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Posted By timbersteel

The Explorers may have been MAF, unsure that an...

The Explorers may have been MAF, unsure that an Expedition was built in the Windsor era. Most generally, all 5.0s were MAF by '95, with cars being the first to get MAF.

And I didn't know that the...
01-23-2018, 06:45 PM
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Posted By timbersteel

I'm not sure. I just left them open. It didn't...

I'm not sure. I just left them open. It didn't bother the intake sealing.
01-23-2018, 05:54 AM
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Posted By timbersteel

They can be plugged. I have a set like that as...

They can be plugged. I have a set like that as well from a '90, 302.

It doesn't affect the sealing of the intake gaskets.
01-22-2018, 04:40 PM
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Posted By timbersteel

The AOD should handle well in a 302. As Conanski...

The AOD should handle well in a 302. As Conanski pointed out, it needs a shift kit.

I had a shift kit installed around 165k miles and then around 186k miles, the transmission died. And the truck...
01-21-2018, 07:09 PM
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Posted By timbersteel

Here's the part #. E8TZ-18B402-C Here's the...

Here's the part #. E8TZ-18B402-C

Here's the link..
https://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1212727-heater-tube-coming-out-of-top-of-intake-manifold.html
01-01-2018, 03:41 PM
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Posted By timbersteel

Yes...yes it does! On the lower passenger side of...

Yes...yes it does! On the lower passenger side of block.
12-31-2017, 09:32 AM
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Posted By timbersteel

50-60 would be static reading Running would...

50-60 would be static reading

Running would be 45-55.

V8 run 30-32 running
40-45 psi static.
12-31-2017, 08:55 AM
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Posted By timbersteel

The 4.9, 300, needs minimum of 40psi of fuel...

The 4.9, 300, needs minimum of 40psi of fuel pressure to run, and that's a maybe. Ideally it needs to be between 45-50 running.

I would start by rechecking the fuel pressure and be sure the gauge...
12-30-2017, 06:49 PM
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Posted By timbersteel

I agree with Brad. The moment water hits the...

I agree with Brad.

The moment water hits the block and sits, with no corrosion inhibitors, it's going to rust quickly.

I flush with chemical and coolant mix to keep rust from forming quickly....
12-29-2017, 05:35 AM
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Posted By timbersteel

Using the cheap solenoid on these truck's can...

Using the cheap solenoid on these truck's can cause major havoc. I've seen them weld together and burn up starter's.

Try to order a Motorcraft replacement when possible and using Rockauto is...
12-28-2017, 08:55 AM
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Posted By timbersteel

Thanks for updating us on the solution and glad...

Thanks for updating us on the solution and glad to know it's been working for you!
12-24-2017, 11:36 AM
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Posted By timbersteel

^^^^^^ Always use Motorcraft when it comes to the...

^^^^^^ Always use Motorcraft when it comes to the Cooling System and the Ignition system.
12-22-2017, 06:31 AM
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Posted By timbersteel

The OP may want to PM Mark. Mark has stated...

The OP may want to PM Mark.

Mark has stated numerous times in the past that using Mercon LV will destroy any transmission it wasn't designated to use it.

I would do as others have stated and...
12-20-2017, 07:16 AM
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Posted By timbersteel

Thanks to everyone that has chimed in. I haven't...

Thanks to everyone that has chimed in. I haven't had time yet to perform the other vacuum tests. Will try to in the next few days.

I haven't driven the truck much in the last month due to the rear...
12-19-2017, 08:51 AM
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Posted By timbersteel

As one poster suggested about the throttle body,...

As one poster suggested about the throttle body, you need to pull it and closely look at it for wear in the bores where the blades close.

Also, I have read in the past the past, the TB gasket on...
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