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Forum: General F150 Discussion 10-22-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By VigII
I've used FF on my dump trailer and my '09 F150....

I've used FF on my dump trailer and my '09 F150. FF really does creap into the tight places between joined pieces of metal. Places where I sprayed the underside of my trailer shows the film traveled...
Forum: General F150 Discussion 10-15-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,211
Posted By VigII
Are we talking 2015 vs.2017?

Are we talking 2015 vs.2017?
Forum: General F150 Discussion 10-13-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,211
Posted By VigII
"Basically", maybe but it's not the same class of...

"Basically", maybe but it's not the same class of bourbon. Missing equipment is the:
* "upgraded rear axle" (larger 9.75" ring)
* "upgraded rear bumper" beefier hitch
* "36 gallon fuel tank".
...
Forum: General F150 Discussion 10-12-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,211
Posted By VigII
The weigh of 36 gallon of gas is included in the...

The weigh of 36 gallon of gas is included in the payload sticker calculation. Lets assume you go for the Limited "full boat" load at 11,200. An average tongue weight of 13% (10-15 typ. range) would...
Forum: General F150 Discussion 10-11-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,211
Posted By VigII
IMHO with a 6750 GVWR don't spend too much time...

IMHO with a 6750 GVWR don't spend too much time looking for a GCVWR specification. you seem to be correct that it's not listed in Ford's lit. It's a number you likely won't approach and with remain...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 10-08-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,429
Posted By VigII
Moving to a 7k or 7.5k tandem trailer would be a...

Moving to a 7k or 7.5k tandem trailer would be a good idea. Not good to be too close to the edge.
I moved a Boomer 30 with a hoe and FL from NW NJ to north central NC with my '09. I used a 7k...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 10-05-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,429
Posted By VigII
Do you have enough room to make a tight corners...

Do you have enough room to make a tight corners without the bucket clipping the corners of the truck bed?

I'm curious how tight this configuration gets when making corner swings, especially when...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-21-2017, 02:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,192
Posted By VigII
The best explanations of the difference between...

The best explanations of the difference between lift and weight distribution I've seen to date: The Difference Between Using Weight Distribution and Air Bags to Level Your Load
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-12-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,662
Posted By VigII
Acdii & Siskiyou, does the truck behave like in...

Acdii & Siskiyou, does the truck behave like in this guy's '16 does in this Youtube video?

2016 F150 Steering Issue
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-11-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,662
Posted By VigII
acdii, I cannot point you to the source, but...

acdii, I cannot point you to the source, but before I bought my '17 I recall reading that they changed something with the electric steering to eliminate complaints common to the '16. I don't recall...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-07-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,883
Posted By VigII
How much of your '16's payload are you using up,...

How much of your '16's payload are you using up, could stuff be moved into the TV? You might be right about the bars but your measurements are more than what my '17 OM says you should gain back. 800...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-07-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,883
Posted By VigII
I noted you're running the tires at the same PSI...

I noted you're running the tires at the same PSI with ~<600 Lbs on the drive axle. What's the max psi on the Dullers? Maybe play with the drive axle tire psi?

I calculated the rear to front weight...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-06-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By VigII
Ditto the above. I had them on my 2009 and it did...

Ditto the above. I had them on my 2009 and it did help a lot towing my loaded or unloaded 10k 6x10' dump trailer or hauling loads in the bed. I always use a WDH with 800Lb bars for the loaded...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-02-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4,747
Views: 1,751,634
Posted By VigII
Nice. I like the Lance too. Is that a 2155?

Nice. I like the Lance too. Is that a 2155?
Forum: General F150 Discussion 07-24-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,685
Posted By VigII
Bet you didn't try it with the tyranny in sport...

Bet you didn't try it with the tyranny in sport mode!
Forum: General F150 Discussion 07-24-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By VigII
I use one too. My 2017 has the optional power...

I use one too. My 2017 has the optional power inverter that lists wattage with the engine on an off. I'd have to look up the output, but with the engine on, the cover is marked 400 watts (3.5 amps)....
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 07-21-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,289
Posted By VigII
I 65 or 70, can't recall. I never see that on the...

I 65 or 70, can't recall. I never see that on the roads I trailer the dump trailer on. Radial E, 80 psi.
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 07-20-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,289
Posted By VigII
I run into NEPA for anthracite several times a...

I run into NEPA for anthracite several times a year and did it many times with my 09 4.6 3V pulling my 6x10 low profile dump trailer (10k gvwr). Last month I hauled my first load with my 17 3.5 EB...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 07-07-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,587
Posted By VigII
Also got mine back today. There were 12 (not 13)...

Also got mine back today. There were 12 (not 13) codes, some that didn't align with a mechanical diagnosis. All the codes appeared within a 5 hour period yesterday. They checked the gates and all was...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 07-06-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,587
Posted By VigII
Yes, count me in. After I traveled 2 miles from...

Yes, count me in. After I traveled 2 miles from 1st start today, the truck threw a 'wrench' code right at the bottom of a long hill. If there was boost, I couldn't feel it. I knew I was driving a V6...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 07-06-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,404
Posted By VigII
I haven't researched the 10 speed's gearing, but...

I haven't researched the 10 speed's gearing, but perhaps 3rd is on of the gears where the torque converter locks up. With thicker fluid it would likely feel like a hard transition if there isn't...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 07-06-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,404
Posted By VigII
Agree - very slow acceleration. It occurs when...

Agree - very slow acceleration. It occurs when leaving 65' of driveway and turning left onto the residential road. Not much acceleration at that time. I haven't noticed it after the engine has run...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 07-06-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,404
Posted By VigII
Oh, I do too. Startling the first few times it...

Oh, I do too. Startling the first few times it happened but I've noticed it quickly settles. You do feel the torque pull when it locks into 3rd. Happens for me only when cold pulling out onto the...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 07-06-2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By VigII
Thanks guys. I find during these discussions...

Thanks guys. I find during these discussions weight capacities are well defined: GVWR, GAWR, GCWR, etc. However when it comes to trailer length, it's not so clear if the poster is talking total...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 07-05-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By VigII
:confused1: I'd like help defining the length of...

:confused1: I'd like help defining the length of the trailers discussed in this thread please. Is it measured as the length of the living space box or from the ball to the rear of the trailer box...
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