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Forum: Large Truck 09-25-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By Louisville Joe
Lucas-Girling. Bad news. Basically, a hydraulic...

Lucas-Girling. Bad news. Basically, a hydraulic brake system with a secondary hydraulic system that provides boost and an air brake style 'spring' parking brake. A very expensive system with a lot of...
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 09-11-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,844
Posted By Louisville Joe
Without a doubt. To come up with any conclusive...

Without a doubt. To come up with any conclusive evidence you would have to throughly analyze many different accidents and see if there are in fact any trends.
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 09-10-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,844
Posted By Louisville Joe
The last truck appears to be a 2007 or newer GMC....

The last truck appears to be a 2007 or newer GMC. They seem to be a bit stronger, notice the roof didn't completely fail (and it's an extended cab with no 'B' pillar as well). Lot's of variables to...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-08-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,492
Posted By Louisville Joe
Well, all I can say is how I remember it: ...

Well, all I can say is how I remember it:


No F-350 4X4's until 1979, and even then only available as a SRW pickup.
No 460's in 4X4's until 1983.
No dually's available 'factory' before 1980.
...
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 09-02-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,844
Posted By Louisville Joe
I understand your point, but my question is does...

I understand your point, but my question is does the Super Duty cab represent a substantially bigger hazard to it's occupants than other full size trucks? Injury statistics could prove this out if...
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 09-01-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,844
Posted By Louisville Joe
I think doors contribute little if any additional...

I think doors contribute little if any additional strength to the roof structure. I have been told the primary reason for the change to inlaid doors is reduced wind resistance. In many instances,...
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 09-01-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,844
Posted By Louisville Joe
The Super Duty rollover/roof strength question...

The Super Duty rollover/roof strength question was actually discussed here years ago:

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/410840-superduty-roll-over-safety.html

I wonder how the Super Duty's roof...
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 09-01-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,844
Posted By Louisville Joe
Seen that a few times, even an Excursion that did...

Seen that a few times, even an Excursion that did about the same thing in a rollover. Hope the young fellas with the lifted SD's take a good look at that picture and think before they drive like a...
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 08-25-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,844
Posted By Louisville Joe
Was that supposed to be the announcement on...

Was that supposed to be the announcement on Friday that the 2015 Powerstroke would have class leading 860 ft. lbs. of torque?
Forum: Ford vs The Competition 08-21-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 728
Posted By Louisville Joe
New Duramax is coming in 2016. It will be...

New Duramax is coming in 2016. It will be interesting, I'll tell you that much.
Forum: Large Truck 08-04-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By Louisville Joe
Some fleets used to do that to check brake shoe...

Some fleets used to do that to check brake shoe wear without pulling the drums off. Looks like that lower wheel cylinder might be starting to leak, better check them all carefully.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 07-23-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By Louisville Joe
Before you modify anything or use aftermarket...

Before you modify anything or use aftermarket parts, be absolutely sure that all your front end components, particularly the panhard rod bushings, ball joints, and wheel bearings are perfect. Then,...
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 07-14-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,902
Posted By Louisville Joe
Hot wax dip is best for boxed frame rails.

Hot wax dip is best for boxed frame rails.
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 07-04-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,577
Posted By Louisville Joe
Wonder what they did to the chassis and...

Wonder what they did to the chassis and suspension.
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 06-30-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,741
Posted By Louisville Joe
Nope, don't think so. I have no idea if/when the...

Nope, don't think so. I have no idea if/when the next gen. 6.2L Ford will show, but I don't think we will be seeing the new aluminum block DI Gen. V in any GM HD trucks.

Rumor is GM will...
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