I dont know much about diesels and Im curious, is the 6. When you fill up reset your odometer and do your normal driving until your half on your tank. In addition, the return lines dry out over time, so replacing these might be part of your maintenance. Ford designed the regular cab- and flareside-equipped '87 F-250s to provide seating for up to three people, while designing the super cabs to accommodate twice as many people. A longer answer Diesel engines ignite their fuel solely by means of compression: whilst spark plugs are used to ignite the gasoline fuel … and air mixture in gasoline engines, in diesel engines the diesel oil and air mixture is compressed to a very much higher degree, which causes a lot of heat.
I dont know much about diesels and Im curious, is the 6. Cleaning battery contacts, replacing old corroded battery cables, replacing glow plugs as easy as spark plugs is the standard stuff. First you have to find out how many gallons your vehicle holds. When the engine is running re-tighten the fuel line. Make sure you replace the gasket at the same time, as I've never been able to get the old gasket to reseal. The resulting very high temperature causes the fuel to self-ignite.
Anything I should look out for on this truck? While having my Dad tow me with his car, he said i should stick it in first while he was dragging me, after a while it looked like it had started, so i put the clutch in and tried starting it. Your fuel drain is immediately in front of the fuel filter, and you should ensure to drain a little periodically--check your owner's manual for that. So take a hard look at it as you would any other used truck. Electric pumps are in the fuel tanks themselves usually. It is a fuel issue because I got it to start momentarily with some gas in the carb.
My truck has the 7. Mechanical pumps are on the front of the engines if I remember correct. There is no fuel bowl, and there is a fuel heater. My brother has a stroker and he knows those 7. International built Ford's diesel engines for the longest time. It was running and stopped and now I can't get it to start. Depending on how bad the body and interior is, he might be flexible.
All versions of the 1987 Ford F-250 have two doors, share a width of 79 inches and ride on 16-inch wheels and tires. Good tires on one of these trucks will run you just of a grand, so if the tires are new, that is worth something. It's also good if you have a friend who knows about them too. Guy told me body is a little rough but frame is solid. Easy to maintain, lasts forever. At the rear of the throttle body is a set screw which establishes how much air is allowed to flow at zero throttle.
It looks just like the valve stem on your tires. Engine Mechanical problem 1987 Ford F250 V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 150 k miles My basic problem is that my truck won't start. Anything I should look out for on this truck? You'll need a straight screwdriver or rod to turn the cap. And yes, it is replaceable, but not available from Ford. Jasper never supplied Ford with engines.
International truck dealers should have them available also. I dont tow everyday but I would say every other week or so. I dont know the current mileage or any kind of maintenance history on the truck. Injectors need replacing around every 100k miles. I don't believe they manufacture new engines. It offered a premium engine alternative for the '87 F-250, though; the 6.
They can go for about 400,000 or more pretty easily, even without regular maintenance. Best bet would be a junkyard. Glow plugs probably need replacing somewhere between every 1 to 4 years. Taking th … e fuel preheat off of that circut would cause the glow plugs to run longer, and burn those out as well. Just depress the needle while someone is cranking the starter until the air is bled out and fuel is flowing. I got a lead on a '87 f250 6.
I will give you an example on my car. It will pull a heavy trailer uphill, but you're going to be all the way over in the right lane 10 or 15mph below the speedlimit assuming you're on the highway. The first thing to do is to remove the fuel filter and fill it with diesel, then reinstall full fuel filter Next, if the engine does not start quickly, crack an injector line loose to bleed the air. The regular cab and flareside cab trucks, however, measure 210 inches in length and 133 inches in wheelbase, while the super cabs have a length of 232 inches and a wheelbase of 155 inches. So looks like you can put it into gear to get the gas going if you have someone to push you.
Unscrew it, and lift it out. Maintenance on the diesels is pretty simple stuff. Or was it the other way around? These engines are mechanically injected, mechanically timed, mechanically everything. On older diesel engines dont worry about the fuel pump relay. Remove the air filter assembly, on the right side of the engine adjacent and below the the accelerator linkages, the throttle body is located. Update -- Yes, Ford engines do have a fuel heater. It is also linked to the glow plug controller, which moniters voltage used.