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Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 05-14-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By tooldad
I agree with cb13. I preemptively replaced all of...

I agree with cb13. I preemptively replaced all of mine, when I was not having and issue persay, and ended up having all kinds of problems. I purchased Motorcraft coils from Summit (~$40 each). What I...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 04-08-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By tooldad
Tifford - Update on the new treads?

Tifford - Update on the new treads?
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 03-14-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By tooldad
Love my '06 and have had relitively little...

Love my '06 and have had relitively little trouble out of it. However, based on the thousands of posts I have read, and specifically the spark plug fix in '07, I would recommend '07 or later.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 03-13-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By tooldad
Ran into the same thing and decided not to...

Ran into the same thing and decided not to proceed because of the safety concern. The option then was to take the struts to a local shop to swap the springs, or punt and go with the Rancho Quick...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-25-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By tooldad
Replaced my 90 Deg elbo from underneath truck....

Replaced my 90 Deg elbo from underneath truck. Removed nothing.

Another reported leak path was through seam or pinhole in front passenger door weather stripping at bottom of door. Not been long...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-24-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By tooldad
Mine had a code for the cat below threshold....

Mine had a code for the cat below threshold. Forget the number. If you have another coil that you think is good, swap it. Or just swap #3 & 5 or similar and see if the problem moves to the other...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-24-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By tooldad
What brand coil packs and plugs? Where did you...

What brand coil packs and plugs? Where did you purchase coil packs?

I dropped a plug on install, inspected and installed. Turned out there was a hairline crack that caused misfire. Took a little...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-06-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By tooldad
I had A/S 2" spacers. As bigunit54 says, pretty...

I had A/S 2" spacers. As bigunit54 says, pretty much level. I switched to the Rancho QL 2", and now the front measure 1/4 - 1/2" low in front.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-22-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By tooldad
A couple of years ago my dealer quoted $900-1300,...

A couple of years ago my dealer quoted $900-1300, the latter if all 8 broke, for plug change, PCM reflash, and TBI clean. Following the TSB, I managed to break 7 of 8. Sucked, but like Tylus said,...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-22-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By tooldad
I replaced my stock struts and 2" A/S spacers...

I replaced my stock struts and 2" A/S spacers with the Rancho Quicklift Struts. There was less than 1/4" height difference either way. Sits pretty level. front definitely not higher than rear. I have...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 12-11-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By tooldad
And specifically a bad ground connection...

And specifically a bad ground connection somewhere can cause all sorts of odd, seemingly unrelated issues with your electrical system.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 11-20-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,231
Posted By tooldad
Good job! I followed the TSB (except used PB...

Good job! I followed the TSB (except used PB Blaster) only to break 7 of 8. On the plus side, I became fairly well adept at removing the broken ones. :/ Others have strongly recommended Kroil, which...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 11-19-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By tooldad
Me - 3 hrs, Dealer - 1.5hrs if that. get an...

Me - 3 hrs, Dealer - 1.5hrs if that. get an alignment too.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 11-12-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By tooldad
I have had the phnomenon both with spacers and...

I have had the phnomenon both with spacers and Rancho 2" strut lift. Squeals easy particularly when turning in parking lots. Had several alignments in the process too, dealer, independent shop, and...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 11-01-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,677
Posted By tooldad
Good to know. Thanks.

Good to know. Thanks.
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