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Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 03-29-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 68,410
Posted By donnor
Perseverance and Perspiration...

I have read your entire thread and commend you for seeing such a great undertaking through to this point. Congrats, enjoy, and later this spring when my wife and I are out there for a convention...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 03-28-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By donnor
Another breed of pony...

I like! So why did only our amigos to the south have access to these?
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-28-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By donnor
Super, Short, and Sweet...

F250 Super Cab short beds [OBS] were available in 1996 & 97 model years only with engine choices of 460 or Power Stroke diesel so they are a bit rare. Keep looking - you will find one and, from what...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-27-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By donnor
No respect in retrospect

... and very little to no factory support by now.

dn.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-10-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By donnor
pivot bushing replacement

I second the motion of just disassemble the whole front end. Not only does it make the bushing replacement easier you are able to check out all other components of your front suspension to repair or...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-22-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 783
Posted By donnor
Bumpity-bump...

This was one reason my dad bought Luverne "tucked-under" bumpers for his pickups back in the late 60s & early 70s. The center sections of these bumpers lined up directly under the end of the bed...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-22-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By donnor
Chiropractic for your Twin I Beam...

Hers is a link to an example:

Adjuster Camber Bushing Twin I Beam New Ford E0TZ 3B440P Ranger 1982 88 A8 | eBay

dn.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-27-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By donnor
Compatibility...

You can also upgrade to the newer style used in the 94-96 trucks. They seem to be more readily available via online sellers & are (at least the basic units - not the premium ones with the remote...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-09-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,269
Posted By donnor
MPG update

The axle change noted in my post from earlier this year has been completed and results are in: 18-19 MPG so far. No other changes other than to replace the factory 2G alternator (also known as the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-03-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,217
Posted By donnor
Overall costs of operation...

The best tool in your arsenal is the one behind the wheel: Drive sensibly, anticipate stops to minimize brake use - all the things you've heard since before you got your license. Beyond that? Good...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-03-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By donnor
"Pivot on your good foot"...

If you are replacing the axle arm pivot bushings you will be better served by just removing the shock & spring so that you can get the entire axle arm out to press the old bushing sleeves out & the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-27-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By donnor
"app"titude...

Here is my [old school] "app": self designed grid paper; one design for tracking mileage (on white paper) and another for tracking maintenance and upgrades (on yellow paper). I first laid these out...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-30-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,423
Posted By donnor
Hole-y Toledo...

These open-section bumpers, I believe, first appeared in late 1994 on 1995 PSD models; expanding to all higher trim level trucks in the 1996 & 97 model years. The same stampings were used throughout...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 04-21-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By donnor
Removing the mystery of shroud...

The heavy duty radiators are nominally ~2" thick while the standard units are only about 1". Remember, that is core thickness not tank thickness. Many radiators with 1" core will have the...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 04-21-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By donnor
a little pressure: a good thing?

Has anyone ever used one of these or a similar kit on an F-Series/Bronco?

Twin Turbo TT Ford Mustang 260 289 302 351 5 0L Kit Fox Body Huge Package Race | eBay...
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