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Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 09-06-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,841
Posted By ellis4pa
You'll most likely see it go up, it won't get any...

You'll most likely see it go up, it won't get any lower
Forum: General F150 Discussion 09-05-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By ellis4pa
No, nothing happened to the truck, but my wife's...

No, nothing happened to the truck, but my wife's escape just blew its second new engine. We bought it new in '05 and just out of warranty about 65k miles, the timing chain broke. $5500 later we had a...
Forum: General F150 Discussion 09-04-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By ellis4pa
No not the sport, Its the SE with the 3.0 ...

No not the sport,
Its the SE with the 3.0

Its fwd, and yes its peppy, felt like a rocket compared to the truck, LOL. So I'll be posting my programmer it the sale section in the near future.
Forum: General F150 Discussion 09-04-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By ellis4pa
moving on

Well, tomorrow I'm trading in my F150 for a 2011 fusion. I just wanted to say thanks to everyone here for all the help and advice given. This site saved me tons of cash in repairs and I definitely...
Forum: 5.4L 08-28-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,249
Posted By ellis4pa
You can absolutely change head gasket yourself,...

You can absolutely change head gasket yourself, but you're gonna want to make sure you have the tools and maybe watch a YouTube video to get familiar with the process. But if coolant was coming out...
Forum: 5.4L 08-27-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,249
Posted By ellis4pa
Its mostly labor, the gasket is probably $30-$40...

Its mostly labor, the gasket is probably $30-$40 but several hundred for labor, not sure on the total price, once the heads are off they will need to check them and make sure they didn't warp. If...
Forum: 5.4L 08-27-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,249
Posted By ellis4pa
Well, damn. The overheat may have caused your...

Well, damn.
The overheat may have caused your head gasket to blow, from what I can tell where your describing. If this is the case, its expensive now. Check your oil, if its looks like 'chocolate...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 08-26-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,841
Posted By ellis4pa
Oh yeah man I know, you want it right, and yeah...

Oh yeah man I know, you want it right, and yeah you won't be able to tell the brand on it unless its stamped into the steel. If you measured exactly and its only 1.5" and not 1.625" then you have a...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 08-25-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,841
Posted By ellis4pa
OK I think I got you now, so to find out, where...

OK I think I got you now, so to find out, where is the block located? If its in the top of your shock and spring you have the auto, and the 1.5" you measured is actually 1.625" if you pulled it out,...
Forum: 5.4L 08-25-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,249
Posted By ellis4pa
Usually a steady CEL is an exhaust issue, and...

Usually a steady CEL is an exhaust issue, and when it starts flashing the problem is more serious, like an engine issue.
I was thinking the muffler swap may have shook something up or damaged the...
Forum: 5.4L 08-24-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,249
Posted By ellis4pa
The overheating part, that's what worries me. My...

The overheating part, that's what worries me. My personal experience is misfiring doesn't cause it on it own.
The engine can't get rid of the heat, sounds like its not exhausting right, and since...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 08-24-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,841
Posted By ellis4pa
A spacer of 1.25" would give you a 2" lift, ...

A spacer of 1.25" would give you a 2" lift, 1.625" spacer would give you a 2.5" lift and a 1.75" spacer would give you a 3" lift.
I'm not sure what an auto spring is, but a leveling kit is usually...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 08-10-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By ellis4pa
I agree, dead battery or loose cable man. I know...

I agree, dead battery or loose cable man. I know that clicking sound well, unfortunately.

Edit: Oops, I see you checked the cables already. Also I noticed on mine the speed of the clicking is...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 07-25-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,398
Posted By ellis4pa
Well, definitely check the fpdm, they usually are...

Well, definitely check the fpdm, they usually are visibility corroded. I wouldn't think the cats, they would most likely give you problems at higher rpms due to restricted flow.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 07-21-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,398
Posted By ellis4pa
Spark plugs would be what I would point at first....

Spark plugs would be what I would point at first. Do you know if they've ever been changed?
But it never hurts to clean your MAF and throttle body with the appropriate cleaners.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 06-26-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By ellis4pa
Check your slip yoke, pull the drive shaft down...

Check your slip yoke, pull the drive shaft down and grease it up good.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 06-17-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By ellis4pa
I've run my battery dead a couple of times, not...

I've run my battery dead a couple of times, not proud of it.
But I get the same issues everytime, the computer has to relearn, usually I gotta fill up the tank to correct the fuel gauge then the...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 06-15-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,358
Posted By ellis4pa
Spoke too soon, now the gauge is just all over...

Spoke too soon, now the gauge is just all over the place.

If it comes down to a dash problem, does anyone know what the cost of replacement might be?
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 06-15-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,358
Posted By ellis4pa
OK, well I can't find anything on how to do a...

OK, well I can't find anything on how to do a gauge sweep on my dash but it seems to be working fine now??
As I drove around today it just kinda got better, now its working like normal.
Do you...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 06-14-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,358
Posted By ellis4pa
I disconnected the battery, I only had 15 minutes...

I disconnected the battery, I only had 15 minutes and it didn't do anything,
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 06-14-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,358
Posted By ellis4pa
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Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 06-14-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,358
Posted By ellis4pa
I...I swear I don't have a button for that. Let...

I...I swear I don't have a button for that.
Let me send another pic.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 06-14-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,358
Posted By ellis4pa
Well, I don't have a trip button its the...

Well, I don't have a trip button its the electronic thing, I tried holding buttons down but either didn't find the right combo or just didn't do something right all together.
I'm at work now (2nd...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 06-14-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,358
Posted By ellis4pa
Need Help, Speedo Problem

Well, I got this...(see pic)

Where do I start?
As I was driving it just kept going, it was like a second hand on a clock, just tick,tick,tick all the way up, and now it just stays there with the...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 06-13-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,621
Posted By ellis4pa
I believe they are stock length struts, they just...

I believe they are stock length struts, they just come with the spacer on top. So no worries about strut length.
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