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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-01-2015, 02:33 PM
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Posted By CTC01
I agree with Brad, Seems like the key on...

I agree with Brad,

Seems like the key on the 460's is the heads. Some good port work and a solid build on the bottom end and a set of long tube headers and you will have plenty of power for a...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 02-28-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By CTC01
+1 to that. My trailer is an 18' flatbed...

+1 to that.

My trailer is an 18' flatbed tandem axle usually 4000 to 7000lb. My truck is a 96 F250, 460, C6 trans with 4.10's. I know its back there even with the light load but the 460 has...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-24-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 984
Posted By CTC01
Installed a Detroit Truetrac in my F250 this past...

Installed a Detroit Truetrac in my F250 this past fall. BIG IMPROVMENT!!!

I pull a medium weight trailer 4000 to 7000lb. No more slipping one tire on wet roads when taking off.

As for the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-23-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By CTC01
Also be aware you could get the C6 trans until...

Also be aware you could get the C6 trans until 97. Heck of a good trans but hard on fuel economy with no overdrive.



Like bbf385 said. All things being the same except the 460 in place of the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-09-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By CTC01
Look at the rear leaf spring mounts and shackles....

Look at the rear leaf spring mounts and shackles. They are prone to rust out.

If the miles are actual that 7.5l should have lotsa life left in it.


My '96 was a similar story. It was...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-17-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 485
Posted By CTC01
My 96 F250 4X4 gets 8-9mpg if I drive it empty...

My 96 F250 4X4 gets 8-9mpg if I drive it empty and VERY easy. But I have a C6 trans so no overdrive and 4.10 gears. So I get lousy gas mileage but got LOTS of power :-jammin

Todd
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 01-17-2015, 06:02 PM
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Posted By CTC01
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This past summer. Hauling my sons F150 4X4. The ol F250 pulled it...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 01-17-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By CTC01
I have stock type LT235/85R16's on my 96 F250...

I have stock type LT235/85R16's on my 96 F250 4X4. They are rated for 80psi max. Truck is used mostly for hauling, towing and plowing snow. I only put about 2k miles on per year.

When I am...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-13-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 588
Posted By CTC01
I only plow a couple medium length (300-400ft)...

I only plow a couple medium length (300-400ft) gravel driveways and a small parking lot (barly big enough to turn around in). I've always used 4wd high with no problem. I also go easy, no ram jam....
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-11-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By CTC01
Lighter grease sounds like a good idea. Had mine...

Lighter grease sounds like a good idea. Had mine apart late last summer and used Lucas Thick N Tacky. Was not thinking how it would work in the near zero temps we have had lately. I normally lock my...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-09-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By CTC01
Been using cheap 5w30 oil and my ol Harbor...

Been using cheap 5w30 oil and my ol Harbor Freight rustproofing gun on cars and trucks for years. I have regular rustproofing plugs so I can drill holes and spray into rocker panels, doors and other...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-08-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By CTC01
In the rust belt states watch the rear leaf...

In the rust belt states watch the rear leaf spring mounts and shackles. They will rust out and break so the rear of the leaf spring is resting on the bottom of the bed. Just replaced them on my 96...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-01-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By CTC01
What gears are behind the IDI? The torque of the...

What gears are behind the IDI? The torque of the diesel should do a good job towing even through 3.55's but it will do GREAT through 4.10's. :-X22

Todd
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-27-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17,775
Views: 1,109,165
Posted By CTC01
Last week I discovered I had a broken right rear...

Last week I discovered I had a broken right rear shackle on my F250. All the original hardware was getting thin on both sides. Ordered new hangers, shackles and hardware from LMCtruck.com.
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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-25-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By CTC01
Try www.LMCTruck.com (http://www.LMCTruck.com)....

Try www.LMCTruck.com (http://www.LMCTruck.com). They have repair panels. I just got new rear leaf spring mounts for my F250 from them. Parts look good, do not have them installed yet so I can't tell...
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