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fordtrucks80up-digest Sunday, March 15 1998 Volume 02 : Number 097



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In this issue:

Shocks [John Cassis ]
2wd Lockers [John Cassis ]
Don't Type in All Caps...it's ummmmm...well just don't [SNOOP22222
Re: Our Super Duty F-450 Arrived! [four-by-fourjuno.com (Off Road)]
[none] [David Centrone ]
shock replacement ["Casey Vandor" ]
Re: shock replacement [JSCF250 ]
TPS SWITCH [JSCF250 ]
Re: TPS SWITCH [FSTFORDS ]

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Date: Sat, 14 Mar 1998 09:09:37 -0600
From: John Cassis
Subject: Shocks

The reason I asked was because I've had them on my truck for the last 4 =
years. I like them. But I'm of the opinion that its a 4x4 truck, I use =
it, I 4 wheel int, so I dont expect it to ride like a car. I was just =
curios if there was something other than the ride that you did'nt like =
about them. I like the way they make my suspension seem real firm. =
Anyway thanks.

John Cassis
93' STX 4x4 3.0/5-speed

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Date: Sat, 14 Mar 1998 09:25:53 -0600
From: John Cassis
Subject: 2wd Lockers

C'mon get real. It will take you a little deeper, but dont think your =
going to follow 4 wheelers just because you've got a locker on your 2 =
wheel drive. Like I said I know it will take you a little farther but =
reality is sooner or later you'll find yourself stuck, wishing you had a =
4x4.

John Cassis
93' STX 4x4 3.0/5-speed

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Date: Sat, 14 Mar 1998 12:46:55 EST
From: SNOOP22222
Subject: Don't Type in All Caps...it's ummmmm...well just don't

Yeah

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Date: Sat, 14 Mar 1998 12:56:51 -0800
From: four-by-fourjuno.com (Off Road)
Subject: Re: Our Super Duty F-450 Arrived!

My Dream is to own a super-duty. Would you post all the pictures on a
site or something so I could drowl.

Zack

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Date: Sat, 14 Mar 1998 13:57:39 -0500
From: David Centrone
Subject: [none]

Hi All,

I have a general question. . . are manual and automatic transmissions
interchangeable? Like, for instance, if you had a Ranger with an automatic
installed and you were having problems with it and you wanted to put a
standard in so you could work on it yourself could you?

Thanks,


Dave

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Date: Sat, 14 Mar 1998 12:30:54 -0900
From: "Casey Vandor"
Subject: shock replacement

I need to replace all four shocks on my truck (and maybe add a steering
dampener) I wanted to get Monroe Sensa tracs, but the guys at the local tire
shop said Monroe doesn't make any for my truck (83 3/4 ton 4x4 ifs) Is
there a comparable shock similar in price and such to the Monroe? I looked
into KYB like someone mentioned and they were about 60.00 apiece, which is
almost double what the monroes were. Also where do you put the other end of
the steering damper, (I know one end is attached to the linkage, but didn't
see where to put the other end.
Thanks
P.S. the Manager at NAPA got back to town and called me back and he said
that with his experience on the flashers, he wanted more noise and found a
heavy duty flasher, but it didn't make it any louder. He can order one for
me to try, but he didn't get any results with it. Does the noise level just
depend on the year of truck I have?

Casey Vandor

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Date: Sun, 15 Mar 1998 00:39:20 EST
From: JSCF250
Subject: Re: shock replacement

hey try a set of gabriel magnums, i just put 4 on my 250 and it rides great,
smooth if thats what youre looking for. the sensa tracts are comparable with
the gabriels, they sell them at pep boys for 23 bucks a piece. good luck .

joe

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Date: Sun, 15 Mar 1998 00:58:14 EST
From: JSCF250
Subject: TPS SWITCH

Hey does anybody know the signs and symptoms of a malfunctioning throttle
position sensor switch??how will the truck run?? thanks.

joe jscf250

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Date: Sun, 15 Mar 1998 01:13:42 EST
From: FSTFORDS
Subject: Re: TPS SWITCH

flat spot in same throttle location every time all the time

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