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superduty-list Digest Mon, 18 Sep 2000 Volume: 2000  Issue: 027

In This Issue:
Re: mudflaps and flares

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Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2000 22:27:22 +0100
Subject: Spare tire carrier- Harald
From: Kirk Werner <Kirk Werner.org>

Harald,

How did you fabricate this adapter you described in your post? It sounds
like a great idea for camper haulers- something I hadn't thought of...  Any
chance of posting a photograph of your invention?

Kirk

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>
> From: "Harald" <Harald foxinternet.net>
> Subject: Re: Spare tire carrier
> Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2000 08:05:56 -0700
>
> Being the old Boy Scout, I decided to "be prepared" by trying out my spare
> tire under ideal conditions so I would know what to do when I have a flat on
> a cold, snowy, muddy night.  The spare tire lock tool looked kinda cheesy,
> but engaged just fine.  My biggest concern was dropping the spare while my
> 12 foot camper was loaded in the bed of the truck.  I ended up making a
> adapter so I can turn the rod using a ratchet because the lug wrench doesn't
> clear the bottom of my camper.  The end result is that the spare drops with
> no problems.
>

> Harald


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Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2000 20:44:14 -0700
Subject: Re: mudflaps and flares
From: Dave Santo <dhsanto home.com>

Kirk,

Try this.

http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.dtacorp.com/mfsg.htm

I purchased a set of ultra-boards (stainless steel running boards) there for
my 2k F-250SD, but, have not, as of yet, gotten any mudflaps.

Dave



On 9/17/00 2:24 PM, Kirk Werner wrote:

> My F350 has factory fender flares. I bought some cheapo plastic mud guards
> to put on it when it was brand new, figuring I'd upgrade to some better,
> ones with more coverage once I found them. The problem is that the inner lip
> of the fender flares- the surface where the mud flaps attach- isn't a true
> perpendicular angle to the body of the truck...if that makes sense.  The
> flares, which are mounted to the inner edge of the flare, angle forward
> slightly on the inner edge of the flainstead of sitting nice and straight.
> Anyone else find this to be true?  At any rate, my real question is, has
> anyone found a good set of mud flaps that don't require a special bracket
> for hanging the flap? I've seen quite a few Fords that have a heavy black
> rubber flap with a metal/aluminum strip at the bottom, but haven't been able
> to find them anywhere- I know they're not a Ford part. I'd appreciate any
> leads, and also if anyone has solved the problem of the angle created by the
> factory Ford fender flares.


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From: Kyle Porter <KGP kha.com>
Subject: Re: mudflaps and flares
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2000 06:00:21 -0500

Dave,
I think you ment to send this email to kirk.. My name is Kyle and I am
looking for info on the chip mod to increase boost for my Powerstroke. I
want to get rid of the speed limiter also... Do you know anything about
this?

Thanks
Kyle
F250 HD XLT supercab 4x4 Powerstroke

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Santo [SMTP:dhsanto home.com]
> Sent: Monday, September 18, 2000 10:44 PM
> To: superduty-list ford-trucks.com
> Subject: [superduty-list] Re: mudflaps and flares
>
> Kirk,
>
> Try this.
>
> http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.dtacorp.com/mfsg.htm
>
> I purchased a set of ultra-boards (stainless steel running boards) there
> for
> my 2k F-250SD, but, have not, as of yet, gotten any mudflaps.
>
> Dave
>
>
>
> On 9/17/00 2:24 PM, Kirk Werner wrote:
>
> > My F350 has factory fender flares. I bought some cheapo plastic mud
> guards
> > to put on it when it was brand new, figuring I'd upgrade to some better,
> > ones with more coverage once I found them. The problem is that the inner
> lip
> > of the fender flares- the surface where the mud flaps attach- isn't a
> true
> > perpendicular angle to the body of the truck...if that makes sense.  The
> > flares, which are mounted to the inner edge of the flare, angle forward
> > slightly on the inner edge of the flainstead of sitting nice and
> straight.
> > Anyone else find this to be true?  At any rate, my real question is, has
> > anyone found a good set of mud flaps that don't require a special
> bracket
> > for hanging the flap? I've seen quite a few Fords that have a heavy
> black
> > rubber flap with a metal/aluminum strip at the bottom, but haven't been
> able
> > to find them anywhere- I know they're not a Ford part. I'd appreciate
> any
> > leads, and also if anyone has solved the problem of the angle created by
> the
> > factory Ford fender flares.
>
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