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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-30-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Fishin76
EECV-IV is what you would have, and that is...

EECV-IV is what you would have, and that is OBD-1. OBD-2 is characterized by the ALDL connector under the right side of the drivers dash on these trucks.

OBD-2 did not come out until '95 on...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-30-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,517
Posted By Fishin76
IMO, by the time you put all the effort and...

IMO, by the time you put all the effort and money into a 6.9, and the conversion, and your time, you still won't have as much power as the 460. if you were talking a late 80's or '90,'91 ,'92...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-19-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,544
Posted By Fishin76
I kinda think about the difference this way: ...

I kinda think about the difference this way:

Just enough (F150) or overcapacity (F250). F350 is not much more than overcapacity, ( mostly just weight rating and some leaf springs.)

If you...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-17-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,459
Posted By Fishin76
You don't need to step on the gas pedal at all...

You don't need to step on the gas pedal at all while starting. The pedal has NO cable attached to it, it is a sensor that tells the computer what you want to do. It has nothing to do with...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-17-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By Fishin76
I think the tranny is fine, I think your feeling...

I think the tranny is fine, I think your feeling the TC lockup after the shift to 4th. If your accelerating fine, then that is what your probably feeling. The TC will not lockup until after the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-17-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,403
Posted By Fishin76
Wow! Thanks for all the opinions! ...

Wow! Thanks for all the opinions! Unfortunately, the truck is was a let-down. It has a Mechanical oil pressure guage installed, and, although it started out at 60psi cold, once warmed up, it...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-16-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,403
Posted By Fishin76
Actually not... 88 4.9L 4x4 is $91 cheaper...

Actually not... 88 4.9L 4x4 is $91 cheaper every 6 months on him. ( i got a quote from insurance lady last night.) I think the biggest difference is no V8... even though the difference is only...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-15-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,403
Posted By Fishin76
Need opinions - Trading trucks for my son.

Need some opnions, I'm on the fence with this.

We have now a 1994 f150 2wd auto 5.0L with 70k on the clock.

I found a 88 f150 4.9L 4x4 5spd that is in about the same shape body wise as the...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-15-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 52,632
Posted By Fishin76
Has anyone experienced a sensor reading that is...

Has anyone experienced a sensor reading that is higher or lower than others after a Cold Soak? After getting my BT adapter and the app. configured the way this thread and the thread on the Torque...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 03-07-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By Fishin76
I have a XLT with a lever, It is a...

I have a XLT with a lever, It is a commercial/fleet truck, but still is a XLT. I don't even have 4x4 stickers on the truck, and it never came with them new.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 03-07-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,341
Posted By Fishin76
It can't hurt anything. the hotter the...

It can't hurt anything. the hotter the combustion chamber is, the less it will smoke on startup.

Another thing, you didn't buy Diesel #1, instead of Diesel #2 did you? Diesel#1 will...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 03-06-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,341
Posted By Fishin76
Yes, White/ bluish smoke at startup is almost...

Yes, White/ bluish smoke at startup is almost always unburnt fuel. Try going thru the glow plug cycle twice before cranking. What was the ambient temp when this happened? under 40 degrees these...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 03-06-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By Fishin76
Transmission. read about it in these forums. ...

Transmission. read about it in these forums. 2001 had a change that made them less reliable. It may never bite you, but at a great cost to fix, it's good to be aware of it.

Nice Truck! ...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 03-04-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By Fishin76
The only reason, IMO you have not had any 6.0...

The only reason, IMO you have not had any 6.0 issues is lack of miles on the drivetrain.

80K on a 7.3 is like a 6.0 with 30k. That 7.3 will go 400k with just regular maintenance. How many...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-27-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 825
Posted By Fishin76
I will tell you from experience, if you don't...

I will tell you from experience, if you don't have 2 GOOD batteries, you ain't startin'.

I went thru 2 sets of Refurb Interstates until I gave up on them and got brand new ones. If you have a...
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