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Forum: 401, 477, & 534 SD Engines 12-10-2004, 06:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,528
Posted By Loan Ranger
The aircraft radial engines--such as used in the...

The aircraft radial engines--such as used in the Ford Tri-Motor aircraft were typical of the radial engines of the day. The Ford planes used engine designs similar to the Pratt & Whitney Cyclone...
Forum: Cooling, Heating, Ventilation & A/C 11-18-2004, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Loan Ranger
The very first thing I would check would be the...

The very first thing I would check would be the heater control valve to make sure it is opening; since it has probably been closed all summer, it may be stuck in the closed position. It may be a...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-18-2004, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By Loan Ranger
All of the early Ford automatics used Type F ATF....

All of the early Ford automatics used Type F ATF. Spurredon's post has a quite valid point: since Ford dropped F fluid in the late 70's for most transmissions, it has gone a bit by the wayside. If...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 11-18-2004, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By Loan Ranger
Check with AutoMeter gauges; if memory serves me...

Check with AutoMeter gauges; if memory serves me correctly, they offer a tach for diesel applications that does NOT gets its signal from the alternator.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-03-2004, 06:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,210
Posted By Loan Ranger
The Haynes 73-79 truck manual's listing of the...

The Haynes 73-79 truck manual's listing of the VIN codes, etc., should take precedence over those given in the Engine Overhaul Manual. Auto, truck, medium and heavy truck, industrial, and ag codes...
Forum: 401, 477, & 534 SD Engines 11-01-2004, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By Loan Ranger
The Ford fuel pressure specification for the 1966...

The Ford fuel pressure specification for the 1966 401--irregardless of whether it is a 2V or 4V engine--is given as 4.5-6.5 PSI.
Was your electric fuel pump activated by a primer switch on the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-01-2004, 09:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,210
Posted By Loan Ranger
The 1975 truck with breakerless ignition is no...

The 1975 truck with breakerless ignition is no surprise. Ford began the swap to breakerless ignition with the 1974 SSI system; then, they went to DS I in 1975.
Among the very first to get...
Forum: Bronco II 10-31-2004, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By Loan Ranger
If you check out the July, 2004 issue of Truckin'...

If you check out the July, 2004 issue of Truckin' magazine, they have a tech article--pretty well-written--with several photos explaining the change of CV joints and/or shafts. Perhaps that would be...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 10-28-2004, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By Loan Ranger
Ford also used codes 5 and M for both of these...

Ford also used codes 5 and M for both of these transmissions, by the way. The Ranger is the only vehicle of which I am aware that Ford did code in this manner--except for a few Explorers.

If you...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 10-28-2004, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By Loan Ranger
Code D was Ford's "catch-all" code for BOTH the...

Code D was Ford's "catch-all" code for BOTH the Mitsubishi and Mazda 5-speed manual gearboxes with overdrive. The Mitsubishi was used in 4X4's exclusively; the Mazda and Mitsubishi units were used...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 10-25-2004, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,322
Posted By Loan Ranger
Of the 385-series engines (370, 429, 460), the...

Of the 385-series engines (370, 429, 460), the 460 is the most-plentiful and the least expensive out of the series. Further, with gas prices going upward, it should make the 460 even cheaper due to...
Forum: Electrical Systems/Wiring 10-23-2004, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By Loan Ranger
I really am glad you got it found and fixed!! ...

I really am glad you got it found and fixed!! Fixed for free is even better!!
Forum: Electrical Systems/Wiring 10-23-2004, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By Loan Ranger
That is why I added it to my favorites list on my...

That is why I added it to my favorites list on my PC; that way, at least hopefully, I can always have it handy!
Forum: Electrical Systems/Wiring 10-23-2004, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 925
Posted By Loan Ranger
PARALLEL hook-up is just like jumper cables when...

PARALLEL hook-up is just like jumper cables when jump-starting a bad battery; it is positive to positive and negative to negative; when two good batteries are wired parallel, the AMPERAGE is doubled,...
Forum: Electrical Systems/Wiring 10-22-2004, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Loan Ranger
Franklin2's and Bob's posts are correct! A good...

Franklin2's and Bob's posts are correct! A good many people do not realize the voltage regulator is grounded to the sheet metal, completing the circuit as a whole.
Over time, dirt, moisture,...
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