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In this issue:

Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: Gas Mileage
FTE 80-96 - exhaust manifolds
Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: Gas Mileage
FTE 80-96 - Shift Kit
FTE 80-96 - EGR
FTE 80-96 - 1990 F150 Temperature Guage
Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: Gas Mileage
RE: FTE 80-96 - Shift Kit
RE: FTE 80-96 - Shift Kit
RE: FTE 80-96 - EGR
RE: FTE 80-96 - Re: Ford Truck Enthusiasts post
Re: FTE 80-96 - Front posi? in 92 F-150...
FTE 80-96 - door panel squeaks
FTE 80-96 - brake rotors
RE: FTE 80-96 - door panel squeaks
FTE 80-96 - engine swap for 19990 F-150
FTE 80-96 - Water Leak
FTE 80-96 - what does this axle tag mean?
Re: FTE 80-96 - exhaust manifolds
[none]
FTE 80-96 - engine swap for 19990 F-150
FTE 80-96 - Re: Quick main bearing replacement
Re: FTE 80-96 - 1990 F150 Temperature Guage
FTE 80-96 - Looking for factory tach for I-6 engine
Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: Ford Truck Enthusiasts post
FTE 80-96 - Re: Quick main bearing replacement
Re: FTE 80-96 - Front posi? in 92 F-150...

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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 07:16:18 -0400
From: "Michael McCarthy"
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: Gas Mileage

Walt,
Maybe it is because my truck is originally from California that it has the
altitude compensation on it. I checked again and sure enough, there it is.
Anyway, back to the MPG issue.
I really think the hills around here have a lot to do with my poor MPG
readings. To maintain speed on some of the hills around here I have to
floor it. Sometimes the truck downshifts and sometimes it doesn't, but none
the less I have to floor it. In addition, I don't concern myself with MPG
most of the time, just how fast I am going. I am probably a little heavy on
the accelerator.

Michael McCarthy
Export, PA

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From: Joan and Walt Posluszny
To: 80-96-list ford-trucks.com
Date: Sunday, September 19, 1999 11:54 PM
Subject: FTE 80-96 - Re: Gas Mileage


>Michael, On my 85 Hi Altitude Carb, the only thing that actually adjusts
>fuel is the temperature compensated accelerator pump, but that really has
>nothing to do with the subject at hand. You are right, the only things
that
>are adjusted by the computer on my rig are the amount of air let in and
>timing. The feedback solenoid on the back of my carb is a dithering valve
>that adds air to the idle and main power circuits in the carb, based on
>feedback from the MAP and other sensors. Walt
>
>P.S. Yes you are correct...about changing jet sizes, you can make more
power
>or more mileage. one or the other by taking this approach.
>
>> Date: Sat, 18 Sep 1999 06:26:24 -0400
>> From: "Michael McCarthy"
>> Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: Gas Mileage
>> [snip]
>> The point is that I can not find any active connection between my carb
and
>> the emission control system that regulates fuel flow .
>[snip]
>> I am only guessing but I bet the altitude sensor on the carburetor
restricts
>> the flow of fuel to the carburetor at higher altitudes to compensate for
the
>> thinner (less) air conditions.
>[snip]
> I wonder if changing the jet size in the
>> carb would change the MPG in the flatlands. However, you might just be
>> screwed at high altitudes.
>> I wonder if any of this makes sense to anyone but me.
>>
>> Michael McCarthy
>> Export, PA
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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 08:02:15 -0400
From: Dave Heverin
Subject: FTE 80-96 - exhaust manifolds

Scott,

I know you are just kidding about Ford trucks not having cracked exhaust
manifold problems...:-). The cast manifolds on mine got to be so much of a
problem I finally replaced them with steel headers and have never been
happier.

Dave




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Subject: FTE 80-96 - Re: ticking noise



>What does not fit is
>the sequence of getting louder as the engine heats up with an exhaust
>leak.

Unless its a slightly cracked exhaust manifold, which as we all know,
never happens on a Ford...

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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 08:33:32 -0500
From: "Ed Mount"
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: Gas Mileage

Mike,
I use a Chevron product called Techron, which is what I think you are
referring to. I got onto it a year or two ago when an automotive repair
column in the St. Louis paper mentioned it as being especially good for
cleaning valve stems. I get it at Walmart, but I have seen it at Autozone,
also. It is usually stocked amidst the injector and carburetor cleaners.
Be prepared for a little sticker shock, compared to the others.
Ed
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From: Mike Persell
To:
Sent: Saturday, September 18, 1999 11:44 AM
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: Gas Mileage


> At 10:19 PM 9/18/99 -0500, you wrote:
>
> >What is Techroline and what does it do?
>
> Chevron's combustion chamber and valve stem cleaner. Works for injected or
> carb engines.
>
> >Is it possible for the knock sensor to cause a stumble when it retards
the
> >spark, such as on a hard pull up a hill? Not a missfire, but just a
> >noticable feeling.
>
> It is possible, I think the other sensors would have to be a little out
> of adjustment for it to be noticeable. If the EGR solenoids and the
> knock sensor both were a little out of whack it would act like a stuck
> centrifugal advance at light throttle openings.
>
> Mike
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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 09:01 -0500
From: Jason D Odor
Subject: FTE 80-96 - Shift Kit

I have a 93 F150 with a 302, duel Flowmaster exhaust, K&N Filter and Bocsh +4
plugs. I am looking to improve my shifting and am looking for some advice on
shift kits or other improvements. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 11:07:27 -0400
From: am14 daimlerchrysler.com
Subject: FTE 80-96 - EGR

Dave writes: >>I'll check the EGR tube. Good suggestion, why didn't the dealer
think to do
that????

He wanted your money.

Azie
Ardmore, Al.


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Date: Sat, 18 Sep 1999 21:15:50 -0700
From: "John O. Tulloch"
Subject: FTE 80-96 - 1990 F150 Temperature Guage

Good Day,
I have a 1990 Ford 150. My Coolant temperature guage has become
intermittant. Most of the time it reads no temperature, but when it does =
it
reads very low temps. Any ideas on how to fix this?

John


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Date: Sat, 18 Sep 1999 11:44:41 -0500
From: Mike Persell
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: Gas Mileage

At 10:19 PM 9/18/99 -0500, you wrote:

>What is Techroline and what does it do?

Chevron's combustion chamber and valve stem cleaner. Works for injected or
carb engines.

>Is it possible for the knock sensor to cause a stumble when it retards the
>spark, such as on a hard pull up a hill? Not a missfire, but just a
>noticable feeling.

It is possible, I think the other sensors would have to be a little out
of adjustment for it to be noticeable. If the EGR solenoids and the
knock sensor both were a little out of whack it would act like a stuck
centrifugal advance at light throttle openings.

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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 11:38:49 -0400
From: Brad DeFore
Subject: RE: FTE 80-96 - Shift Kit

Jason, are these the "new" plugs Bosch came out with that have the 4
surrounding ground electrodes? If so how much more were they compared to
their reg. plugs? and what's your opinion of any improvements, gas,
performance, starting, idle? I've got 2 vehicles I have run plats in and
was wondering about these but haven't been able to get them in our little
town yet. My "90" F150 5.8 4x4 also needs improvement in the Trans shifting
area and I've seen a shift controller (in Jegs) that goes inline on the
wiring harness allowing you to change firmness on the fly. Has anyone had
any experience with this thing? I've just started working on the "Grey
Ghost" so any advice offered is appreciated. I'm amazed at the technical
knowledge and support I've seen in this group, keep up the great work.


"90" F150 5.8 4x4
Brad DeFore
BDeFore ComputerLogic.com

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From: Jason D Odor [SMTP:Jason.D.Odor jci.com]
Sent: Monday, September 20, 1999 10:01 AM
To: 80-96-list ford-trucks.com
Subject: FTE 80-96 - Shift Kit

I have a 93 F150 with a 302, duel Flowmaster exhaust, K&N Filter and Bocsh
+4
plugs. I am looking to improve my shifting and am looking for some advice
on
shift kits or other improvements. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Jason

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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 11:22 -0500
From: Jason D Odor
Subject: RE: FTE 80-96 - Shift Kit

Yes, those are the plugs, I actually was really impressed with the performance
enhancement. Gas was a small improvement. I would really recommend those
plugs to anyone, I feel they are well worth the extra money. The new plug runs
just under $6 a piece. Good performance boost. I would be interested in
hearing other comments in regard to the plugs, either confirming or
disagreeing. Anyone with an installed shift kit, are they hard to install, do
you recommend in line as Brad said or the actual in trans kit?

Thanks,
Jason




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Subject: RE: FTE 80-96 - Shift Kit

Jason, are these the "new" plugs Bosch came out with that have the 4
surrounding ground electrodes? If so how much more were they compared to
their reg. plugs? and what's your opinion of any improvements, gas,
performance, starting, idle? I've got 2 vehicles I have run plats in and
was wondering about these but haven't been able to get them in our little
town yet. My "90" F150 5.8 4x4 also needs improvement in the Trans shifting
area and I've seen a shift controller (in Jegs) that goes inline on the
wiring harness allowing you to change firmness on the fly. Has anyone had
any experience with this thing? I've just started working on the "Grey
Ghost" so any advice offered is appreciated. I'm amazed at the technical
knowledge and support I've seen in this group, keep up the great work.


"90" F150 5.8 4x4
Brad DeFore
BDeFore ComputerLogic.com

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From: Jason D Odor [SMTP:Jason.D.Odor jci.com]
Sent: Monday, September 20, 1999 10:01 AM
To: 80-96-list ford-trucks.com
Subject: FTE 80-96 - Shift Kit

I have a 93 F150 with a 302, duel Flowmaster exhaust, K&N Filter and Bocsh
+4
plugs. I am looking to improve my shifting and am looking for some advice
on
shift kits or other improvements. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 12:36:12 -0400
From: Dave Heverin
Subject: RE: FTE 80-96 - EGR

Azie, thanks to the advice/suggestions coming from this list I think the
local Ford dealer is going to be getting less of my $$ in the future.

Dave




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From: am14 daimlerchrysler.com [mailto:am14 daimlerchrysler.com]
Sent: Monday, September 20, 1999 11:07 AM
To: 80-96-list Ford-trucks.com
Subject: FTE 80-96 - EGR


Dave writes: >>I'll check the EGR tube. Good suggestion, why didn't the
dealer
think to do
that????

He wanted your money.

Azie
Ardmore, Al.


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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 10:07:44 -0700
From: Eric Sneed
Subject: RE: FTE 80-96 - Re: Ford Truck Enthusiasts post

From the many posts that I have read on this list it seemed as if
removing the rivets would be a lot easier than trying to move the axles
forward, but now I don't know what to do. If I were to get a lift
installed and had extended radius arms installed wouldn't they use
bolts? I am not doubting what you have said, I am just more confused on
this issue than before. I want to do the job right the first time, so I
don't have to keep repairing the same issue again and again.

Thanks

Eric

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From: Dave Pitt [SMTP:TennisGarage worldnet.att.net]
Sent: Saturday, September 18, 1999 12:12 AM
To: Ken Payne
Cc: To:
Subject: FTE 80-96 - Re: Ford Truck Enthusiasts post

>Date: Thu, 16 Sep 1999 08:52:56 -0700
>From: Eric Sneed
>Subject: FTE 80-96 - Radius arm Bushings
>
>I need to replace the radius arm bushings on my 89 150 and had
a couple
>of questions.
>1. what grade, size bolts should I use once I grind off the
rivets
>2. Should I use rubber or poly bushings, I called the dealer
and
>they said that the front bushings are poly and the rear is
rubber.
>3. Is grinding and beating the rivets out the best way to go?
>
>Any help would be appreciated
>
>Eric
>1989 F150 L6 4sp 4x4
>
>
>Eric,
>
>Don't grind or cut the rivets. The rivets are put there for a
reason.
They
>are stronger then bolts. Get some friends and get a big bar
[read heavy]
or
>a small chain fall. Pull, push or jack the axle forward to get
the
bushings
>out. It isn't as hard as it sounds. Thats how my tech's do it
at my shop.
>They can have set in aprox. 30-45 minutes.
>
>Dave


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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 13:36:50 EDT
From: ACMERCG aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Front posi? in 92 F-150...

In a message dated 09/19/1999 7:44:08 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
bobkennedy uswest.net writes:


ratio
on it and the letter 'L' in the numbering. That would denote a limited slip
differential.

Bob
>>
the gears are 355's just like the tag says on the rear, and I've had the
cover off to confirm. There is no tag on the front diff, and the axles move
the same way when the driveshaft is turned with the hubs unlocked of course,
so I guess I have a posi, in the front only.

joe
Lost in jersey
Still no phones, power or water...
92 F-150
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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 11:46:02 -0700 (PDT)
From: Chris Foye
Subject: FTE 80-96 - door panel squeaks

Ford List Members,

I would like to know what some of you are doing to
alleviate the squeaking that occurs between the door
panels and the door. My door panels seem to squeak,
more like a rubbing sound, from where the door panel
meets up with the painted surface of the door metal.
It's especially bad if you happen to rest your knee
against the door.
Seems like as soon as you take the panels off they are
prone to squeaking, had to pull them off for speaker
replacements.

Thanks for you help,

Chris
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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 13:50:02 -0500
From: "Waddell"
Subject: FTE 80-96 - brake rotors

Whats the difference between trk and car rotors? Will they interchange?
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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 15:03:48 -0400
From: Brad DeFore
Subject: RE: FTE 80-96 - door panel squeaks

Hi Chris,
I've had mine off several times trying to fix the goldang window motor and
haven't squeaked yet. Did you replace the attachment clips when you put it
back on? Also you might try some LIGHT fine sanding on the back of the
panel itself at the contact points that are actually touching the door
frame. I stayed away from the oil/grease because of dirt attraction, maybe
someone else might have a different idea


"90" F150 5.8 4x4
Brad DeFore
BDeFore ComputerLogic.com

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From: Chris Foye [SMTP:cfoye yahoo.com]
Sent: Monday, September 20, 1999 2:46 PM
To: 80-96-list ford-trucks.com
Subject: FTE 80-96 - door panel squeaks

Ford List Members,

I would like to know what some of you are doing to
alleviate the squeaking that occurs between the door
panels and the door. My door panels seem to squeak,
more like a rubbing sound, from where the door panel
meets up with the painted surface of the door metal.
It's especially bad if you happen to rest your knee
against the door.
Seems like as soon as you take the panels off they are
prone to squeaking, had to pull them off for speaker
replacements.

Thanks for you help,

Chris
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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 17:57:27 -0400
From: Fletcher Pilling
Subject: FTE 80-96 - engine swap for 19990 F-150

I need some information.

I am looking at having to replace my 302 in the near future and need
some information.

How hard would it be to replace the 302 with a late model 351. will my
AOD transmission handle the extra power? What extra parts would i need?

What is the difference between my 302 and a 302 HO from say a mustang.
Would I also need to replace a lot of other parts?

Can I do anything to a stock replacement 302 to increase the power, such
as gear swaps?

Thanks for any information.

Fletcher Pilling
Mt. Pleasant SC
1990 F-150 XLT super cab
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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 18:33:01 -0400
From: "Mark Salvetti"
Subject: FTE 80-96 - Water Leak

Last time it rained hard I realized I had a water leak when I opened the
driver's door and water poured out. The water runs down behind the dash and
collects on the driver's side floor mat.

With a hose I found it's not the windshield, but instead something under the
cowl grill. I know there are drains in there, which seem to be working.

I'm going to pull the wiper blades, remove the grill, and poke around. I'd
appreciate any advice on whether there's an obvious place to look for the
problem.

Thanks!

Mark Salvetti
1986 F150

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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 17:27:06 -0500
From: "Rob Sartorius"
Subject: FTE 80-96 - what does this axle tag mean?

WDM BK23H 12
9 3.50 9 5 3180

IS WHAT IS THA REAR END AXLE TAG....I THINK THIS IS A 9" REAR END WITH 3.50
GEARS...IS THIS CORRECT?

ROB SARTORIUS

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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 20:02:54 EDT
From: LGRanch aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - exhaust manifolds

every Ford 302 I have ever owned has cracked the exhaust manifold. Ford never
got the design correct after 20 years.
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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 20:59:38 -0500
From: "Webdoc"
Subject: [none]

I've got some oil pump/pickup tube problems with my 84 F-150 (351W). This
weekend I'll be dropping the pan to correct. Got to thinking this morning
that while I'm in there I might as well replace the main bearings (she's got
about 200K on her). I've noticed a little noise lately and the oil pressure
ain't what it use to be. Will a quick replacement add a few more miles
until the inevitable rebuild, or am I wasting my time? Any thoughts?

Doc
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break down the astronauts' used underwear to make methane, which could
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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 22:11:22 -0700
From: "slik"
Subject: FTE 80-96 - engine swap for 19990 F-150

A bunch of loaded questions. But, I have even more. Are you thinking of
buying a 351W crate engine or a long block? If you go with a long block,
you need to replace the intake, oil pan, timing cover, water pump, harmonic
balancer, flex plate, and add an adapter (from Ford) to mount your front
accessories (alt, power steering, A/C). You should be able to swap most
everything to a 302 HO. And there are a ton of products out there to boost
the HP and torque on a 302.

Slik

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From: Fletcher Pilling
To:
Sent: Monday, September 20, 1999 2:57 PM
Subject: FTE 80-96 - engine swap for 19990 F-150


> I need some information.
>
> I am looking at having to replace my 302 in the near future and need
> some information.
>
> How hard would it be to replace the 302 with a late model 351. will my
> AOD transmission handle the extra power? What extra parts would i need?
>
> What is the difference between my 302 and a 302 HO from say a mustang.
> Would I also need to replace a lot of other parts?
>
> Can I do anything to a stock replacement 302 to increase the power, such
> as gear swaps?
>
> Thanks for any information.
>
> Fletcher Pilling
> Mt. Pleasant SC
> 1990 F-150 XLT super cab
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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 21:51:46 -0500
From: Jim Cannon
Subject: FTE 80-96 - Re: Quick main bearing replacement

At 20:59 20/09/99 -0500, you wrote:
>I've got some oil pump/pickup tube problems with my 84 F-150 (351W). This
>weekend I'll be dropping the pan to correct. Got to thinking this morning
>that while I'm in there I might as well replace the main bearings (she's got
>about 200K on her). I've noticed a little noise lately and the oil pressure
>ain't what it use to be. Will a quick replacement add a few more miles
>until the inevitable rebuild, or am I wasting my time? Any thoughts?

IMHO, you are wasting your time.


Jim Cannon
Houston, TX
'29 Ford Model A Phaeton '63 Buick Riviera 401 V-8
'80 Ford F-150 300 I-6 2WD
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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 21:53:07 -0500
From: Jim Cannon
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - 1990 F150 Temperature Guage

At 21:15 18/09/99 -0700, you wrote:
>Good Day,
> I have a 1990 Ford 150. My Coolant temperature guage has become
>intermittant. Most of the time it reads no temperature, but when it does it
>reads very low temps. Any ideas on how to fix this?

I would suggest you replace the temp sensor first, and make sure the
electrical connection is clean and tight. If that does not do it, e-mail
the list back for other ideas.


Jim Cannon
Houston, TX
'29 Ford Model A Phaeton '63 Buick Riviera 401 V-8
'80 Ford F-150 300 I-6 2WD
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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 22:12:58 -0500
From: Jim Cannon
Subject: FTE 80-96 - Looking for factory tach for I-6 engine

Anyone have a tach laying around out of a 1980-1986(?) F-series with the
I-6 engine that they'd be willing to sell? I'd like to add one to my truck
in the instrument cluster (not aftermarket). I'm not sure what years will
fit into my 1980 truck -- I'm thinking at LEAST out through about 1985 or
86. Let me know. TIA.

Jim Cannon
Houston, TX
'29 Ford Model A Phaeton '63 Buick Riviera 401 V-8
'80 Ford F-150 300 I-6 2WD
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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 23:33:00 EDT
From: DJ250r aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Re: Ford Truck Enthusiasts post

is there a post for boats ?????????????
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Date: Tue, 21 Sep 1999 00:27:08 -0500
From: Blake Malkamaki
Subject: FTE 80-96 - Re: Quick main bearing replacement

>I've got some oil pump/pickup tube problems with my 84 F-150 (351W). This
>weekend I'll be dropping the pan to correct. Got to thinking this morning
>that while I'm in there I might as well replace the main bearings (she's got
>about 200K on her). I've noticed a little noise lately and the oil pressure
>ain't what it use to be. Will a quick replacement add a few more miles
>until the inevitable rebuild, or am I wasting my time? Any thoughts?
>

Absolutely a good idea. While you are at it, replace the rod bearings too.
I would plastigauge some of the old bearings before you take them out just
to know what you have now. I would definately plastigauge the new ones as
you are putting them in. Make sure the crank has not been turned making
undersized bearings necessary.

New bearings should definately add many years to your engine and bring the
oil pressure back up. While in there, I would also install a new
high-volume oil pump.

Blake
Little Mountain
Concord, Ohio
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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 21:39:51 -0700
From: Bob Kennedy
Subject: Re: FTE 80-96 - Front posi? in 92 F-150...

You would need to hold one tire and try the same test. When the wheels are off
the ground, and you use the drive shaft to turn the wheels, the unloaded axle
will appear to be locked. The open diff will pull both wheels in a straight,....


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