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07-17-2019, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Apples

[/color] Ricktwuhk has done legwork for all...

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Ricktwuhk has done legwork for all of us, many times over. He's an asset to/of this forum.

Doesn't change the fact that thread-starting posts should stand on their own merit, and that...
07-15-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,835
Posted By Apples

Is the trailer coupler stamped with the correct...

Is the trailer coupler stamped with the correct hitch ball diameter? In other words, 2" ball, 2" coupler? or are they mismatched.
07-15-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,835
Posted By Apples

[/color] Like I suggested, it is good...

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Like I suggested, it is good practice to cross your safety chains. I am also of the school that non-twisted chains is the way to go which is why I mentioned two (or more, depending) links...
07-15-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,835
Posted By Apples

What they said. Also, get in the practice of...

What they said.

Also, get in the practice of crossing your safety chains. There will be less chance of one becoming too short when the truck and trailer is in a maximum turning arc/arch, and when...
07-14-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 1,432,261
Posted By Apples

It may not say, but the washer is shown in a...

It may not say, but the washer is shown in a parts diagram. What is missing from the diagram is the OE Ford top mount and the spring insulator.

Yes, that M12 washer goes directly underneath the...
07-13-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 1,432,261
Posted By Apples

The lift/level looks good, doc, but your truck...

The lift/level looks good, doc, but your truck has the worst case of front bumper "frown" I've ever seen. Was it built that way? or has it been repaired since a minor accident?

If the truck has...
07-13-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,282
Posted By Apples

In reading through the replies in this thread, I...

In reading through the replies in this thread, I don't see any mention of the truck frame itself. It was reported awhile back, here on the F150forum, that there were different frames used on some...
07-11-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23,838
Views: 2,572,192
Posted By Apples

[/color] Do we have to ask for pics of...

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Do we have to ask for pics of the truck?

Come on, man! :laughing: :thumbsup:


PLEEEEEEEEEEAZE.
07-05-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5,583
Views: 1,353,643
Posted By Apples

The geometry question is a good one. I'm not...

The geometry question is a good one. I'm not outside, so I can't study my truck to tell... but, two things: One, it may not matter much, or, Two, I can do it right and bust them loose one turn, then...
07-05-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5,583
Views: 1,353,643
Posted By Apples

The rear shock bushings, when tightened to the...

The rear shock bushings, when tightened to the truck, are then under torsion everytime the axle moves in it's travel. This twists the rubber of the bushing itself. Other suspension pieces where this...
07-04-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,583
Views: 1,353,643
Posted By Apples

Be sure to torque the rear 5100s with the truck...

Be sure to torque the rear 5100s with the truck on the ground, with the rear suspension at normal ride height.

If you torqued the fasteners to spec with the axle hanging in the air, just don't...
07-04-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 106,869
Posted By Apples

Thirteen FIVE!? Outstanding. :party:

Thirteen FIVE!? Outstanding.

:party:
07-04-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 899,985
Posted By Apples

*chortle* I know, right. Look like...

*chortle*

I know, right.

Look like they could be 37"... who knows. :thumbsup:
07-03-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5,583
Views: 1,353,643
Posted By Apples

Thanks Mark very much. Nice of you to say so....

Thanks Mark very much. Nice of you to say so. :thumbsup:

Those cases are part of a 3-pc wheeled tool carrier made by/for DeWalt, but the clasps that connect the two cases you see don't fit well,...
07-02-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2,791
Views: 503,880
Posted By Apples

Jon, words fail me for saying what an amazing...

Jon, words fail me for saying what an amazing summer you have had so far with your kids.

Just a real blessing. Hat's off to you! :thumbsup:

And, congrats to both of the lil' athletes! They're...
07-02-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 899,985
Posted By Apples

O yea! Like John said, those are gonna be so...

O yea!

Like John said, those are gonna be so baidaische! on your truck! Color me envious!

And, are those a P-Metric? and not an LT? You're saving some weight, there. :thumbsup:

(I didn't see...
07-01-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By Apples

You can always try the chalk test: lay a good...

You can always try the chalk test: lay a good stripe across the tread surface from one tread shoulder to the other, then drive the truck a few yards, stop, get out and look to see how the chalk...
07-01-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5,583
Views: 1,353,643
Posted By Apples

Thanks, John! Everything looks better in...

Thanks, John!

Everything looks better in pictures... I made several mistakes, but, hey: it's a "prototype".

Yeah, that's it! A "prototype". That's the ticket! :laughing:
07-01-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5,583
Views: 1,353,643
Posted By Apples

^ ^ ^ A rear swaybar was part of the Crown Vic's...

^ ^ ^ A rear swaybar was part of the Crown Vic's police package back in the day, and those were some fun cars to drive! (after they had been sold at auction, mind you, most of which became taxi cabs...
06-16-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 213,354
Posted By Apples

Holy Toledo, Ohio! John! That looks great! ...

Holy Toledo, Ohio! John! That looks great!

The Rapt0r hweelz iz t3h icing on the c4k3. :laughing: :thumbsup:
06-16-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 213,354
Posted By Apples

Just kidding. When I was taking my '63...

Just kidding.

When I was taking my '63 Fairlane 2 door hardtop to local and regional cruise nights over the years LO! those many years ago...

There was a troup; a gaggle of the. most. serious....
06-16-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 213,354
Posted By Apples

M.O.P.A.R. - Move Over, People Are Racing -or-...

M.O.P.A.R. - Move Over, People Are Racing -or- Mostly Old Parts And Rust

hee hee hee
06-15-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 227,235
Posted By Apples

I really like how you detailed that engraved BBK....

I really like how you detailed that engraved BBK. :thumbsup:

Probably won't notice any power gains being a boosted motor until you tune for fuel, timing and mo' presshah!

Q. What kinda psi is a...
06-14-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 213,354
Posted By Apples

Them thar piccy-chewrz is kinda dark! John....

Them thar piccy-chewrz is kinda dark! John. :laughing:

But it looks to me like ye mighta done a lil' lift? Or am I so behind the curve you did that many mo0ns ago...
06-14-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,791
Views: 503,880
Posted By Apples

Now I'm lost. :laughing: I know little to...

Now I'm lost. :laughing:

I know little to nothing about LED conversions (bulb/globe/power supply/sometimes a fan on the back of the unit)... Last I looked to upgrading my factory headlight...
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