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Old August 13th, 2009, 10:48 PM   #1
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its a 1990 4x4 351 Windsor with an a.o.d.e what are some things i should look for that could go wrong any tips or anything would be great im also looking for a set of 33 10.5 or 31 10.5s used preferably five of them
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Old August 13th, 2009, 10:57 PM   #2
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Sweet post up some picts. I have some lift springs for the front...

Tighten the trans up the OD goes bad, Get a shift kit to control shifts & tighten them up for less slip...
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is that with oil pressure problem?


You have E40d Because 5.8L don't have AODE they have E40D

Change oil often it will last long enough.
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Tighten the trans up the OD goes bad, Get a shift kit to control shifts & tighten them up for less slip...

Could you tell what brand shift kit should I get for my future 90 Bronco with 351W. It will be plow truck.
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ok it has great oil pressure and thanks for the correction i will post some pics when i get it home what is the lift on the springs?
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Could you tell what brand shift kit should I get for my future 90 Bronco with 351W. It will be plow truck.
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Old August 14th, 2009, 02:15 PM   #7
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its a 1990 4x4 351 Windsor with an a.o.d.e what are some things i should look for that could go wrong any tips or anything would be great im also looking for a set of 33 10.5 or 31 10.5s used preferably five of them
put a big tranny cooler on there if it does nt have one, especially if your going with 33 s or bigger, and change the tranny fluid/filter often if your gonna off road it to keep that auto going, check change your pivot/ radius arm bushings to keep the alignment and save your front tires, enjoy it they are suprisingly capable for an off road school bus
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I Have A Plow For This Truck If Interested. Pm Me Its For Sale On Here!!!
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the tranny cooler is half the size of the rad and thanks for the advice i joined this site when i was just looking for a truck and from all of the stuff i read i was able to determine what i was looking for i dont really want to plow with it but Broncoholic if those springs are what i want would you be interested in a trade for those heads i have posted let me know cause there not moving at all
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Old August 19th, 2009, 10:21 PM   #10
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finnaly got the truck home pics will be up tomorrow
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these a couple of pics of it the day i finished all of the suspension issuse the truck had still doesn't really run right it sounds like its missing ive replaced plugs cap and rotor but still no improvements any tips?

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How many miles on it? It have a Check Engine light on?

I have seen those 5.8 with bad fuel regulator,stretched timing chains,bad TPS,EGR stuck open,leaking intakes.....gonna need more detailed discription of what its doing.
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Rear winow motor stops working on almost all broncos. Sometimes its the window motor but most of often it either a bad plug at the window motor or the wires break were they trasition from the tailgate into the rear quarter. If it is the wires breaking you may also notice other problems such as the rear key not working, rear defrost not working. From my experiece with the front ends I would instantly go through and replace ball joints, inner and outer tierods, wheel bearings (only use timken). Grease the ball joints and wheel bearings often. If you are going to use to plow I recommend this extremely.
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it has about 275 thousand miles on it it never throws any codes and the rear window stopped working like last week i have replaced all of the u joint all of the ball joints all of the steering parts besides the pump cause its still good brand new hubs bearings but im having a problem whenever i put it in 4wd the passenger side hub pops off for some reason the snap ring wont stay on the hub
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Rear winow motor stops working on almost all broncos. Sometimes its the window motor but most of often it either a bad plug at the window motor or the wires break were they trasition from the tailgate into the rear quarter. If it is the wires breaking you may also notice other problems such as the rear key not working, rear defrost not working. From my experiece with the front ends I would instantly go through and replace ball joints, inner and outer tierods, wheel bearings (only use timken). Grease the ball joints and wheel bearings often. If you are going to use to plow I recommend this extremely.
check out mibearings.com they use timken and are made in usa.
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replace your plugs/ wires if they are nt new, check your fuel pressure at the rail to make sure you have good pressure, sometimes the pressure shows good until you check it at the rail while running

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ok im gonna do that today i also heard that the fuel filter can cause that
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ok checked the timing its at ten degrees retarded just like the computers at work said it should be set at haven't check pressure yet but i also put a muffler on it cause my old flow master split down the seam and it seemed to wake up a little im guessing thats from back pressure idk ive worked on alot of cars and this thing really has me stumped
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check out fullsizebronco.com they specialize in full size ford 4x4s and have a great tech section, also fordfuelinjection.com, this site literaly saved my bronco from the junk yard
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ok thanks man and one more thing ive been throwing around the idea of lifting it down the road and ive noticed that it will flex really well stock ride hite is it worth spending the money on a lift for the ifs our should i do the sas its not going to be a hardcore off roader just something i can go to the mounds with and drive it home and everyday of the week it is my dd
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