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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-14-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By kevin206
I've seen several dyed interiors. I dyed the door...

I've seen several dyed interiors. I dyed the door panels and dash on my Ford Torino almost 25 years ago and they still look great. I used dye from a spray can. Not sure of the brand, but I think it...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-14-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 797
Posted By kevin206
For almost twenty years my heater has "worked"...

For almost twenty years my heater has "worked" great in that it gets hot, but it has NO velocity to speak of. I can barely feel the hot air move. I really thought it was a wiring, or grounding,...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-14-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 742
Posted By kevin206
I have one of those overhead shelves. It works...

I have one of those overhead shelves. It works okay, but I could make something better...stuff falls of the back and slides side to side.

I have some pockets screwed to my door bottoms. They...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-28-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 971
Posted By kevin206
Get a Haynes manual...they're great for...

Get a Haynes manual...they're great for troubleshooting.

The sensor on top of the EGR valve is an EGR position sensor. You can test it with a DVOM. Take it off and run through it's range by...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-28-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 971
Posted By kevin206
Not so fast on replacing that EGR valve. I had an...

Not so fast on replacing that EGR valve. I had an EGR system issue, my actual EGR valve is fine. The EGR passageways must be clean, the vacuum line to the valve must be good, the solenoids that open...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-27-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 971
Posted By kevin206
It sounds like you are having the exact same...

It sounds like you are having the exact same issues that I was recently. One cause of my problem was fuel delivery. The dual tank switcher thingy was not letting fuel through as well as it should. ...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-27-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 870
Posted By kevin206
I'm late to the thread, but I was having...

I'm late to the thread, but I was having driveability problems with my 85. My truck was eating O2 sensors, had poor performance, and got less than 10mpg. I have a Haynes manual for mine. I followed...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-27-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By kevin206
The truck does start, run, and charge normally...

The truck does start, run, and charge normally now. No arc when connecting the cables. I didn't think to disconnect the starter side of the solenoid at the time. I disconnected the battery...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-26-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By kevin206
Any time I've had this happen I have found one of...

Any time I've had this happen I have found one of two things...
1) a completely stuck/frozen wheel cylinder on the side that is NOT locking up...not applying.
2) a sticking cylinder on the side...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-26-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By kevin206
Thanks for the thoughts, guys. I think the stuck...

Thanks for the thoughts, guys. I think the stuck solenoid could be it. The spark was HUGE...think striking an ARC with a stick welder!

The first thing I did was to disconnect the solenoid. I...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-25-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By kevin206
Huge ARC when I hooked up my negative battery terminal!

I have an 18 month old battery in my truck that has never given me problems. Last Saturday I ran some errands and accidentally left my headlights on when I returned home. Of course, that ran the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-22-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By kevin206
Sounds like this time it may be the lock cylinder...

Sounds like this time it may be the lock cylinder or, very likely, the actuator inside the column that connects the lock cylinder to the switch mounted farther down on the column.


To get going...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-10-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By kevin206
I explored a few options. My lines were kinked...

I explored a few options. My lines were kinked right at the connectors. I bought a Dorman repair kit that was two brass couplers, one 3/8" and one 5/16", that were ridged and intended to splice the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-07-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By kevin206
My truck runs better with the EGR vacuum line...

My truck runs better with the EGR vacuum line pulled and plugged. The reason why, on mine, is that the EGR tube that goes from the exhaust manifold to the bottom of the EGR valve is broken. When I...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-27-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By kevin206
I live in Middle Tennessee, so prices will...

I live in Middle Tennessee, so prices will vary....my dad has used maaco with good results. The truck was clean, just faded. They upsold him to a higher quality urethane paint and painting inside the...
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