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Forum: 2015+ F150 12-16-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By Frdtrkrul
So a V4 PowerStroke? I know I4 are known for...

So a V4 PowerStroke? I know I4 are known for rattling kidneys around but a V4? That would be interesting, but would there have been enough room without a complete redesign of the Ranger design?
Forum: 2015+ F150 12-15-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By Frdtrkrul
One thing I have notice where Ford is lagging...

One thing I have notice where Ford is lagging behind is cylinder deactivation. Both the Chevy 5.3L and the Chrysler 5.7 HEMI have it and it does help with mileage. GM has been using it for several...
Forum: 2015+ F150 12-14-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Frdtrkrul
From a bit of looking the 6000 series aluminum...

From a bit of looking the 6000 series aluminum they are using is 6201-T81 and T82.

T81: Solution heat-treated, cold worked approximately 1% and then artificially aged.
T82: Solution heat treated...
Forum: 2015+ F150 12-07-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By Frdtrkrul
Read a lot of comments on facebook from people...

Read a lot of comments on facebook from people and a good chunk of them said, why, Where's our diesel?

A diesel F150 is a much better option than a hybrid. That 3.2L I5 PowerStroke they have in...
Forum: 2010 - 2014 Ford SVT F150 Raptor 12-05-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By Frdtrkrul
I'm betting on a supercharged Mustang 5.0L....

I'm betting on a supercharged Mustang 5.0L. Haven't heard many issues with the 5.0L at all.
Forum: 2015+ F150 12-05-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,631
Posted By Frdtrkrul
A lot of people probably take awards into account...

A lot of people probably take awards into account when they spend the kind of dough on a brand new truck. GM probably has been giving MT money for years which should come to no surprise.
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 11-27-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,880
Posted By Frdtrkrul
Poor fuel maybe since most people who run the...

Poor fuel maybe since most people who run the 3.5L generally run 87 octane. Every forced induction vehicle I have been in said Premium gas only. But carbon up valves has been an issue from my...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 11-27-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Frdtrkrul
Its well over 17 hours worth of labor for a...

Its well over 17 hours worth of labor for a mechanic to remove the engine or cab from these trucks. Talked to a mechanic when I worked at a tire shop and he said its either remove the cab or engine...
Forum: 2015+ F150 11-27-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,362
Posted By Frdtrkrul
Here's what I had said on here back in February: ...

Here's what I had said on here back in February:

Say if the new ecoboost tops 26mpg in a 2wd standard cab short bed and the diesel gets 29mpg in the same setup. Assuming both trucks have a 25gal...
Forum: 2015+ F150 11-27-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,362
Posted By Frdtrkrul
Motor Trend is about as biased as US Top Gear....

Motor Trend is about as biased as US Top Gear. Funny thing is the Ford/GM transmissions are joint venture so soon as Ford releases it GM will release it same day so it'll really be interesting on how...
Forum: 2015+ F150 11-22-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,597
Posted By Frdtrkrul
I would like to add that the person who did the...

I would like to add that the person who did the page with towing comparisons messed up. The 2015 Silverado tows 11,200 with the 4x2 5.3 and the F150 is 11,100...not exactly best in class if its not...
Forum: 2015+ F150 11-19-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By Frdtrkrul
I think that the 5.0L is more than enough engine...

I think that the 5.0L is more than enough engine for the truck. Supercharge it and it'll be even better. I think the whole turbocharging craze is becoming a bit nuts. It just adds a bit more...
Forum: 2015+ F150 11-19-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By Frdtrkrul
You talking about the one they made 2 years ago...

You talking about the one they made 2 years ago that people played to win from Halo 4? That thing was freakin awesome! 2013 Ford F150 Raptor Halo 4 Xbox Enclosure 198710 Photo 16 - trucktrend.com...
Forum: 2015+ F150 11-07-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,684
Posted By Frdtrkrul
This truck looks pretty bada--!

This truck looks pretty bada--!
Forum: 2015+ F150 11-05-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,901
Posted By Frdtrkrul
The different steering could be because at least...

The different steering could be because at least for the 2.7L and it might be for the 2015 in general but they switched to an electronic rack/pinion over the older hydraulic style. So a new rack...
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