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In this issue:

Re: FTE 97up - 2000 F-150 Mod's
FTE 97up - A way cool link for ford engines
Re: FTE 97up - A way cool link for ford engines
RE: FTE 97up - Aftermarket tires on 99 F -Reply
Re: FTE 97up - A way cool link for ford engines
RE: FTE 97up - 2000 F-150 Mod's
Re: FTE 97up - 2000 F-150 Mod's
RE: FTE 97up - 2000 F-150 Mod's -Reply
Re: FTE 97up - Help: Identify OHC V-6
FTE 97up - Fog Lights
Re: FTE 97up - 5.4l and Auto
FTE 97up - cheapest trip to dealer ever!
RE: FTE 97up - 2000 F-150 Mod's -Reply
FTE 97up - How to maintain my warranty when I don't use my Ford Dealer for service
FTE 97up - Re: South American trucks
FTE 97up - Super Duty nerf bars
Re: FTE 97up - Latin American trucks
Re: FTE 97up - Aftermarket tires on 99 F
Re: FTE 97up - Aftermarket tires on 99 F
Re: FTE 97up - Latin American trucks - PS
FTE 97up - Oil use?
FTE 97up - Help with Windshield
RE: FTE 97up - Oil use?

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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 08:39:18 -0400
From: Dean Baruffi
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - 2000 F-150 Mod's

One thing I will say here is that I agree with Ryan. My 1996 Impala SS
with stock 260HP/335 FT-LBs 350 LT1 ran hi 15's. When I put in the after
market exhaust, 3.73 gears, power pulleys, hi stall converter, MSD
ignition, ram air, (no headers) I was always in the mid/low 14's, almost
hitting 13's at one time.

This car was easily 4400LBs. So I don't see why my goal cannot be attained
or at least closely attained.

Yes, I forgot the headers. That's on the list as well.

This is the beauty of our love for trucks! You never know what will happen
until you try.

I will TRY!

- -Dean


At 03:46 PM 7/15/99 -0700, you wrote:
>It shouldn't be THAT hard. (7.5 liters (or for that matter, 6.8L) definately
>wouldn't be neccessary). And stock EFI 5L Mustangs easily ran in the 14's
>(some of the stripped LX 5.0 models broke into the high 13's stock). From
>what I have heard, the 260HP 5.4 will push a reg-cab 2WD F-150 to 60 in 7.5
>seconds, this leads me to believe that the 1/4 mile time should be in the
>high 15's (not the 20's!). So all you need to do to get into the 14's is cut
>about a second off (note he said in the 14's not 14.0). I don't know how
>much slower a SC 2WD would be, but it shouldn't be that much slower.
>Definately go with the gears. Also, in addition to the mods listed, you'll
>need headers. If that doesn't work, a blower will definately do the trick,
>and probably get you deep into the 13's.
>
>Rob Bryan
>
>> Sorry to be the first to disappoint you on the list Dean,
>> but getting an F-150 into the 14's is gonna take more than
>> an air filter and an exhaust. (a built 460 would help).
>> A stock 302 Stang was lucky to get into the 14's, I
>> would hate to see you throw a lot of money down
>> the tubes for this un-realistic goal.
>>
>> Also, the 3.55:1 gears with a 5.4L a pretty good match
>> with stock sized tires. It's a bit of an expense to
>> re-gear to 4.10's, and with this engine, I don't think
>> you would tap any more power higher in the band.
>>
>> To give you an idea, I had a 69 351 Mustang, basically stock
>> but I had a performance cam and some head work.
>> This car, on street tires, would run mid 14's and a trap speed
>> of 104mph. Heck, the F-150 will shut down if it
>> reaches 100mph anyway.
>>
>> I have a 5.4L SC w/3.55:1 gears, and it's quick.
>> My 70 Mustang with a built 351C is fast.
>> There's a huge difference :)
>
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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 06:17:57 PDT
From: "Scott Matus"
Subject: FTE 97up - A way cool link for ford engines

Hey guys I came across this link from another news group and thought you may
get as much a kick out of it as I have.

http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.wrljet.com/engines/


Scott.

(I actually pulled this from the Perf list)


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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 09:30:26 EDT
From: RAMWORKER aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - A way cool link for ford engines

Hi Guys,

While I certainly don't profess to be a Ford expert, I did see a couple
of things that didn't seem right to me.

1. They listed a 255 CI engine under Flatheads, wasn't there a 259 CI
Mercury engine, as opposed to the listed 255?

2. They failed to list a 255 CI engine under small blocks, I'm certain that
this was an early '80's economy engine.

Are my assertions correct? Did anybody see any other errors or omissions?

Best Regards,
Robert

In a message dated 7/16/99 6:20:07 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
mr_scsi hotmail.com writes:

> Hey guys I came across this link from another news group and thought you
may
> get as much a kick out of it as I have.
>
> http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.wrljet.com/engines/
>
>
> Scott.
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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 09:32:56 -0400
From: "D'Amelio, Stephen M."
Subject: RE: FTE 97up - Aftermarket tires on 99 F -Reply

> Hate to disagree, but Mickey Thompson tires are great at what they are
> designed to do which is run off road in the
> desert southwest on rocks and sand. Super durable tire which can be aired
> down to 3 psi or less and not slip a
> bead when wheeling. (snip...)
>
I probably should not have generalized like that (calling MT junk).
My experience has been
in the Northeast. I was the prez of a 4WD club
for many years. Our terrain usually consisted of
mud and hilly, sloppy trails. The MT's I tried not
only performed poorly in this environment, but
were near impossible to get to behave on the
street (as opposed to Swampers or BFG mud
terrains). I understand these are popular tires
on the left coast, but you don't see them out
here except on the occasional "pretty truck".

Steve
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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 09:45:41 EDT
From: RAMWORKER aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - A way cool link for ford engines

Oops, I think I found the answers when I clicked on the individual
engine sections. The 255 small block is listed, and the 255
Flathead is also listed with it's bore and stroke, so I may be
mistaken about the 259 Mercury engine.

Best Regards,
Robert

In a message dated 7/16/99 6:33:37 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
RAMWORKER aol.com writes:

> Hi Guys,
>
> While I certainly don't profess to be a Ford expert, I did see a couple
> of things that didn't seem right to me.
>
> 1. They listed a 255 CI engine under Flatheads, wasn't there a 259 CI
> Mercury engine, as opposed to the listed 255?
>
> 2. They failed to list a 255 CI engine under small blocks, I'm certain
that
> this was an early '80's economy engine.
>
> Are my assertions correct? Did anybody see any other errors or omissions?
>
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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 10:13:59 -0400
From: "D'Amelio, Stephen M."
Subject: RE: FTE 97up - 2000 F-150 Mod's

> -trucks.com'
> Subject: Re: FTE 97up - 2000 F-150 Mod's
>
> It shouldn't be THAT hard. (7.5 liters (or for that matter, 6.8L)
> definately
> wouldn't be neccessary). And stock EFI 5L Mustangs easily ran in the 14's
> (some of the stripped LX 5.0 models broke into the high 13's stock).
>
Rob, I don't want to seem arrogant, and I don't know all there is to know
about this.
But I've probably owned more Mustangs than most people have owned
cars. (11, last count). People always throw these numbers out, but the
average driver, on an average track, with a truly stock Mustang (people
always
say stock, but forget they changed tires etc. etc.) will average mid to low
15's.

Keep in mind that on MOST 1/4 mile tracks, you can't run lower than 14's
with stock tires. The power needed to get you that far, that fast, can
not be put to the track on stock tires. So when someone tells me they
run a "stock" Mustang into the 13's I tend to take it with a grain of
salt.

> From
> what I have heard, the 260HP 5.4 will push a reg-cab 2WD F-150 to 60 in
> 7.5
> seconds, this leads me to believe that the 1/4 mile time should be in the
> high 15's (not the 20's!). So all you need to do to get into the 14's is
> cut
> about a second off (note he said in the 14's not 14.0). I don't know how
> much slower a SC 2WD would be, but it shouldn't be that much slower.
> Definately go with the gears. Also, in addition to the mods listed, you'll
> need headers. If that doesn't work, a blower will definately do the trick,
> and probably get you deep into the 13's.
>
I would expect that the 5.4L F-150 will run, stock, in the 17-18 second
range.
But I admit I have absolutely no data regarding this.
These are just typical numbers for a V8 stock truck.

I do wish Dean all the luck in the world trying,.


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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 10:15:27 EDT
From: "Christian Bagley"
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - 2000 F-150 Mod's

Go for it Dean!!! I'd love to see the results of all those mods. I just
wish I had the resources to do some of the same to my truck.

Chris


>From: Dean Baruffi
>Reply-To: 97up-list ford-trucks.com
>To: 97up-list ford-trucks.com
>Subject: Re: FTE 97up - 2000 F-150 Mod's
>Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 08:39:18 -0400
>
>One thing I will say here is that I agree with Ryan. My 1996 Impala SS
>with stock 260HP/335 FT-LBs 350 LT1 ran hi 15's. When I put in the after
>market exhaust, 3.73 gears, power pulleys, hi stall converter, MSD
>ignition, ram air, (no headers) I was always in the mid/low 14's, almost
>hitting 13's at one time.
>
>This car was easily 4400LBs. So I don't see why my goal cannot be attained
>or at least closely attained.
>
>Yes, I forgot the headers. That's on the list as well.
>
>This is the beauty of our love for trucks! You never know what will happen
>until you try.
>
>I will TRY!
>
>-Dean
>
>
>At 03:46 PM 7/15/99 -0700, you wrote:
> >It shouldn't be THAT hard. (7.5 liters (or for that matter, 6.8L)
>definately
> >wouldn't be neccessary). And stock EFI 5L Mustangs easily ran in the 14's
> >(some of the stripped LX 5.0 models broke into the high 13's stock). From
> >what I have heard, the 260HP 5.4 will push a reg-cab 2WD F-150 to 60 in
>7.5
> >seconds, this leads me to believe that the 1/4 mile time should be in the
> >high 15's (not the 20's!). So all you need to do to get into the 14's is
>cut
> >about a second off (note he said in the 14's not 14.0). I don't know how
> >much slower a SC 2WD would be, but it shouldn't be that much slower.
> >Definately go with the gears. Also, in addition to the mods listed,
>you'll
> >need headers. If that doesn't work, a blower will definately do the
>trick,
> >and probably get you deep into the 13's.
> >
> >Rob Bryan
> >
> >> Sorry to be the first to disappoint you on the list Dean,
> >> but getting an F-150 into the 14's is gonna take more than
> >> an air filter and an exhaust. (a built 460 would help).
> >> A stock 302 Stang was lucky to get into the 14's, I
> >> would hate to see you throw a lot of money down
> >> the tubes for this un-realistic goal.
> >>
> >> Also, the 3.55:1 gears with a 5.4L a pretty good match
> >> with stock sized tires. It's a bit of an expense to
> >> re-gear to 4.10's, and with this engine, I don't think
> >> you would tap any more power higher in the band.
> >>
> >> To give you an idea, I had a 69 351 Mustang, basically stock
> >> but I had a performance cam and some head work.
> >> This car, on street tires, would run mid 14's and a trap speed
> >> of 104mph. Heck, the F-150 will shut down if it
> >> reaches 100mph anyway.
> >>
> >> I have a 5.4L SC w/3.55:1 gears, and it's quick.
> >> My 70 Mustang with a built 351C is fast.
> >> There's a huge difference :)
> >


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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 10:50:25 -0400
From: GEORGE CROLL
Subject: RE: FTE 97up - 2000 F-150 Mod's -Reply

Numbers on the F-150.

99, super cab with 5.4 (260 hp) 3.73 gears, 4x4 runs 18 flat 1/4 mi.

I would be interested to see what yo get when done.
George Croll
EPA-OAR-ARD
(202)564-0162
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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 07:51:52 -0500
From: "Union Auto"
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - Help: Identify OHC V-6

The 4.2L is essentialy the same engine as the 3.8L OHV engine Ford has used
for years. It doesn't have overhead cams (the only V-6 in a Ford truck that
does is in the Explorer and both OHV and OHC are available there). All
current engines (that I'm aware of) are OHV. Most of the engines that are
SOHC or DOHC have this written all over them . For some reason the F-Series
seems to be the exception to the rule.

Nathan Bernard

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Subject: FTE 97up - Help: Identify OHC V-6


> While the Triton V-8's are OHC engines, the new 4.2 L V-6
> has appeared in trade mags as both an OHC (overhead cam)
> and an OHV (overhead valve, cam in block) design.
>
> They imply that the F-Series 4.2L V-6 is an OHV engine, while
> the E-Series has an OHC V-6.
>
> Can anyone clear up which, if any, E- or F-series have an
> "OHC" V-6 base engine ? How do I tell (under the hood) ?
>
> Thanks,
> Bill Kok
> kok nswccd.navy.mil
>
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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 12:25:21 EDT
From: MWL66 aol.com
Subject: FTE 97up - Fog Lights

Does anyone have wiring prints for 99 f-150 or have added on factory fog
lights.
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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 13:22:03 EDT
From: RSnovi aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - 5.4l and Auto

its my understanding that the LD and SD are rated different maybe, because of
exhaust routeing, weights on emmissions, possibly electronic programming.

I heard some were getting 4R100 some were not....may have to do with 4x4.
Someone with a LD can probably confirm this...i know you guys are far and few
between.


RS

I have '99 F-250 LD SC w/5.4l/4-speed electronic O/D:

1. Why is the 5.4 in the F-250 SD rated below the LD in HP and torque?

2. What auto transmission is in the 250 LD? (4R100?)

Thanx

Scott




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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 13:22:04 EDT
From: RSnovi aol.com
Subject: FTE 97up - cheapest trip to dealer ever!

Well yesterday i took F250SD in for 15K service here is a rundown

TSB brake shield n/c

tires rotated 16.00

multi point inspection 0.00

inspect calipers and lub slides 23.00
total 39.00

Should they have changed fuel filter or cabin air element? I was just
wondering if they missed anything here....

p.s. i change my own oil and filter


RS
9sec93cobra
99F250SD XLT PSD/SC/4x4
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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 13:43:32 -0400
From: Dean Baruffi
Subject: RE: FTE 97up - 2000 F-150 Mod's -Reply

Anyone know what the weight difference is on an F-150 4x4 SC verses an
F-150 2WD SC?

What is the Weight of an F-150 2WD SC with auto, 5.4L?

- -Dean



At 10:50 AM 7/16/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Numbers on the F-150.
>
>99, super cab with 5.4 (260 hp) 3.73 gears, 4x4 runs 18 flat 1/4 mi.
>
>I would be interested to see what yo get when done.
>George Croll
>EPA-OAR-ARD
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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 12:34:13 -0600
From: "Peter Taylor"
Subject: FTE 97up - How to maintain my warranty when I don't use my Ford Dealer for service

Short Version: I want to start using synthetic oil in my F150 and am just
trying to figure out how to maintain the warranty.
The two possibilities I've come up with are taking it to my dealer's service
department and having them just check the other things or taking it to the
mechanic I use and having them check the truck out.

Does any one have any experience with this? Any Opinions?


Long Version:
- - I haven't been to satisfied with the job that my dealer has been doing
with the oil changes as well as the price.
I can have my oil changed at Jiffy Lube for $5 less than the dealer, and
after the last oil change at the dealer, the oil filter hadn't been
tightened enough and was leaking oil.

- - I would like to try synthetic oil in my F150 (Mobil 1 oil and filter).

- - I don't have a lot of experience working on cars. I know the basics (e.g.
check/add fluids, check tires, etc.) but don't have the time to either learn
or actually do the misc servicing. If I can't figure out a way to have
someone else check out the vehicle, I could get a book and learn.

- - This is my first new vehicle, and so I don't have a lot of experience with
dealers and service departments. I just want to make sure that if I have
problems, within the warranty period, that Ford will take care of it.


Thanks,

Peter Taylor
F150 LD SC Lariat 50th Edition.

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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 11:40:48 -0700
From: "Harald"
Subject: FTE 97up - Re: South American trucks

I was down in Mexico this spring and noticed that the F150 is called a
"Lobo" down there. This means "wolf" in Spanish. I guess the Ford
marketing guys figured a wolf would sell better than a F150. I remember
Chevy trying to sell it's Nova in some Latin American country with limited
success. Turns out that Nova means "No go". Who wants a car that doesn't
go?


Sincerely,
Harald Stenger


"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary
Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." -Ben Franklin

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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 13:23:06 -0700
From: "Harald"
Subject: FTE 97up - Super Duty nerf bars

For Sale:

Dee Zee Backroad nerf bars to fit 1999 Ford Super Duty supercab pickup
truck. These bars have 2 truck steps built in on each side and are black
anodized aluminum. They bolt into the stock holes. They are in like new
condition and include all mounting hardware. I can't return them as they
were special ordered and I decided too late that I personally don't like
that styling on my truck. Price is $180 or best offer and I will ship COD
(or they can be picked up in the Seattle, WA area). Check this link for a
picture:

http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.deezee.com/products/backroadtubes/index.html



Sincerely,
Harald Stenger


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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 14:30:04 -0600
From: Alan Bowes
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - Latin American trucks

I assume that "Lobo" is a nickname for the F-150, since it doesn't appear in
the Mexican Ford website.

And yes, I remember the Chevy Nova in Mexico. I suspect that the GM marketing
people were probably not too happy that their "Nova" acquired the nickname "no
va" ('doesn't go'), but on the other hand, Pemex (Petroleos Mexicanos) calls
one of their gasolines "Nova" so I guess the astronomical definition of nova
(same meaning as the English "nova") is the one that prevails south of the
border.

More on the topic of Fords in Mexico:

I get the impression that Ford is trying to avoid confusion between the
Light-Duty F-250 and the Super Duty F-250 by simply not marketing the Super
Duty F-250 in Mexico.

Ford's Mexican web site shows the F-350 and 450 Super Duty, but doesn't seem
to mention the F-250 Super Duty. Of course, there really isn't much difference
between the Super Duty F-250 and 350 anyway, so maybe it's just more
cost-effective to package the truck with the F-350 rear springs and avoid the
extra marketing hassle and expense.

Here are some links to Ford of Mexico's web site:

http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.ford.com.mx/ford/vehiculos/fseries/c-f150250.html
http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.ford.com.mx/ford/vehiculos/fseries/c-f350450.html

Alan B.

Harald wrote:

> I was down in Mexico this spring and noticed that the F150 is called a
> "Lobo" down there. This means "wolf" in Spanish. I guess the Ford
> marketing guys figured a wolf would sell better than a F150. I remember
> Chevy trying to sell it's Nova in some Latin American country with limited
> success. Turns out that Nova means "No go". Who wants a car that doesn't
> go?
>
> Sincerely,
> Harald Stenger

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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 16:51:48 -0400
From: Jean Marc Chartier
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - Aftermarket tires on 99 F

ATUMLAW aol.com wrote:
>
> In a message dated 7/15/99 1:08:48 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> SMDamelio cvs.com writes:
>
>
> they are junk. I could hardly keep a truck on the
> road with those tires. >>
>
> They're the only tires offered that are 17" off road tires that aren't the
> stock size.
>
> VTY
>
> Atilla
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Atilla,

I suspect that your 97 caused certain patterns specific to
that truck. Now that you have put them on your 99 there are
going to wear different and would cause alignment problems
with your new truck. I would go to an independent shop and
see if they can fix it. I cannot fault your dealer, they
should walk away from that. If the tires were new than that
is a different story.

Regards

Jean Marc Chartier
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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 17:26:46 EDT
From: ATUMLAW aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - Aftermarket tires on 99 F

In a message dated 7/16/99 4:59:05 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
jmc.chartier sympatico.ca writes:


going to wear different and would cause alignment problems
with your new truck. I would go to an independent shop and
see if they can fix it. I cannot fault your dealer, they
should walk away from that. If the tires were new than that
is a different story. >>

I'm sure you are correct, but the dealer doesn't know these were on my last
F. The pattern seems to have straightened out since I rotated them the first
time approximately 5000 miles ago. The old truck had stock shocks and over
35,000 miles on it, therefore, the tires were showing some cupping anyway.
The main problem was that the steering wheel was slightly off center on the
99. This has been a problem since this truck was new, so that is not because
of these tires. Also, I wanted to get an alignment prior to the 12,000 mile
mark so I didn't have to eat the camber kit, since it wasn't perfect anyway.
Truth be told, the alignment isn't that bad. Also, my truck didn't come with
any stickers not to put bigger tires on it (in other words, I had no Notice),
this may be common knowledge to some, but how far does it go? Are they gonna
try to void my front end warranty, tranny, rear end, transfer case, to me,
that's ludicrous and, I simply won't allow that. The alignment is one thing,
but anymore than that and we're gonna have a problem.....we aren't talking
about a front wheel drive car or even a Mustang. This is a truck with TTP,
5.4 L engine, ORP and other heavy duty equipment, I think it would be
unreasonable to go any farther than voiding my alignment warranty. Thank God
I went to law school because I'll file suit if that is the case.

VTY

Atilla Babacan
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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 16:09:22 -0600
From: Alan Bowes
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - Latin American trucks - PS

I wanted to add that I just found a reference to the "Lobo" on a Ford website, so
I guess that the name must be the product of FoMoCo's marketing department.

Alan Bowes

Alan Bowes wrote:

> I assume that "Lobo" is a nickname for the F-150, since it doesn't appear in
> the Mexican Ford website.
>

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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 18:13:02 -0700
From: Gene Ball
Subject: FTE 97up - Oil use?

Hey guys just pulled my 4500lb boat 1000 miles!
About 200 miles of it was though some Kentucky rough!
You know up hill down hill, pretty hard on any truck!
By the way the truck is a 4X4 SD V10 12,000 miles on it.
It used 1qt of oil would you say this is good or bad, normal?
Gene


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Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1999 18:44:24 -0400
From: "Freddy"
Subject: FTE 97up - Help with Windshield

Hey I have just had a Windshield replaced on my 99 f150 because it was
broken when it was hit by a rock~ My question is when a Windshield is
replaced Isnt there supposed to be a wait preiod before driving the Truck?
The dealer gave me the truck a soon as it was replaced and when I got home
the rubber part that goes on top edge was coming out so I pushed it back in!
Looks like the glue had not dried yet! I thought that there was a 24 hour
wait period before one could drive the Truck

Any body have any Comments on this?

Thanks in advance!

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From:
To:
Sent: Thursday, July 15, 1999 12:41 AM
Subject: FTE 97up - 99 f-150 4.6 3.55


> hey, i traded my 98 f-150 in for a 99. got the 4.6L v8 3.55 gears
> p27570R16 tires.
> supercab. it's a great truck, it's got awesome power too.
> anyone have any comments or advice on anything that's happened to theirs?
>
> it's a 4x2.
>
> Bill
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