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Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 09-17-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 915
Posted By gmcbride
Over the years I have had several different...

Over the years I have had several different brands of ST tires feeling that they were made specifically for trailer applications. After my last blow-out I moved to Bridgestone R250s. A rib tire...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 06-17-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 756
Posted By gmcbride
Hey, congrats on the new-to-you rig. And,...

Hey, congrats on the new-to-you rig. And, welcome to the northwest. Thanks for your service! :-X21
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-09-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By gmcbride
Hope nobody minds a stupid question. I simply...

Hope nobody minds a stupid question. I simply cannot get the filter case off. It is a cast part and I am afraid I am going to break it. Part of the bottom has already come off. Thanks, gm. ...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 11-27-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,573
Posted By gmcbride
Got mine, installed it today. Wow, what a...

Got mine, installed it today. Wow, what a difference. Started right up, gets out of the gate nicely (seat of the pants wise) and shows 48.5 to 49 volts consistently. Thanks, Ed. :-drink
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 11-22-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,573
Posted By gmcbride
Well, I don't have any codes but under heavy tow...

Well, I don't have any codes but under heavy tow load the voltage dropped on the Scangauge to 44.0. Placed my order for a replacement with the ECO tune (standard head bolts) with Elaine at...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 11-01-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 639
Posted By gmcbride
First, I really apologize to everyone for not...

First, I really apologize to everyone for not getting back and closing the circle on this one. So, took the alternator back to O'Reilly and had it checked. Passed on the bench test. Had them test...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 10-26-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 639
Posted By gmcbride
So, Sears charged up the batteries and they...

So, Sears charged up the batteries and they showed good. Just installed, started the lady up and Scangauge II shows 11.8 volts?
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 10-26-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 639
Posted By gmcbride
Thanks for the feedback. I may have stated this...

Thanks for the feedback. I may have stated this incorrectly. The bench test machine is not setup to provide an amp reading only volts.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 10-26-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 639
Posted By gmcbride
Charging Help

Reading the forum convinced me to replace my alternator with a new 140 amp at O'Reilly's. It's been two weeks, we get ready to leave for a camping trip and the batteries go dead, no charging. Jump...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 08-22-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By gmcbride
I have the Hellwig sway bar, Landyot Radius rods...

I have the Hellwig sway bar, Landyot Radius rods and air bags for towing my 9,000 # travel trailer. Huge difference. Hardly know it's back there. :-X21
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 03-12-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By gmcbride
You're moving here from Texas? Are you crazy?

You're moving here from Texas? Are you crazy?
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-03-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 29,611
Views: 1,140,625
Posted By gmcbride
I finally replaced the rear window struts with...

I finally replaced the rear window struts with the 2WD model. Wow, what a difference. Can't believe i waited so long to do it! No more head bonks... :-wink
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 10-26-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 813
Posted By gmcbride
I just got home from a relatively lousy day. ...

I just got home from a relatively lousy day. After reading this, i had to pick myself up off the floor. My family thanks you....
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 09-30-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By gmcbride
Just did the fluid change two weeks ago. ...

Just did the fluid change two weeks ago. Followed Guzzle's recommendations and it worked great. Have some rags for the fluid that gets on the plate below the transfer case. Good luck! :-wink
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 08-26-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 29,611
Views: 1,140,625
Posted By gmcbride
Being mechanically challenged, I put off the...

Being mechanically challenged, I put off the whole zerk fitting front wheel bearing procedure. Took 45 strokes per side and none of the grease squeezed out? Changed front diff oil. WTH, $24 a...
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