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Forum: Explorer, Sport Trac, Mountaineer & Aviator 05-18-2015, 01:49 PM
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Views: 54,678
Posted By ewalt98
Just got a 98 Explorer EB 5.0 with AWD that has a...

Just got a 98 Explorer EB 5.0 with AWD that has a little over 375k on it for a project vehicle.
Likely to use as a trail rig.
Wouldn't turn over when I got it, due to a bad neg cable from the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-13-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,186
Posted By ewalt98
Hey Brad, Do you have a picture of the finished...

Hey Brad,
Do you have a picture of the finished installation, with the steps.
Like to see how they mounted up for you.
I just got a set of steps with excellent brackets, but with a small amount of...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 04-03-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 26,298
Posted By ewalt98
Bummer, but I guess the radiator is better than...

Bummer, but I guess the radiator is better than popping a head gasket!
Helping a friend the other day with his radiator. Same issue, plastic tanks attached to the metal radiator, his was cracked. ...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-02-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 920
Posted By ewalt98
I love seeing the "rescued from the recycler"...

I love seeing the "rescued from the recycler" threads, keep up the good work and posts!
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-25-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By ewalt98
Wow, that's crazy, and it works! Nice job.

Wow, that's crazy, and it works!
Nice job.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-16-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By ewalt98
Bummer for you, on both accounts. That's a nice...

Bummer for you, on both accounts.
That's a nice looking truck.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-16-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By ewalt98
I just use a nut an bolt to crush the sleeve up...

I just use a nut an bolt to crush the sleeve up to the backside of the sheet metal.

I would agree that the rubber blind nuts should be just fine. They function the same way as the all metal ones....
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-16-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By ewalt98
There are a variety of blind nuts you can use,...

There are a variety of blind nuts you can use, which is how I've seen some factory installs done. Similar to the rubber expansion nut, but all metal. A couple of types are jack nuts and pop rivet...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-13-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 935
Posted By ewalt98
I like these threads, they give you an idea of...

I like these threads, they give you an idea of who your fellow members are, the way they think, some of their experiences and history. A back story, so to speak.

I've always like vehicles from...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-12-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By ewalt98
I found an adjustable vacuum leak on my 88. A T...

I found an adjustable vacuum leak on my 88. A T was spliced into the vacuum line running to the BPS, with the new line plugged into brass valve with a built in filter. Adjusting the opening on the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-12-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By ewalt98
A simple plate welded to the frame is all you...

A simple plate welded to the frame is all you need, you can see it in the ORU kit. But, more importantly, what year is your truck? The 92 and up frames are already boxed. You only need to mod the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-11-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,206
Posted By ewalt98
Ha!, I was going to say that it reminded me of...

Ha!, I was going to say that it reminded me of Durango, but then figured everyone in Co lives on the front range or the high country, not Durango...
We were near the Iron Horse Resort (formerly...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-11-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,206
Posted By ewalt98
Great job on the headlights! What part of...

Great job on the headlights!
What part of Colorado are you in? I grew up outside of Durango, but am now in Montana, and that last picture looks a lot like MT.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-06-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By ewalt98
Yes, they crack. Make sure you have a spare, or...

Yes, they crack. Make sure you have a spare, or new one, when you go to inspect it, so you can simply replace it without delay.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-06-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By ewalt98
In situations like this, you can try applying the...

In situations like this, you can try applying the brakes at the same time you are giving it some gas. The brakes help to transfer torque to the non-spinning wheel.
Works OK, easier with an...
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