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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-12-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,885
Posted By joey2fords
these trucks are too nice ... i wanna see the...

these trucks are too nice ... i wanna see the was-running-when-parked rust-buckets with cracked windshields and empty oil jugs in the cab that the seller has priced at $1500 FIRM.:-X04
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-12-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 346
Posted By joey2fords
88n94 could be on the right track ... in my...

88n94 could be on the right track ... in my experience, u-joint noise starts as a tick, or click, progressing to a knock or clank ... not a squeak ... but since you asked, u-joints are checked by...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-10-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By joey2fords
i didnt know there was a time limit... i actually...

i didnt know there was a time limit... i actually found it to be interesting reading. would rather have read more from full-time mechanics though, rather than guys who knew a guy who got a million...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-10-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By joey2fords
the ford c6 transmission that you have is almost...

the ford c6 transmission that you have is almost bullet-proof ... no worries there. same for the 4.9 litre engine, by the way.

as for the brake drum ... on that side the shoes are adjusted too...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-07-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By joey2fords
... and at only 159k, that old doll is just...

... and at only 159k, that old doll is just getting warmed up !:-drink
Forum: Electrical Systems/Wiring 12-06-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By joey2fords
thanks, BP and Frank ... so it looks like my...

thanks, BP and Frank ... so it looks like my thinking was correct ... it would do for starting a 4cyl. but would be iffy (at best) for cranking anything bigger.
Forum: Electrical Systems/Wiring 12-06-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By joey2fords
deep cycle/starting battery

i have sitting around a 12v energizer "deep cycle/starting" battery ... it takes, and holds, a charge and shows good on a load test.

550 cold cranking amps
700 marine cranking amps (what's this...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-05-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By joey2fords
:i live in the same area as you and have been...

:i live in the same area as you and have been driving propane powered vehicles off and on for the last 20 years, and scanning craigslist for propane powered f250s daily for the last year or so, so i...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-03-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By joey2fords
make sure your coolant level is full.

make sure your coolant level is full.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-03-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By joey2fords
i am wondering if your torque wrench may be out...

i am wondering if your torque wrench may be out of whack ?
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-27-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 704
Posted By joey2fords
i have no problem with being wrong... it has...

i have no problem with being wrong... it has happened before ...and i am glad to have learned something. it just always seemed more logical to think that the faster the water got away from the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-27-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By joey2fords
i think you mean dis-engage ? is there any...

i think you mean dis-engage ?

is there any slop in the pedal itself ... as in 2"-3" of play before you feel any resistance ? pedal not lifting back up all the way without help from your toe ?
...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-27-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 704
Posted By joey2fords
interesting ... my 40 years of...

interesting ... my 40 years of maintaining/repairing my own vehicles (and a few others) would never have led me to think that this was possible, but i will defer the superior knowledge and experience...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-26-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 704
Posted By joey2fords
you are getting some mis-information here ... ...

you are getting some mis-information here ...

running an engine with NO thermostat , or with a cooler thermostat, will NOT result in overheating ... only overcooling.

follow the instructions...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-26-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By joey2fords
the mechanics in your area must be VERY hungry...

the mechanics in your area must be VERY hungry indeed.

the valve lifters are hydraulic ... no adjustment, as everyone else has said.

i bought my 5.8 with a tick 2 years ago ... turns out it is...
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