View Full Version : Need alittle motor help
07-03-2008, 03:04 PM
I have an 1990 f-150 302 5speed:
When she gets hot it loses all oil pressure and power only when warm....so what could i possibly do to fix this...Or better yet what could be casuing this any help would be great!
07-03-2008, 03:40 PM
sloppy cam bearings as well as other i bet
07-03-2008, 03:50 PM
Main bearings, oil pump, pressure relief valve....
07-03-2008, 04:34 PM
so if i fix the later two will i get some power back i have another motor but i want to build it up first.so i need to nurse this one along till i get the other one ready.
07-03-2008, 08:07 PM
Use 90w oil.....
07-03-2008, 09:18 PM
ya eh little thick dont ya think hahah
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07-05-2008, 06:51 AM
most likely pooched bearings will be whooped
i got a 88 302 for sale 50.00 bux
need to clean house..
Just use 30W oil and runn it till it dies...
Your bearings are fuckered
07-14-2008, 03:43 PM
are we talking straight 30w or what?
07-14-2008, 03:46 PM
Now if i wanted to go to non fuel injected how much of a bitch is it i want to go back to carburated like i had in my 82
07-14-2008, 11:42 PM
just poor gas all over the ford and burn it.....
when that happened to my ford i just drove it into the ground and then just replaced the engine... cheaper in the long run
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