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Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-02-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Eddiec1564
You can hook up a 4 wire O2 sensor into a one...

You can hook up a 4 wire O2 sensor into a one wire O2 harness. Just use the O2 signal wire into the one wire harness and a ground from the 4 wire O2 signal ground to engine block.

I have done this...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-27-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By Eddiec1564
Any 94 to 95 F-series(except diesel) tach...

Any 94 to 95 F-series(except diesel) tach cluster will work in your truck. The wiring harness lets the factory tach know if you have a V8 or I6.

Like Conanski said :"... swap your speedo onto...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-26-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,169
Posted By Eddiec1564
Check for a exhaust manifold leak on the head....

Check for a exhaust manifold leak on the head. Dropping cylinders(misfiring them) did not change the noise but you still are pushing out exhaust . That could be a possibility.
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-20-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,503
Posted By Eddiec1564
That is one way to get that tach signal, but a...

That is one way to get that tach signal, but a little more involved for me to do. Once I find a diesel tach, I'll figure out which resistors need changing to get a correct reading from it with the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-20-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 154
Posted By Eddiec1564
2X on the DMM's, too slow to fully capture the...

2X on the DMM's, too slow to fully capture the switch over of the O2 sensor.

The next best thing to the oscilloscope is the analog voltage meter. Set it to the 1.5V range and it works really good....
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-19-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 154
Posted By Eddiec1564
Also make sure the engine is fully warmed up and...

Also make sure the engine is fully warmed up and in close loop to get a proper reading from a O2 sensor.

At idle/goosing engine, most engines are in open loop, while cruising you will be in close...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-18-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By Eddiec1564
The BIG question is how are you going to mount...

The BIG question is how are you going to mount that brute of a compressor? I'd replace with the FS10 to keep things simple unless you have dual AC system in a large vehicle.

I have dual AC...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-18-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,503
Posted By Eddiec1564
So the tach pickup is reading the gear teeth of...

So the tach pickup is reading the gear teeth of the pump? The next time I come across a diesel tach at the junk yard, I'm going to get it and see how to modify it to use off a ignition coil tach...
Forum: 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-13-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By Eddiec1564
The cabs will bolt up between the years to the...

The cabs will bolt up between the years to the frame. Front clip will bolt in place to the newer cab too so you can keep the bullnose.

The BIG issue is the dash mounts, steering column mounts and...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-13-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Eddiec1564
That power window and lock wire harness is not...

That power window and lock wire harness is not installed on vehicles with out them. It is a separate wire harness that Ford buried deep inside the dash along the fire wall defroster area from door...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-12-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By Eddiec1564
To get a windshield out with out cracking it, is...

To get a windshield out with out cracking it, is not easy at all.

One method is to "see-saw" a piano wire back and forth to cut the urethane sealant. Takes two people and coordination and LOTS of...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-12-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By Eddiec1564
Sooner then better for the rust!!! When it...

Sooner then better for the rust!!! When it starts, it can go fast and eat up lot of metal.

For a temp fix, I would wire wheel out the seams and get rid of the old seam sealer then use the rust...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-11-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,162
Posted By Eddiec1564
Thanks for the photos, I see how they mounted the...

Thanks for the photos, I see how they mounted the sealed beams. Now to figure out a way to replicate it and the bezel.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-11-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By Eddiec1564
That is a very common problem here in Florida. ...

That is a very common problem here in Florida. Roof rust out before the bottoms do.

You will need to dig out the seam sealer from the drip rail and fix any rust and redo the seam sealer. If...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-08-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,162
Posted By Eddiec1564
Could you take some good photos of the inside...

Could you take some good photos of the inside where the sealed beam fits and back side? I too been looking for Aussie headlights for my 89, but not so lucky. So I am going to try to make up a set...
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