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Forum: Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation 11-26-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
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Well from what you said it pretty clearly...

Well from what you said it pretty clearly suggests the whine is caused by the bearing being cold and thus its diameter being on the lower end of a tolerance but as the engine warms up and the bearing...
Forum: Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation 11-13-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,161
Posted By boiler
Cold Air Intake - Cold Weather Whine?

My 05 Screw XLT has a CAI and had a 97 Grand Prix GTP also with a CAI and both had a very distinct whistle or whine from the engine compartment in the winter months especially in the mornings. I've...
Forum: Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation 10-09-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,437
Posted By boiler
I had three CV boots rip, one on the right, two...

I had three CV boots rip, one on the right, two on the left, ball joints went out "prematurely", thats all I can remember without directly looking at my records.
Forum: Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation 10-08-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By boiler
The unit plugs into the diagnostic port below the...

The unit plugs into the diagnostic port below the steering wheel and only alters the ECU so as long as you use the pre-installed maps I think you are safe since I'd hope they knew what they were...
Forum: Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation 10-08-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,437
Posted By boiler
I knew it sounded a bit rough but if you consider...

I knew it sounded a bit rough but if you consider the robustness of those parts you're working with, requiring that much leverage to make these parts, which weren't intended from the factory, fit...
Forum: Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation 10-07-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,437
Posted By boiler
Leveling Kit Makers - The Good and Bad

Just wanted to get some input from people on what are the better or worse manufacturers of leveling kits. I had a 2.5" HellBent Steel Kit on mine and had nothing but trouble with it, now I will not...
Forum: Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation 10-07-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By boiler
I noticed an increased wobble in the steering in...

I noticed an increased wobble in the steering in my 05 XLT with a 2.5" HellBent Steel (eBay company) on bumps going from a higher to a lower surface on the road but nothing too terrible. I have...
Forum: Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation 10-07-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By boiler
I guess only regret I would change is I would...

I guess only regret I would change is I would have gotten the higher end LCD versions just for the better looks for not much cash but being able to change the Edge colors to a percentage/amount of...
Forum: Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation 10-07-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By boiler
I've had mine for about 10K miles now and haven't...

I've had mine for about 10K miles now and haven't had any problems. I really like the tune of it versus my stock program, its a lot smoother and a lot more logical shifting it feels like. I've tried...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 10-07-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,826
Posted By boiler
Well this project got put on hold for various...

Well this project got put on hold for various reasons but I'll have the wheels and tires on it by this December
Forum: General F150 Discussion 10-07-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,291
Posted By boiler
Love the shots, how you like the Platinum? I'm...

Love the shots, how you like the Platinum? I'm really leaning towards it being my next truck.
Forum: General F150 Discussion 10-07-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 43,415
Posted By boiler
Here's my pup, Bogey just dying to drive my 05...

Here's my pup, Bogey just dying to drive my 05 XLT. He's full blood German Shepherd. http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y21/iceman1489/photo.jpg
Forum: Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation 10-05-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 493
Posted By boiler
Edge Evo Tuner - Trans Mode jerks

Hey Everyone,

I've got an 05 XLT with an Edge Evolution tuner. I was running in "3" Performance mode for a long time but have recently switched to "1" Transmission mode to see if I saw any change...
Forum: Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation 10-05-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,002
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Views: 419,604
Posted By boiler
Flowmaster American Thunder, 3" straight tips....

Flowmaster American Thunder, 3" straight tips. Good throaty sound under throttle, highway speed drones on a bit though.
Forum: Introductions 10-05-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8,125
Views: 612,594
Posted By boiler
I live in Cedar Rapids, IA and am a mechanical...

I live in Cedar Rapids, IA and am a mechanical engineer.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 10-05-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By boiler
Clunk on 04 XLT when wheel is turned hard left

Hi Everyone,

I have a 2005 XLT with 103K miles on it and have noticed lately that when I turn my wheel hard left traveling slow speeds either forward or reverse that when I begin to go back to...
Forum: Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation 04-01-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
MPG
Views: 873
Posted By boiler
Haha I like your style! I'm actually doing a...

Haha I like your style! I'm actually doing a co-op this semester...no worries I'll be back for my last 2 semesters in the Fall and Spring
Forum: Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation 03-31-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
MPG
Views: 873
Posted By boiler
I bought my FM and Evo and I spend about 110 on...

I bought my FM and Evo and I spend about 110 on gas per week because I drive about 400 commuting for work. I calculated that if I save 2 mpg total between both mods it will take 49 weeks to pay back...
Forum: Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation 03-31-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,454
Posted By boiler
Might lookin to NightShade spray tint as well....

Might lookin to NightShade spray tint as well. There's a good thread on here talking about it and I have friends who have personal good experience with it. Plus you can control the darkness with how...
Forum: Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation 03-31-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
MPG
Views: 873
Posted By boiler
A tuner, CAI, and drive like you're 80.

A tuner, CAI, and drive like you're 80.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 03-31-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,826
Posted By boiler
I almost bought another R6 or R1 for this riding...

I almost bought another R6 or R1 for this riding season but decided to spend the money on my truck instead...that'll be next year's toy. :cool:
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 03-31-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,826
Posted By boiler
Thanks for that Joe I probably wouldn't even have...

Thanks for that Joe I probably wouldn't even have thought about the bumper being chrome until I went to do the grill. I'll probably have it painted with the grill. PS I just sold my 05 R1 last May...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 03-31-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,826
Posted By boiler
Black/Charcoal 04 S-Crew Build

Hey Guys, I'm starting my build of my truck and plan to have it finished by the end of summer before I head back to school. I've attached a picture of my stock truck before any mods to give you an...
Forum: Introductions 03-30-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8,125
Views: 612,594
Posted By boiler
I'm a senior studying Mechanical Engineering at...

I'm a senior studying Mechanical Engineering at Purdue, Boiler Up! Originally from Auburn, Indiana.
Forum: Introductions 03-30-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By boiler
boiler up. just saying :) welcome to the site!

boiler up. just saying :) welcome to the site!
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