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Forum: 2009+ F150 11-12-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,907
Posted By Gary Atsma
Looking at the dyno chart, it appears the you...

Looking at the dyno chart, it appears the you would feel a difference at just under 4000RPM, where, if towing, it WOULD be felt while going up a good grade. Would I use premium unleaded just for...
Forum: 2009+ F150 10-06-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,907
Posted By Gary Atsma
But you don't say what that different story is. ...

But you don't say what that different story is. That story is, the reason you get more power is the same reason you get more mileage. And you always get BOTH when the ignition timing is bumped up...
Forum: 2009+ F150 10-04-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,907
Posted By Gary Atsma
Thanks guys! Might be worthwhile on a trip to...

Thanks guys! Might be worthwhile on a trip to extend the range a bit. And thanks Pool Runner for the "Not-So-Cheap Thrills" segment of this thread! And I now know what NOT to do.... fuelish...
Forum: 2009+ F150 10-04-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,907
Posted By Gary Atsma
More 5.0 MPG/power w/premium unleaded?

I was wondering if one would experience increased fuel mileage &/or power with the 5.0 by using unleaded premium gas, and if so, how much?
I know this is true w/ the 6.2L in the F-250, and was...
Forum: 5.0L Coyote 10-02-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,019
Posted By Gary Atsma
Hey cv67cheng- Looks like you know first hand...

Hey cv67cheng-
Looks like you know first hand that it's about the chassis(brakes, axles, frame, etc.) and how some idiots gotta be made to believe it. Too bad you were the victim of one of those...
Forum: 2009+ F150 09-22-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,839
Posted By Gary Atsma
Glad to see your best friend is OK! Your truck...

Glad to see your best friend is OK! Your truck gave its all to do that, and my fondest wish is mine would do the same service for me. And I'm betting the K&N intake was NOT rescued from the old...
Forum: 2009+ F150 09-21-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 816
Posted By Gary Atsma
Just to chime in here, my '13 F150 SB RegCab 5.0...

Just to chime in here, my '13 F150 SB RegCab 5.0 gets around 16-17 around home and going to town (I lead a semi-rural existence..), and get 21-22 on the road doing a fairly steady 70mph, which I'm...
Forum: 2009+ F150 09-17-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,828
Posted By Gary Atsma
As long as any particular mod does not contribute...

As long as any particular mod does not contribute to the failure of any part in question, there isn't much Ford or anyone can say. If you put an air intake system on and the engine gets sanded, THEN...
Forum: 2009+ F150 09-17-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,828
Posted By Gary Atsma
Good point! Another reason I like the Volant...

Good point! Another reason I like the Volant w/Donaldson PowerCore filter is its reputation in the commercial realm, where it's known as one of the best in the business. They last a LOOONG time,...
Forum: 2009+ F150 09-17-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,828
Posted By Gary Atsma
Sounds like you're oiling 'em juuuuust right (or...

Sounds like you're oiling 'em juuuuust right (or less?)
Forum: 2009+ F150 09-16-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,828
Posted By Gary Atsma
Seems to be a recurring theme.....:-hair

Seems to be a recurring theme.....:-hair
Forum: 2009+ F150 09-12-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,612
Posted By Gary Atsma
To clarify, my question is whether anyone has...

To clarify, my question is whether anyone has succeeded in putting a 36 gal. tank in a Reg. Cab Short Bed.
But to comment on Wwilson43's post, I understand both the 26 and 36 gal tanks use the...
Forum: 6.2L V8 09-11-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 45,100
Posted By Gary Atsma
OK, I just checked out that number @the Magnaflow...

OK, I just checked out that number @the Magnaflow site; looks like a nice system, and oughtta sound pretty decent! I can't imagine it NOT sounding better than the stock system, with only a muffler...
Forum: 6.2L V8 09-11-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 45,100
Posted By Gary Atsma
OK! I have NOT kept up, I guess! But it's good...

OK! I have NOT kept up, I guess! But it's good they're replacing the front resonator w/ a Y-pipe as it would be smoother than the turbulence a resonator would cause. Good move on Magnaflow's part.
Forum: 2009+ F150 09-11-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,828
Posted By Gary Atsma
Sounds like a "yes" vote to me! Thanks...

Sounds like a "yes" vote to me! Thanks Tony!
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