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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-26-2015, 09:16 AM
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Posted By F350 1990
There's a known step function in costs moving...

There's a known step function in costs moving from 300+ horsepower to over 400. The step function steepens as you go up the horsepower curve.

You're very likely looking at $3500 - $4500 once you...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-25-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By F350 1990
This is a must save, must upgrade Oklahoma truck...

This is a must save, must upgrade Oklahoma truck with all that good Oklahoma red dirt underneath.

You have a long list and it's best to start with the basics on EEC:



Fuel Injection...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-25-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By F350 1990
I had these guys rebuild a dash for one of my...

I had these guys rebuild a dash for one of my Fairlanes ..........this video will give you an idea how to DIY:

Just Dashes Production Center: Restoration Video...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-25-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By F350 1990
If you go 3G later, I'd recommend Bosch --- been...

If you go 3G later, I'd recommend Bosch --- been installing many of their alternators lately and the quality is superb, pricing reasonable.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-25-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 223
Posted By F350 1990
Check IAC, throttle body, and TPS for proper...

Check IAC, throttle body, and TPS for proper functioning, voltages, cleanliness.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-25-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By F350 1990
Nice touch -- I've also had good luck with the...

Nice touch -- I've also had good luck with the plastic dip products -- never thought they'd adhere as well as they have, but they've been holding up on our work trucks.

Rechroming (I guess because...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-04-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 651
Posted By F350 1990
From what I remember the 4.9s will unbolt, but...

From what I remember the 4.9s will unbolt, but the 302s generally have a couple of rivets on the frame towers that you can replace with Grade 8 bolts/nuts. Cost is minimal -- 10s dollars range...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-04-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 961
Posted By F350 1990
Safety considerations

If possible try finding seats with protective rear headrests (especially for those passengers near the glass in the back). Ford trucks including my new F-150 (VEHICLE NOT YET RATED in any crash...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-04-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By F350 1990
Rebuilds are hit/miss - often outright poor quality/work

About 60-70% of the "rebuilds" we see are sloppy, shoddy work.

Food for thought.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-04-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By F350 1990
Procedure enclosed -- if your first time, get experienced help

Installing Back Glass | FordMuscle.com (http://www.fordmuscle.com/2007/05/installing-back-glass/)
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-04-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By F350 1990
Issue was subject of a recall Go with the NAPA parts (higher quality)

NHTSA Campaign Number:
91V146000
Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:AUXILLARY TANK:SELECTOR DEVICES
Manufacturer Involved:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturing Start Date:
Wed,...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-03-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,330
Posted By F350 1990
Six-Month Update on the Shootout

Inputs from five shop mechanics along with ongoing tests on 40-50 year old tractors (e.g 1966 JD 2510) and farm implements ---- latest summary opinions below. Dry ice remains the winner and we...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-02-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By F350 1990
The vast majority of replacement pumps out there...

The vast majority of replacement pumps out there (e.g Airtex, Delphi, etc) are CHINESE, MEXICAN JUNK , substandard and fail frequently --- many infant mortalities along with other early failures...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-28-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By F350 1990
Some folks in my shop celebrated Sam Adams...

Some folks in my shop celebrated Sam Adams birthday (yesterday) with some cold ones named in his honor.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-28-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By F350 1990
Other factors to consider: (1) "Seizing"...

Other factors to consider:

(1) "Seizing" and/or malfunctioning (e.g. dragging) wheel cylinders (very common)

(2) Improperly adjusted (in theory after the initial adjustment with the Ford tool...
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