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Today, 12:20 AM
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Posted By Stu Cazzo

This is bull****! You gotta wait until...

This is bull****!
You gotta wait until September to get parts? China tarrifs?
VCTs are steel so aluminum shards are coming from somewhere else.
Yesterday, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By Stu Cazzo

Dealerships no longer know how to diagnose...

Dealerships no longer know how to diagnose problems. Its been a thorn with me now for some time.
If your truck doesn't throw a code...then according to the dealer, theres nothing wrong with it.
...
Yesterday, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,303
Views: 356,044
Posted By Stu Cazzo

You can yell and scream and jump up and down...I...

You can yell and scream and jump up and down...I really don't think anyone at Ford (Can or US) really gives a ****!
We drank the kool aid, we bought the trucks...theyre still selling a bunch...to...
Yesterday, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,303
Views: 356,044
Posted By Stu Cazzo

My advice would be don't baby it. Drive it hard...

My advice would be don't baby it. Drive it hard and take it out onto the highway too!
06-17-2019, 09:37 PM
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Views: 258,158
Posted By Stu Cazzo

Put it in sport mode and drive it!

Put it in sport mode and drive it!
06-17-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By Stu Cazzo

It could be...my suggestion is to clean it all...

It could be...my suggestion is to clean it all off with cleaner. Then check again after a few days - this may help to pinpoint it.
06-17-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Stu Cazzo

I guess you don't have any pics with it on truck?...

I guess you don't have any pics with it on truck?

Is there any benefit to this spoiler? does it keep the back window clean?
06-17-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,063
Posted By Stu Cazzo

https://www.oewheelsllc.com/22-Fits-Ford-F150-Whee...

https://www.oewheelsllc.com/22-Fits-Ford-F150-Wheel-Polished-22x9


https://www.oewheelsllc.com/20-Fits-Ford-F-150-Wheel-PVD-Black-Chrome-20x8-5
06-17-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 24,165
Posted By Stu Cazzo

There were quite a few timing chain issues on the...

There were quite a few timing chain issues on the previous gen 3.5 as well as the next gen 3.5.
Plenty of talk on here on each of those engines.

My 2013 went through 3 timing chains (and vct,...
06-17-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,303
Views: 356,044
Posted By Stu Cazzo

Ya, I just rolled over 6000 miles now...I guess...

Ya, I just rolled over 6000 miles now...I guess everything has loosened up and powertrain is "broken in".
Last few road trips I was checking...thought it was bogus so I also hand calculated... I...
06-16-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,303
Views: 356,044
Posted By Stu Cazzo

I've given up trying to address all the knocks...

I've given up trying to address all the knocks and noises and ticks and rattles.
The only good thing about this dam 5.0 is I'm getting phenomenal fuel mileage!

Consistently 25mpg at 70mph! My...
06-16-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,156
Posted By Stu Cazzo

Yup, that doesn't look right to me either...and I...

Yup, that doesn't look right to me either...and I unfortunately have done a lot of ball joints.
Whats the clearance between the LCA and the outside hub/spindle?
06-13-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By Stu Cazzo

If you tell us about your truck we can be of more...

If you tell us about your truck we can be of more assistance...

Engine size for starters?
06-13-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Stu Cazzo

Its got a gun rack...AND a hood ornament! As...

Its got a gun rack...AND a hood ornament!

As crazy as this may sound to some...I like it! Its a little rough, but i'd buy that truck!
06-13-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,973
Posted By Stu Cazzo

You make it sound like "oh my god" look at all...

You make it sound like "oh my god" look at all the issues with the diesel engine!
Its really not anywhere near as bad as you make it sound.

I for one don't want to go 0-60 in 5.1 in a full sized...
06-12-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,973
Posted By Stu Cazzo

Yup, I read them.

Yup, I read them.
06-12-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,156
Posted By Stu Cazzo

Sway bar links?

Sway bar links?
06-12-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,973
Posted By Stu Cazzo

Look at all the money saved not having to change...

Look at all the money saved not having to change spark plugs!!! ...which was pretty regular in my old 3.5 eco!
Its common to hear "diesels have higher maintenance costs" but then no one seems to...
06-11-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,973
Posted By Stu Cazzo

Could you elaborate on what all these extra...

Could you elaborate on what all these extra maintenance costs are?
06-11-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By Stu Cazzo

Stab in the dark here...it almost sounds like an...

Stab in the dark here...it almost sounds like an alternator issue.
All the wonky electrical things going on point to a burnt out or defective diode in the alternator.
06-11-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,973
Posted By Stu Cazzo

Ford's track record on being able to consistently...

Ford's track record on being able to consistently deliver a reliable engine is pretty poor.
If I could turn the clock back I woulda gotten the diesel over this hunk a junk 5.0!

If there were lots...
06-07-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,656
Posted By Stu Cazzo

Our newer trucks have variable speed fan motors....

Our newer trucks have variable speed fan motors. (not a low-med-high 3 speed) so it generally does take 5-8 seconds before the fan comes up to full speed.
Similarly how the fan drops in speed when...
06-07-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 926
Posted By Stu Cazzo

Reason I say timing chain is because I went...

Reason I say timing chain is because I went through 3 on my 2013...with similar signs as yours.

If your timing chain hasn't been replaced, its probably something you should start planning for....
06-05-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 926
Posted By Stu Cazzo

No codes pop up yet? It sounds like maybe...

No codes pop up yet?

It sounds like maybe timing chain is in need of replacement.
My 2013 3.5 used to do the same thing. It idled okay but low boost and low power and ya some rattle noise under...
06-05-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,557
Posted By Stu Cazzo

My experiences with the 3.5 eco and 5.0 have been...

My experiences with the 3.5 eco and 5.0 have been pretty awful!

I have no experience with the 2.7 and it "appears" that most owners like them and they "seem" to be "less" problematic than other...
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