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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-06-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By framerboy
The problem could possibly be that your vehicle...

The problem could possibly be that your vehicle speed sensor (VSS) has gone bad. It is mounted on the rear differential. It is worth checking. Also, I think that the 89's have an ABS sensor that can...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-06-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By framerboy
One more vote for this advice. My F250 gets an...

One more vote for this advice. My F250 gets an average of 10 mpg when I need to use it. My daily driver Honda Civic gets an average of 38 mpg. It was an easy choice for me.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-06-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 78,259
Posted By framerboy
Other than engine oil choice, nothing seems to be...

Other than engine oil choice, nothing seems to be more fascinating than the gas mileage attributes of a Ford 460. It has been almost 11 years since I first posted to this thread. I still have that...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-27-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By framerboy
That truck is a rolling pile of misery,...

That truck is a rolling pile of misery, especially for that ridiculous price. It is a hack job supreme and you need to pass on it. Slow down and take your time to look for something better. There are...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-28-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 832
Posted By framerboy
Gimullins2, when you come back, read all of these...

Gimullins2, when you come back, read all of these posts carefully. These guys are giving you the best advice possible. Old trucks like this need lots of love to stay in shape, and if $5000 bothers...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 11-17-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By framerboy
Fairly common topic. Thanks though for not asking...

Fairly common topic. Thanks though for not asking about the gas mileage of a 460. I have pushed a couple of 460 powered trucks to around 300,000 miles. They were used up at that point and junked. My...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-21-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By framerboy
The picture is a bit tough to see. Is the ''m''...

The picture is a bit tough to see. Is the ''m'' really an ''h''. If so H9 usually means a 3.55 ratio with limited slip in this year truck.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-06-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By framerboy
On my current Ford truck, I use a motorcraft...

On my current Ford truck, I use a motorcraft fl-299 oil filter and 6 quarts puts it right on the dipstick full mark. I have owned a few 460 powered Ford trucks and they have always taken 6 quarts of...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-10-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,895
Posted By framerboy
The rules of thumb offered up by Diesel_Brad are...

The rules of thumb offered up by Diesel_Brad are real world accurate going by my own experience with Ford trucks of various configurations. My current truck gets 11 mpg at a steady 70mph on the...
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 05-28-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,766
Posted By framerboy
I own a 1968 buick wagon. Because it has a flat...

I own a 1968 buick wagon. Because it has a flat tappet camshaft I use Valvoline VR1 10-30 conventional oil. It has a high ZDDP content. It is not available as a 5-30. Any chance that would work? If...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-11-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,554
Posted By framerboy
Last year there was a thread from a guy who was...

Last year there was a thread from a guy who was swapping a V-10 from a van into a 1989 F150. His screen name is itsnotanova and the thread was titled V10 89F150 buildthread. He lived in Bastrop Texas...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-26-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,557
Posted By framerboy
I have always used Weatherguard boxes on my work...

I have always used Weatherguard boxes on my work trucks. Worth a look.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-20-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By framerboy
There is a better forum for your questions, you...

There is a better forum for your questions, you need to scroll down to the forum titled FE & FT Big Block V8. There are lots of guys there that know plenty about the 390 V8. Give it a try.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-16-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,538
Posted By framerboy
I have spent most of my adult life in...

I have spent most of my adult life in construction and I feel the same way dmanlyr does. I have mostly retired now, but have kept this one truck because I have a use for it now and then and it still...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-13-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By framerboy
Keep fighting the good fight Redford. I have been...

Keep fighting the good fight Redford. I have been married to an English teacher for many years so I can appreciate your frustration at the level of illiteracy that crops up on this site from time to...
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