Let it get slightly tacky. For instance, the owner's guide of the 2002 F150 calls for synthetic 75W-140 gear oil in the rear axle, while the front axle uses 75W-90 non-synthetic 4x4 gear oil. With a rubberended hammer gently tap on the cover if it is not coming off easy. Drive around a while and try some tight turns. Ford specifies the weight 5W-20, 15W-40, etc. Pro Tip Every engine in the F-150 for the last two generations 2004-2014 requires 5W-20, with one exception.
Normally you add gear lube until it runs out the hole used to fill it. So I'll go with it as-is for now. This article applies to the Ford F-150 2004-2014 and Ford F-250 Super Duty. In addition, there is no way to guarantee that the video is not altered or modified or is not in the final form submitted by FordTechMakuloco and therefore, FordTechMakuloco does not warrant that the video is unaltered or not modified. Deep grooves, scaring or chips are a sign of impending problems. Of course, the improved acceleration may cause problems hooking up, so a set of slicks will be necessary next. If you don't have one That's okay, just get them allfairly tight as if you were doing spark plugs, etc.
Oils are rated for gasoline engine use or diesel engine use, and for performance factors. Do so at your own risk! A little pricey, but apparently worth every penny for helping you launch at the track. Set the cover plate Carefully position the coverplate on the case and hand screw all 12 bolts into the case. When changing the oil, 10 pound-feet of torque were required to remove the drain plug. The 2010 Ford F-150, with a V-8 4. Shut the motor off, let sit for a minute or two and check the oil.
If you still need more performance, a rear-end gear change to 3. Set your truck straight with this how-to. Leave two bolts very loose at the top of the housing. The kit is now being tested by our members. By hand place the bolts through just enough to keep thebolt in without falling out.
None of mine were overly tight; in fact two almost seemed as if they were not properly torqued at the factory with no bolt impression on the cover plate! If your vehicle was originally charged with R12 refrigerant, for example, the oil type specified, 'mineral', will not apply. There is no specific order. Or fill the axle on level ground until oil starts to run out of the filler hole. If you have an F-150 with the 3. The result is that thicker oil can't always get to where the oil is needed, so metal to metal contact occurs, and an engine failure is soon to follow. In no way should the contents of the video, including the tools used, be repeated or tried by anyone. Amsoil recommended 0W-20 motor oil for maximum performance, or 5W-20 for general performance.
Most are not professional's and the information contained here should be used at your own risk. Run the engine under the most severe conditions around the clock so that it won't take 10 years to get 10 years of equivalent wear and have some engineers look at the results. They include Roush, Eibach, Ground Force and others. Run the motor until the oil pressure reads on the gage. Pull the cover, drain the fluid, re-install the cover and re-fill. You just need an engine every oil you want to try and an engine dynamometer.
Inspect the Ring Gear Remove the plastic bag from the gear assembly being careful not to drop any silicone that may be on the bag, into the differential housing. Water Wetter is a good idea. By - September 16, 2014 The process you follow to determine the right oil for your truck is pretty simple. The video is applicable to the 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 Ford F150. Tighten the bolts all one more time to spec, then check each one for tightness.
It was getting late at this point, so I rolled the truck out of the shop and let it sit overnight. The assembling of tested parts and the info that goes along with that is a value add that cant be easily measured. This rating proves that the oil meets the engine manufacturer's requirements to insure the life of the engine. The fuel filter should be replaced every 25,000 miles. The links on this video to products are for informational purposes only and in no way are an endorsement of the safety or effectiveness of the particular product. Most buyers have paid list price, or very close to list price. Can't afford to start your own engine-testing facilitiy? Ram air hoods do not benefit the Lightning.
You can brush it down and give it a few coats of Rustoleum paint which should hold up for a while. I started at the bottom, moved up the sides, and finished at the top bolt. I don't kn … ow the capacity, but I know how to tell if it is full. For that reason I chose Redline 75W90. It helps if you start at the top anddo a star or x pattern. Drive around in theparking lot or neighborhood doing figure 8's.
At some point in the not too distant future I'll have to fix the seeping pinion seal, and at that point I'll change it all out. Please note this is not my recommendation. Single bore throttle bodies allow more air into the blower than the factory's double bore unit. Raise and support the vehicle securely on jack stands. If it is a Traction - Lok differential include 4 ounces.