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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By dixie460
It's only flammable when mixed with an oxidizer...

It's only flammable when mixed with an oxidizer such as air or any element containing oxygen. In the fuel tank, the vapors are concentrated and there is no oxidizer to support combustion/explosion....
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By dixie460
Yep, take that filter off with no worries. Once...

Yep, take that filter off with no worries. Once it's off just set it with the openings facing up. You can even reuse it since you ain't due to change it, and when you check your oil afterwards I bet...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 209
Posted By dixie460
Agreed on both :-drink

Agreed on both :-drink
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By dixie460
I hate the "lazy man" pushbuttons too! You can...

I hate the "lazy man" pushbuttons too! You can swap to a manual easily, but it requires an entire transfer case. You can't just swap the buttons for a lever, the shift mechanism inside the case is...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By dixie460
Oh yeah, you had it right by the way. That...

Oh yeah, you had it right by the way. That bearing that is mounted to the frame about halfway down the rear driveshaft is called a carrier bearing.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By dixie460
Same here... give it hell. If it blows up then...

Same here... give it hell. If it blows up then you did something wrong or had a defective part somewhere. It certainly won't hurt it otherwise.

The driveshaft... well what did you think it would...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By dixie460
Um... you had to tap it in? Like with a mallet?? ...

Um... you had to tap it in? Like with a mallet??

It should take less than a minute, and no tapping involved. Right under the key cylinder there'a small hole. You turn the key to RUN, then stick a...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By dixie460
Here's how to check your coil. When it won't...

Here's how to check your coil. When it won't start, put an ohmmeter across the primary side. If you have continuity, check the secondary. If that has good continuity too, the coil is good. If either...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 09:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By dixie460
Are you saying glasspacks are ghetto? :-X04 ...

Are you saying glasspacks are ghetto? :-X04

I had mine like yours with nothing after the packs, and was planning on driving it like that for a few days and then if I liked it I'd add turndowns to...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-21-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 566
Posted By dixie460
Good info, if I ever come across yellow plugs in...

Good info, if I ever come across yellow plugs in an engine that runs like crap, I'll have to (attempt to) remember your experience with clogged exhaust. Thank you for coming back and closing out the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-20-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By dixie460
You mean it's leaking from where the steel line...

You mean it's leaking from where the steel line goes into the fitting? There's an o-ring in there but you can't replace it so you'll have to replace the entire line instead.

Happened to mine too,...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-20-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By dixie460
Well I like this brand of blinker fluid: Blinker...

Well I like this brand of blinker fluid: Blinker Fluid - $18.95 : KaleCoAuto.com, Your home for the rare, unusual, and hard to find auto parts....
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-20-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By dixie460
Engine, I like run 10W-30 and a Motorcraft...

Engine, I like run 10W-30 and a Motorcraft filter.

Green coolant, not the "mix with any color" crap.

Transmission originally had Mercon, can now use new Mercon V as well.

I forget what the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-20-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By dixie460
It's up to you man, but if you take the time to...

It's up to you man, but if you take the time to learn it, the EFI system on these trucks is pretty basic. There's just one computer that runs the engine and transmission, and a handful of sensors and...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-20-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By dixie460
Bah. You just didn't drink enough brew first......

Bah. You just didn't drink enough brew first... gotta get your beer muscles going for stuff like that! :-drink
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