perf-list-digest Saturday, May 22 1999 Volume 02 : Number 122



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In this issue:

Re: FTE Perf - oil filter study
Re: FTE Perf - HELP! Speaking of BANG! :-(
Re: FTE Perf - 94 Explorer 4x4 suspension
FTE Perf - ADMIN: Peggy
RE: FTE Perf - ADMIN: Peggy
Re: FTE Perf - ADMIN: Peggy

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Date: Fri, 21 May 1999 08:59:17 -0700
From: Ed Lang
Subject: Re: FTE Perf - oil filter study

>From this I feel I shoud buy the Mobil 1 oil filter for my new '99 F250 SD
7.3 PSD. Should I use Mobile 1 oil too? I would like to hear what oil you
folks are using in the PSD since I now have 1500 miles on mine and I should
start to think about the oil change. Thank you.




At 06:07 PM 5/19/99 -0400, you wrote:
> Engine Oil
>Filter Study
>
>This is the correct link.
>Later
>Wayne Foy
>'94 Flareside SC
>"Hazardous Material"
> Wayne's Flareside
>and Ford Page (Page 1)
>
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Committee Chair, Troop 241, Keswick, VA.

Why is the man who invests all your money called a broker?

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Date: Fri, 21 May 1999 08:47:32 -0500
From: William S Hart
Subject: Re: FTE Perf - HELP! Speaking of BANG! :-(

>into the LTD and hoping for a few more weeks out of the poor truck in
>the meantime.
>
>More $$ spent on something besides the main project.. Knew that
>tiny bearing knock was going to be fatal eventually, but hoped for a few
>more months out of it.
>

I know how you mean, that's why I worked on the 390 so hard, had a little
knock in the 360, but only at idle....it was there for nearly a year, but
you never know how long its got left ... and just like your situation, the
timing chain went out on the 360 a month or so before I pulled it out ...


Just my 2cents

wish

Links http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.public.iastate.edu/~wish/links.html
'73 1/2 ton 4x4 Ford http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.public.iastate.edu/~wish/truck.html
'96 Mustang GT http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.public.iastate.edu/~wish/mustang.html
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Date: Fri, 21 May 1999 08:54:06 -0500
From: William S Hart
Subject: Re: FTE Perf - 94 Explorer 4x4 suspension

>
> affect my ability to get a "sport" suspention? >>
>
>Can I ask why youd want to do this? Seems to be itd be cheaper for you to
>get a 2wd explorer, and play with that. Also, they were right, Its about
>impossible to lower a truck with TTB.
>

Why ? Not everyone lives up in the great white north and needs the extra
clearance on the 4wd. I know guys around here who use the 4wd in the rain
even. And how many times have you seen those Jeeps and little things all
jacked up but staying on the road ? I think its something like 90% of all
the vehicle use leaves them on the road and not needing the extra ground
clearance ... I saw a Ch*bby pickup at a new car show and thought it looked
odd ... it was lowered and had a Corvette 5.7L with AWD hooked up to it...
pretty cool for a chubby, though not very practical after the 8" snows we
usually get piling up in the winter. Anyway I've wondered why there aren't
MORE 4x4's being lowered, my Dad can't stand to have a vehicle jacked up,
he didn't like the Eagle sitting as high as it did, but the Tempo sits just
right (yes its AWD), and now he's got an F250HD (89?) that sits up. I
think there's only been a couple of times that we were afraid the Tempo
wouldn't make it through something, and every time it did ... so I don't
think sitting too low is really an issue once you get into town or below
the MN state line :)


Just my 2cents

wish

Links http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.public.iastate.edu/~wish/links.html
'73 1/2 ton 4x4 Ford http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.public.iastate.edu/~wish/truck.html
'96 Mustang GT http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.public.iastate.edu/~wish/mustang.html
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Date: Fri, 21 May 1999 16:30:34 -0400
From: Ken Payne
Subject: FTE Perf - ADMIN: Peggy

Hi All,

I would like to make a request. Please talk to your
fellow truckers and find out about auto shows in your
area. They don't have to be Ford specific or truck
specific. If you have a form or flier, great! You
can fax it to me at (770) 806-1955 or mail it to me at
PO Box 422, Lilburn GA, 30048. If all you have is a rumor
contact me anyway. I've learned of five shows in the
last 24 hours, just by calling for info on one show.

If you are wondering what this is for, Ken and I would
like to meet more of you, and we know that Pigeon Forge
is a long way for some of you. So we are going to try
to see if we can go to some of these other shows around
the country.

I appreciate any help you can give.

Sincerely,
Peggy Payne FTEI
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Date: Fri, 21 May 1999 15:43:18 -0500
From: "John MacNamara"
Subject: RE: FTE Perf - ADMIN: Peggy

Ken: The best one in So Cal is the Ford Knott's Berry Farm show around
April 18th every year. Quite a few trucks and lots of other old Fords.
Around 2000 cars showed up this year.

For some pics see http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://bajabronco. com /

John MacNamara
*805 577 2536 Wk
*805 526 3464 Hm
*805 577 2768 Fax
* ESN495-2536

* *jmacnam nortelnetworks.com






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Subject: FTE Perf - ADMIN: Peggy


Hi All,

I would like to make a request. Please talk to your
fellow truckers and find out about auto shows in your
area. They don't have to be Ford specific or truck
specific. If you have a form or flier, great! You
can fax it to me at (770) 806-1955 or mail it to me at
PO Box 422, Lilburn GA, 30048. If all you have is a rumor
contact me anyway. I've learned of five shows in the
last 24 hours, just by calling for info on one show.

If you are wondering what this is for, Ken and I would
like to meet more of you, and we know that Pigeon Forge
is a long way for some of you. So we are going to try
to see if we can go to some of these other shows around
the country.

I appreciate any help you can give.

Sincerely,
Peggy Payne FTEI
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Date: Fri, 21 May 1999 18:35:41 EDT
From: JUMPINFORD AOL.COM
Subject: Re: FTE Perf - ADMIN: Peggy

Well if you've never made it to Hot August Nights in Reno, I suggest you do.
I drive the 450 miles every year for that show. Lots of good truck stuff
too. I found dealer sales pamphlets and an owners manual for a 73 I was
going to be building. I'll be there this year, definately pickin up stuff
for Tweety. If you check Reno's website (dont ask me what it is) it will
have some dates for you.

Darrell Duggan
74 f-350 "Tweety"
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