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03-23-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,519
Posted By Especial86

Exactly^^ Owning a diesel these days is a...

Exactly^^

Owning a diesel these days is a chore and the net benefits are completely distorted by the higher cost of maintenance and repair..

If diesels were not so handicapped from a...
03-19-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By Especial86

The module may need to be activated via forscan.....

The module may need to be activated via forscan..
Check out the forscan thread.

Or google forscan trailer brake controller if search function lets you down.

If you have electric brakes on...
03-06-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 416,237
Posted By Especial86

Just installed a leveled on mine.. Tip.. I...

Just installed a leveled on mine..
Tip..
I unclipped/unbolted the hard brake lines and let them hang free behind the strut tower and it allowed me to leave the calipers on..
I bungee corded the...
03-05-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 88,701
Posted By Especial86

Wow this debate still rages on!! Very simple...

Wow this debate still rages on!!

Very simple answer/advice incoming!!!
From someone who will no longer debate this topic while full well knowing the very slight differences between the 2 oils....
02-25-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,135
Posted By Especial86

If I was the op I would rent the banks money and...

If I was the op I would rent the banks money and at least leverage some of your cash, perhaps even speculate on a few investments..
The rented (loan) money is cheap right now, and used car prices...
02-23-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 20,018
Posted By Especial86

Oh so your dumping to atmosphere? Sounds...

Oh so your dumping to atmosphere?

Sounds like a conventional wastegate, so your just a heavier spring swap away from more boost unless your is tuneable. What brand is it?

Now I'm wondering if...
10-19-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,528
Posted By Especial86

Amen to that brother! Of course your logic and...

Amen to that brother!
Of course your logic and reason will be glossed over by many simply because you can't sell, persuade, or subjugate anybody with that kind of infallible statement. (Education)...
10-08-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,109
Posted By Especial86

What plugs are you running? How cool is there...

What plugs are you running?
How cool is there heat range?

You may just be experiencing the cooler heat range plug needing a second to warm up. Especially if this only really happens once through...
10-05-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 11,326
Posted By Especial86

For a PC, laptop or tablet I loathe Apple. The...

For a PC, laptop or tablet I loathe Apple. The prison sentence that is apple is not even tolerable. Plus I hate iTunes with a passion.

I scratch built my PC 8 years ago with the x58 intel i7 930...
09-15-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 30,158
Posted By Especial86

This certainly is a revelation^^^ I have a...

This certainly is a revelation^^^
I have a feeling that your throttle body may be sticking, or may altogether need calibrating.. might want to look into a repair or replace of this and all it's...
09-10-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,861
Posted By Especial86

I call safe space!!! It's mine! All of you people...

I call safe space!!! It's mine! All of you people not on the same page as me need to leave!!!..
Seriously just kidding...
09-10-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,861
Posted By Especial86

This has not turned ugly. This is what a...

This has not turned ugly. This is what a meaningful debate/conversation is supposed to look like when opinions differ. It's called healthy, not ugly. We are all different.
09-10-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,861
Posted By Especial86

I will push the other side of the coin here since...

I will push the other side of the coin here since it sounds like this thread is for the ultra minimalist.

Pros: level
1.Ride height/ground clearance I.E. Bigger tires.
2. Better off road...
09-02-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,562
Posted By Especial86

I bought it and love it.. Hinges are in fact...

I bought it and love it..

Hinges are in fact glued HD rubber type, but I don't have any real concerns with it yet. Definitely use the folding action with care, it can have some twisting to it, but...
09-01-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,109
Posted By Especial86

Yes.. Keep a breaker bar or a large 1/2" ratchet...

Yes.. Keep a breaker bar or a large 1/2" ratchet on hand for the auto tensioner, and a smaller ratchet for the manual tensioner. At least for a little while.
You will want to let the belt stretch...
08-30-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,115
Posted By Especial86

I'm sure they will perform fine, but it still...

I'm sure they will perform fine, but it still sucks that you have a couple of ready to rot, cull steel dollar store mufflers on your pricy ride.

Next time just order up a stainless cat back and...
08-30-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,109
Posted By Especial86

Me!!! But not on my 5.0😔..... yet.. It's on...

Me!!!
But not on my 5.0😔..... yet..
It's on my 5.4 3v F150
What did the whipple cost you??
08-21-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,816
Posted By Especial86

This was probably the smartest post I've read in...

This was probably the smartest post I've read in a while..
You are absolutely right. People look at warrantees like their trucks are heading back to the assembly line for a fresh fit, when quite the...
08-21-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,608
Posted By Especial86

I drove all 3 motors and honestly loved all 3. ...

I drove all 3 motors and honestly loved all 3.
But when it came down to the long term ownership clearing of 200k miles, I had to go with the 5.0 for all practical purposes..
It's not if, it's when...
08-15-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,528
Posted By Especial86

Crazy story! I hope you get it fixed and it's a...

Crazy story! I hope you get it fixed and it's a quality repair, it's not over till it's over.

With 60 miles on the odometer odds are that this truck shipped to a different lot at another dealer....
08-14-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,831
Posted By Especial86

Place larger heavy objects on top of your long...

Place larger heavy objects on top of your long load of (boards,sheets,or pipe) As close to the cab as possible. This is basically providing a counterweight.
10' long items fit great corner to...
08-13-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,403
Posted By Especial86

I'm going to be doing the same and I'm all about...

I'm going to be doing the same and I'm all about the whipple. I have a 2.3 whipple PD blower on my 04 5.4 3v F150 and it honks ass! 60k miles on the blower to date, JDM tuned.
Power gains are all...
08-10-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,627
Posted By Especial86

What size and brand level kit did you run? ...

What size and brand level kit did you run?
Truck looks great!
What size tires?

I wouldn't let what anybody says phase you. Your here to do you and their here to do them, and there ain't...
08-02-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,347
Posted By Especial86

Totally nailed it.. Same story like a few...

Totally nailed it..
Same story like a few others here, had my VW tdi buy back last month. Loved the car, had zero dpf lag (2011 no adblue urea injection) zero problems and great power and mileage...
07-08-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,200
Posted By Especial86

Grab a T27 6" long 1 piece driver and grab some...

Grab a T27 6" long 1 piece driver and grab some new solenoid seals, you will end up mangling your factory seals.
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