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Forum: 2015 F150 Yesterday, 06:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,959
Posted By Tom
You're probably going to be half right. ...

You're probably going to be half right. Horsepower is a product of torque and RPM, which means peak horsepower will almost always be at a high RPM. The only way that can be different is if torque...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty Yesterday, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Tom
The only mod you're going to do that will improve...

The only mod you're going to do that will improve fuel economy is the driver mod. Avoid powering up to stops, rapid acceleration, and high RPMs. Remember that your brakes are bleeding off energy...
Forum: 2009+ F150 Yesterday, 06:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By Tom
Seriously CDone, you are experiencing the EXACT...

Seriously CDone, you are experiencing the EXACT symptoms my truck did. All my lights worked, but I was showing "Trailer Disconnected" and had no brakes when I pulled the hand lever. After cleaning...
Forum: 2009+ F150 09-14-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By Tom
Hi Colin, On my brand-new 2013 I had an...

Hi Colin,

On my brand-new 2013 I had an issue with the connection at the trailer plug. I fixed it by taking a file to the outside of the contacts socket that the pigtail plugs into. I also bent...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 09-14-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By Tom
Done. :) tencharacters

Done. :)

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Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 09-14-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By Tom
Not sure what happened to the link, but I...

Not sure what happened to the link, but I downloaded it when it was available. Here ya go:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/751cna7s39z3be5/connectorcatalog.pdf?dl=0
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 09-14-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By Tom
After having a HF spring compressor fail on me I...

After having a HF spring compressor fail on me I can empathize with those who are concerned with their quality control. But winch failures are relatively rare, and cables can break on ANY brand...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 09-13-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Tom
No. Makes you louder and that's about it. A...

No. Makes you louder and that's about it. A tune can change the way it runs by changing some settings, but you can't get much more power.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 09-13-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Tom
The cab isn't required to come off any year Super...

The cab isn't required to come off any year Super Duty, even the 2015s. There is a cab-on procedure to do everything up to and including an engine replacement. From 2008-present the shop manual...
Forum: 2009+ F150 09-12-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,519
Posted By Tom
I think the biggest price difference is in the...

I think the biggest price difference is in the labor. It is a LOT more work to replace the frame, and the extra couple dozen hours are probably why they won't do it.



Generally no. I've...
Forum: 2009+ F150 09-12-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,519
Posted By Tom
Yes and good call. They're never gonna offer you...

Yes and good call. They're never gonna offer you diminished value unless you ask for it.

You have nothing to worry about with a welded frame. In fact, I would prefer that in your situation. ...
Forum: 2015 F150 09-12-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,941
Posted By Tom
I think it's going to be more than that. Over...

I think it's going to be more than that. Over the last couple of years I've read some interesting things about the next generation EcoBoost engines and some of the things they will do. Such as...
Forum: Connecticut Chapter 09-12-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,200
Posted By Tom
Good morning everyone. It's Friday!

Good morning everyone. It's Friday!
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 09-11-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By Tom
I've used gaskets with great success a couple of...

I've used gaskets with great success a couple of times. I like them because they are much less messy to work with and are reusable with minimal headaches. I had to replace my rear axle bearings on...
Forum: Connecticut Chapter 09-11-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,200
Posted By Tom
Good morning everyone. Do you use fuel...

Good morning everyone.

Do you use fuel stabilizer John? I think most no-start conditions on small engines are caused by gummed up carbs. I forgot the stabilizer a couple of winters ago and...
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