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05-29-2016, 10:47 PM
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Posted By TorqueKing

Shell Rotella ELC Coolant

Has anybody else run this coolant in their 4.9's? I've run Rotella T6 motor oil since it came out, and regular Rotella 15w-40 before that, so when I saw "Rotella" on a bottle and it didn't...
06-10-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By TorqueKing

x2 on the 87-grade. There's no benefit to...

x2 on the 87-grade.

There's no benefit to running higher octane fuel unless you need it for your timing/compression requirements. Your stock 1990 requires 87-grade only unless you've modified the...
05-18-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 33,916
Posted By TorqueKing

I want to compliment OFLM on your garage. Of...

I want to compliment OFLM on your garage. Of course the truck is the star of the photo, but it's no accident how a beautiful, meticulous restoration can happen in such a well-organized, clean...
05-17-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 33,916
Posted By TorqueKing

I've put in 3 Spectra tanks and 2 Spectra pumps. ...

I've put in 3 Spectra tanks and 2 Spectra pumps. I fully agree with "tanks= great, pumps = awful". My rear tank's Spectra pump quit after 6 weeks. The front hung in there until I sold the truck 3...
05-06-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,446
Posted By TorqueKing

I just used those plugs in my '96 F-150, same...

I just used those plugs in my '96 F-150, same motor. They run fine.
03-14-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,810
Posted By TorqueKing

My A) you could have done better. I owned...

My A) you could have done better.

I owned Flowmaster 50-series for 12+ years now on 300/I-6's, and they sound ok. I just recently bought a Hooker MaxFlow and it sounds and performs demonstrably...
03-13-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By TorqueKing

You need to get the ECU (Ford calls it a...

You need to get the ECU (Ford calls it a Powertrain Control Module, "PCM") for the exact combo you have. Only the 7.3L PSD seems to be exempt from this. That motor doens't seem to give a d*** what...
03-13-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,584
Posted By TorqueKing

What grade/type of oil were you running? ...

What grade/type of oil were you running?

Sincerely, THANKS for posting a follow-up. Too few people do this, and it's absolutely critical to the database to do so for the benefit of future...
03-13-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,812
Posted By TorqueKing

BlueDriver Bluetooth Data for 1996+

Team FTE,

Wanted to review the BlueDriver data tool I just bought from Lemur (on Amazon). If you have an iOS device and a 1996+ Ford Truck (except for the 7.3L PSD), you need this.

Yes, you...
03-13-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 20,081
Views: 2,225,075
Posted By TorqueKing

1996 F-150, 4.9 I-6 (hail the mighty!) M5ODR2,...

1996 F-150, 4.9 I-6 (hail the mighty!) M5ODR2, 8.8 open @ 3.25, SWB, RWD.

Differential oil change from 75w-90 dino/Coastal to 75w-140NS Redline Synthetic.
Added Trick Flow diffy cover from Summit...
10-14-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,671
Posted By TorqueKing

Joey's advice is very good about closing the hole...

Joey's advice is very good about closing the hole up after using the "liquid tape". That method is very easy and hard to do it wrong.
10-14-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,671
Posted By TorqueKing

You can use a sewing needle to pierce the wire,...

You can use a sewing needle to pierce the wire, then alligator clamp into it.

You could also use a probe-lead from the instrument and *carefully* put it in that #6 spot alongside the wire. It...
10-01-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By TorqueKing

I don't know of any reasons why ignition system...

I don't know of any reasons why ignition system performance would fade when the engine gets hot. You can always check for spark with a spark tester, which is basically a dummy spark plug that you...
10-01-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By TorqueKing

Gas Filter is next. I think there's a very good...

Gas Filter is next. I think there's a very good chance this will make it right.
09-24-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By TorqueKing

Relevant to the 4.9L I-6: It would probably...

Relevant to the 4.9L I-6:

It would probably be worth your time to change out the TB gasket. Mine was sucked all the way into the contours of the idle air passages. Here's a video that walked me...
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