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Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 03-23-2014, 08:50 PM
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Posted By mopete1
I have never had a problem like that. But as far...

I have never had a problem like that. But as far as filling up the torque converter . I have always filled it up half way while it is out of the transmission but it will suck the fluid up when you...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 03-23-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 969
Posted By mopete1
A/c as in air conditioning? Most likely It doesnt...

A/c as in air conditioning? Most likely It doesnt NEED to be replaced unless you NEED/WANT your a/c to work.

Truthfully, anyone who can turn a wrench and pop some quick disconnects apart can...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 03-23-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,096
Posted By mopete1
From what I understand, Ive heard people say that...

From what I understand, Ive heard people say that kingpins are stronger therefore ideal for off-road use
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 03-19-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,096
Posted By mopete1
I believe the first gen lightnings came with...

I believe the first gen lightnings came with 4.10s but chances of finding them in the boneyard are slim.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 03-18-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,096
Posted By mopete1
Oh and I forgot to mention to measure...

Oh and I forgot to mention

to measure pinion depth you need a pinion depth gauge and they are expensive

and to measure backlash you need a dial indicator which I imagine you could buy either a...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 03-18-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,096
Posted By mopete1
There is alot of set up when regearing and rear...

There is alot of set up when regearing and rear end.

1st is pinion depth.
This is accomplished by shims between the pinion shaft and the larger bearing.
Most of the time you are fine by just...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 03-18-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,109
Posted By mopete1
Well if you need to get a new transmission...

Well if you need to get a new transmission anyway, you could either way. Now is the time to do it since you will have half of it disconnected anyway. I have heard alot of people destroying the M5od...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 03-18-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By mopete1
Which side of the distributor and what does it...

Which side of the distributor and what does it mount to?
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 03-18-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,222
Posted By mopete1
I personally think 235s look the best on lowered...

I personally think 235s look the best on lowered f150s, If you can do it that is what I would do or should have done haha. I have 255/60R15 on mine but I only have a 3 inch kit in the front. There is...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 03-18-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,188
Posted By mopete1
Deglazed the cylinders ...

Deglazed the cylinders
http://www.supermotors.net/getfile/1014401/fullsize/20140108_194224_655.jpg

Painted balancer for easier timing...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 03-18-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,188
Posted By mopete1
Revived 89 xlt project

Sorry it has been a long long time since I have been on here. But I have recently been doing alot of work to my truck.

Here is how you most likely saw it last.
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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 05-07-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By mopete1
just put the cable drive and everything into the...

just put the cable drive and everything into the 93 trans will the gear drive and everything from an aod fit.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 04-23-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By mopete1
m50d swap, speedometer Q's

I swapped a 93 m50d in to my 89 and apparently was not thinking enough. the 89 is cable driven and the 93 is electronic. i plan on using aftermarket gauges, is there a way i can use the vss sensor...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 11-11-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,396
Posted By mopete1
i know lmc truck sells stock stickers and decals ...

i know lmc truck sells stock stickers and decals

and as far as my rollpan it is metal, i beleive i got it at godfather customs. and it mounts to the vertical piece of the floor of the bed behind...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 10-14-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,396
Posted By mopete1
i think it would look cool but i dont think itll...

i think it would look cool but i dont think itll last long its just like a vinyl strip and it kept falling off my windsheild so i just ripped it off.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 10-11-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,396
Posted By mopete1
hey guys sorry i havent been on here in a while....

hey guys sorry i havent been on here in a while. for the fog lights i used just some 1 inch strips on 1/8th inch steel and made my own brackets. the window decal strip i got at a place called surplus...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 03-07-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By mopete1
pop the door panel off and see if the window is...

pop the door panel off and see if the window is sitting in the track right.i had that problem in 89 f150 and i had to reclamp the window in the track.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 03-07-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By mopete1
its possible. lucas will help. it could also be a...

its possible. lucas will help. it could also be a pinhole exhaust leak
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 03-07-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 617
Posted By mopete1
transfer case shift solenoid is the most likely...

transfer case shift solenoid is the most likely cause. check for codes.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 02-27-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,455
Posted By mopete1
belltech and djm make dream beams for our trucks....

belltech and djm make dream beams for our trucks. drop spindles are for the older/newer trucks. you can get drop coils and dream beams for a total of 5 inches but you will need different alignment...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 02-26-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,427
Posted By mopete1
ive only done an oil pan on a 5.8 e150 but i had...

ive only done an oil pan on a 5.8 e150 but i had to remove the fan shroud, upper intake, y pipe, disconnect the motor mounts jack the engine up drop pan down. remove oil pump into pan and slide the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 02-20-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By mopete1
i know some of the explorers came factory with...

i know some of the explorers came factory with 8.8 and discs not sure what year.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 02-12-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 37,534
Posted By mopete1
try to pour some kerosene in them if you can...

try to pour some kerosene in them if you can start yer truck and let em burn out then itll be louder. ive had friends that have done this.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 01-15-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,401
Posted By mopete1
i have an 89 that i lowered 3/5 and mine came...

i have an 89 that i lowered 3/5 and mine came with front a rear swaybars but i had to take the front off because i couldnt get the links to fit right unless there is a trick. some custom fabrication...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 01-15-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By mopete1
hey man sorry i havent been on here in a while,...

hey man sorry i havent been on here in a while, but mine is a 3/5 and i have no problem with my pinion angle the only other thing i did was and m50d swap with the stock driveshaft and the 5 speed is...
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