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Yesterday, 12:56 AM
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Posted By ShirBlackspots

Most likely the wiring has cracked or broke...

Most likely the wiring has cracked or broke within the rubber boot that goes from the truck to the door. Cut off and throw away that rubber boot. Fix any broken or cracked wires, then cover with...
Yesterday, 12:40 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 195,033
Posted By ShirBlackspots

I do have two bottles of MMO in my possession. ...

I do have two bottles of MMO in my possession. So, I'll run those just before I do my timing job/oil change later (I have 500 miles before I do an another oil change, in August)
07-15-2019, 07:19 PM
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Views: 2,054,869
Posted By ShirBlackspots

Thats FordTechMakuloco...

Thats FordTechMakuloco (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN467fmgLLlk98JddJLL51w)
07-15-2019, 06:17 PM
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Views: 195,033
Posted By ShirBlackspots

No, not leaking at all. There's nothing on the...

No, not leaking at all. There's nothing on the ground when parked a long time. Besides, it used about a quart in a week because I drove 1500 miles round trip through Colorado. Interestingly enough,...
07-14-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,341
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Posted By ShirBlackspots

Planned Obsolescence. Since the 1910's and began...

Planned Obsolescence. Since the 1910's and began with light bulbs, because they were lasting too long.
07-13-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By ShirBlackspots

www.rockauto.com www.amazon.com (and don't...

www.rockauto.com
www.amazon.com (and don't forget to add your truck)

Both will get your parts within two days, depending on where the parts warehouse is.

There is your local parts store, and...
07-13-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,018
Posted By ShirBlackspots

I like the paint job. Showed it to my mom (since...

I like the paint job. Showed it to my mom (since I'm at the parents house this weekend), she hated it.
07-13-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,156
Posted By ShirBlackspots

You used Amsoil, it's not even a properly...

You used Amsoil, it's not even a properly certified oil. And I also wouldn't be surprised that you floored it and the engine revved to 5000RPM in first. That would cause any engine of that age to...
07-13-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 195,033
Posted By ShirBlackspots

Why is oil consumption with synthetic and...

Why is oil consumption with synthetic and synthetic blend oil so much higher than conventional oils? I think my truck has used about two quarts in 4000 miles with Castrol GTX high mileage synthetic...
07-13-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By ShirBlackspots

Since you have a 2004 F-150 Heritage, you need to...

Since you have a 2004 F-150 Heritage, you need to be asking this in the 1997-2003 forums.
07-12-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3,634
Views: 2,054,869
Posted By ShirBlackspots

Did you make a small paint mark on the front cam...

Did you make a small paint mark on the front cam cap and camshaft? That would have been easier to make sure you put the camshaft in the correct spot after it turned.
07-12-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By ShirBlackspots

Ok, I wasn't sure.

Ok, I wasn't sure.
07-12-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By ShirBlackspots

2WD spindle nut cotter pin

Does anyone know the exact size of the cotter pin that locks the nut in for the front wheel spindles? I bought a random assortment of 3/32" cotter pins, but I'm not even sure that's the right size. ...
07-11-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,644
Posted By ShirBlackspots

Here's a good video to watch ...

Here's a good video to watch
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ag-Q_lP0dOk
07-11-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By ShirBlackspots

No mention or picture of mileage. $5000 for a...

No mention or picture of mileage. $5000 for a 2008... Wonder why its so cheap?
07-11-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,868
Posted By ShirBlackspots

The ideal age to trade in a vehicle is when its...

The ideal age to trade in a vehicle is when its between 15 and 20 years old. (If its a Ford. 10-15 years if its a GM or FCA product)

Bought my 2006 in July 2009, and paid it off 5 years later in...
07-11-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,644
Posted By ShirBlackspots

That is an option, but not necessary. Watch some...

That is an option, but not necessary. Watch some YouTube videos on how to do it.
07-11-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,644
Posted By ShirBlackspots

Your foot would work well. Open a bleeder valve...

Your foot would work well. Open a bleeder valve at one brake, pump the brake pedal a few times while adding brake fluid to the master cylinder (I think this is an engine off operation). Once the...
07-11-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3,634
Views: 2,054,869
Posted By ShirBlackspots

Yeah, its pretty difficult to mess the timing up...

Yeah, its pretty difficult to mess the timing up on these engines, given all the markings on the cam phasers, crank sprocket, and chains.
07-11-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,025
Posted By ShirBlackspots

I mean't 3156/3157. For some reason the actual...

I mean't 3156/3157. For some reason the actual number escaped me when I typed that. None of my LEDs ever get hot enough to melt the fixture.
07-11-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,644
Posted By ShirBlackspots

I read elsewhere in the forums (using Google...

I read elsewhere in the forums (using Google search) that 1 quart (32 ounces) is enough to do all four wheels.
07-11-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,644
Posted By ShirBlackspots

Dot 5 is silicon based and not compatible with...

Dot 5 is silicon based and not compatible with Dot 3, 4 and 5.1. You could use 5 if you completely removed the existing fluid, but on the other hand, the seals for 3, 4 and 5.1 are different than 5....
07-10-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By ShirBlackspots

If there is a leak in the filler neck, you should...

If there is a leak in the filler neck, you should look at it.
07-10-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,644
Posted By ShirBlackspots

Yeah, you should replace the fluid. My truck has...

Yeah, you should replace the fluid. My truck has gone 13 years with the original fluid in there. And I think its pretty much time I put fresh fluid in there. (I'll do that when I do the brakes in the...
07-10-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,025
Posted By ShirBlackspots

I bought some cheap six chip 194 white LEDs (for...

I bought some cheap six chip 194 white LEDs (for rear license plate) and amber LEDs (for front side markers) from eBay about 9 years ago (as well as red, amber and white 3174's). They're still going...
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