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03-20-2019, 01:42 PM
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Posted By BlackBoost

Adam, as the OP, I specifically asked vendors to...

Adam, as the OP, I specifically asked vendors to stay out of this thread on the first post.



I ask that you respect this and stop pushing your product here. This is not why I started this...
01-18-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 340,905
Posted By BlackBoost

2 YEAR UPDATE Still very happy with my...

2 YEAR UPDATE

Still very happy with my cheap-o bulbs and I'm glad I didn't spend more than I did. Over the past month I noticed a quick flicker that happened twice coming from the right side of...
09-27-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,774
Posted By BlackBoost

Agreed 100%. I mentioned in other threads. I...

Agreed 100%. I mentioned in other threads. I get better mileage towing with the sway control disabled. When I have driven with it enabled, I've never had a light or warning. My only indication...
09-26-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,774
Posted By BlackBoost

You don't have to be in park, just not moving. ...

You don't have to be in park, just not moving. So you can quickly do it at a stop sign or something.



False. I always turn mine off when towing my TT and it stays off until the next ignition...
09-21-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,434
Posted By BlackBoost

Yes, check sanidumps.com for a map of campgrounds...

Yes, check sanidumps.com for a map of campgrounds and businesses that offer the service. It also states if they charge a fee.
For the tank, I use a 1600 PSI pump. Even my water pressure at home...
09-18-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,753
Posted By BlackBoost

I spent a lot of time and money testing out...

I spent a lot of time and money testing out various LED bulbs to find a set that maintains the proper cutoff line and prevent blinding other drivers. I did this because the stock lighting is really...
09-14-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,150
Posted By BlackBoost

I always find this comment amusing considering...

I always find this comment amusing considering the V8 has 2 extra cylinders, pistons with rings, connecting rods, extra valves, extra fuel injectors and so on... the EB's have 2 turbos that have a...
Forum: Off-Topic
09-12-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By BlackBoost

Well, it's snowing and hailing today...

snowing and hailing outside. Earlier than last year's Sept 19th... 4cm of snow expected today, 5-15cm north of Edmonton (that's 2-6 inches for the American brothers)

Oh well, time to prep!

...
09-10-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,200
Posted By BlackBoost

Here's some crappy drawings I made to clear up a...

Here's some crappy drawings I made to clear up a few things...

What PAYLOAD is:
And GCWR being the max weights allowed of everything
...
09-10-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,359
Posted By BlackBoost

If I remember correctly, coolant flow (for sure...

If I remember correctly, coolant flow (for sure for 2.7's, probably also for 3.5's) goes rad > turbo > head > block > rad.

This is supposed to help the block (and oil) warm up quicker, but a...
09-07-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,947
Posted By BlackBoost

Not without buying me dinner first mister! ...

Not without buying me dinner first mister!

Not a lot of front hitches on here that's I've seen. Out of curiosity, why does it need to be a front hitch?
09-07-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,350
Posted By BlackBoost

WAY over payload. That's why your steering is all...

WAY over payload. That's why your steering is all messed up. Not enough weight on the front wheels.

Since you say you might shop for another truck, find out what the tongue weight is on that...
09-06-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,221
Posted By BlackBoost

For a recall I will ensure they give me a loaner....

For a recall I will ensure they give me a loaner. They have before so it shouldn't be an issue. They also have to do the frozen doors one as well so it might be a few days for me...
09-05-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,955
Posted By BlackBoost

Adjust them with a full tank of gas and throw...

Adjust them with a full tank of gas and throw 50lbs of weight in the bed.
Small flathead screwdriver in the hole on top of the headlight assemblies can adjust them. Just look in the hole and you'll...
09-05-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,323
Posted By BlackBoost

With a payload that low, you'll hit payload limit...

With a payload that low, you'll hit payload limit before GCWR limits (Gross Combined Weight Rating, weight of truck+trailer together).

First thing to calculate is how much payload you'll have...
09-04-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,442
Posted By BlackBoost

You are overly complicating things and clearly...

You are overly complicating things and clearly obsessed with GVWR/payload/etc considering you even put it in your signature for some reason...
Page 18 of the guide will show you your GCWR, which...
09-02-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,442
Posted By BlackBoost

Unless someone knows the weight of their truck,...

Unless someone knows the weight of their truck, which isn't advertised, how are they to know? Are they supposed to ask the dealer to take it to a scale? Knowing the advertised GVWR is one thing, but...
09-02-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By BlackBoost

You've got it right John. Also, anything else...

You've got it right John.
Also, anything else you've added on to your truck is also considered payload. So if you added a tonneau or something, that's payload too.
Truck should tow that weight...
08-31-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 340,905
Posted By BlackBoost

Mine are still how they were in the pictures on...

Mine are still how they were in the pictures on the first page, with the fins sticking out. Been like that for over 1.5 years and still no problems. Lots of rain, 2 very cold winters, and never any...
08-31-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 21,167
Posted By BlackBoost

You take your whole family on trips to the dump? ...

You take your whole family on trips to the dump? Man I've heard of cheap vacations but you take the cake.

Maybe you should trade up that cute little camper for something you can store everything...
08-31-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,597
Posted By BlackBoost

As I mentioned earlier, you'll still need to buy...

As I mentioned earlier, you'll still need to buy a torque wrench because after a shop mounts tires, they always recommend retorquing after 50-100 miles, and it's something you should always do even...
08-30-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 340,905
Posted By BlackBoost

Yes there's a quick flicker when the engine...

Yes there's a quick flicker when the engine restarts because they go below voltage threshold for a moment. Same reason the halogens quickly dimmed for a split second. I've thought of making up a...
08-30-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By BlackBoost

FYI the "OWL" means "Outlined White Lettering". ...

FYI the "OWL" means "Outlined White Lettering". Some also say "Outside White Lettering" but the former is correct. Basically means white writing on the sidewall.
08-30-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,597
Posted By BlackBoost

Before going all crazy, just put the wheels on in...

Before going all crazy, just put the wheels on in your driveway and drive. If there's no wobble/vibration from being unbalanced, and your truck picks up the new sensors, then you're done and you...
08-27-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,826
Posted By BlackBoost

You can get some pretty small 5th wheels that you...

You can get some pretty small 5th wheels that you truck will easily tow. However, your truck would be able to tow a much larger bumper-pull trailer...
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