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Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 03-02-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By curtk69
weird braking problem

i was mildly stuck ina back alley in 2 ft of soft snow.
1st attempt to spin out in reverse didnt work.
idled forward again and gave it even more gas in reverse.

it worked i flew out of the snow...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-08-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,051
Posted By curtk69
correction; most programmers will CLAIM to give...

correction; most programmers will CLAIM to give you 10-30 hp. and what they dont even mention is that the gains will be in the upper rpm bands where you will never notice them unless you goto the...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-07-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,051
Posted By curtk69
if you can see through your cats still and there...

if you can see through your cats still and there seems to be no plugged up areas, i cant see why not.

in most cases the pipes feeding into the ypipe will flow alot more than the single pipe that...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-07-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,051
Posted By curtk69
im no expert but if my stock cats are still good...

im no expert but if my stock cats are still good and the smaller ypipes attached to them are removed, they shud not present a restriction and less likely to set off a cel than hi flow cats that dont...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-06-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,051
Posted By curtk69
i probly wont be able to use either in its...

i probly wont be able to use either in its present form, they will both need heavy modifications or be completely replaced

more specifically the y pipe will be replaced and the cats will be...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-06-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,051
Posted By curtk69
exhaust experts here? single vs duals

area of a circle = pi r squared

therefore
single systems;
1-2.25 " pipe =3.97 sq inches
1-2.5" pipe = 4.9 sq inches
1 -2.75 inch pipe =5.93 sq inches
1- 3" =7.06 sq inches

dual systems;
Forum: 2010 - 2014 Ford SVT F150 Raptor 02-04-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,309
Posted By curtk69
i totally agree and will NEVER buy another truck...

i totally agree and will NEVER buy another truck with a 5.5 ft box again, its almost useless as a truck when compared to an 8 ft bed.
the 6 ft 6" is a good compromise and what i drive now only...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-03-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 825
Posted By curtk69
anyone try these?

ACCEL 140033-8 3 Super Coil Kit : Amazon.com : Automotive (http://www.amazon.com/ACCEL-140033-8-Super-Coil-Kit/dp/B001O074JU)

seems like a deal to me
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-03-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,056
Posted By curtk69
well i was on my way to my parents garage...

well i was on my way to my parents garage yesterday to start diagnosing the probem.
on the way there i got a CEL andi check the codes with my programmer and it was showing codes po307 cyl 7 misfire...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-02-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 45,547
Posted By curtk69
i checked underneath today and i have a one piece...

i checked underneath today and i have a one piece driveshaft and there doesnt seem to be any play in the u joints or rear end as i cant budge the driveshaft even a smidgeon.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-02-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By curtk69
my 17x7.5 rims have 315/70/r17s on them but they...

my 17x7.5 rims have 315/70/r17s on them but they do rub a little on uca and sway bar at full lock, not a big deal just cant get as tight of turns in parkin lots
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-02-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,245
Posted By curtk69
sounds a little low, i think its sposed to be 550...

sounds a little low, i think its sposed to be 550 stock

need codes to narrow it down but the usual culprits are;
-plugs and cops would be first things to check
-fuel injectors
-then change fuel...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-02-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,219
Posted By curtk69
i just changed my [champion] plugs cuz i had a...

i just changed my [champion] plugs cuz i had a constant misfire/rough idle at 210,000 km. 6 came out no problem but two squeaked and creaked and took twice the force but none broke! luck or cuz of...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-02-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 728
Posted By curtk69
misfire returns

had a constant misfire before
-changed plugs and misfire was gone except when engine is still cold. if i drive it when cold it has/had a rough idle and bogs down. im told this might be a manifold...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-01-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 45,547
Posted By curtk69
my 2006 scab 4x4 does the same thing when i...

my 2006 scab 4x4 does the same thing when i accelerate hard from moderate cruising speed.
if grease fixes this doesnt that say that the gears inside the slip yoke are wearing out and eventually...
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