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Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 05-01-2017, 02:37 PM
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Posted By dickross
Question MOD retractable running boards

I want to shift my Platinum running boards back so that they will also function as a Bed Step. Looking at the brackets it looks like the tie into a channel in the running board itself,. This...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 04-23-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By dickross
Question aftermarket bumper with ACC

This has come up before but I'm hoping one of the bumper companies has got around to fixing it?
Does anybody make a front bumper with a cutout for the ACC radar module? Doesn't seem like it would...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 09-26-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 1,057,983
Posted By dickross
I keep a spare keyless fob hidden in my Platinum...

I keep a spare keyless fob hidden in my Platinum with batteries. It's wrapped in 4 layers of heavy duty aluminum foil. The truck can't see it until after i get in with the keypad, retrieve the fob...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 09-26-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 1,057,983
Posted By dickross
I had to get the back folded down to install seat...

I had to get the back folded down to install seat covers. and there was no strap on the release. To get it released, tie a split key ring or something similar onto a strong nylon cord.. Pull the...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 09-26-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 1,057,983
Posted By dickross
I've just spent an hour struggling with my 2016...

I've just spent an hour struggling with my 2016 SCREW and there ain't no loop on the driver side rear seatback. I had to raise the seat bottom a little which moves the seat back a little so I could...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 09-25-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,202
Posted By dickross
navigation sucks

After three more years of intensive research and development, Ford has not improved the navigation one damn bit! The 2016 Navigation Sucks also.
Plus it's expensive to buy, $48/year for traffic...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 09-07-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,178
Posted By dickross
I've got a 2016 with Nav. It's slow, turn...

I've got a 2016 with Nav. It's slow, turn warnings are frequently too late. Consistantly tells me to turn right to get on the freeway from a service road. (maybe I got the British version????)...
Forum: Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation 09-07-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,545
Posted By dickross
Marathon

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Had these on my last two trucks.
I just ordered a set in RealTree Xtra Granite for my 2016.
I hate Black Leather.
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 08-30-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,178
Posted By dickross
built in nav sucks

I've got a 2016 Platinum with built in nav. It's slow. Doesn't give turn warnings till it's almost to late. when i'm on a freeway feeder road it insists that I turn right to get on the freeway.
...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 08-19-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By dickross
Thumbs up Thanks, that's whole lot different than what's...

Thanks, that's whole lot different than what's printed in the manual. Now I just need to order a couple new "keys" and try it out.

Dick:
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 08-17-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By dickross
OK That's backup slot (A)! I got that far.Then I...

OK That's backup slot (A)! I got that far.Then I tried to "Insert the first previously programmed coded key into the ignition." How do I do that????

Dick
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 08-17-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By dickross
Question programming keyless ignition

Has any body sucessfully programmed an extra "keyless" fob for an F150 Limited?
My manual supposedly has instructions for this but it doesn't seem to make sense.
It says;
1. "Place the first...
Forum: 2011+ Engine Related Questions 08-19-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 59,440
Posted By dickross
I'm getting around 15.5 in town on a 2013 screw...

I'm getting around 15.5 in town on a 2013 screw 5.0. That's real milage, my dash consistantly reads .5 to .7 MPG more than actual milage.
I used to get about 14.5 on my 2012 screw 3.7L.
EPA...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 08-02-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 547
Posted By dickross
gas tank change May 2012

I was looking for a 36 gal tank for my 2013 SCREW. On ford parts they list a different tank for vehicles built after may 2012. The tank for later models is substantialy more expensive than for pre...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 05-16-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,522
Posted By dickross
Well I got a price from a dealer. $2794 to swap...

Well I got a price from a dealer. $2794 to swap out 26 gal to a 36 gal. Which includes $980. labor and the rest parts. That ain't gonna happen!
I'm a little afraid of going to a junk yard because...
Forum: 2011+ Engine Related Questions 05-15-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 199,996
Posted By dickross
I had no problems accelerating on entrance ramps...

I had no problems accelerating on entrance ramps or anytime when it was appropriate to "stick my foot in it". My problem was when i was idleing along at low speed in traffic in 4,5, or 6 gear and I...
Forum: 2011+ Engine Related Questions 05-14-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 199,996
Posted By dickross
I had a 2012 SCREW with a 3.7L. Plenty of power...

I had a 2012 SCREW with a 3.7L. Plenty of power if you stick your foot in it. No problems on the freeway. A real pain in the ass driving around town in traffic. I drive for months without getting...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 05-13-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,522
Posted By dickross
tank swap to 36 gal on 5.0 liter

I want to swap out my 26 gal tank for a 36 gal. I've got a 2013 short bed SCREW with a 5.0 engine. 2WD. I understand from other posts that I'll need the tank, a fuel pump assembly, and a heat shield....
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