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Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels Yesterday, 08:07 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 79,670
Posted By FordmanNJ
Thanks! Right place. Wrong loop. It was the 800...

Thanks! Right place. Wrong loop. It was the 800 this time. I had approximately 2 weeks down at the Fort. The wife and daughter flew in a couple of days after I got there. And yes we enjoyed...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 11-22-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,271
Posted By FordmanNJ
The dumbest thing I have done with a trailer was...

The dumbest thing I have done with a trailer was forgot to plug in the trailer to the truck. I had the truck coupled, spring bars on, sway control, safety chains and even the break away switch. The...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 11-22-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 79,670
Posted By FordmanNJ
Here is what I tow... Getting set up... ...

Here is what I tow...

Getting set up...

http://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vbulletin/1280x633/80-trailer_setup_cc1747e1873fe3e0cb1d0b75fdd568aba586586f.jpg

And all set up...
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Forum: 6.2L V8 11-22-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 146,320
Posted By FordmanNJ
I just completed a trip from NJ to FL and back to...

I just completed a trip from NJ to FL and back to NJ again. I got an average of 8.5 MPG with my TT in tow. When we left for Florida, the winds from the Nor Easter that blew though were not fun to...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 11-22-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By FordmanNJ
I run my Cooper AT3s (LT275/70R18) at 75 PSI...

I run my Cooper AT3s (LT275/70R18) at 75 PSI unloaded and loaded with no problems. Rotation is always at 5000 miles ±250 miles (Pretty much at any oil change interval.) As for the ride quality,...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 11-03-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By FordmanNJ
Innovative. Yes. Would I be next to that on the...

Innovative. Yes. Would I be next to that on the highway? No way. However, if the 7 pin was reverse wired or extended and the dope chained the bumper, it would probably work for a distance.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-30-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By FordmanNJ
Sheesh 3400 pounds is nothing for these trucks...

Sheesh 3400 pounds is nothing for these trucks today. The heaviest loads I had in my F250 were approximately a yard of sand which ran around 3000 pounds and a yard(approx) of 3/4 gravel at 3200ish...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-29-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,799
Posted By FordmanNJ
Hi, I have a 6.2 with 373s. The truck...

Hi,

I have a 6.2 with 373s. The truck towing is not bad. Right now my trailer is 6000 pounds. When my wife and I decide on the next model we like, I have no doubt the truck will handle the next...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 10-22-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 804
Posted By FordmanNJ
x2. I noticed the 1/2 ton questions as well. ...

x2. I noticed the 1/2 ton questions as well. 1/2 tons have gotten so capable in the last couple of years, they are walking territory that 3/4 tons were at about a decade ago. IOW, 1/2 tons are...
Forum: 6.2L V8 10-22-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By FordmanNJ
Pretty much my scangauge is just a carry over...

Pretty much my scangauge is just a carry over from when I had it in my 99 F150. I liked to know how well my truck was running during towing operations. The SC2 monitored the trans temp of the truck...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-14-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,597
Posted By FordmanNJ
You paid too much TJC! I got my free with the...

You paid too much TJC! I got my free with the coupon. :-X24 My dad and I got 3 or 4 on a couple of trips to HFT store. AFAIC, they work for basic stuff like shorts and grounds plus volt checks. ...
Forum: 6.2L V8 10-05-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By FordmanNJ
Hi, Power train warranty is 60,000 miles/ 5...

Hi,

Power train warranty is 60,000 miles/ 5 years Does this qualify? I do not know. I would recommend to check Ford's Warranty paperwork on the service site.

As for the power steering pump. ...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 10-04-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,941
Posted By FordmanNJ
Tim, I wish you were a bit closer to me and I...

Tim, I wish you were a bit closer to me and I know what you mean about the upsizing. I have a descent set of 265/70/17 BFG A/Ts take offs from my truck. Sure they are used but still in pretty good...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 09-30-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 370,513
Posted By FordmanNJ
Honestly, there is not much to see. My wife had...

Honestly, there is not much to see. My wife had planted a couple of rose of sharons when we first moved in. Which overgrew the area since the last time we cleared that particular are of the yard....
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 09-28-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 370,513
Posted By FordmanNJ
hello FTE, It was a beautiful day here in...

hello FTE,

It was a beautiful day here in New Jersey. Recently, we had a landscaper come in and clear out side garden by the road. It was overgrown with tons of dead plants in it. My wife and I...
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