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Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 04-22-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 150
Posted By Encho
Let's check if the fuel pump is stuck: with a...

Let's check if the fuel pump is stuck: with a hammer give some taps to the fuel tank and try to start the engine.
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 04-22-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By Encho
Most of the owners actually want to go the other...

Most of the owners actually want to go the other way, and the reason is simple: The electronic shifter motor attached to the TC is expensive (around $150 last time I checked) and can fail at the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-20-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 558
Posted By Encho
My last trans failed due to a TC, not a fun thing...

My last trans failed due to a TC, not a fun thing to bear with. Definitely doing what has been adviced is the best. Personally unless you can get trans for dirt cheap I would rebuild and use a new...
Forum: Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 04-04-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,082
Posted By Encho
For others doing these kind of mods on their...

For others doing these kind of mods on their transmissions remember there is a proper refill procedure for the transmission:

- After the mod procedure is done check that everything is properly...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 04-04-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By Encho
File the damaged spots, no need to replace that...

File the damaged spots, no need to replace that spindle. Also remember to check the small pilot bearing inside it, that's the one most neglected and the first to go.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-28-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By Encho
No power/air tools of any kind, so I finally did...

No power/air tools of any kind, so I finally did the deed with the help of a local mechanic. He happened to be around working on a neighbor's car and I lent him some tools, so he pitied me and gave...
Forum: 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-28-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,347
Posted By Encho
No power/air tools of any kind, I finally did the...

No power/air tools of any kind, I finally did the deed with the help of a local mechanic . He happened to be around working on a neighbor's car and I lent him some tools, so he pitied me and gave me...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 02-28-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 768
Posted By Encho
Pivot bushings are a **** to do... just save...

Pivot bushings are a **** to do... just save yourself the aggravation and take the pivot arm off, all the way to the coil and radius arm (you did check the radius arm bracket for cracks, right?)....
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 02-18-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 768
Posted By Encho
The Rear Pinion makes a grinding noise when it's...

The Rear Pinion makes a grinding noise when it's broken for a while, have you checked that the engine and transmission mounts are fine? are they properly tight?.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-09-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By Encho
Hmmm... I just remembered I do have a BFH... a...

Hmmm... I just remembered I do have a BFH... a SLIDER HAMMER, I have to try that thing out with this.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-09-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By Encho
You described exactly the procedure I'm planning...

You described exactly the procedure I'm planning to follow, except the BFH might only be a FH...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-09-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By Encho
Did you use a ball joint tool while trying on the...

Did you use a ball joint tool while trying on the truck? I guess that without pneumatic tools my only choice is to take the whole thing out...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-09-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By Encho
Took the stupid axle off, tomorrow I'll try to...

Took the stupid axle off, tomorrow I'll try to take the bushing out in the truck still, if it doesn't work I'll take the arm off.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-09-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By Encho
BFH? Big ******* Hammer? or is my mind too soiled...

BFH? Big ******* Hammer? or is my mind too soiled already?. I suspect a C-clamp could help me seat the new bushing without having to beat on it.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-09-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By Encho
You actually understood everything alright. I was...

You actually understood everything alright. I was trying to avoid having to take the axle out, but I get your point, even though taking the axle out is a bothersome job. And I have no press nearby so...
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