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Posted By Freaksh0w

Battery recommendations for 1986 F-150 5.0 EFI

Hey, guys, I need a battery for my truck. I've searched and searched, but I'm finding some conflicting answers and even battery models that are nowhere to be found lol.
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Posted By Freaksh0w

Awesome. I'm sure you'll love it. I haven't...

Awesome. I'm sure you'll love it. I haven't been on these forums in ages, but was going to come back and let everyone know I still have my truck and it's still running like a champ.

Looks like...
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Posted By Freaksh0w

Gears would be your best noticeable difference if...

Gears would be your best noticeable difference if you have 3.08's or something like that. But, it doesn't sound like your truck is running right if 60 mph is a problem. By no means am I saying the...
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Posted By Freaksh0w

Looks interesting. Do you have a goal date to...

Looks interesting. Do you have a goal date to have this done? I want to be sure not to miss it when you are finished. Having a 302 EFI, myself, and feeling stuck with what I have, I like to see...
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Posted By Freaksh0w

There's a lot of Ford Guru's on this site, I'm...

There's a lot of Ford Guru's on this site, I'm sure you will have some responses from more knowledgeable people than myself. Sounds like it could be two separate issues, one causing hard starts, and...
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Posted By Freaksh0w

Bad alternator or battery? Have you tried...

Bad alternator or battery? Have you tried cranking it with jumper cables to see if it at least turns over faster? A bad alternator will, A), make your battery have a low charge or be dead,...
05-26-2014, 01:17 PM
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Posted By Freaksh0w

Have you thought of simply using Seafoam? You...

Have you thought of simply using Seafoam? You can pour it in your gas and also clean the upper end of your engine by sucking it in through a proper vacuum hose. It can also be poured in the oil,...
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Posted By Freaksh0w

I, too, have a 1986 F150 5.0 EFI XLT Lariat. It...

I, too, have a 1986 F150 5.0 EFI XLT Lariat. It has been, hands down, the most reliable vehicle I have owned, period.

By no means are the 5.0's fast in these trucks in stock form, but I don't...
06-09-2012, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Freaksh0w

I switched my 1986 F150 5.0 EFI from a diet of...

I switched my 1986 F150 5.0 EFI from a diet of conventional oil to Rotella 5W-40 a few years back. I think it had around 120k miles on it. I'm up to 146k miles now and it created zero leaks. Oil...
06-09-2012, 11:18 AM
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Posted By Freaksh0w

Are you losing any coolant? Even if it's just a...

Are you losing any coolant? Even if it's just a small amount? Hopefully it's condensation, but that milky color, while I have seen much worse, looks a lot like coolant and oil. I would definitely...
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Posted By Freaksh0w

How does the cap and rotor look? And is the...

How does the cap and rotor look? And is the rotor spinning as the engine turns over? Is the truck able to run?
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Posted By Freaksh0w

I shined a light down the distributor hole, the...

I shined a light down the distributor hole, the gear looked fine as far as I could tell.

Here's what I'm thinking. The teeth on the timing chain gears broke off, just a few. That's why it...
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Posted By Freaksh0w

Well, I don't think I found the issue. I took...

Well, I don't think I found the issue. I took the distributor out just now, and the gear on it is perfectly fine...

Man, just when I thought I'd have it, as this truck is my only vehicle/daily...
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Posted By Freaksh0w

This is going to be fun. Will be my first solo...

This is going to be fun. Will be my first solo job with a timing deal like this. And I assume I have the TFI dizzy now after looking at autozone distributors.

Should I even buy one from...
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Posted By Freaksh0w

My battery has died and stuff, I don't know if...

My battery has died and stuff, I don't know if it'd still make a new code or not to pull. I took the distributor cap off and had my brother crank the engine, and the rotor is not turning correctly. ...
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