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Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-09-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By LastSplash
Sounds like your alternator is getting ready to...

Sounds like your alternator is getting ready to die. The brushes in the alternator are pushed against the commutator with springs, as the brushes wear down the spring pressure drops and the brushes...
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 01-30-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,464
Posted By LastSplash
I second the plug wires. Either #7 or #3 is bad,...

I second the plug wires. Either #7 or #3 is bad, with coil packs those two cylinders fire at the same time so one bad wire kills 2 cylinders.
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 01-28-2009, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By LastSplash
If the battery has a dry or shorted cell the...

If the battery has a dry or shorted cell the battery charger will protect itself and not supply any energy to the system.
Forum: Performance & General Engine Building 01-24-2009, 04:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By LastSplash
There is no possible way to increase the flow...

There is no possible way to increase the flow through an open system by placing a stationary object in the flowpath.
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 01-13-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,688
Posted By LastSplash
The 4.6 is a strong motor. I have owned trucks...

The 4.6 is a strong motor. I have owned trucks with both the 4.6 and the 5.4 and when the trucks were empty and not towing anything there didnt seem to be much difference between the 4.6 and the 5.4,...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-13-2009, 12:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By LastSplash
You could buy 10' of 2ga wire and new crimp on...

You could buy 10' of 2ga wire and new crimp on terminals and make the wires yourself for less than $20.
Forum: Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Tires, & Wheels 01-12-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By LastSplash
I guess I should have been clearer about setting...

I guess I should have been clearer about setting the diff up.
Did you check the ring and pinion for proper engagement and backlash? Your experience with the tru trac is the only bad one I have ever...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-12-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By LastSplash
No, if I remember right methyl alchohol absorbs...

No, if I remember right methyl alchohol absorbs water and ethyl does not
Forum: Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Tires, & Wheels 01-11-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By LastSplash
Sounds like the unit was not set up right and the...

Sounds like the unit was not set up right and the teeth were not meshing up right, they are a pain to set up correctly. As far as feathering the gas to get the unit to engage, that is how they are...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-11-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By LastSplash
If it were me I would just install a new wire and...

If it were me I would just install a new wire and be done with it, the wire wont cost much or take very long to change out.
Oh and good luck finding the neg wire for the starter.
Forum: Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Tires, & Wheels 01-11-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By LastSplash
A dana 50 seems small, I think the excursion uses...

A dana 50 seems small, I think the excursion uses the chassis as the Super duty and thought the SD's had either a Dana 60 or 80 up front.
I have never driven anything with a tru trac in the front...
Forum: Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Tires, & Wheels 01-11-2009, 02:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By LastSplash
The main difference between a locker and a LS is...

The main difference between a locker and a LS is that a LS will allow the axles to spin at different speeds so when you are turning the rear wheels will not try to push the truck straight like a...
Forum: Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Tires, & Wheels 01-10-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By LastSplash
The Tru Trac is an torsen automatic limited slip...

The Tru Trac is an torsen automatic limited slip that, unlike most other LS units, will transfer the torque evenly between both axles (50/50) even when one wheel is in the air, as opposed to an open...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-10-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By LastSplash
The regulator is for the amp turn on. One wire...

The regulator is for the amp turn on. One wire connects to the amp turn on wire from the head unit. (normally the wire is blue with a white stripe) The middle wire needs to be connected to a good...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-10-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By LastSplash
X2 for Astrostart, the model I had installed on...

X2 for Astrostart, the model I had installed on my 05 is the top of the line 5224, it is a two way with a range of 1 mile, I dont know how much it costs because I told the dealer I would not buy the...
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