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Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 12-12-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 502
Posted By holeshotwalt
Thanks for the reminder- been meaning to do this....

Thanks for the reminder- been meaning to do this. Between this and the 'Check the rear hatch lock', hopefully folks will prevent a rude holiday surprise.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-10-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By holeshotwalt
I just went to a metal fabrication shop and got a...

I just went to a metal fabrication shop and got a scrap piece of 4" tubing- muffler shops should have some too.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-10-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By holeshotwalt
Can't beat a mechanical locker with no clutches...

Can't beat a mechanical locker with no clutches to wear out and no switches, etc to think about (since my wife occasionally drives it too.)! TruTracs rule!
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 12-04-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,664
Posted By holeshotwalt
Oh yeah. I like to work on my stuff for...

Oh yeah. I like to work on my stuff for relaxation doing fun upgrades, etc. Not because something broke!
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 12-04-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,664
Posted By holeshotwalt
My wife and I had this debate quite a few times...

My wife and I had this debate quite a few times while we were looking for an SUV. What it came down to for us- we can't afford a newer vehicle, can't stand the thought of having a worn out engine at...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 12-01-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,878
Posted By holeshotwalt
Grab all that. The connectors for the headlights...

Grab all that. The connectors for the headlights are different, so you may want those from the donor. The fog lights are different for the 05-up bumper.
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-26-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,138
Posted By holeshotwalt
Yeah, F350 springs in some combo (lots of...

Yeah, F350 springs in some combo (lots of choices) and a rear sway bar (some year X's came with none! :-X15) and you'll be good to go!

My wife and daughter haven't ever complained about floor...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-25-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By holeshotwalt
I would also check the airbox- open the airbox...

I would also check the airbox- open the airbox and see if you can see dust trails where it is getting past the filter. Some leak a lot. Also run your hand around the intake boot going to the turbo....
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 11-07-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By holeshotwalt
X3 on the TruTrac!

X3 on the TruTrac!
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-04-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 981
Posted By holeshotwalt
And I'd make sure you have a rear sway bar- a...

And I'd make sure you have a rear sway bar- a couple of years did not come with them (mine included). Added one from an F350... best money spent yet!
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-04-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By holeshotwalt
Just to satisfy my OCD, I'd put a caliper on it...

Just to satisfy my OCD, I'd put a caliper on it to confirm or deny... but, bigger is better, and it's about 15 minutes of work to change it.
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-03-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By holeshotwalt
I wasn't aware there was a 28mm bar- only a 30...

I wasn't aware there was a 28mm bar- only a 30 and the 26mm. Does it mount the same way your stock one does?
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-03-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,438
Posted By holeshotwalt
Amen to that, brother! The scumbag grapevine lets...

Amen to that, brother! The scumbag grapevine lets 'em know who's an easy mark and who isn't...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 10-21-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,614
Posted By holeshotwalt
Well said, stpete. x2 on all points!

Well said, stpete. x2 on all points!
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-17-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,492
Posted By holeshotwalt
Headlight upgrade

The 05 and up uses a better reflector setup. Also a 9008 bulb vs 9007 bulb, and it makes a BIG improvement in light output and spread. My 03 lights are almost perfect (no yellowing or fogging), but...
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