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

dirka dave
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.

dirka dave
07-03-2008, 08:07 PM
Use 90w oil.....

07-03-2008, 09:18 PM
ya eh little thick dont ya think hahah

In The Zone
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..

07-14-2008, 10:54 AM
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, 03:45 PM
Ya 30W
will help...

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