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06-16-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,148
Posted By D2Abbott

Iím an Apple fan but have no interest in...

Iím an Apple fan but have no interest in converting others from Android. Theyíre all expensive and all do pretty much the same thing.......

But if it matters to you, our iPhones work quickly,...
06-16-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,148
Posted By D2Abbott

My wife asked me why people report every car on...

My wife asked me why people report every car on the shoulder and why I do the same. I told her it was just to let people know that there is a friendly Wazer in front of them.
06-15-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,472
Posted By D2Abbott

In my opinion the ďoldĒ body styles aged quickly...

In my opinion the ďoldĒ body styles aged quickly when the aluminum F150ís came to town. I MUCH prefer your current truck. Personally, I would regret stepping backwards into the older truck once that...
06-05-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,768
Posted By D2Abbott

I donít think I ever addressed your issue. No, I...

I donít think I ever addressed your issue. No, I donít think any sort of fuel cleaning product is going to correct your problem. Intermittent issues are the most difficult. If I were diagnosing your...
06-03-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,692
Posted By D2Abbott

This is what I found so far. I'll keep digging to...

This is what I found so far. I'll keep digging to see if I can see Ford's strategy to calculate instant economy but it may be proprietary information......

DTE (distance to empty) /Average Fuel...
05-25-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,710
Posted By D2Abbott

Iím not sure that everyone is aware that aluminum...

Iím not sure that everyone is aware that aluminum has been used to make various panels and hoods for many years on across most manufacturers. Ford just brought big time attention to it when they...
05-20-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,628
Posted By D2Abbott

There is not a manufacturer out there that has...

There is not a manufacturer out there that has different oil change intervals based on whether or not synthetic is used. Use an oil that meets or beats the oil specification requirement and change it.
05-20-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,298
Posted By D2Abbott

Our trucks utilize an expansion valve to regulate...

Our trucks utilize an expansion valve to regulate system pressure as opposed to a "CCOT, Cycling Clutch Orifice Tube" type system that cycles the compressor clutch to regulate system pressure.
...
04-19-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By D2Abbott

Assuming you didn't break something during the...

Assuming you didn't break something during the install, and it sounds like you might have.....
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04-16-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 868
Posted By D2Abbott

I would encourage you to start shopping F250's.

I would encourage you to start shopping F250's.
03-17-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By D2Abbott

Any water that is present in the fuel (usually...

Any water that is present in the fuel (usually none) will settle to the bottom of a fuel tank. Fuel pumps also pull from the bottom of a fuel tank. In the rare event that water is introduced into a...
03-10-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 21,716
Posted By D2Abbott

I have the same color scheme interior and the...

I have the same color scheme interior and the same lightning blue truck. You chose the exact seat cover scheme that I was contemplating, but I was cautious as to which would look better the light or...
03-05-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,590
Posted By D2Abbott

Got a kick out of that dragzine article..... ...

Got a kick out of that dragzine article.....

ĒMany stock cars have restrictive exhaust systems to keep the cars quiet and cost much less for the manufacturer.Ē

Manufacturers engineer and tune...
03-01-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,590
Posted By D2Abbott

Iíve installed hundreds of Flowmaster and other...

Iíve installed hundreds of Flowmaster and other ďperformanceĒ mufflers. In fact, I welded a 40 series into a dual out Ram with a 5.7L today.

Disclaimer: I prefer that my vehicle are as quiet as...
02-13-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,910
Posted By D2Abbott

A quick search and youíll find a wealth of...

A quick search and youíll find a wealth of information on this. There is a long thread dedicated just to this.

The short answer is, yes. Many have switched to LED but the success varies greatly....
01-20-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,900
Posted By D2Abbott

Accidents happen. Now itís up to your dealer to...

Accidents happen. Now itís up to your dealer to make it right and Iím glad you respect them and are giving them an opportunity.

Excessively overfilled engine oil varies greatly in the amount of...
01-18-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,877
Posted By D2Abbott

Youíre untitled to that. Lol. I live in Denver...

Youíre untitled to that. Lol. I live in Denver and drive the mountains very frequently. If there is something that I really donít like about my 2.7 itís the lack of engine braking. Itís the only car...
01-18-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,340
Posted By D2Abbott

First, there is nothing ďsimpleĒ about Fordís...

First, there is nothing ďsimpleĒ about Fordís 5.0L. It is loaded with technology and advancements despite not having turbos. Most engines these days are, itís how we are squeezing such big numbers in...
12-17-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,638
Posted By D2Abbott

Your axle seal has been damaged and absolutely...

Your axle seal has been damaged and absolutely needs to be replaced. The seal was obviously damaged during removal of your axle. It doesnít appear so, but be sure that the housing wasnít scored...
12-12-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,496
Posted By D2Abbott

Generally, vehicles that see very little miles...

Generally, vehicles that see very little miles are driven only short trips. This can lead to condensation (water) inside the engine as it isn't heated up adequately or frequently enough to evaporate...
12-01-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By D2Abbott

I started to receive this message after I updated...

I started to receive this message after I updated my Sync software a while back. I simply chose the option to view wireless networks, chose my home network (I did this before as well but did it again...
11-13-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,585
Posted By D2Abbott

Hopefully you donít get beat up too badly for not...

Hopefully you donít get beat up too badly for not doing a search on this topic.... You should do so and you will find a weeks worth of reading material.

To answer your question. No. No engine,...
10-29-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,011
Posted By D2Abbott

Save your money on both the air filter and the...

Save your money on both the air filter and the catch can.
10-17-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,164
Posted By D2Abbott

Personally, I donít care if youíre pulling with a...

Personally, I donít care if youíre pulling with a 4cyl Ranger or a F350 diesel. Donít be in a hurry when your pulling a trailer and I certainly donít recommend using cruise control when pulling over...
10-08-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,195
Posted By D2Abbott

Yep, Iíve seen that study. I used premium for...

Yep, Iíve seen that study. I used premium for 5,000 miles straight then regular for 5,000 miles straight and my hand calculated results were identical. Zero difference.
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