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  1. Van75
    10-09-2018 07:13 PM - permalink
    Ok, I have a 1985 Ford E-150 van with the I6 300 and AOD 4sp trans. This van has the TFI ignition with all the other electronic stuff: TPS, Electric choke, feedback sensor and those elctronic connector cluster on top of the rocker arm cover. I am not saying I would, but is it possible to swap or convert this setup into the old Duraspark II setup? Thanks!
  2. Austin3450
    12-20-2016 02:32 PM - permalink
    Hi there.
    I just joined this forum after reading from the following thread

    I noticed your post talking about the throttle positioning sensor. Is there are way to bypass it on the 84 Ford F150 Inline 6?

  3. Ghost Tas
    09-23-2016 07:34 PM - permalink
    Thanks. You're right--throttle body EFI. Tranny: first, it just slipped out of gear into neutral, twice, and at low speeds. Checked and topped off the fluid with the required type, but it did it again, so replaced the transmission filter, gasket, and put in new fluid. That seemed to solve the problem, but the following day it started slipping again, this time at around 35-40 mph, and go into neutral, or rev high, as if the Overdrive wasn't kicking in. I read more on this site, and tacled the TV Cable adjustment. I've read every post I can find on here about how to do it, and nothing seems to be fixing the problem. I'm wondering how likely it is that the Overdrive Band is burned out? Think it's time for a rebuild (about $2000 at a shop), or replace (unknown $)?
  4. Ghost Tas
    09-23-2016 12:48 AM - permalink
    Hey there. I'm new here, but I've been stalking your posts RE: the AOD transmission for about a week now (I own an 87 F-250 Lariat XLT 4x4, with the 5.0 and the AOD). Been having issues of my own, and tried everything I could find on these threads, to no avail. I'm wondering if I can pick your brain for more ideas?
  5. FrankOXO
    09-15-2016 09:00 PM - permalink
    Lariat 85; I have seen a number of post concern my issue. I purchased an 85 F150, 6cyl, single carb, 4X4 and 4 speed manual. I am unable to pass MD. state emissions, twice. This project is very challenging and need help. Does my truck have an "electronic carburetor"? Where can I learn about EEC system? Thanks.
  6. Van75
    06-10-2016 12:51 PM - permalink
    Hey do you have any instructions, diagrams on how to set-up the hot air choke on the 2150 carb? Is it better to have the electric assist part with the hot air or no? Thanks!
  7. ctubutis
    12-21-2015 11:29 AM - permalink
    No prob, my supporting you is well-deserved as you provided all sorts of details (part numbers, whatever) and so you earned it... thank YOU for helping!
  8. 1986F150six
    10-26-2015 03:06 PM - permalink
    Thank you for the "rep", regarding the OEM windshield thread!
  9. Ken Blythen
    09-12-2015 11:19 PM - permalink
    Thanks for the rep, Lariat
  10. Old Hickory
    05-08-2015 05:53 PM - permalink
    Just wanted to let you know that an Under Hood Storage/toolbox is liste on E-Bay.

    Don't know if you already have one but this one might be a good one. Search on

    E-Bay for "Ford Bronco UnderHood Storage Box". It was up there today with 2

    people watching it, one of them is me. Hope this helps you.

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  • About LARIAT 85
    Florence, SC
    Classic cars, outdoor sports, weightlifting.
    2 Letter State/Province (use "--" for outside USA/
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    150,000 - 199,999
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    5,000 - 9,999
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    Lucille: 1985 Ford F150 XLT Lariat

    *5.0: 0.060 over, CompCams 31-230-3, "Thumper" E7 heads, Edelbrock Performer intake, Autolite 4100, Duraspark II, Thorley Tri-Y headers, Flowmaster duals, H-pipe.
    *AOD transmission, 2wd, 3.55 gears
    Within each of us, ofttimes, dwells a mighty and raging FURY.


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