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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-11-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By ewalt98
The problem with air bags or the load levelers...

The problem with air bags or the load levelers krooser mentions is that once on, people tend to way overload their trucks. Since the bags and load levelers mount at a single point to the frame, the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-07-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17,090
Views: 977,941
Posted By ewalt98
Installed a new/used tilt column to "fix" a...

Installed a new/used tilt column to "fix" a problem with the starter switch actuator rod at the ignition cylinder. In other words, rather than tear my non-tilt column apart to fix the actuator, I...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-06-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By ewalt98
OK, got a bit of an update. I changed the...

OK, got a bit of an update.

I changed the MAP sensor, and removed the "hack". The idle is now fine, so the MAP sensor was bad.

Next, I checked the manifold vacuum and fuel pressure.

First,...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-23-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By ewalt98
I like the conversion you are doing, and will be...

I like the conversion you are doing, and will be filing the HB/Saginaw pump info for a future mod on my F350.

Love the pictures too. I grew up outside of Durango, and spent plenty of time roaming...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-18-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 21,946
Posted By ewalt98
Nice old chevy, but looks like you have a bat...

Nice old chevy, but looks like you have a bat stuck to the grille!
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-18-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By ewalt98
With the hack removed, the idle sits around...

With the hack removed, the idle sits around 720rpm, and the engine runs rough.
With the the vacuum leak, the idle sits around 770-800, and the engine idles smoothly.

I am going remove the hack,...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-17-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By ewalt98
Picture

Truck is an 88 F350 with the 5.8 and manual trans.
Here's a picture of the hack:
...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-16-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By ewalt98
MAP Sensor - PO hack: adjustable manifold pressure

Got an odd one here, which looks like a PO hack.
To begin with, I have checked for codes, and I do not have any...

The MAP sensor is pretty simple, having a hose from the manifold directly to it...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-15-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By ewalt98
A good tire store should have the center...

A good tire store should have the center cap/covers for the full floater axle ends. My local Tire Rama does.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-23-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By ewalt98
Good shocks will help to reduce the speed at...

Good shocks will help to reduce the speed at which stiff springs move through their normal motion, thus quelling the 'jarring' effect of a 3/4 or 1 ton suspension setup as it reacts to irregular road...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-09-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,760
Posted By ewalt98
Great job brinker! The work you did, and the...

Great job brinker! The work you did, and the quick time frame is a real inspiration.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-06-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By ewalt98
Well, I have the XL, but mine is an 88, so don't...

Well, I have the XL, but mine is an 88, so don't know if there are any differences between the 92-96 wheels and mine. Does have the cruise control built in.
Anyway, my upgrade is a leather cover. ...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-30-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 532
Posted By ewalt98
I use (mostly) Bosch relays. They are expensive,...

I use (mostly) Bosch relays. They are expensive, but if you can go to a junk yard with some German cars, like VWs, you can get good quality Bosch relays for cheap. They will last. Shy away from...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-26-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By ewalt98
Dana 60 noise in 4wd

I just started to hear a clunking noise from the front driver's side when in 4wd and doing fairly tight turning. It seems to only happen once when going forward, and once when going in reverse, and...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-24-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 810
Posted By ewalt98
I was thinking the same thing. How come I...

I was thinking the same thing. How come I haven't seen those trucks before??
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