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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-15-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
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Check valves used to be available from Ford. ...

Check valves used to be available from Ford. Solved the problem on both my 89 and my 95 F250s, 4/truck and the pumps are still going strong. The 89's approaching 500,000miles. Parts vendors...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-12-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By oldproudvet
I've used 2 '97s here on my farm for close to 20 ...

I've used 2 '97s here on my farm for close to 20 years. Tow nothing with any weight with the e40d. You'll buy a lot transmissions. I pull my goose regularly with hay/farm epqt etc. I have Banks...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-08-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By oldproudvet
thanks, that's what I needed...........

thanks, that's what I needed...........
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-07-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By oldproudvet
Tach cluster for 97

I've a 97 F250 460 5spd I just bought out in Pueblo CO. For us MN boys an absolutely rust free chassis like this is really exciting. Years ago I did the same thing with a trk from AR. As I recall...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-06-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 490
Posted By oldproudvet
Had the same problem mid 90s 250. Turned out to...

Had the same problem mid 90s 250. Turned out to be the wire feeding voltage to the relay. After chasing everything for a couple of days, took the plug in connector to the relay apart. The + feed...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-30-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By oldproudvet
Get rid of it all, once the pump is gone and the...

Get rid of it all, once the pump is gone and the vacuum reservoirs you can actually see the spark plugs on the rt side. With the egr valve, simple make a aluminum block off plate, gasket it and...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-30-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By oldproudvet
I fought this on a couple of 90's trucks. The...

I fought this on a couple of 90's trucks. The last one I did pull the box. Turned to be very easy, once I go started, with the only stinky part being the middle bolt on the left side, right by the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-30-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By oldproudvet
I've a perfect one on my 97, it's even gray. I...

I've a perfect one on my 97, it's even gray. I picked it up years ago for my 89 which has since succumbed to the rust Gods. The 97 is white, and I just picked it up in Phoenix. Tailgate was cool,...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-30-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By oldproudvet
Wiring kicking my butt......

I've a 97 F250 HD 460 spd bought in AZ not long ago. Absolutely rust free. Factory trailer wiring harness. I have all three factory shop manuals and cannot for the life of solve, what I feel, is a...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-30-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By oldproudvet
You need the entire wheel. I just did the same...

You need the entire wheel. I just did the same thing with my non airbagged 97 250. I found a leather wheel in a U pull yard here in Mpls on my first stop
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-04-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By oldproudvet
New crush sleeve is mandatory whenever the nut is...

New crush sleeve is mandatory whenever the nut is loosened. It's like a con rod stretch bolt, it provides the tension needed to maintain the preload. Once used they are throw aways or you pay the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-04-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By oldproudvet
I installed the complete Banks system 20 years...

I installed the complete Banks system 20 years ago or so. It now has well over 100,000 miles on it with NO issues. Mileage went up to 15 or so pulling my loaded gooseneck. They are a class outfit...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-04-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 737
Posted By oldproudvet
My oldest 460, an 89 I bought in 91. It was used...

My oldest 460, an 89 I bought in 91. It was used for hauling cattle and a neighbor swapped it for a diesel. It's had Mobil 1 synthetic in since new. It now has 529,749 miles on it. I pulled the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-02-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By oldproudvet
In the engine compartment, note the openings on...

In the engine compartment, note the openings on the inner fenders, they are open to the outer fender and a pressure washer will blow dirt crap mud out of there. Do that now and several times a year....
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-04-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By oldproudvet
02 sensor does make a difference if it's over...

02 sensor does make a difference if it's over 100k or so. The sensor becomes "coated" and reacts slower with the rich/lean signals. It become "lazy" as we call it. Rather then switching 10-15...
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