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Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 09-29-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,060
Posted By hydro
I wonder if the 5.0's numbers are on 93 octane...

I wonder if the 5.0's numbers are on 93 octane like they've been rating all their engines lately. The 3.5EB numbers (365-420) are on 87 octane. It'll probably make Lincoln power (380-460) on 93...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 08-21-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,565
Posted By hydro
I'm pretty sure they are the exact same engines...

I'm pretty sure they are the exact same engines and programming. It's just advertised numbers. Yes, the F150 and Navi will make those numbers. It's just Lincoln gets the highest advertised number...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 08-17-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,622
Posted By hydro
EB with 3.73 FTW over a Tundra all day long as...

EB with 3.73 FTW over a Tundra all day long as long as you do a boosted 4 wheel launch. Just my personal experience. I do run 91 octane for the extra power (est: 380hp/ 430lb-ft from a Ford...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 07-26-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,134
Posted By hydro
I found the gold class to leave wax swirls when...

I found the gold class to leave wax swirls when trying to remove. Took a lot of elbow grease to keep buffing. Their NXT seems to remove easier. I like them both, but prefer NXT. It shines just as...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 07-23-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,072
Posted By hydro
More details from PUTC: "Ford had two...

More details from PUTC:

"Ford had two F-150 Lariat models on display, one a 2014 crew cab with the 5.0-liter V-8, and the other a comparably equipped 2015 model with the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6....
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 06-18-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 35,599
Posted By hydro
Remove your (2) and replace it with a (1) and...

Remove your (2) and replace it with a (1) and you'd have my avg mpg :blush:. Even with 70% freeway driving I can't crack 14 mpg total for the tank. Been like that since day 1. No change at any mile...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 05-22-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,681
Posted By hydro
Nice truck, don't get hope up on mileage, you'll...

Nice truck, don't get hope up on mileage, you'll set yourself up for disappointment. Just enjoy the truck for what it is. Mine hasn't changed from day 1. It's actually gotten a little worse..lol. I...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 05-07-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 181,096
Posted By hydro
^ the reason nobody bats an eye at a 3/4 or 1 ton...

^ the reason nobody bats an eye at a 3/4 or 1 ton is that they are 7.5 - 8,000lb trucks. 8 sec 0-60 in a medium duty truck is stout to get that weight moving. The reason I'm picking on the ecodiesel...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 04-19-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,542
Posted By hydro
ugggh, get that chrome trimmed Ram out of the...

ugggh, get that chrome trimmed Ram out of the first picture..LOL..Looks great!
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 03-04-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 181,096
Posted By hydro
How do you explain Ford still gaining market...

How do you explain Ford still gaining market share in the truck segment right now? Seems GM has lost the way and losing market share at an astonishing rate. It's so bad they are going to be offering...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 02-13-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 31,764
Posted By hydro
Your EB also makes more torque and tows better....

Your EB also makes more torque and tows better. Seems like a good trade to get the same mileage and make more power.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 01-03-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,030
Posted By hydro
My biased opinion is BFG. It has a more rugged...

My biased opinion is BFG. It has a more rugged looking sidewall. I have a friend who has ran both and he got rid of the Nitto's after 15k miles and went back to BFG. He said the BFG's wear better,...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-03-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,502
Posted By hydro
:clap: I've been wondering the same thing for...

:clap: I've been wondering the same thing for quite a few years now... Goddam that is one ugly truck!
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 11-13-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,026
Posted By hydro
Guys, your top tier gas is all about marketing....

Guys, your top tier gas is all about marketing. Yes each brand has their own additive, BUT.... the additive is 1 quart for every 10,000 gallons. So, figure dumping a quart of additive into a tanker...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 11-12-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,289
Posted By hydro
^ you're fine then. The Sirius transmitter is the...

^ you're fine then. The Sirius transmitter is the flat black nub on your roof. The Cravenspeed will NOT break going through brush. It's stout and very short. It makes the truck look so much better...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 10-28-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,087
Posted By hydro
^ yep, hit and miss for me also.

^ yep, hit and miss for me also.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 10-28-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,700
Posted By hydro
No, the diesels 9.0 sec 0-60 mph is a turd of an...

No, the diesels 9.0 sec 0-60 mph is a turd of an engine in the Ram. Couple that with weak tow ratings. Ford is doing just fine with the EB. Not to mention the added cost of fuel and maintenance for...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 10-27-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,245
Posted By hydro
:eek: lay down the crack pipe and walk away...

:eek: lay down the crack pipe and walk away slowly.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 10-06-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,950
Posted By hydro
If you have a crew cab also check the vents for...

If you have a crew cab also check the vents for the rear passengers. I had the whistle also , but all fronts were open. Then reached back and both center console vents were shut causing the whistle....
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 10-06-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,720
Posted By hydro
cool, just be aware to STOP checking your MPG...

cool, just be aware to STOP checking your MPG once you're in Cali. We have the worst MPG gas due to major air quality restrictions. It's the cleanest burning gas but also produces crappy MPG. I'm at...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 09-11-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 54,426
Posted By hydro
Can't you just go to another dealer and say you...

Can't you just go to another dealer and say you were off road in 4wd and heard a "bang"?
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 08-27-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,107
Posted By hydro
^ you ain't kidding. The funny part is most try...

^ you ain't kidding. The funny part is most try to drive them like race cars. It's great to let them leave hard from a stoplight, let them get about a car length out and drop the hammer... priceless...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 08-27-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,186
Posted By hydro
Since you're only doing one mirror or maybe both,...

Since you're only doing one mirror or maybe both, so they match. I'd practice on something else first like a piece of scrap metal lying around. That way you get the hang of how it sprays, even coats,...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 08-27-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,186
Posted By hydro
If it (mirror cap) was flat black before the...

If it (mirror cap) was flat black before the goof-up, I'd try to spray them with plasti-dip. If it turns out bad, just peel it off.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 08-27-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,278
Posted By hydro
I have no idea how people get more than 14 mpg,...

I have no idea how people get more than 14 mpg, unless they are driving slow and take off like snails. I'm an inpatient person and driving 55-60mph just doesn't cut it.
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