I also replaced the cap and rotor as well as a handfull of vacuum lines, and am still having the same problem. Learn to axle as well as properly center and scale your load and you can pull anything. Find the timing tab with the degrees marked on it. I don't have a tach, but currently in overdrive, it sounds like it's barely turning. A good old Sun 6000 rpm tach is quite sufficient, and cheap at swap meets because most people are unrealistic about the engine speeds they will be running.
It's exactly what I wanted. Maybe they did it for emissions? General Comments: The car was purchased new in 1989 by my cousin, who immediately put a 1,500lb capacity lift gate on it. Chances are something is not reconnected or broken that was removed to get to the head. You will need a timing light. The thing is so tall probably 10 feet! Find the single brown wire and connector to disconnect the computer control of the distributor. Sometimes a bad water thermostat would make the temperature controls malfunction the other way High idle, clicking, low idle that would stall and engine as the temperature vary.
Various little things due to age. This sum is your ratio. Can literally pull down a house. That's not to say that the 351w is powerful enough for your application, maybe you need more motor. I'm sure its something that I'm just overlooking.
Right now I think it has 3. Passenger's side power window gear is gone. Tows surprisingly well too for the engine size. Then, as I;m sure you know, yYou need a timing light and you need … to make a white mark on the crankshaft pully and you use the timing label that is a sticker on the top of the plastic timing belt cover. It's been used since then far more vigorously, and keeps asking for more.
The compression ratio is 8. Plug wires on right plugs? The 1989 F-Series pickups all came with a towing package, which included a heavy-duty cooling system and a 2-qt. It will be a single brown wire with a male and female connector. The two SuperCab trims are 232. Raw gas on plug … s means flooded condition.
Warm up the truck, turn it off and connect a timing light to Spark Plug wire number one. Yes Review Date: 28th September, 2013 Faults: Replaced the front caliper floater pins after driver's side got stuck. This engine generates 210 horsepower, 310 ft-lbs of torque and has a 4 inch bore and 3. It is possible to slightly advance or retard the ignition spark timing by rotating the distrubitor but as far as timing marks go, the only that you will find will be right above the camshaft sprocket and the harmonic balancer crankshaft p … ully. Oh, you don't need one of those 8000 or 10,000 rpm ones. If you are mechanically inclined you can find the ratio by counting the number of teeth on the ring gear and the pinion gear. Boy did that van drink fuel, but it towed great.
In 1989, Ford produced three truck models: the F-150, F-250 and the F-350. If you have black plastic dust cover over the terminal block, remove the dust cover, that brown wire may be hidden behind it. Nov 24, 2012 There re few possibilities that can cause no idle issues. And, And, And replug in the brown wire to put the distributor under Computer Control. When I got it, it didnt start. Thanks for the suggestions, I'll try the exhaust modifications first and if that gets me up the hills, I'll be satisfied.
The computer has a mind of it's own for the engine. How come you chose 62 mph for the rpm measurement with the 5. The tab is normally at the drivers side of the engine, on the front, by the side or slightly behind the power steering pump. That beast doesn't look like it's going into the garage! It runs normal for 10 seconds or so then sputters and dies, also the check engine light flickers around mid-range rpm's while im on the gas to keep it running. I have the same setup as you and swapped in 3.
Yes Review Date: 28th February, 2016 Faults: Exhaust manifolds. Dont have a timing light gun and dont want to buy one, do it by ear. I don't know about changing the cam - its not something I would tackle myself - more likely sell the truck and get something more suited for the task. I love this truck, although 8-10 miles a gallon is rough on the pocketbook. Won't be perfect, but will be close enough. Pull plugs and check compression.
I suggest you refer the link below and follow its troubleshooting details:------ Click the link below:----- Bad miss at idle? There typically isn't any timing marks at the distributor. And the best thing is it'll behave just as well as it does not, smooth idle, no codes, just lots more power. Use a timing light gun, it connects to the number 1 cylinder spark plug wire and shoots a light. In general, a vehicle can tow 35 lbs. Model year 1989 Year of manufacture 1988 First year of ownership 2007 Most recent year of ownership 2013 Engine and transmission 5. I have an F250 with a 1500lb camper on the back and had some trouble maintaining a reasonable speed dropped to under 45mph over some long big hills in Montana. Restart motor and check timing again to Specs.