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superduty-list Digest Tue, 26 Sep 2000 Volume: 2000  Issue: 033

In This Issue:
Re: 00 f250 problems


From: "      John Patterson" <jnp>
Subject: Superchips
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2000 05:55:56 -0700


*I am using the 50HP chip in my truck with no other changes to the truck, just a K&N filter.
*The 65HP chip the service engine light will come on regularly, I've seen this on an other PSD.
*And the 100HP chip is not recommend for the average users.
John  99' PSD


From: Kyle Porter <KGP>
Subject: Re: 00 f250 problems
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2000 11:51:48 -0500

What modifications did you do to the air intake box?  I have not seen any
part numbers from K&N for my 97 PSD. Is your gibson exhaust from the
coverter back ?

97 F250 HD PSD 4x4 XLT SC LWB Automatic
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stan Wright [SMTP:swright]
> Sent: Friday, September 22, 2000 3:26 PM
> To: superduty-list
> Subject: [superduty-list] Re: 00 f250 problems
> My truck is just like your's, except a 1999.  I just put on a set of
> Edelbrock
> shocks, and the difference is amazing.  I have the heavy service
> suspension, and
> my stock ride was bouncy like you describe.  The new shocks got rid of the
> bounciness, and it rides smoother and handles better.  I give them two
> thumbs
> up.
> I think you can get shift kits for the transmission since it's basically
> an
> E4OD.  Confirm that before you buy anything, though.  I have a Superchip,
> Gibson
> exhaust, K&N filter, and I modified the air intake.  I like the improved
> performance.
> You should check out the forums at ford diesel com for info on what tire
> will
> fit.  That question has been discussed alot.  My next tires will either be
> 285/75's or 295/75's, but my truck sets level from the factory since I
> have the
> heavy duty suspension.
> "Jeff" wrote:
> > I just bought a 2000 F-250 CC 4x4 V10 and have a few questions. I did
> not
> > get the overload springs in the back nor did I get the HD springs in the
> > front. Therefore my truck sits lower than most. I did not get the 265
> but
> > rather the basic 235's because I am going to get some BFG AT KO's soon
> but,
> > what size will fit. According to Nat Tire I can get 33s but  my truck
> does
> > not sit as high as the average f250 4x4. I would assume that 285/75/16
> would
> > work but do not know.
> >
> > Also my truck seems to bounce/vibrate after an bumps in the road. My
> dodge
> > had this problem when the track bar bushings were going bad. Would the
> > Edelbrock shocks clean this up or am I stuck witht the bounce?
> >
> > My leaf spring seem to squeek on any little bump(front mostly). My truck
> > only has 2000 miles so it sould not squeek (YET). Is there something I
> could
> > grease to clear it up?
> >
> > I am overall not happy with the ride of this truck and coming from a 3/4
> ton
> > HD Dodge 4x4 with a cummins you would think that it would be MUCH better
> but
> > it is not that much better. I plan on adding Firestone Airbags in the
> back
> > to get a better loaded ride and possibly a set of Edelbrock performance
> > shock (they are the best not rancho)
> >
> > Is the chip upgrade the only way to get the auto to shift harder? I have
> > plenty of power to pull but the shift seems sloppy and could use a
> little
> > boost. The v10 overall is great with even 12 MPG now with 2k on the
> engine
> > although I have noticed the surge previously mentioned while under
> loaded
> > conditions albeit small but noticeable.
> >
> > I love the truck and will never stray from Ford again but it does have
> some
> > room for improvement.
> >
> > Jeff
> > Jeff airboatfanati
> >
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