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Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 10-17-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By Torky2
Where is the output shaft speed/road speed pickup...

Where is the output shaft speed/road speed pickup coming from? PCM needs shaft/road speed to properly shift the E4OD. I am guessing that without this input, the PCM goes to a crude default table of...
Forum: Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 10-17-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By Torky2
Ring gear speed pickup for the RABS (Rear...

Ring gear speed pickup for the RABS (Rear Anti-lock Brake System). Also used for speedometer pickup, but that function might be in later year trucks than yours.
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 10-17-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By Torky2
And what year is it??

And what year is it??
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 10-14-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By Torky2
This was also common in Ford RWD cars of old. The...

This was also common in Ford RWD cars of old. The two wires are in parallel, so it doubles the ampacity of just the single wire of same gauge.
In the "let's-burn-down-the-vehicle" alternator that...
Forum: Escape & Escape Hybrid 10-08-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By Torky2
If I were doing it, I would unplug the harness...

If I were doing it, I would unplug the harness connector under the seat at the motor. Unbolting the seat if I needed to get enough room for the next step. Then I'd take a good 12 volt load, like an...
Forum: Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 09-29-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Torky2
Assuming you have the dipstick with 3 holes... ...

Assuming you have the dipstick with 3 holes...

the following is a description of the dipstick and levels, read from the BOLD text line down below, then read UPWARDS sentence by sentence to match...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 09-29-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Torky2
I was prepared for this when I went to replace...

I was prepared for this when I went to replace the tailgate motor on my 1994. A couple folks here had been saying that the side door window motors they had recently bought that the motor didn't match...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 09-28-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By Torky2
DPFE - It is a pressure sensor, it is used by the...

DPFE - It is a pressure sensor, it is used by the PCM to determine rate of exhaust gas flow through the EGR Valve. The EGR tube has an orifice (restriction) in it, and the two hoses on each side of...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 09-27-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By Torky2
Yeah, no Air Pump nor Diverter Valves on that...

Yeah, no Air Pump nor Diverter Valves on that vintage truck!

The first thing I would be looking at is to confirm/deny one or more almost-plugged catalytic converters. That can explain the poor...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 09-26-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By Torky2
Or, if good help is hard to find or you prefer to...

Or, if good help is hard to find or you prefer to do it on your lonesome, stick a piece of masking tape on the front driveshaft, pull up a couple feet, look at tape, pull up again and look. If the...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 09-26-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By Torky2
I had a pair of 1970 460s, the D0VE early...

I had a pair of 1970 460s, the D0VE early high-compression 460. They were 10.5:1 as per the Ford spec book. They were absolute screamers! "Conservatively" rated @ 365 HP, 500 ft. lbs. in the old...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 09-26-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By Torky2
IIRC, the truck design newer than the...

IIRC, the truck design newer than the 1997-2003(and 2004 Heritage) went back to a hub-disconnect type of system. I have no idea if anything could be adapted to work.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 09-26-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 571
Posted By Torky2
The vacuum gauge will do it. The more restricted...

The vacuum gauge will do it. The more restricted it is, the easier it is to recognize.

Separately, what axle ratio do you have? Biggest complaints at highway speeds always seemed to be with the...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 09-09-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 356
Posted By Torky2
Easy. Put a breaker bar and socket on the...

Easy. Put a breaker bar and socket on the crankshaft nut, and hand-turn the engine in the rotation direction until the plug aligns. Always hand-turned engine this way since my first A/T vehicle.
...
Forum: Cooling, Heating, Ventilation & A/C 09-08-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By Torky2
I am not familiar with your vehicle... but is it...

I am not familiar with your vehicle... but is it possible that it has a Cabin Air Filter, and someone didn't put the filter housing back on right after changing/removing the filter? Or ?

Cabin Air...
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