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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By Nothing Special
In the original post he said they were advertised...

In the original post he said they were advertised as 5 on 4.5", so no-go.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Nothing Special
When I ordered my '85 F-250 new in the fall of...

When I ordered my '85 F-250 new in the fall of '84 I could have ordered it with a fuel injected 302, so I know for a fact that fuel injection was available on at least some '85 and '86 trucks.
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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 11:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 611
Posted By Nothing Special
I've heard that non-US half ton trucks of various...

I've heard that non-US half ton trucks of various makes have had small diesels available for quite a while. There are always rumblings about having them available in the US, but the combination of...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-28-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By Nothing Special
285/70-17 is 33" x 11", a little narrower than...

285/70-17 is 33" x 11", a little narrower than your current tires, but a little larger in diameter. Wheel offset / backspacing is going to make the biggest difference. If you have the same or less...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-27-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By Nothing Special
If you like algebra, the formula is RPM = MPH *...

If you like algebra, the formula is RPM = MPH * 336 * ratio / tire dia (inches).

If you just want an answer, I think the E4OD overdrive ratio is 0.71:1. So 3.73 gears would give you an overall...
Forum: Offroad & 4x4 09-27-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3,142
Views: 306,876
Posted By Nothing Special
Does this count? It is a 4x4. And it's not only...

Does this count? It is a 4x4. And it's not only off-road, the front wheels are even off the ground!

...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-27-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,283
Posted By Nothing Special
Narrower ought to help. mileage Less rolling...

Narrower ought to help. mileage Less rolling resistance and less wind resistance.

Doesn't give the same "look", and not as much flotation in sand, bottomless mud or bottomless snow. Probably...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-26-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,283
Posted By Nothing Special
According to Mr. Google, 1 Imperial gallon =...

According to Mr. Google, 1 Imperial gallon = 1.20095 US gallons. so 18 mpg (Canadian) = 15 mpg (US). 17.5 Canadian = 14.6 US
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-26-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,283
Posted By Nothing Special
Taller tires will raise the vehicle, allowing...

Taller tires will raise the vehicle, allowing more air to get underneath where it gets hung up on all of the less-than-smooth surfaces. I'd guess that effect would offset any improvement in rolling...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-25-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 23,896
Posted By Nothing Special
Rented a skid loader last weekend for some work...

Rented a skid loader last weekend for some work at my folks cabin. About 6200 lbs for the loader, maybe another 2K or so for the trailer. No sweat starting or driving, but I sure hate surge brakes...
Forum: 1966 - 1977 Early Broncos 09-25-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By Nothing Special
There doesn't tend to be a lot of activity on...

There doesn't tend to be a lot of activity on this page. You might want to try out the "Engine Swaps" forum, as it gets a little more traffic. There are also forums for individual engine families...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-25-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By Nothing Special
Emissions regulations started at least in the...

Emissions regulations started at least in the '70s, and have been continually tightening ever since. Your '94 truck is nowhere near "before emissions regs."

Some states do inspections, and some...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-23-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,283
Posted By Nothing Special
I definitely agree not to use the recommendations...

I definitely agree not to use the recommendations on the door sticker when you've changed tires significantly (then again, after the Explorer / Firestone debacle I'm not sure I'd ever use the door...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-22-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Nothing Special
Gettin' there if it's a half ton

Gettin' there if it's a half ton
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-22-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By Nothing Special
Does the new pump go in the tank, replacing the...

Does the new pump go in the tank, replacing the EFI pump? If so, sure. If not I don't think it would be a good idea. You could remove the power to the EFI pump, but I don't think the low pressure...
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