off
list if you want it.
Wayne Foy
'94 Flareside SC
"Hazardous Material"
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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 20:39:30 EDT
From: ROlson1039 aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 -fuel problem resolved!

Hey guys a while ago I wrote the list regarding a problem I was having with
my 1989 F 250 which ran a 5.8 with dual tanks. The truck was having a
problem when I ran off the rear tank fuel refiled the front tank. In
addition I had a problem during refueling as when I pumped fuel into the
front tank it wasnt venting causing the gas to back up and the tank to take
about five cents worth at a time before the nozzle popped ( real fun pumping
gas at the self serve in the rain LOL)
The local Ford dealer suggested that there was something broken in the tank
and wanted me to spend $513 on a new tank.. I ended up replacing the tank
because the fuel pump went in it and the tank was starting to rot again (
and I already had this one repaired once) so I got an aftermarket one ( JC
Whitney $129 or thereabouts) which did nothing to alleviate the problems
Finally I went and bought the crossover valve ( the six line one as is
standard in my truck) and replaced it. I can pump gas in the truck again and
it fills normally... and the rear tank dont fill the front one!
AMEN problem resolved!
So anyways if y'all have the problem now ya got the fix..
Also be wary of the parts department prices i live in NYC and i find that if
i shop aropund the parts at the local Ford dealers there is a big difference
in costs the valve was way more expensive at a larger dealer than it was in
a smaller one
regards
Bob
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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 21:34:12 -0400
From: "Christopher Maher"
Subject: FTE 80-96 - Velvet ride shackles

Has anyone tried Velvet ride shackles on their rear leaf springs? They seem
like a good idea, but I was wondering if they really do soften the ride when
you are unloaded. I have to replace the rear springs on my 89 F150 4x4 and
I am tempted to install them when I do it.

Christopher Maher
1989 F150 supercab 4x4
5.8/C6


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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 21:39:05 -0500
From: "Corey & Jennifer Norton"
Subject: FTE 80-96 - 81 Ford F100 Custom, questions

Hi there,

I have a couple of questions regarding my 81 F100 Custom. My truck is in
good shape with 60,000 miles on it, I've only owned it a year so I don't
know the maintenance history.

My first question is with the brakes. What generally causes a spongy pedal?
When I come to a stop at a light, I can feel the pedal travelling on down
almost to the floor, just to keep the truck still. I've had the pads
checked and they all have much wear left. There is plenty of fluid in the
master cylinder, and it doesn't seem to be leaking.

My second question is about towing capabilities. This is a 302 v-8, auto,
with a new carb as of last year. We've recently bought a boat (only 2,500
lbs) and I barely have enough power to reach highway speeds. I definitely
have trouble with hills. Is there anything that can be done to increase
horsepower on this engine? Or is this model just not geared for towing. I
understand that 81 was in the early years of emissions restrictions as there
are hoses going everywhere on this engine, would that have any effect on
power?

Any help is appreciated.

Corey Norton


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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 22:52:08 EDT
From: ROlson1039 aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - 81 Ford F100 Custom, questions

im not one to get into modifications on this motor, but your brake problem is
the master cylinder it isnt holding the pressure . change it and bleed the
system good you will have one less problem
Bob
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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 21:59:20 -0700
From: satkins1 mindspring.com
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - 81 Ford F100 Custom, questions

vacuum leak at the booster or the booster itself
Steve Atkins
Wetumpka, AL

- ----- Original Message -----
From: Corey & Jennifer Norton
To: >
Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 1999 7:39 PM
Subject: FTE 80-96 - 81 Ford F100 Custom, questions


> Hi there,
>
> I have a couple of questions regarding my 81 F100 Custom. My truck is in
> good shape with 60,000 miles on it, I've only owned it a year so I don't
> know the maintenance history.
>
> My first question is with the brakes. What generally causes a spongy
pedal?
> When I come to a stop at a light, I can feel the pedal travelling on down
> almost to the floor, just to keep the truck still. I've had the pads
> checked and they all have much wear left. There is plenty of fluid in the
> master cylinder, and it doesn't seem to be leaking.
>
> My second question is about towing capabilities. This is a 302 v-8, auto,
> with a new carb as of last year. We've recently bought a boat (only 2,500
> lbs) and I barely have enough power to reach highway speeds. I definitely
> have trouble with hills. Is there anything that can be done to increase
> horsepower on this engine? Or is this model just not geared for towing.
I
> understand that 81 was in the early years of emissions restrictions as
there
> are hoses going everywhere on this engine, would that have any effect on
> power?
>
> Any help is appreciated.
>
> Corey Norton
>
>
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Date: Wed, 14 Apr 1999 22:21:10 -0500
From: Matt Banevich
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Electrical Connections Near Battery

Why don't you go with pure silver wire then, since it is the best conductor!

Mike Sloane wrote:

> I disagree with Wayne- steel is a poor conductor of electricity (compared to
> copper), and you will be much better off running a good ground wire right to as
> close to the battery ground as you can get. Also body bolts are subject to
> vibration and corrosion. In the long run, you will end up with noise in the system
> if you try to use the cab bolts.
>
> Mike
>
> FLR150 aol.com wrote:
>
> > In a message dated 4/13/99 2:18:52 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> > er3 lightmail.com writes:
> >
> >
> > back of my standard cab) or should I go somewhere else for a good ground for
> > my amp? It's real tempting to go there, as it's a foot away from the amp
> > mounting spot.
> >
> > Thanks again!
> >
> > - Erston ('90 F-150 XLT-L) >>
> > Erston,
> > Those bolts are ideal....If you can find a spade or ring terminal to fit
> > them. Those terminal make better ground connections.
> > Wayne Foy
> > '94 Flareside SC
> > "Hazardous Material"
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>
> ------------
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> Allamuchy NJ
> (msloane att.net)
>
>
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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 23:38:02 -0700
From: "john labriola"
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - 81 Ford F100 Custom, questions

corey and jennifer,
first the brake problem. a spongie brake pedal can mean a lot of things,
first start at the brakes themselves, inspect them for being worn. then
bleed the system farthest to closest to the master cylinder. check the
gasket on the master cylinder that could be allowing air in the system. if
that dont fix ther problem, then check your vacuum. this should be done by
a mechanic, unless u have the equipment. second the motor, if it lacks
power do a commpression check on all 8 cylinders, by a Hanes manual, it
will give you all the info you need for these problems. if the compression
check is good, check into your gearing and let me know how things went.

- ----------
> From: Corey & Jennifer Norton
> To: 80-96-list ford-trucks.com"
> Subject: FTE 80-96 - 81 Ford F100 Custom, questions
> Date: Tuesday, April 13, 1999 7:39 PM
>
> Hi there,
>
> I have a couple of questions regarding my 81 F100 Custom. My truck is in
> good shape with 60,000 miles on it, I've only owned it a year so I don't
> know the maintenance history.
>
> My first question is with the brakes. What generally causes a spongy
pedal?
> When I come to a stop at a light, I can feel the pedal travelling on down
> almost to the floor, just to keep the truck still. I've had the pads
> checked and they all have much wear left. There is plenty of fluid in
the
> master cylinder, and it doesn't seem to be leaking.
>
> My second question is about towing capabilities. This is a 302 v-8,
auto,
> with a new carb as of last year. We've recently bought a boat (only
2,500
> lbs) and I barely have enough power to reach highway speeds. I
definitely
> have trouble with hills. Is there anything that can be done to increase
> horsepower on this engine? Or is this model just not geared for towing.
I
> understand that 81 was in the early years of emissions restrictions as
there
> are hoses going everywhere on this engine, would that have any effect on
> power?
>
> Any help is appreciated.
>
> Corey Norton
>
>
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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 22:53:21 -0500
From: Jim Cannon
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - 81 Ford F100 Custom, questions

Corey-
You should have plenty of power with the 302 to tow a 2500 lb boat if the
engine is setup right and everything is working.

When did it have a tune-up last? Check timing? Did you (or your mechanic)
check all the basics, like vacuum advance unit, to make sure they are
working? I recently worked on a friends 302 and someone had connected the
vacuum hose from the distributor to the wrong little vacuum switch thingy.
Bottom line was he got NO vacuum advance (and no power). We took care of that!

Fuel filter been replaced since you owned it? (because you do not know when
it was done previously). At higher speed you may be starving for fuel, but
low speed is ok.

Check/clean PCV valve and big vacuum hose up to carb or manifold.

I'd have cat converter checked by a muffler shop to see if it is restricted
(plugged). In fact, have them check muffler too. If internal baffles
collapse you can not see it, but backpressure hits you on your "wide open
throttle" operation.

Whith the engine switch off, have someone step on the gas all the way while
you look under the hodd to make sure the throttle is relly opening all the
way. Take air filter off to see better. Sometimes things get hung up on the
throttle mechanism and you only THINK you have stepped on the gas all the way!

I am assuming C-6 automatic transmission. What rear axel ratio? What
diameter tires?

How sure are you of the 60 k miles? Could it be 160 k? Does it use any oil?
Bad rings and poor compression will give low power.

Now we can get into the less likely things:
Air filter clean?

Does the little flapper thingy open up on the snorkel of the air filter
housing when the engine warms up to let cool fresh air in (instead of the
hot air it takes up off of the manifold)? This will hit power.

You are right about the emmisions things possibly causing this. If
something has failed or been hooked up wrong (like my friend's vacuum
advance) it WILL affect performance. Check the vacuum hose routing diagram
under the hood and try to confirm that everything is routed correctly. With
engine hot and running, check for vacuum at each the devices. You will have
to crack the throttle to get vacuum to some items (like EGR).

Good luck!

At 21:39 13/04/99 -0500, you wrote:
>My second question is about towing capabilities. This is a 302 v-8, auto,
>with a new carb as of last year. We've recently bought a boat (only 2,500
>lbs) and I barely have enough power to reach highway speeds. I definitely
>have trouble with hills. Is there anything that can be done to increase
>horsepower on this engine? Or is this model just not geared for towing. I
>understand that 81 was in the early years of emissions restrictions as there
>are hoses going everywhere on this engine, would that have any effect on
>power?

Jim Cannon
Houston, TX
'29 Ford Model A Phaeton
'63 Buick Riviera
'80 Ford F-150
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Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 22:36:54 -0500
From: Jim Cannon
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 -fuel problem resolved!

Bob-
Glad to hear you got this resolved. I thought it was the valve, but since I
do not have dual tanks, there was no way I could know for sure.

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