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Forum: Drivetrain
06-14-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By Steve83

Use a sharp blade (like a razor or box cutter) to...

Use a sharp blade (like a razor or box cutter) to re-cut the end of the tube square & smooth. Cut off as little as possible to remove all the length that has been inside the slave clip (about 1/4")....
06-12-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Steve83

I can't tell exactly where the coolant was...

I can't tell exactly where the coolant was leaking from.

The throttle body...
06-11-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By Steve83

That's wild... I don't know who cooked up that...

That's wild... I don't know who cooked up that belt system, but it clearly wasn't Ford. Those 2 idler pulleys are for a serpentine belt - not Vs. If you want the A/C to work, you should find &...
06-10-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,234
Posted By Steve83

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.f150forum.com-vbu...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.f150forum.com-vbulletin/393x436/81pvm7tj7_l_ac_ul436__2798e325613dabcf7a2d292e862b1efaa6910493.jpg
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06-09-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13,807
Views: 1,193,071
Posted By Steve83

I built & installed new engine mounts, in the...

I built & installed new engine mounts, in the '95F & the '83B.

https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1150149/thumbnail/engmts.jpg
(phone app link)...
06-07-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By Steve83

Take it to another shop for a 2nd opinion. ...

Take it to another shop for a 2nd opinion.

If you want to learn how the brakes work, get a Haynes manual, and read it:

https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/449785/thumbnail/hayneses.jpg
(phone...
06-07-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By Steve83

Depends what CB you're talking about. But for...

Depends what CB you're talking about. But for any consumer-level CB: no, its current draw is too low to matter - especially when you're NOT transmitting.

And I wouldn't wire it to the battery;...
06-05-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By Steve83

Absolutely not. If you have a good rear axle in...

Absolutely not. If you have a good rear axle in your truck, and you maintain the drum brakes properly, there's NO rationalization or justification for this swap. These brakes do NOT perform...
06-04-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Steve83

Definitely the later 3G, and there's no reason...

Definitely the later 3G, and there's no reason NOT to get the 130A version. Click this, read the caption, and continue to the NEXT several:
...
Forum: Exterior
06-04-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 668
Posted By Steve83

You'd have to remove the clearcoat first, then...

You'd have to remove the clearcoat first, then shine the Aluminum (don't use Chrome polish), then re-apply a clearcoat. Search for threads about polishing old Aluminum wheels.
Forum: Interior
06-01-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By Steve83

This & the NEXT several show a '93 Bronco floor...

This & the NEXT several show a '93 Bronco floor (with modified seat mounts, but the factory center):

https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/944366/thumbnail/137tan3.jpg
(phone app link)...
Forum: Electrical
06-01-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By Steve83

Put the truck's details in your signature...

Put the truck's details in your signature (https://www.f150forum.com/profile.php?do=editsignature) so we don't have to go looking:
...
Forum: Drivetrain
05-31-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By Steve83

The guy who said it needed a pan gasket doesn't...

The guy who said it needed a pan gasket doesn't stand to profit - but he also doesn't stand to lose anything if he guessed wrong. And the fact that he only does oil changes says he's not...
Forum: Exterior
05-27-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,324
Posted By Steve83

Yes, many mudders use sprinklers to loosen the...

Yes, many mudders use sprinklers to loosen the bulk of the undercarriage mud. But you have to move them around every hour or so to get the nooks & crannies. I grew up in Louisiana, and I'd spend an...
05-26-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,339
Posted By Steve83

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01JDNIYPW

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01JDNIYPW
05-24-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,940
Posted By Steve83

They fly through because they think they can SEE...

They fly through because they think they can SEE through - either due to clean, clear glass; or due to the reflection. Change that, and they should stop. Try something like this:...
05-24-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,167
Posted By Steve83

The engine in my Bronco came from a '95 F150 that...

The engine in my Bronco came from a '95 F150 that was totalled. I bought the engine in '97 (I think) without checking the (electronic) odometer, so I'm not sure how many miles it had then. I've put...
05-22-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,291
Posted By Steve83

Fill through the radiator neck, then put a good...

Fill through the radiator neck, then put a good cap back on it. Remove either heater hose from the firewall nipple, fill through the hose until it starts to spill out the nipple, then quickly...
05-21-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,208
Posted By Steve83

Your truck isn't going to wipe for you, either. ...

Your truck isn't going to wipe for you, either. You still have to use your own common sense occasionally (which is probably why common sense is becoming less-common). If you know how to make it...
05-20-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,291
Posted By Steve83

Put all the truck's details into your signature...

Put all the truck's details into your signature (https://www.f150forum.com/profile.php?do=editsignature) as this caption explains:
...
05-19-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By Steve83

Stop buying & replacing random parts. No, the...

Stop buying & replacing random parts. No, the temperature gauge has nothing to do with how the engine runs. Before spending any more money or time on peripheral parts, find out why it runs poorly,...
05-17-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By Steve83

Get a Haynes manual & a digital multimeter (DMM),...

Get a Haynes manual & a digital multimeter (DMM), and start testing things:

https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/449785/thumbnail/hayneses.jpg
(phone app link)...
05-13-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By Steve83

Maintenance! Click these & read the captions: ...

Maintenance! Click these & read the captions:

https://www.supermotors.net/getfile/72354/thumbnail/doorsticker.jpg
(phone app link) (https://www.supermotors.net/registry/media/72354)
...
05-10-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,718
Posted By Steve83

A link wouldn't be proof of anything, other than...

A link wouldn't be proof of anything, other than the existence of the interwebz. What you can hold in your hand & look at is proof. Look around - there's a real world around you that's NOT on an...
05-10-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,718
Posted By Steve83

It's not "a fast one" - it's engineered...

It's not "a fast one" - it's engineered correctly. You just don't understand the purpose of the ground terminal on US residential outlets. It would take a while to explain, but the short version is:...
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