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  1. Fordtruckfan89

    Extended Travel CV Axle Half Shafts

    Good to know. I believe the precision brand from oreillys is reboxed trakmotive. Hoping they will stock these too or have them available.
  2. Fordtruckfan89

    K&N Intake Question (57-2564)

    When I compared intake air temps from my obd reader for the Fipk and stock, I consistently saw 20-40 degrees hotter than the stock one.
  3. Fordtruckfan89

    K&N Intake Question (57-2564)

    Could be, I swapped to the stock intake and a new Purolator filter, it's doing fine now. Probably doesn't help it has 240k on it.
  4. Fordtruckfan89

    K&N Intake Question (57-2564)

    03 4.0, black tube K&N fipk intake. Tried cleaning it and using less oil on the filter, still messed with it. Cleaned the maf pretty often too.
  5. Fordtruckfan89

    K&N Intake Question (57-2564)

    I just took one off my 03 because it idled like crap. The oil would get on the maf sensor
  6. Fordtruckfan89

    285/75/R16 VS 265/75/R16

    Probably depends on the rim width and backspacing
  7. Fordtruckfan89

    Ford Timing Chain Tensioner Cutaway

    Not every tensioner fails, I've compared my original ones and new ones, rear one on mine was weak. Front one was fine, probably why the front guide was in impeccable shape, and the rear guide was broke. They have to keep preload on the guides so they tension the chain and keep chain slap to a...
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    Plastic cladding

    I redid my trim with sem trim paint after I drove through some red paint spilled in the road. The attached picture is the stuff I used to do it
  9. Fordtruckfan89

    Possible throttle body issue?

    There's an oring in there for each side. I wouldn't sweat it unless it's running funny from it or you find anything actually broken.
  10. Fordtruckfan89

    question on timing chain failure

    Never seen the chains do that. My front spring tensioner broke, it ran and drove with a check engine light on.
  11. Fordtruckfan89

    4.0L SOHC Metal Reinforced Timing Chain Guides Possible?

    The 03 I have had the updated parts, the front chain was fine, rear was broke to hell as was the spring tensioner on the front.
  12. Fordtruckfan89

    Rear usb port-gen1

    I decided to remove the rear audio controls since my receiver isn't compatible and I figured this would be more useful. Spliced into existing wires, used green 5mm leds, a flush mount usb port, and a 3 pin Deutsch plug. The green leds were epoxied in the clear pieces surrounding the control...
  13. Fordtruckfan89

    Wheelskins install

    Might of been 30 mins. Don't care much for slip on ones
  14. Fordtruckfan89

    hydroscopic stereeing fluid

    Literally let it run and heat up, shouldnt have any moisture buildup. I added a replaceable filter on my f250 to the return line, seems to help keep crud from recirculating.
  15. Fordtruckfan89

    2003 Sport Trac Adrenalin XLT 4x4, 206k miles, broken timing chain for $1,000. Worth it?

    Did something very similar two years ago when I got mine. I've put 30k miles on it since then. Besides some maintenance items, it's needed no large repairs. I paid almost double that, put 1200 in the engine, it's been a good little truck.
  16. Fordtruckfan89

    Rear shocks

    Yes they are.
  17. Fordtruckfan89

    Replacing the rear brakes

    Honestly, the rear brakes do a fraction of the stopping, last place I'd spend money on performance is there. Stock stuff is fine there. The front does 70-80% of the actual braking.
  18. Fordtruckfan89

    Differential Cover Suggestion Needed

    I did the explorer one for two reasons, added a drain plug and it was cheap. I don't figure a 200hp v6 warrants the supports in a 150+ buck diff cover meant for a drag racing mustang.
  19. Fordtruckfan89

    AQUARIUM IN DRIVERS SIDE FRONT DOOR

    Mine had plastic caps filling the drain holes in the doors. I pulled them and tossed them in the trash
  20. Fordtruckfan89

    Valve Cover Replacement Options

    This is off an early 4.0 sohc
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