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Forum: Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner 08-22-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,225
Posted By DIY
Pull the coil wire from the center of the...

Pull the coil wire from the center of the distributor cap and hold the coil wire brass terminal 1/4" to 1/2" from the engine block where there is no paint. DO NOT HOLD THIS WIRE WITH BARE FINGERS....
Forum: 8 Cylinder Engines 08-22-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By DIY
Possible causes: #1 Faulty Distributor PIP, #2 A...

Possible causes: #1 Faulty Distributor PIP, #2 A non-functioning knock sensor, #3 Anyone of several sensors that could be sending incorrect voltage feedback to the ECU causing a lean mixture.
Is...
Forum: 8 Cylinder Engines 08-22-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By DIY
It's your belt due to the antifreeze acting as a...

It's your belt due to the antifreeze acting as a lubricant. Spray some WD40 at the inside of the belt with the engine idling and the squeak will go away or you can VERY CAREFULLY hold a cake of bar...
Forum: Exterior 07-17-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,556
Posted By DIY
There is a reason Ford installed reinforcing...

There is a reason Ford installed reinforcing beams in their doors. In the event sombody t-bones your rig or drifts over into your lane, you still have a chance to keep your legs and pelvis out of...
Forum: How-To Section 07-17-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 786
Posted By DIY
You've posted this question in the wrong section,...

You've posted this question in the wrong section, beam43. This area is for f150's built before the 1997 model year.
Forum: 8 Cylinder Engines 07-17-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,213
Posted By DIY
According to the folks at Pioneer, the company...

According to the folks at Pioneer, the company specializes in the manufacture of hard to find parts for many makes and models of domestic autos and light trucks. They claim their quality meets or...
Forum: Maintenance Shop 07-06-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,353
Posted By DIY
Fuel injector fix Tip: This short cut is a real...

Fuel injector fix Tip:
This short cut is a real money and time saver.
No need to pull the injectors and send them out to a FI repair shop!
Simply unplug each electrical connection at...
Forum: 8 Cylinder Engines 07-06-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,213
Posted By DIY
This flex plate fits 1996 f150's with the 5.8L...

This flex plate fits 1996 f150's with the 5.8L (351cid) engine VIN designation "H".
It specs out as a 164 tooth 12 pitch ring gear 14.23" diameter flew plate.

Here is another source for...
Forum: Maintenance Shop 07-06-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By DIY
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Forum: Maintenance Shop 07-05-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,497
Posted By DIY
Purchasing any used vehicle is a risky...

Purchasing any used vehicle is a risky proposition, Maurice.
As for my input about flushing the engine every 3rd of 4th oil change, it was common practice back in the day when non-detergent oil was...
Forum: 8 Cylinder Engines 07-04-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,213
Posted By DIY
For your budget I recommend a Pioneer Inc. P/N: ...

For your budget I recommend a Pioneer Inc. P/N: FRA202 4 wheel drive flexplate. Your OE flexplate has a 164 tooth starter ring gear, so make sure they match up before you install...
Forum: Maintenance Shop 07-03-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,497
Posted By DIY
High detergent lubricating oils have their own...

High detergent lubricating oils have their own faults including excessive camshaft and lifter wear, and excessive oil changes can produce just as much wear as infrequent oil changes.
For example:...
Forum: Maintenance Shop 07-03-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By DIY
Ensure the O2 connections are corrosion free. O2...

Ensure the O2 connections are corrosion free. O2 sensor voltage feedback to ECU should be .1 to .9 volts.
If the connections show any sign of white residue or rust, spray the connector contacts...
Forum: Maintenance Shop 07-03-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,353
Posted By DIY
Clean the injectors by adding a bottle or 2 of...

Clean the injectors by adding a bottle or 2 of Techron fuel additive or similar product.
Check the operation of the throttle position sensor and the EFI fuel pressure regulator.
Ensure the fuel...
Forum: Painting and Body Work 07-03-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,835
Posted By DIY
Here is an inexpensive alternative available from...

Here is an inexpensive alternative available from LMC Truck at this link:


http://www.lmctruck.com/icatalog/fe/full.aspx?Page=46


Part # 49-2561
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 07-03-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,338
Posted By DIY
It's a safe bet that the spring package you...

It's a safe bet that the spring package you described in your 1st post is a factory option. The 8.8" Ford Track-Loc rear with 7/8" axles is a stout unit capable of handling a 1500lb - 2000 lb payload.
Forum: Maintenance Shop 06-27-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,558
Posted By DIY
The reason would be excessive amperage load on...

The reason would be excessive amperage load on that circuit. The fuse is blowing to protect the wiring.
With a suitable ammeter remove the blown fuse and activate each light circuit while bridging...
Forum: Electrical, Lights and Audio 06-26-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,181
Posted By DIY
If it ain't broke don't "fix" it!:brows:

If it ain't broke don't "fix" it!:brows:
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 06-26-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,338
Posted By DIY
On the cab rear pillar (driver's side) you'll...

On the cab rear pillar (driver's side) you'll find the decal with the specific GVW rating for your rig.
Check the VIN decoder topic listed in the F150 forums or use this link.

...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 06-26-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By DIY
Are there any jumper wires for added accessories...

Are there any jumper wires for added accessories to either the fuse block or headlight switch?
Forum: Maintenance Shop 06-26-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By DIY
Check for loose starter mounting bolts/nut. The...

Check for loose starter mounting bolts/nut. The starter Bendix gear may be binding on the starter ring gear. Suggest you loosen all of these mounting fasteners and wiggle the starter motor, then...
Forum: Maintenance Shop 06-26-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By DIY
The fuel pump is equipped with check valves. Make...

The fuel pump is equipped with check valves. Make certain the main fuel supply line is hooked up to the discharge port of the fuel pump. In the event this is not the problem, the fuel pump pickup...
Forum: Maintenance Shop 06-25-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,239
Posted By DIY
You will find the diagrams on pages 4-15 and 6-29...

You will find the diagrams on pages 4-15 and 6-29 in the Chilton's Manual #26664.
Forum: Maintenance Shop 06-25-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By DIY
Hi octane gasoline is a formulation that designed...

Hi octane gasoline is a formulation that designed to prevent engine pinging aka: knocking. It is an unnecessary expenditure of money and doesn't improve performance despite what some advertisers tell...
Forum: Painting and Body Work 06-25-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,623
Posted By DIY
Welding vs bonding is all about rust prevention....

Welding vs bonding is all about rust prevention. Welding tab panels destroys the anti-rust or electro galvanized coating in the area welded.
Porsche was one of the 1st automakers to recognize...
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