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06-03-2019, 10:43 AM
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Posted By calan

I bought the Wix because I've been using them...

I bought the Wix because I've been using them forever (daily drivers and my race car), and I was ordering other stuff from the same warehouse. But... that's all irrelevant.

I'm trying to figure...
06-03-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By calan

What?

What?
06-03-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By calan

oil filter... I'm so confused.

1998 F150 4.2L v6

So I finally got the top of the motor back together and went to change the oil...

Back when I was buying parts, I picked up a couple of Wix 51516 filters from Rockauto (which...
05-13-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By calan

Thanks, but I have that, and it doesn't contain...

Thanks, but I have that, and it doesn't contain anything that I can find about harnesses or connectors. In fact, no electrical schematics or wiring diagrams at all that I can see... just an...
05-13-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By calan

Does anyone have a wiring harness diagram

1998 F150 4.2L V6

Need a wiring harness diagram, specifically showing the pinouts for the two big connectors on the firewall and PCM.
05-13-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By calan

Pulled the PCM connector and verified that I have...

Pulled the PCM connector and verified that I have an open between pin 100 on the PCM (injector 4 control) and the injector #4 connector. (Guessing at connector pinout and wiring diagrams, based on...
05-12-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By calan

I've been looking around at them, but there is...

I've been looking around at them, but there is confusion on the injector connectors. Most of those sets have "Ford TBI", which my truck most certainly doesn't have. I believe it is a Bosch-2 style...
05-12-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By calan

I measured the voltage on a good injector...

I measured the voltage on a good injector connector, and I got around 13v on one pin (supply), and around .6v on the other..which would be about right I think for an averaged switching ground.

But...
05-11-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By calan

Found the problem (after verifying all coils are...

Found the problem (after verifying all coils are firing and plugs are getting spark)

Injector #4 isn't firing. Pulling the coil wire for every cylinder drops RPM, except #4.Used a stethoscope and...
05-11-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By calan

I have more information, but not sure what to...

I have more information, but not sure what to make of it...

I checked plug wire order, and it's good. On a hunch, I hooked up an induction timing light and clamped it over each wire. They are all...
05-11-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By calan

Don't have a guage right now (mine bit the dust),...

Don't have a guage right now (mine bit the dust), but when pressing on the schrader valve I see pretty good pressure. I'll try to pick up a guage and measure to be sure though.
05-11-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By calan

Motorcraft wires, AC Delco coil I think. Can't...

Motorcraft wires, AC Delco coil I think. Can't remember on the plugs, but they were popular on RockAuto lol
05-11-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By calan

At a loss, need some help/ideas

1998 4.2L v6 RWD, 166K miles

Just got the truck back together after an intake gasket install, and now have a rough idle. Here's what's been done:

New coil, plugs, and wires
New fuel pump and...
04-27-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By calan

got the old piece out and found a new pipe to...

got the old piece out and found a new pipe to press in...gonna try that with some RTV or JB weld first...tap if that doesn't work out.
04-27-2019, 03:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By calan

After 21 years, a person new to Ford F150's is...

After 21 years, a person new to Ford F150's is the only one to ever ask if these are the right intake gaskets for a known issue, and to ask about bypassing the odd PCV heater (apparently it's a 1999...
04-27-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By calan

With hundreds of views and no replies, figured it...

With hundreds of views and no replies, figured it couldn't hurt. And they are somewhat separate questions that would make future searches easier, rather than all being in one thread.

But, point...
04-26-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By calan

The only thing I can think of is maybe seals on...

The only thing I can think of is maybe seals on the IMRC rods, and that PCV heater block in the upper IM. It has to just be a press fit, but I can't get it out.
04-25-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By calan

Well that sucks...broken coolant elbow

Dorman makes a replacement (https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php?pk=8321016&cc=1315003&jsn=24319&jsn=24319), but not sure I trust it...or even how to install it. (Heat the manifold, freeze the...
04-25-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By calan

Yeah, that's what I've seen also. Can't find...

Yeah, that's what I've seen also.

Can't find anything online or in the manuals that references these two sensors in the lower intake. I'm sure they are coolant, and like you mentioned feed the...
04-25-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By calan

cleaning intake and plenum in parts washer?

After removing everything bolted on, is there anything hidden in the lower intake or upper plenum (aluminum) that could be damaged by solvent in a parts washer? Like internal seals around the IMRC...
04-25-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By calan

Yep. I too can only find one temp sensor in...

Yep. I too can only find one temp sensor in various places and diagrams. I found a cylinder head temp sensor on RockAuto that looks to have a matching connector to one of them, but I haven't found...
04-25-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By calan

Don't be shy. Feel free to jump right in at any...

Don't be shy. Feel free to jump right in at any time.

:)
04-25-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By calan

Any idea why they have slightly different...

Any idea why they have slightly different connectors, or what the part number for each is? I can't find info on them anywhere.
04-25-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By calan

Can someone tell me what these two sensors are?

They look like coolant temp sensors, but each has a different connector housing.

...
04-23-2019, 01:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By calan

Plenum coolant bypass

I'm pulling my plenum and intake for new gaskets, injectors, FP regulator, etc., and discovered the pipe coming out of the top of the water pump is shot (the one with the nipples for water to flow...
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