What have i done today, well for starters i started drilling out my ignition cylinder seeings as all the tumblers went to hell in a hand basket (what a pita) then last thursday i got a ticket for usafe ops (accidently stired up some dust while trying not to rear end a corvette (cops are a pita out here in vegas too)
Well I sold my '96 Eddie. I still have my 95 though. In place of the Eddie I purchased a very clean 85 Mustang GT. A totally stock, unmolested, no option GT. This is my future 11 second Daily Driver.
(sold)'96 F150 Eddie Bauer 4X2 5.0 Manual(pics in gallery)
'95 F150 XLT Supercab 4X2 5.0 Auto
'85 Mustang GT 11.91 @ 116 N/A 306 Street Driven(see timeslip)
'85 GT 5 speed. 100% stock but not for long. 11 second goal with GT40p heads and N/A.
MOMSRACING D.O.T. Tire Champ '01 '02 '03
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Well I bought a Black 95 SC XLT today to replace my 94 Red Reg cab SB XL. Best feature is NO RUST !!! very unusual in this part of the country (New England). The truck came from Oregon and is in very good condition. Both trucks have the 300 with the Mazda 5 speed. I'm mostly a Chevy man, my other car is a 94 Caprice wagon, but the 92-96 F150s with the 300 is one of the best truck lines ever made. The old red truck had a busy last day as it had to replace my work truck (service). Its being retired to a scout camp as a site truck.
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter
and those who matter don't mind."
- Dr. Seuss" Nelly Belle 1995 Black F150 4x2 SC XLT 300 5 Spd 250k miles
I finally replaced the small coolant hoses/pipes that go from the heater/water pump hose to the throttle body and from the TB to the intake manifold on my 5.0 V8. They are 17 years old and will not stop leaking!! Try asking the parts guy at NAPA for one of these small premolded/preformed hoses and pipes for the truck 5.0!
And am installing/bolting on some neat front tow hooks from Colibert to prepare for the weather snow!!! Never could understand by Henry didnt install factory front hooks on Fseries 4x4s of this vintage---cant pull the chevys ,dodges,dogs and import cars out of the snow ,from the front of the truck, without front hooks!!
92 F150 XLT 4x4, SWB, 5.0 V8, 5sp ,123k on M1/Amsoil synthetic oil. Power everything. Trailering/Handling option(stabilizer bars front /rear and quad shocks).Factory skid plates,manual hubs, manual Tcase, Super Cooling. 4.09/4.10LS axles. 31'' BFG KO tires. 20.3 MPG @ 60 MPH.4350 lbs with full tank of gas!! 2150RPM@60MPH All options but 4!
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