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posted 12-29-2004 10:28 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for trashline   Click Here to Email trashline     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
ive been doing a bit of research and found that alot of 98 f150s burn some oil on the motor and have some brake problems. any ideas on how to check these?

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1966 mustang coupe
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holley weber two barrel conversion, msd 6a ignition, blaster 2 coil, pertronix, 2 inch exhaust to a glass pac, stock rear (3.20),ram air install complete (homemade)
white w/ black interior, soon be painted antique bronze with the R model apron and gt350 hood scoop (functional)

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posted 12-30-2004 01:37 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I know the newer F series has a history of brake rotors not lasting very long.

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posted 01-02-2005 11:13 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for MLariviere   Click Here to Email MLariviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I would probably have someone else start it up,and watch how much/long it hazes on a cold start-up.

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posted 01-02-2005 11:19 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for MLariviere   Click Here to Email MLariviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
See K/V's post.

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posted 01-02-2005 11:54 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for trashline   Click Here to Email trashline     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
like the exhuast moisture?? how long do you think it should do that?

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1966 mustang coupe
200ci, 3.03 3 speed tranny
holley weber two barrel conversion, msd 6a ignition, blaster 2 coil, pertronix, 2 inch exhaust to a glass pac, stock rear (3.20),ram air install complete (homemade)
white w/ black interior, soon be painted antique bronze with the R model apron and gt350 hood scoop (functional)

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