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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-18-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 54,589
Posted By unixadm
On my 96 F250 the stock hose would not work and...

On my 96 F250 the stock hose would not work and the 71079 is what I needed. The six cylinder truck may be different. But I can say after doing this many months ago, it's nice having a silent...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 02-09-2008, 01:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By unixadm
96 F250 460 Oil Cooler Gasket?

I have a 1996 Ford F250HD 4x4 with a 460. It's leaking oil from the oil cooler seal - I believe between the cooler and the block. The cooler seems to be attached with one big bolt into the block. ...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 11-02-2007, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By unixadm
Check the ignition timing first to make sure you...

Check the ignition timing first to make sure you are around 10 degrees BTC. If that checks out, I'd check the fuel pressure, Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT), and the MAP sensor to start. Going...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-26-2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 688
Posted By unixadm
Dude. I've been a car guy since I was 14, now...

Dude. I've been a car guy since I was 14, now I'm 30. I have never had some tuner and I'm NORCAL!!! haha. I've got my 96 F250 4x4, 06 Mustang GT Premium, 06 Honda Ridgeline RTL, 03 Crown Vic...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-26-2007, 02:27 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,655
Posted By unixadm
Roadside inspections are very true in California....

Roadside inspections are very true in California. I saw the Sacramento Police Department with a fully equipped mobile inspection station in an area known for a lot of modified vehicles. I've seen...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 10-25-2007, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By unixadm
Took the truck in for it's California smog check...

Took the truck in for it's California smog check today and man this thing passed like it was a brand new Honda Civic. The guys at the Smog station could not believe how clean my truck runs. It...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-24-2007, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By unixadm
Was the flex line balloning?

Was the flex line balloning?
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-22-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By unixadm
It could be any number of things, but chances are...

It could be any number of things, but chances are it's not the O2 sensors. Check for a vacuum leak. Remove the Idle Air Control valve and clean it. Clean the Mass Air Flow Sensor if your truck has...
Forum: Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Tires, & Wheels 10-22-2007, 06:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By unixadm
Tire recommendation for 96 F250 HD 4x4?

I have a 1996 F250 HD 4x4 with a 460. The tires on it right now are some Wild Countries, and they are not heavily worn, but are starting to crack. They were this way when I bought the truck, and for...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-22-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By unixadm
There is a preload adjustment on the top of the...

There is a preload adjustment on the top of the steering box. You back the set nut off a bit, then while holding the nut, turn the allen screw within it clockwise. Do this in 1/4 turn increments at...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-22-2007, 01:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By unixadm
Check your wheel bearings too. Also when you...

Check your wheel bearings too. Also when you bled them, did you notice a lack of fluid flow from the passenger side caliper? Usually the side that is not pulling is the problem side, as it's hard...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 10-21-2007, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By unixadm
Yeah - the pump I'm probably going to swap out in...

Yeah - the pump I'm probably going to swap out in a month or two. It has a lifetime warranty, and I need to get the truck smogged, etc. I doubt the shaft (it's pretty sizable) would snap, most...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 10-21-2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By unixadm
I got the truck all put back together. She fired...

I got the truck all put back together. She fired right up, and the only leak I had was at the water outlet on the intake. I installed a new thermostat and didn't get the bolts torqued down enough...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-21-2007, 12:47 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 54,589
Posted By unixadm
I completed this install and it works nicely. ...

I completed this install and it works nicely. New pump spins much easier and is quiet.

I have a 1996 F250HD 4x4 with a 7.5L motor

I bought the parts from http://www.partsamerica.com

PS Pump...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-21-2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By unixadm
Put a breaker bar on the harmonic balancer bolt,...

Put a breaker bar on the harmonic balancer bolt, remove the distributor cap, rotate the engine to TDC. Then have someone hold the distributor rotor while you move the engine forward, stop, then...
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