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Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 02-27-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By tardster
Quick update and a thanks to all those who...

Quick update and a thanks to all those who helped. It's fixed, it was the starter. As Vaper said, the starter worked on the bench but wasn't strong enough to work in the truck.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 02-26-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By tardster
Ok how would I go about doing that then?

Ok how would I go about doing that then?
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 02-26-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By tardster
No I didn't install the new starter yet, I was...

No I didn't install the new starter yet, I was going to go to autozone and have them check it just incase. Sometimes autozone wont take something back if it's been installed so if it's not the...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 02-26-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By tardster
Ok guys, I'm stumped. I pulled the starter off...

Ok guys, I'm stumped. I pulled the starter off the truck and tested it. When I jump the big post to the little post on the starter it pops out and spins. I had the wife pick up a new starter and...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 02-25-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By tardster
Ok, quick update here. I went out and went to...

Ok, quick update here. I went out and went to take the battery cable off the starter and as I did the end fell off from being corroded. I then just to test to see if that was the problem took a...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 02-25-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By tardster
Bluegrass, so is that correct, the second cable...

Bluegrass, so is that correct, the second cable coming off the positive post does go to the starter then?
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 02-25-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By tardster
Vaper, thanks for the info. I went to autozone...

Vaper, thanks for the info. I went to autozone and got a new solenoid that goes on the firewall, replaced it no problem and a 6' cable to replace the one to the starter and that's where I'm getting...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 02-24-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By tardster
Help, 2001 4.6 starting problem

I have a 2001 supercab 4x4 with a 4.6 in it, it has 186k on it and the only issues I've had was a misfire not to long ago. I replaced the plugs and coil packs and fixed that issue. 2 days ago she ran...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-09-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By tardster
Quick update, Sold the 55 yesterday

Hey guys n gals,

Just wanted to let you all know that yesterday was a sad day for me, I sold the 55 :'(. Now just because I don't have her anymore doesn't mean I wont be lurking around and...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-31-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By tardster
Checking in with sme bad news :-(

Hi everyone, it's been awhile. Work/Army, school and family has been keeping me busy. Illinois is up for deployment later this year and next so we've been busy training up for that. Things have been...
Forum: 2009+ F150 09-05-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,364
Posted By tardster
I've noticed on my truck as I'm slowing down for...

I've noticed on my truck as I'm slowing down for a red and it turs green before I'm stopped all the way if I give it gas I get a clunk. I've only had that happen maybe 10-15 times since I've had the...
Forum: 2009+ F150 09-04-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,447
Posted By tardster
Ok I understand so if my stock wheels and tires...

Ok I understand so if my stock wheels and tires are 10.5" wide and 31.5" tall the new wheels and tires are 1.5" wider and taller if I went with a 5.75" backspace it should work right?
Forum: 2009+ F150 09-04-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,447
Posted By tardster
Don't take this wrong but Are you sure a 6 inch...

Don't take this wrong but Are you sure a 6 inch backspace on a 7.5 inch rim doesn't sound right. The guy said i could go between 18-45 offset. Man I wish I had my jack so I could go measure the...
Forum: 2009+ F150 09-04-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,447
Posted By tardster
bigcheez, Yea I know the different size wheel and...

bigcheez, Yea I know the different size wheel and tires will throw my speedo off some. What I'm trying to figure out is what the actual offset or backspacing is on the stock wheels. If I knew what...
Forum: 2009+ F150 09-03-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,447
Posted By tardster
Questions about new wheels and tires

Ok guys n gals, I'm looking at getting a new set of wheels and tires and need some help. I've searched but couldn't find an exact answer. My truck has the stock 17x7.5 rims. I'm wanting to get a set...
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