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Forum: General F150 Discussion 01-15-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By gone postal
FoMoCo isn't going to change their product...

FoMoCo isn't going to change their product development plans based on the competition unless there's something truly revolutionary from a competitor (dodge with the minivan) or they launch something...
Forum: General F150 Discussion 01-15-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,614
Posted By gone postal
No clue where you're getting the alarmist pap...

No clue where you're getting the alarmist pap about NOx, however:



NOx emissions – formation, reduction and abatement

The two most significant pollutants produced by humans ...
Forum: General F150 Discussion 01-15-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,614
Posted By gone postal
The timelines for the Union elections are pretty...

The timelines for the Union elections are pretty much etched in stone from federal law.

'The U of WV investigation started in 14, epa action and fines started rolling in in 2015, the union vote...
Forum: General F150 Discussion 01-15-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,614
Posted By gone postal
Again, it wasn't the EPA, it was brought to the...

Again, it wasn't the EPA, it was brought to the attention of the EPA after researchers found the issue, and the EPA took action as they are required to do by law. No cabal, no conspiracy.

<See the...
Forum: General F150 Discussion 01-15-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,614
Posted By gone postal
The union elections are run tighter than public...

The union elections are run tighter than public elections, with more monitors and controls in place. You don't just "unionize" your plant, the workers have to vote for it. The vote was held, the UAW...
Forum: General F150 Discussion 01-15-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,614
Posted By gone postal
Sorry, the V-dub scandal was tipped off to the...

Sorry, the V-dub scandal was tipped off to the EPA by researchers in WV, not the UAW and D.C.

https://blog.caranddriver.com/how-volkswagen-got-busted-for-gaming-epa-diesel-emissions-standards/
...
Forum: General F150 Discussion 01-15-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,614
Posted By gone postal
37 MPG with a car is nothing new, my 1986 escort...

37 MPG with a car is nothing new, my 1986 escort got better than that.

THe engine is technically very interesting, compression ignition gasoline engines aren't new, reliability out of one would...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 01-14-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,793
Posted By gone postal
Your mileage is going to be off unless you...

Your mileage is going to be off unless you adjusted for the new tires with the tuner.

That having been said, you're doing 80 MPH in a 5K pound brick. Your mileage is going to suffer.
Forum: General F150 Discussion 01-14-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,446
Posted By gone postal
Don't care about looks. I'd like to see the...

Don't care about looks. I'd like to see the performance and payload figure for it, might buy one in year 2.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 01-14-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By gone postal
The issue is that if you set it too loose (not...

The issue is that if you set it too loose (not deep enough) you break teeth, and if you set it too deep, you burn out the gearset through friction. It's a fine line, measures in thousandths.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 01-13-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By gone postal
That's pretty severe pitting. Not a simple...

That's pretty severe pitting. Not a simple replacement, but should be done. Know the procedure on other rear ends, not the 9.75
Forum: General F150 Discussion 01-13-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,959
Posted By gone postal
Or do what I did this morning: I looked at...

Or do what I did this morning:

I looked at the driving ma put up by NY State, saw the entirety of 81 was covered in severe snow and ice, and stayed home.

Snow I'll drive on without worry. Ice?...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 01-09-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 734
Posted By gone postal
This is actually an excellent reminder of how...

This is actually an excellent reminder of how touchy the plugs can be. was reading and completely forgot about the issues people have had with replacement plugs.

One of the nice things about my...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 01-09-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 734
Posted By gone postal
Makes more sense now. LOL Plugs have a...

Makes more sense now. LOL

Plugs have a higher infant mortality rate than they used to, like everything else, they're better in some ways, worse in others.
Forum: General F150 Discussion 01-09-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,532
Posted By gone postal
So do I, but I wouldn't accuse them of making...

So do I, but I wouldn't accuse them of making rational economic decisions.:jester:
Forum: General F150 Discussion 01-09-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,532
Posted By gone postal
You're trusting people to make sound economic...

You're trusting people to make sound economic decisions? :eek:
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 01-09-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 734
Posted By gone postal
Why 6 COPs on a V-8? Call it curiosity.

Why 6 COPs on a V-8? Call it curiosity.
Forum: General F150 Discussion 01-09-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,532
Posted By gone postal
Because then their CAFE targets would really look...

Because then their CAFE targets would really look ludicrous, and the calibrations needed for compliance engines like the ecoboosts would shift.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 01-09-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By gone postal
Yes, you have a speed limiter on the truck ...

Yes, you have a speed limiter on the truck

It exists for a reason. For the sake of the rest of us who share the roads with you.
...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 01-09-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,466
Posted By gone postal
Tires are SO much fun on the sorting...

Tires are SO much fun on the sorting machines....LOL
Forum: General F150 Discussion 01-08-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By gone postal
either 4.6 or 5.4. Going to be easier said...

either 4.6 or 5.4.

Going to be easier said than done, different era ecus, different transmissions, etc.

Can it be done? Absolutely. Is it a quick, easy budget swap? Nope.

Much cheaper to...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 01-08-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,466
Posted By gone postal
Unofficially referred to as the coopetition. It's...

Unofficially referred to as the coopetition. It's been happening for years now, but it's still odd to see fedex and oops trucks sitting at our loading dock at the processing plant.
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 01-08-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,657
Posted By gone postal
If it's truly 30 MPG then my interest is piqued,...

If it's truly 30 MPG then my interest is piqued, that's a number where it might make sense given my commute.

Time will tell....not a huge fan of FoMoCo at the moment given the issues I've had...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 01-07-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 734
Posted By gone postal
I'd be checking the injector, it might have been...

I'd be checking the injector, it might have been teh cause of the miss from the beginning.
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 01-07-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,245
Posted By gone postal
Which production car gets a twin turbo coyote,...

Which production car gets a twin turbo coyote, and let's see that tuner special run for 24 hours straight at full song at LeMans.
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