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Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 02-17-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,877
Posted By tarheelbob
Yes, you're overthinking this a little, But,...

Yes, you're overthinking this a little, But, relax, its what we all do when getting ready to pull the trigger on a big purchase. I have the same set-up (2011 SCREW, 5.0L, 3.73 gear, 6.5' bed, 9100 lb...
Forum: General F150 Discussion 02-02-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 929
Posted By tarheelbob
Some background. Global car sales for 2012 north...

Some background. Global car sales for 2012 north of 80 million units. In the U.S., right around 16 million vehicles in 2012. Ford is number five, still ahead of Nissan globally, but not by much. VW...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 12-28-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,565
Posted By tarheelbob
LOVE mine! With a whole new line-up of engines in...

LOVE mine! With a whole new line-up of engines in 2011, you are bound to hear voicing of observations, differences, questions, and complaints as the bugs are worked out and folks better understand...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 12-23-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,864
Posted By tarheelbob
OK, a quick conversion for us non-metric...

OK, a quick conversion for us non-metric neanderthals:

OP, driving on highway at 62-74 MPH, covered 459.5 miles and put in 31.15 gallons of gas. This calculates out to 14.75 MPG for the trip.
...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 12-01-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,265
Posted By tarheelbob
You definitely want the new 5.0L V-8. Or the EB....

You definitely want the new 5.0L V-8. Or the EB. Or the 6.2. Definitely.:thumbsup:
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 08-19-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,147
Posted By tarheelbob
You're on exactly the right track. EcoBoost with...

You're on exactly the right track. EcoBoost with 3.73 axle and max tow package will put you in that 11,300-lb range. I couldn't find the 2012 Ford Towing and Trailering Guide, but follow this link...
Forum: 2011+ Engine Related Questions 04-07-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By tarheelbob
No apologies needed. The simplest things, like...

No apologies needed. The simplest things, like finding an appropriate USB cable, can be frustrating. That's what the forum is for. Let others experience work for you.

I did the exact same thing....
Forum: 2011+ Engine Related Questions 04-06-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By tarheelbob
Got mine at CableWholesale.com, $1.83 for a...

Got mine at CableWholesale.com, $1.83 for a three-foot cable and $0.80 for a USB female-to-female adapter. Easy and quick. Works great.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 12-27-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,963
Posted By tarheelbob
To each, their own. But, not for me.....

To each, their own. But, not for me.....
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 12-27-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,709
Posted By tarheelbob
Something very right about driving your truck...

Something very right about driving your truck around a farm. Very cool. Nice pics. Nice 'do. Nice pants. <g>
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 12-20-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 148,384
Posted By tarheelbob
Running boards coming next..... ...

Running boards coming next.....

https://www.f150forum.com/members/tarheelbob-87834/albums/truck/42696-truck-1.jpg

... and a center bumper grill insert instead of the license plate....
...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 12-18-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By tarheelbob
I read about that. My truck was built September...

I read about that. My truck was built September 13, 2011, well after the July-or-earlier dates mentioned in the TSB. So, while I may be in for the upcoming Brake Interlock Switch notice, I thought it...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 12-17-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By tarheelbob
Appears mine works the same way. Hopefully that...

Appears mine works the same way. Hopefully that did the trick.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 12-17-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By tarheelbob
dingdingdingding! That did the trick. Voice...

dingdingdingding!

That did the trick. Voice command played the iPod through USB 2 straight away. Still don't know why it worked with the dash control knobs "Select Source" initially, then quit....
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 12-17-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By tarheelbob
The iPod plugged into the main dash USB still...

The iPod plugged into the main dash USB still works just fine. Checked that. What's interesting is that it won't recognize, or finish initializing, my daughters (?) in the main USB. Given her choice...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 12-17-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By tarheelbob
Easier said than done. Finding a Mini...

Easier said than done. Finding a Mini (male)-to-USB A(female) was futile through many searches. Cables come in TONS of configurations, just couldn't find that specific one. The female-to-female is a...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 12-17-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By tarheelbob
USB2 Work / Fail

Did the nifty USB 2 connection from the back of the SYNC and routed it into the glovebox, as many have done. Used a 3' Mini USB-to-USB A cable with a male end. Then used a simple female-to-female...
Forum: Introductions 12-12-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8,124
Views: 612,417
Posted By tarheelbob
Quality Manager for Continental Automotive at our...

Quality Manager for Continental Automotive at our Asheville, NC plant. We make disc brake calipers for just about everybody.

Avid motorcyclist, ride a Kawasaki Concours 1400. Also, I pretend to...
Forum: Introductions 12-11-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By tarheelbob
Greetings from Asheville, NC

Reading, learning, and dabbling around the forum, I thought I'd officially introduce myself, and my new F-150.

2011 F-150 SuperCrew XLT 4x4, 5.0L V-8, 157" wheelbase, 3.73 axle with electronic...
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