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Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-04-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,307
Posted By LilredWagon
Yep, I certainly agree with RigTrash601. An...

Yep, I certainly agree with RigTrash601. An F-150 4x4 is all the average driver needs up here.

I wouldn't consider a truck w/o 4x4 for this region, even though the rig roads are really well...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-04-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,307
Posted By LilredWagon
Having worked in North Dakota in the Oilfield for...

Having worked in North Dakota in the Oilfield for the last 4 years, I've only ever driven an F-150 or my Expedition out here and they handle the wear and tear very well. Only reason I switched from...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 01-22-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,166
Posted By LilredWagon
Hmm, only took about 4 months to figure it all...

Hmm, only took about 4 months to figure it all out. I am glad to hear that Ford and your dealer are going to make it right. Hope this helps resolve your issues
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 01-15-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By LilredWagon
Bought a replacement

Finally found a replacement for my old truck. Plan to just park it out back and keep it around for now as I don't need the cash and I really don't want to beat up my new truck hauling firewood. It...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 01-15-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 891
Posted By LilredWagon
Bought It!

Picked up the truck this morning

2011 F-150 Supercab / Long Bed Eco-Boost 4x4
HD Payload
Max Towing
3.73 LS Rear End
XLT Convenience Package
XLT Plus Package

Not a great Pic, but...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 01-13-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,059
Posted By LilredWagon
No worries. I wound up swapping out...

No worries. I wound up swapping out transmissions when my forward drive clutches went out. Took a couple days working on the floor in my shop, but we knocked it out and she's back to work.

I...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 01-13-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 891
Posted By LilredWagon
Well, I am seriously considering it after doing a...

Well, I am seriously considering it after doing a ton of research this weekend. The truck has way more capabilities than my current truck, better power, more features (not necessarily a selling...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 01-12-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,703
Posted By LilredWagon
Hey Rob, Any updates on your mods? Are you...

Hey Rob,

Any updates on your mods? Are you considering any mods under the hood?
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 01-11-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 891
Posted By LilredWagon
Found a great document on Ford's website about...

Found a great document on Ford's website about the 2011 F-150 Tow Specifications:

http://http://www.ford.com/resources/ford/general/pdf/towingguides/11FLMRVTT_F150nov18.pdf

This 2011 is leaps...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 01-11-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 891
Posted By LilredWagon
I had the tow rating backwards in my earlier...

I had the tow rating backwards in my earlier post. I wrote the GCWR when I what I wanted was the Max Trailer weight.

From my owner's manual for my 1998 F-250 LD 5.4L AT 4x4

GVWR: 7200 lbs ...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 01-10-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 891
Posted By LilredWagon
2011 F-150 Ecoboost opinions

I know I'm opening up a can of worms asking for 'opinions', but I don't know anyone personally with an Eco-boost engine in their newer truck.

Current situation - Looking to replace my '98 F-250 LD...
Forum: Expedition & Navigator 12-16-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By LilredWagon
Well, 2 winters later, I'm still running the...

Well, 2 winters later, I'm still running the PA100 tires. I haven't put near the miles on this vehicle that I had anticipated with work so I'm in no rush to change them. They are pretty good on...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 11-20-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 35,434
Posted By LilredWagon
Yeah, I don't think you'll find a machine shop or...

Yeah, I don't think you'll find a machine shop or garage that will replace a ring gear for the $60 price tag that NAPA gets for a complete, new flexplate.

Plus, the original ring gear was welded...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 11-19-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By LilredWagon
yeah, I've done exhaust work on these trucks in...

yeah, I've done exhaust work on these trucks in that past and found that a cutting torch is definitely the go-to tool for removing exhaust bolts. I just torch them out, quick, easy, and then replace...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 11-19-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 35,434
Posted By LilredWagon
deputydog - MY FIL (former Ford mechanic) told me...

deputydog - MY FIL (former Ford mechanic) told me the same thing (they only stop in 1 of 4 spots). I never knew that before.
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