I got about 11-12 mpg when not pulling but got 5-6 mpg when I did. I will agree with the guys that say it will push snow just fine because you will lose traction before you need more power. Since I do not have the gasoline engine, I can't say for sure about where the starter is on that make, but I would figure it would be in around the same location close to the flywheel. Park the vehicle on a level surface. I pulled nothing that weighted more than 10K at this point.
Plowing was never, ever a problem. Oh ya block your truck and leave parking brake off or wouldn't get the rotor and hub off. Usually ran it in 2wd Hi. When I first bought my one-ton 4x4 dump, it had a carb'ed 305 in it. Check the level and add as necessary to reach the full mark.
In 99' I got a F-250 with the V-10 and actually got better mileage, nothing huge but 12-13 mpg empty and the big benifit came when pulling. If your going to get a super duty gas go with the V-10. Tank sizes will vary between with what the truck is built for. I wouldn't worry about it. I picked one up at Napa the part number is 3195. I just did mine today. I plow for the develop where I live.
It took me a little over an hour to change mine ou … t. It is the same in my dads 89 f250, and was the same in his 97 f250. It is held by three screws which can be a little tricky to get in and out since it is in a rather cramped space. Plenty of power, especially in 4 low. I trade them about ever 2-3 yrs.
Enjoy your new truck--just don't go drag racing it! You will be pleasantly surprised to find out its true capacity is and what Ford used in the factory build. I am looking for diagram to see if there is another way. You now know the… According to the 2000 Ford F-350 Owner Guide : With engine oil filter change : The 5. I have never had and problems moving snow with it. You can get any tech info from Ford but better and easier would be just to go and get a Haynes manual from your local auto parts. When I first bought my one-ton 4x4 dump, it had a carb'ed 305 in it.
Note: when you tu … rn the knob to the right, it dims the dash lights. Usualy there is a diagram under the hood on a sticker. I wouldn't worry about it. If your just plowing with it then the 5. It has about 5 miles of road plus I picked up some driveways here and there. I think 22mpg is a little far fetched as some one else said but a Chevy Cavalier wont push too much snow,lol.
If your going to get a super duty gas go with the V-10. You don't need horsepower or torque. Never ever needed 4Lo, but mind you I had the bull-low manual fourspeed and the truck has 4. The rest of the truck will probably fall apart before the engine. Then remove two bolts that hold the caliper mounting bracket.
Then you need to remove the axle bolts on the end of the hub and slid axle out. You don't need horsepower or torque. There is a nut with 4 slots in it that hold the hub and r … otor on you need a spindle socket to remove. It has about 5 miles of road plus I picked up some driveways here and there. As I have said, I wish you could still get the striaght six for just plowing. As far as mileage, I get anywhere from 10-13mpg plowng or pulling our 8.