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07-19-2018, 10:15 PM
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Posted By Alan in bc

-We could not find a regular-cab long box XLT in...

-We could not find a regular-cab long box XLT in even an ugly colour anywhere. Ordered our Ruby Red from the small local dealer. 2nd time ordering almost the same truck - also had a 2009 XLT.
07-18-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,678
Posted By Alan in bc

Small rural town here - the hot women drive their...

Small rural town here - the hot women drive their own F-150s. Or super-Dutys.
07-18-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By Alan in bc

XLT - no factory nav - I cut a piece of 4 mil or...

XLT - no factory nav - I cut a piece of 4 mil or so glass to fit, chamfered the edges, rounded the corners, and we place it in the tray when we want to use the suction mount with our Garmin.
07-09-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,293
Posted By Alan in bc

As far as the passenger-side wiper goes, my 2016...

As far as the passenger-side wiper goes, my 2016 wiper parks at quite an angle and is well into my field of view, even though I am fairly tall. It is just very poor engineering. I asked the...
07-05-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Alan in bc

Yep, although an XLT to be precise. ...

Yep, although an XLT to be precise.

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06-29-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,657
Posted By Alan in bc

Yes, you are correct - box length and engine are...

Yes, you are correct - box length and engine are choices. However, there is no Platinum 2wd option, and the OP seemed to indicate that his would be a 2wd truck, which is what got me thinking. When I...
06-27-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,657
Posted By Alan in bc

Interesting... Canadian Platinums appear to be...

Interesting... Canadian Platinums appear to be available in only 4wd, only 5.0, only SuperCrew 6 1/2'. No other choices.
05-10-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Alan in bc

You don't say where the truck is located - rust...

You don't say where the truck is located - rust belt or sun belt - but I traded my low, low mileage 2009 5.4 due to extensive rust both on the frame and cross-members under the box and more...
05-03-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By Alan in bc

[/QUOTE]How is it these idiots work with this...

[/QUOTE]How is it these idiots work with this crap everyday and I can find more information via google and in this forum in 5 minutes than they can with the Ford databases to work off of?[/QUOTE]
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05-03-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By Alan in bc

Which brings up the question - again... - other...

Which brings up the question - again... - other than tripping the door latch with a pencil, how does one turn off the key chime when door is open, key in? It seems that every time I drive the truck,...
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Alan in bc

Still wondering... Top RHS info says that I...

Still wondering... Top RHS info says that I logged in at a certain time this morning, and yet the only threads that are indicated as having been read are the ones that I actually clicked and read. ...
04-09-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By Alan in bc

Thanks - I am just looking to disable the white...

Thanks - I am just looking to disable the white "cargo" light with a snip. I have read that they are prone to melting the housing when the doors are left open, for one thing. Yes, the canopy does...
04-09-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By Alan in bc

I posted this question the first year that I had...

I posted this question the first year that I had the truck, and now that the time has come for cab cleaning, etc, I am once again wondering if there is a way to kill the light. Pulling the whole...
04-06-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 26,885
Posted By Alan in bc

2016 with a "Century" canopy - same as Leer,...

2016 with a "Century" canopy - same as Leer, apparently, marketed under the Century name due to some conflict with Cap-it stores - The canopy is great until you get to the door, which is frame-less...
03-27-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,841
Posted By Alan in bc

First month of owning our 2016 - parking on the...

First month of owning our 2016 - parking on the car ferry is very tight, and sure enough we are directed to park beside an old Taurus full of people, kids and elderly. The elderly woman in the back...
03-16-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,787
Posted By Alan in bc

I posted this in the maintenance forum a while...

I posted this in the maintenance forum a while back....
I can put the parking brake into "maintenance mode"... I tried it, it works,

Activation

Set the ignition to ON.
Press and hold the...
03-15-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,713
Posted By Alan in bc

That is because the electric actuators in the...

That is because the electric actuators in the rear calipers push the piston and pads in to the rotor, and what you feel through the pedal is the small increase in the amount of brake fluid that is...
03-12-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By Alan in bc

To run a dealership, or any other large business,...

To run a dealership, or any other large business, there have to be clerical staff to do paperwork and support the managers, sales dept., service dept, etc. There are people there whose job it is to...
03-09-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,698
Posted By Alan in bc

Dealer (service writer) here went on about the...

Dealer (service writer) here went on about the brakes being worn down when I went in for an oil change. They were actually virtually at the same spec as new.
03-05-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,699
Posted By Alan in bc

The electric brake depends on the engine - my 3.5...

The electric brake depends on the engine - my 3.5 NA has it. I asked about servicing electric calipers, found info, and replied to my self in this thread:
...
03-02-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 12,965
Posted By Alan in bc

I am pretty sure that I don't want an autonomous...

I am pretty sure that I don't want an autonomous truck backing my boat down the ramp into the water on it's own, or doing a variety of other "truck jobs" that cannot be done with a Prius.
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Alan in bc

Not marking as read

Does anyone know why, after I go to "quick links" and "mark forums as read" at a certain time, the threads from earlier that have not been posted to still come up as "unread" (heavier bold font") the...
02-18-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By Alan in bc

The thread starter does not indicate the year of...

The thread starter does not indicate the year of his truck - was/is this melting problem limited to 2015 models, or does the problem persist? I will go and check my 2016 once the snow melts off of...
02-13-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By Alan in bc

Does the '17 have an electric brake or a manual...

Does the '17 have an electric brake or a manual brake? If it's manual, you can set it just-enough to hold the truck and not overly tight. If it's electric, then it's pretty much all or...
02-13-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 375,800
Posted By Alan in bc

When we traded our 2009, with plenty of storage...

When we traded our 2009, with plenty of storage behind the seats, for our 2016, we were disappointed with the small, not very useful space in the new cab. Since we have a canopy on the truck all the...
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