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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By cbakker
Since your payload is G-14 classified, I would...

Since your payload is G-14 classified, I would just recommend having a dedicated tow rig. I would rather have a tow rig and a separate vehicle, than have to worry about my tranny going out while...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-12-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By cbakker
Depending on what you are pulling and how...

Depending on what you are pulling and how frequently you are pulling it, you should reconsider your rear differential. Even a perfect rebuild will only get you so far if you don't have tall enough...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-09-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By cbakker
What are you pulling? Axle ratio? That E4OD can...

What are you pulling? Axle ratio? That E4OD can take a heck of a beating. Running too low of a temp isn't good either, so maybe cooler is too big but would need a temp gauge to tell.
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 08-13-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By cbakker
It will not only not affect them, but make the...

It will not only not affect them, but make the readings more accurate with the plugs out.

+1 on the vacuum job. Around here there is always some grains of sand or small debris in the plug ports...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 08-13-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By cbakker
Extreme use is pretty general. The stock flex...

Extreme use is pretty general. The stock flex plate can handle quite a bit of power. How built up is your C6? This is just as important as the amount of torque you will be putting to it.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-12-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,907
Posted By cbakker
My xlt truck has the oval and F-250 HD badges,...

My xlt truck has the oval and F-250 HD badges, without the aluminum. Unless you are referring only to 150's. What about the difference in truck plants? Maybe they did things differently in...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-08-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By cbakker
Driveshaft or which u joints? Check ford just for...

Driveshaft or which u joints? Check ford just for reference. I haven't seen enough difference in the moog/dura last/name-your-aftermarket product to be concerned about a $13 price difference. I am...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-08-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 716
Posted By cbakker
Even if you got it milled, you should have used a...

Even if you got it milled, you should have used a gasket. It depends on how bad the leak is but it probably isn't the cause.

Going back to rla... You should re-check your fuel pressure... while...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-08-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By cbakker
Make sure you buy a few fuel filters, know how to...

Make sure you buy a few fuel filters, know how to remove them with the proper disconnect tools, use some howes or fleet treat before you take off to put on its first few hundred miles.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-08-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,907
Posted By cbakker
Factory leftovers that got semi- evenly...

Factory leftovers that got semi- evenly dispersed? Didn't seem to follow a trim set or model. I had always assumed it was a bronco/150 thing but I see that I was mistaken...

Good question!
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 08-01-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,150
Posted By cbakker
I can't imagine it being very fun with a 90...

I can't imagine it being very fun with a 90 degree drill with the heads still on, but if you have them out and get it drilled straight, it is cake.
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 08-01-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,150
Posted By cbakker
When I rebuilt my first 460, it had the #7 port...

When I rebuilt my first 460, it had the #7 port rear bolt already broken, but the rest came out fine. I warmed up the motor and let it cool back down, and removed them when the manifold was only...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 07-19-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,452
Posted By cbakker
Sorry for the delay folks. I got married a month...

Sorry for the delay folks. I got married a month ago and have been tending to that lately, but I will be pulling it back into the garage this week and getting back to the fun wiring harness jobs.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-19-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By cbakker
If the 97 was a heavy duty, then yes. If it was a...

If the 97 was a heavy duty, then yes. If it was a light duty tenth generation, then no.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-10-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,079
Posted By cbakker
"should hold" }> Here in flat farmland country,...

"should hold" }>
Here in flat farmland country, the "e-brake" is rarely used, even on manual trans vehicles. 90% of the trucks I have used the PARKING BRAKE on, had siezed up cables from minimal to...
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