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Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 01-25-2015, 01:43 PM
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Posted By greystreak92
Agreed. A Body lift gains you room to spend...

Agreed. A Body lift gains you room to spend money on tires AND axle gears. And trust me when I say that going bigger than 32's on a stock Bronco will turn in into a gelding in short order!
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 01-16-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By greystreak92
The Q-jet was (and obviously still is) a far...

The Q-jet was (and obviously still is) a far better device than nearly all of its contemporaries. (Not calling anyone out, just pointing out that it was/is different in the way it functions so many...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 01-02-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By greystreak92
45 minutes does seem far too long to sustain full...

45 minutes does seem far too long to sustain full voltage through the coil in a typical injector. They aren't built for continuous duty cycles. Additionally, stick with the solvents that are...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 01-01-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By greystreak92
Have you read the dipstick? Typically the fluid...

Have you read the dipstick? Typically the fluid type originally used to fill the transmission is embossed into the steel of the dipstick itself.
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 12-29-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By greystreak92
Yup, failed PCV valve would be the first thing I...

Yup, failed PCV valve would be the first thing I would look for. If the valve doesn't snap shut when/if the intake vacuum sucks up hot oil from the crankcase in addition to blow-by gasses (the...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 12-29-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 360
Posted By greystreak92
... try again because... The EEC-IV computer...

... try again because...

The EEC-IV computer will always give at least one Code. Depending upon whether yours distributes two-digit or three digit Codes, you will always get at least Code 11 or...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 12-27-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 360
Posted By greystreak92
EEC-IV Ford Powertrain Control Was standard...

EEC-IV Ford Powertrain Control Was standard across the entire light truck line by 1986-87. The STI (Self-Test Initialization) connector is located near the cowl on the driver's side inner fender. ...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 12-26-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By greystreak92
Tim, I deplore "slushboxes" in trucks to...

Tim,

I deplore "slushboxes" in trucks to begin with and the E4OD only solidified that opinion years ago. I have pulled one in favor of an M5 (still a mistake if you want the truth given the...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 12-25-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By greystreak92
The M5 is great if you really need to go 35 MPH...

The M5 is great if you really need to go 35 MPH in REVERSE! Otherwise, it lacks the strength to keep up with most of the stresses Bronco owners tend to expect from their truck's driveline. Just...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 12-25-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By greystreak92
Yup, get fault Codes ASAP! Chasing the problem...

Yup, get fault Codes ASAP! Chasing the problem will just cost you $$$ every time you "guess" and its not the actual problem. And the CEL (Check Engine Light) does not need to be on for there to be...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 12-25-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By greystreak92
You CAN do anything you have the time/experience...

You CAN do anything you have the time/experience to tackle. The E4OD has a terrible service record and is notoriously expensive to repair. As these units get older, they are only going to get worse...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 12-25-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By greystreak92
How "wet" is the air filter box UNDER the filter?...

How "wet" is the air filter box UNDER the filter? Both the 5.0 and the 5.8 tend to increase blow-by as they age. (Loss of oil control at rings and seals). How long has it been since the PCV valve...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 12-25-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 360
Posted By greystreak92
Check Engine Light? EEC-IV Codes? (One will...

Check Engine Light? EEC-IV Codes? (One will yield the other once tested). There are any number of possibilities, fault Codes will help narrow it down.
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 12-23-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By greystreak92
I'll chime in and say "DITTO" to everything...

I'll chime in and say "DITTO" to everything already mentioned about the 300! You want to have some real fun, drop a ZF behind a 300.
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 12-23-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By greystreak92
Out of curiosity why? I mean if very small...

Out of curiosity why? I mean if very small people (Read children) are to be secured then I understand but a 4/5 point harness for a third adult in the back seat of a Bronco is pushing it with the...
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