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06-24-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 149
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Posted By FLSTFI Dave

MPG gain is not real big. However it does run...

MPG gain is not real big. However it does run better on premium, and I see 1.5 mpg better on the interstate.



The owners manual for my Ford F-150 3.5 EB recommends premium. My Grand Sport...
06-18-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 776
Views: 129,441
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

I was pretty brand loyal GMC all the way from the...

I was pretty brand loyal GMC all the way from the time I could drive (79) until 2001 when my wife got a Nissan Xterra, then a few years later an FJ cruiser. Then in 12 she got a Range Rover. I was...
06-12-2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 851,597
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

Here is the heaviest one I tow with mine. ...

Here is the heaviest one I tow with mine.
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06-10-2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,543
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

I have not done this with a Ford. However in...

I have not done this with a Ford. However in 2005 / 06 I did it with GMC. I had traded an 01 GMC Crew Cab Dually, Duramax diesel truck for an 05 GMC Crew Cab Dually duramax diesel truck. The new...
05-12-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,760
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

Very nice Pan.

Very nice Pan.
05-11-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,760
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

I sure agree with you. I average 24K a year on my...

I sure agree with you. I average 24K a year on my harley. They do not get hauled, unless broke down. My last one that broke down, was repaired and traded. My wife also rides and has two bikes, a 17...
05-11-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 776
Views: 129,441
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

I have always owned at least one corvette since I...

I have always owned at least one corvette since I was 24 years old, several times I have had two or three. Got back down to one two summers ago. I put about 5K miles a year on the 14 Stingray I...
04-30-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,553
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

I bought my truck for two reasons, 1 to tow my ...

I bought my truck for two reasons, 1 to tow my boat as my Corvette would not do it. I also need something 4x4 to get out of my mountainous neighborhood, that winds along the river with big cliffs...
03-29-2018, 03:39 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,538
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

I joined the Navy at 18, as soon as I moved out...

I joined the Navy at 18, as soon as I moved out of state I got another V-8, a 64 Sedan-DeVille with a 429 and 4 speed auto. Very cool old land yacht. Traded it two years later for a Trans-Am. Then...
02-14-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 17,791
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

I did a over 500 mile trip at 65 mph, 5 below the...

I did a over 500 mile trip at 65 mph, 5 below the speed limit Barely got 20 mpg hand calculated. I'm in a 100% stock truck and tires.

So why would my GMC truck, a Denali crew cab 4x4 get the EPA...
02-13-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 17,791
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

I know they are realistic numbers. My point is,...

I know they are realistic numbers. My point is, Ford Clearly states it will get 23 mpg hwy. That is an out an out lie. I have kept it at 65 mph for 500 miles, with 93 octane and barley got 20 mpg....
01-22-2018, 04:13 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 207,265
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

Best looking 2018 I have seen

Best looking 2018 I have seen
01-21-2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,997
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

You do know Ford use to own Land Rover / Range...

You do know Ford use to own Land Rover / Range Rover? Ford bought them in 2000. Ford sold it to Tata Motors in 2008 along with Jaguar. Range rover still gets its engines from Ford. I believe the...
09-11-2017, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

Looks real nice.

Looks real nice.
08-15-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,375
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

If I remember right the Ford Manual says premium...

If I remember right the Ford Manual says premium for the 3.5 EB.

I know my wife's Range Rover has a Ford designed 4 cylinder twin turbo, and the fuel door say 92 or better. So does the owners...
08-09-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

I towed a 35 foot Holiday Rambler travel...

I towed a 35 foot Holiday Rambler travel trailer(11,800 pound) for 12 years with various one ton dually crew cabs. My trailer, due to its wight had LT tires on it.

So, maybe you should not shake...
08-04-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,610
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

I'm a life long GMC fan. I have had 7 new GMC...

I'm a life long GMC fan. I have had 7 new GMC Trucks.

I shopped the Denali 1500 and the Platinum F-150.

Ride in the Denali is much better than the Ford. Some of the materials seemed better in...
08-04-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 88,033
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

Here is mine. ...

Here is mine.


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08-04-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,134
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

If you tow any long mountain passes, going down...

If you tow any long mountain passes, going down hill for many miles the bold is very important. Over heat your brakes, and you have no brakes. Thats why they have the run off's on long mountain...
08-01-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,595
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

Thank you, my first ever Ford, and I am liking it...

Thank you, my first ever Ford, and I am liking it a lot.

On my 14 Stingray, Llumar was the best tint available from what I had read. It's a ceramic tint which is harder to scratch and does not...
07-31-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12,501
Views: 1,397,934
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

When I pay over 35K for a vehicle it's a special...

When I pay over 35K for a vehicle it's a special order so I get exactly what I want. Actually with my 17 Platinum I tried to locate one but could not.

Took 43 days from order to delivery, got it...
07-01-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,760
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

If you can make more in interest on the 20-30K...

If you can make more in interest on the 20-30K than your paying in interest then it makes sense.
07-01-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,760
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

Doesn't make sense to me. Trade sounds like it...

Doesn't make sense to me. Trade sounds like it was up side down on the loan, so now the new truck is even farther up side down.



I agree. I feel even 60 months is too long.

I am never up...
05-28-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,003
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

Dang. :censored: They should have...

Dang. :censored:




They should have apologized and at minimum offered you a free oil change done to there screw up.
05-28-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 24,242
Posted By FLSTFI Dave

I see you reading comprehension is not so good. ...

I see you reading comprehension is not so good. Remote Access is a different app. This was already posted. Ford pass you can not schedule a wake up. Some one did past the Ford Access manual link,...
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