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Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs Today, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 257
Posted By Tom
Nope, but the inverse is true. To remove the...

Nope, but the inverse is true. To remove the hitch you have to either drop the tank or loosen the bolts to shift it to get clearance on the hitch bolts. Dropping the tank does not require removing...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 Today, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By Tom
I traded mine at around 16,000 miles and never...

I traded mine at around 16,000 miles and never noticed any kind of fuel economy increase. And that certainly did NOT make me someone who bought a Max Tow truck expecting 21 MPG. Just someone who...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs Today, 04:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 338
Posted By Tom
Sounds like the OP is doing about average. Mine...

Sounds like the OP is doing about average. Mine never exceeded 12 MPG at 65 MPH no matter what I did to it. It had 4.30s though.

No longer have an X, but I do have a Prius. No Excursion hate...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs Today, 04:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 496
Posted By Tom
Very interesting, this isn't something I've ever...

Very interesting, this isn't something I've ever heard of. It sounds plausible if taken to extremes, but these frames are REALLY tough. I had ~2,000 lbs on the tongue and another ~800 lbs in the X...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty Yesterday, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By Tom
Who's instructions say no lube?

Who's instructions say no lube?
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty Yesterday, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Tom
There's nothing ignorant about that, there is no...

There's nothing ignorant about that, there is no requirement that you engage tow/haul mode when you're pulling a trailer. You can't hurt anything by towing in normal mode, it's more of a preference...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty Yesterday, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Tom
A far as I know they are correct. These aren't...

A far as I know they are correct. These aren't PCs or cell phones, and they have to pay a tech to perform these updates. The only time I've ever heard of them being done under warranty is when the...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs Yesterday, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 496
Posted By Tom
Okay, we're on the same page. The tire rack link...

Okay, we're on the same page. The tire rack link you posted didn't work and I got confused.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty Yesterday, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 721
Posted By Tom
I'd get lunch the relatively short stroke and cam...

I'd get lunch the relatively short stroke and cam timing has more to do with it than the tuning.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty Yesterday, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By Tom
No, nothing needs to be recalibrated because of...

No, nothing needs to be recalibrated because of the gear change. The speed sensor operates off of a tone ring in the rear differential. This tone ring spins once for each tire revolution, and it...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans Yesterday, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By Tom
That's true for newer trucks. The 5.4L was first...

That's true for newer trucks. The 5.4L was first produced in 1997.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty Yesterday, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By Tom
How was the speedometer? Was it reading...

How was the speedometer? Was it reading correctly? If so you should get the truck scanned to see which codes are showing.
Forum: 2015+ F150 Yesterday, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Tom
Thanks for posting, it's good to hear the...

Thanks for posting, it's good to hear the improvements we've been hearing so much about actually mean something. Your description of the 2.7L V6 sounds about what I would expect. 12% less power in...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By Tom
Hi Harrisdigi, welcome to FTE! The Super...

Hi Harrisdigi, welcome to FTE!

The Super Duty forum is among the busiest on FTE, but it primarily covers models a little newer than yours. This is for the '99-present Super Duty trucks. I'm...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty Yesterday, 05:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 721
Posted By Tom
Your problem is that you're paying someone else...

Your problem is that you're paying someone else to do the work for you. If you can find the time to learn this stuff yourself you can typically save ~70% compared to having a shop do the work. If...
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