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80-96-list Digest Mon, 18 Dec 2000 Volume: 2000  Issue: 262

In This Issue:
Fuel Filter
Rear Axle rebuild
power steering
ADMIN: Picture Gallery additions
Re: power steering
Re: power steering
Re: power steering

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Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2000 14:34:43 -0700
From: Kris Heslop <kris_heslop mediaplan.com>
Subject: Fuel Filter


What are the steps, precautions, and pains for replacing the fuel filter
on a 92 E-350 (Gas.)   Any special tools required.

I get the impression that even my mechanic does not really like to
replace them.

Kris


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Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2000 13:36:20 -0800 (PST)
From: Chuck Badger <chuckbadger yahoo.com>
Subject: Rear Axle rebuild


I am running an 84 Bronco II with a limited slip rear
axle.  However, I am getting an increasing amount of
vibration from the rear.  Due to the mileage on the
axle (122,000), I would like to replace the clutch
disks in the rear end, replace the axle shaft bearings
and seals, and keep the rig on the road.  My son will
be driving in a few more months, and prefer him to
learn with the BII instead of Mom's new van.  I have
seen several places advertising rebuid kits for rear
axles in the magazines and on the net.  How difficult
is it to rebuild a rear end using one of these kits,
or just to replace the disk packs in the rear end?  I
have a fair amount of mechanical experience, having
rebuilt several engines, and a number of other
mechanical prjects.

Chuck

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From: "big red" <big_red_59 hotmail.com>
Subject: power steering
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 06:30:54


Quick question for whom ever knows the answer. Since I misplaced my Haynes
(and it probably wouldn't tell me anyways) I am in need of some technical
advice. My 87 F-150 5.0 is having a major corrective steering problem. I
rebuilt the gear box recently and for some reason or other I took out the
screw and nut assembly on the top of the box during disassembly. I am
assuming that it is for adjusting the play in the steering wheel to some
extent. Now I am constantly going back and forth (a decent amount of wheel
travel is invovled)with the wheel to keep it straight. It has never been
this bad. Anyways, If infact this screw will help me out, how far is too far
for the screw to be in. Will it harm anything if I screw it in too much?
Thanks and merry x-mas.
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Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 04:52:27 -0500
From: Ken Payne <kpayne ford-trucks.com>
Subject: ADMIN: Picture Gallery additions


The following trucks have been added to the Ford
Truck Enthusiasts Picture Gallery:

1979 F-100
1960 F-100
1954 F-100

All are linked off the main page of the web site.

Ken Payne
Admin, Ford Truck Enthusiasts


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From: "Terence Underwood" <terenceu1 prodigy.net>
Subject: Re: power steering
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 08:08:47 -0600


The screw and nut adjust the preload on the internal gearing in the steering
box.  There is an in-depth procedure for this adjustment requiring removal
of the steering wheel.  When the wheel is removed, you use a torque wrench
to measure the amount of torque required to turn the steering shaft w/wheels
off the ground.  I could scan the instructions from my Ford manual with the
details.  Mail me off-list if you want these.

Terence Underwood
terenceu1 prodigy.net

'95 Bronco EB/351W/E4OD/BW1356/8.8 3.55 open/tow pack.
'94 Probe GT/K&N cone/Dunlop SP5000/Redline lubed

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Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2000 6:31 AM
To: 80-96-list ford-trucks.com
Subject: [80-96-list] power steering



Quick question for whom ever knows the answer. Since I misplaced my Haynes
(and it probably wouldn't tell me anyways) I am in need of some technical
advice. My 87 F-150 5.0 is having a major corrective steering problem. I
rebuilt the gear box recently and for some reason or other I took out the
screw and nut assembly on the top of the box during disassembly. I am
assuming that it is for adjusting the play in the steering wheel to some
extent. Now I am constantly going back and forth (a decent amount of wheel
travel is invovled)with the wheel to keep it straight. It has never been
this bad. Anyways, If infact this screw will help me out, how far is too far
for the screw to be in. Will it harm anything if I screw it in too much?
Thanks and merry x-mas.
_________________________________________________________________
Get your FREE download of MSN Explorer at http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://explorer.msn.com



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From: LGRanch aol.com
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 14:30:01 EST
Subject: Re: power steering

Yes you can tighten the screw for the preload. It will help some. However
this is not always the problem with the steering.
By tightening the screw you are just postponing the inevitable if the box is
worn.

Check the shaft coupling carefully. You will probably find alot of play in
it. This is very common and replacement is the only cure. If you can not find
a Ford replacement (hard to find) Borgsen (sp?) sells a replacement. They
advertise in most truck mags.

Also check the toe in/toe out of the tires. My 90 Bronco runs 31X10.50. A
neutral toe in causes the truck to wander all over the road. The truck seems
to require some outward pressure on the tires to track properly.

Finally you did not state how many miles the truck has. The steering box
eventually does wear out. This would be a case where I would not trust a junk
yard part, unless it was a LOW mileage truck. Go for a rebuild.



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From: "Terence Underwood" <terenceu1 prodigy.net>
Subject: Re: power steering
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 18:11:44 -0600


Uh... He said he just rebuilt the steering box...

Terence Underwood
terenceu1 prodigy.net

'95 Bronco EB/351W/E4OD/BW1356/8.8 3.55 open/tow pack.
'94 Probe GT/K&N cone/Dunlop SP5000/Redline lubed

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From: 80-96-list-bounce ford-trucks.com
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Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2000 1:30 PM
To: 80-96-list ford-trucks.com
Subject: [80-96-list] Re: power steering


Yes you can tighten the screw for the preload. It will help some. However
this is not always the problem with the steering.
By tightening the screw you are just postponing the inevitable if the box is
worn.

Check the shaft coupling carefully. You will probably find alot of play in
it. This is very common and replacement is the only cure. If you can not
find
a Ford replacement (hard to find) Borgsen (sp?) sells a replacement. They
advertise in most truck mags.

Also check the toe in/toe out of the tires. My 90 Bronco runs 31X10.50. A
neutral toe in causes the truck to wander all over the road. The truck seems
to require some outward pressure on the tires to track properly.

Finally you did not state how many miles the truck has. The steering box
eventually does wear out. This would be a case where I would not trust a
junk
yard part, unless it was a LOW mileage truck. Go for a rebuild.




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