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07-11-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Pickupman66

While I no longer own a 4x4 vehicle a piece of...

While I no longer own a 4x4 vehicle a piece of advice has stuck with me when I have owned them. "exercise all modes of 4x4 on a regular basis" Find a gravel road put it in 4 high for a few hundred...
06-22-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By Pickupman66

I know my Ecoboost had a fairly rough idle when...

I know my Ecoboost had a fairly rough idle when first started but it goes away quickly. new plugs worked good to smooth this out.
06-20-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,042
Posted By Pickupman66

Here are my six I just changed this weekend....

Here are my six I just changed this weekend. Truck has 97k but no clue on the plug age. They were all around .035 gap. I had a slight miss at idle you could feel. now it is so smooth.
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06-20-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By Pickupman66

I am about in the same boat. 97,800 on my 2013. ...

I am about in the same boat. 97,800 on my 2013. just changed the plugs myself. $45 for Autolite XP irridium. gapped at .030 for all 6. Major idle improvement. we will see how I do on fuel mileage...
06-19-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,736
Posted By Pickupman66

Agreed. one beer per side. We should have a...

Agreed. one beer per side. We should have a posted scale on difficulty rating.


on my Dodge, I had to buy a 18m wrench and cut it in half to get to the top bolts. what a PITA!
06-11-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By Pickupman66

Mine kicked the bucket this weekend. I think ill...

Mine kicked the bucket this weekend. I think ill get the parts and save this fix for Fall when its cooler. I just popped the fuse out so I cannot use it. fortunately It is in the proper closed...
05-24-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By Pickupman66

mine is not really loud, but I can hear it. this...

mine is not really loud, but I can hear it. this is my first turbo vehicle.
05-24-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By Pickupman66

I hear this same sound and experience the same...

I hear this same sound and experience the same symptoms as you describe. I believe it is turbo lag.
05-21-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Pickupman66

my 13 does this.

my 13 does this.
05-18-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By Pickupman66

Just asking questions here, do these fan motors...

Just asking questions here, do these fan motors have a capacitor to start? if so, that may have gone bad. i would lean towards a bad motor for the fan.
05-17-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,484
Posted By Pickupman66

I had homelink in my dodge and it worked **most...

I had homelink in my dodge and it worked **most of the time. My 2013 F150 has the Car2U. I have a 2 year old set of chamberlain door openers and tey are not compatible with the Car2U. I have to get...
05-16-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 225,116
Posted By Pickupman66

If yours is like mine, Center post is common. the...

If yours is like mine, Center post is common. the POT will "turn up" the resistance on one outer post and "turn down" the resistance on the other. at least that is what mine did. get your Multimeter...
05-03-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By Pickupman66

that Klean Strip should peel the paint back to...

that Klean Strip should peel the paint back to bare metal. If you let it sit, it will penetrate multiple layers of paint. we used that when restoring a 1966 pickup and it took 5 or 6 layers off in a...
04-26-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Pickupman66

I have a 13 Screw FX2. 92k. I average 17.7 -18.5...

I have a 13 Screw FX2. 92k. I average 17.7 -18.5 in my daily drive. it is 45 minutes to and from work. Over a 5 mile long 5% grade up and 5 miles down. I run 65 up it and roll 70 down. 75 in the...
04-25-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Pickupman66

I believe that setting MAY be buried in the Sync...

I believe that setting MAY be buried in the Sync settings... something like Rear camera delay on or off.
04-24-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 727
Posted By Pickupman66

I guess I was referring myine to myford touch as...

I guess I was referring myine to myford touch as it has been referenced as that to me. Maybe it is considered Sync 2. and then Sync 3 is on the newer ones. Sorry if I spread some confusion. I was...
04-24-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 727
Posted By Pickupman66

Oh. that's interesting... My mistake buddy..

Oh. that's interesting... My mistake buddy..
04-24-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 727
Posted By Pickupman66

If it is the 8" screen, it is the My Ford Touch. ...

If it is the 8" screen, it is the My Ford Touch. latest and greatest is 3.10.
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04-24-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 727
Posted By Pickupman66

If I am wrong, forgive me, but the 8" MFT latest...

If I am wrong, forgive me, but the 8" MFT latest version is 3.10 4.4 is for the 4" screen. I have a '13 with a 8" MFT and I just recently updated to 3.10. it is not on the ford website. as I...
04-21-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,040
Posted By Pickupman66

1. I bought plastic trim removal tools. They...

1. I bought plastic trim removal tools. They worked well. It was like a wide plastic prybar . Bought at auto part store.

2. I used paints purchased at local auto parts store.

3. Use an...
04-17-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,358
Posted By Pickupman66

Finished. I messed up the outsides so these are...

Finished. I messed up the outsides so these are new with stock color. Inserted my painted ones into it. If I decide I'm unhappy I can redo the new ones.

...
04-17-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 887
Posted By Pickupman66

I store my jumper cables, tire 4 way and a first...

I store my jumper cables, tire 4 way and a first aid kit back there. Get you a Long box end wrench as it makes it very easy to get ahold of the pin the first time. just loop it around and you can...
04-13-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Pickupman66

I went and bought some plastic trim removal tools...

I went and bought some plastic trim removal tools at the auto part stores. they are plastic non marring tools. I gently pried and let the adhesive stretch. some say you can heat them up bit I didnt. ...
04-13-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Pickupman66

I just got done doing this myself but on black...

I just got done doing this myself but on black ones.

Disassemble, scuff, adhesion promoter, primer, base coat, clear coat. I used rattle cans though from O'reily and they seemed to work really we...
04-10-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,687
Posted By Pickupman66

I keep my tooth picks in it. I had a useless...

I keep my tooth picks in it. I had a useless hole in the dash on my old truck and it was perfect for toothpicks.
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