Ford redesigned the heads for 1973 and after but still suffered from the poor exhaust port issue. I own a 1986 F250 6. I would recommend you check the seal of everything and make sure it is cleaned that had to do with vacuum or fuel distribution. I Like the longevity of a Diesel engine but not real happy with all the extra money spent on fuel and repairs as I'm not really a mechanic type and unfamiliar with Diesel eng. I drive it every day and I love it.
The body is beat to death, and the interior stuff is broke, but its still the rig of choice for driving around. Especially with the grade of gas since you engine was made. But it still runs like new it does not smoke, or make any weird noises. I turned the pump up so it could roll coal which made it even better. Yes Review Date: 22nd June, 2007 Year of manufacture 1985 First year of ownership 2000 Most recent year of ownership 2003 Engine and transmission 6. Essentially the 1972 model heads had little to no quench area and were known to explode on the inside. The engine was featured in the Ford Torino, Thunderbirds, and Econoline models among many others.
. This is an older vehicle of potential classic possibilities. The 454s were about the same. In addition, it may tell you to either disconnect a vacuum hose and plug it from the distributor advance canister, attached to the distributor, or to unplug a 'spout' connector that does basically te same thing-provides timing adjustment beyond what the distributor static timing provides. You can have power, fuel economy or low emissions.
The 460, although discontinued in the late 1990s, remains a popular big block engine that is widely used in motor homes, boats, and industrial vehicles. The smoke if from the tail pipe makes me think head gasket and these are simple checks. Seeing as how these trucks didn't see fuel injection till 1987, the relay should be in the same location. Call Tom 7 Days a Week at 248-974-9513! I have a 1989 F-250 with a 460 and it'll pass anything but a gas station. Thank you for using FixYa, have a nice day. I am a firm believer in Fords being better than the their competitors. An extra set of keys are included in sale! You will need a 460 engine obviously , and many different external parts.
A stock 460 cylinder bore was measured at 4. For the most part, the max horsepower stayed between 205 and 275 hp for any factory built motor with max torque ratings between usually being between 345 and 375 lbs. I would most likely look at the injectors first then the head gasket next. I wouldn't trade it in for anything. It's not easy to see because it sits under a small plastic cover and is hidden by the hood lift arm and spring assembly.
Loved The Truck, Hated Keeping The Gas Tank Full — loved the truck, got the motor all tuned up pretty much started great in the cold, fox body 5. Model year 1985 Year of manufacture 1985 First year of ownership 2007 Most recent year of ownership 2007 Engine and transmission 6. Build Quality- it ran and drove well, the only things I had to put in it was a new u joint, valve cover gasket, and vacuum pump Appearance- It looks tough, it puts hair on your chest just by looking at it. There is a thread on this with far more detail here: i need a beater 4x4 truck and i came across an old badass 85 ford f250. Year of manufacture 1985 Engine and transmission 6. The Commercial Areas of the Emporiums are wide open - you can post as many threads as you would like there.
Dirty coolant, a poorly maintained cooling system, a low coolant level, or a non-functioning cooling fan can cause engine overheating. Get a vacuum gauge and hook it up. The rules for businesses have been updated. It has a lot of new parts but everything that didn't get replaced by the previous owner is shot, streeing gear box, rear shocks, rear bushings and some odder things like the fuel pump cut off switch and gas gauges not working. We are announcing a new policy that will hopefully simplify and ease the tension for every member of The Gear Page. Walking the line between what was considered spamming and what businesses wanted to communicate was sometimes clouded and at the minimum confusing for business and members in general. If you are looking to over-bore a 460 then it can easily handle a 0.
White and thick means head gasket failure, Blue means oil is being burned. Dodges are junk anyway without the Cummins they wouldn't even have a truck to sell! Yes Review Date: 3rd August, 2003 Faults: Door handle broke. In addition, engine wear can eventually cause the gaskets to lose their capacity to seal properly allowing internal coolant loss. The fuel pump relay for 1983 was located on the firewall next to the brake booster, close to the fender. A cracked head may allow coolant to leak into one or more cylinders or into the combustion chamber of the engine. Oct 29, 2010 quite honestly it can vary. They'll get me off the line but once I hit passing gear, goodbye! Chryslers have alway had worse mileage.