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Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 12-08-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By capn kirk
I live in DC metro area worst traffic you can...

I live in DC metro area worst traffic you can find so I see the need for pep when you need to get over, but I have trucks that are much slower and get around in them no problem. I think the 3.5 Eco...
Forum: EcoBoost (all engine sizes) 12-06-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,926
Posted By capn kirk
86k miles. Did the TSB reflash and CAC cover ...

86k miles. Did the TSB reflash and CAC cover

I strongly recommend replace your plugs about every 45-50k miles or as soon as you notice misfiring, its a hesitation or loss in power when...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 12-06-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By capn kirk
It was more a thought of would people be willing...

It was more a thought of would people be willing to sacrifice the peak torque and hp numbers for more MPG if they knew they had that power on tap at the push of a button. It's tricky with any turbo...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 12-06-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By capn kirk
What if Tow/Haul Button Changed Engine Tune

Had this thought the other day couldn't ford or maybe aftermarket set the system up so that normally the motor has less power, but better economy which I imagine could also extend engine life; then...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-29-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By capn kirk
It now has the one that gives you a ford key fob...

It now has the one that gives you a ford key fob w/ remote start button. Works prefect
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-29-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By capn kirk
Bad sales can send fleets to the competition

I'll start with my truck is my personal truck and work truck for the company. So I got remote start added to my truck as a Christmas gift and now in march I have trouble free remote start this will...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-29-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,565
Posted By capn kirk
Could be camera angle but I didn't realize Chevy...

Could be camera angle but I didn't realize Chevy was wider based. Probably helps towing and hauling if so
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 01-17-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,222
Posted By capn kirk
There's a delay under certain conditions in the...

There's a delay under certain conditions in the programming with the ecoboost between pedal and motor for some reason. I noticed it when I got my truck a lot of tuners seemed to address it and made...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 01-17-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By capn kirk
Honestly I did a body lift and I've defended the...

Honestly I did a body lift and I've defended the decision, I did a 4" lift but wished it was a bit taller, but you will be much happier if you start with a suspension lift before considering body...
Forum: 2015+ F150 01-13-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,563
Posted By capn kirk
Had a 7.3 excursion, last truck was a 96 250 w/...

Had a 7.3 excursion, last truck was a 96 250 w/ 460, thought it was great almost went with a superduty but a buddy who dumped diesels after a 6.0 and 6.4 debacle convinced me Eco. Can't beat this...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 01-11-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,046
Posted By capn kirk
I had a misfire from plugs so did a friend of...

I had a misfire from plugs so did a friend of mine's Eco his dealer told him Eco should get plugs every 50k miles that seems to do the trick too. I waited til 58k and soon as I was past 50 I noticed...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 12-01-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,185
Posted By capn kirk
Do you need to take the viper system to the...

Do you need to take the viper system to the dealer to have it programmed in like the plug and play ford one
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 06-13-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,093
Posted By capn kirk
Got my new intercooler (ecoboost condensation issue)

Finally had the condensation issue get me driving to work about 2-3 weeks ago stepped on the gas on the highway sputtered as it got to upper rpms check engine light came on then after the water...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 02-16-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,324
Posted By capn kirk
5.0s are great motors we use them in several of...

5.0s are great motors we use them in several of our work trucks but myself and one of my buddies I work with have ecoboost 150s we can easily say we wouldn't even consider trading love the ecoboost....
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 02-12-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,881
Posted By capn kirk
It's pretty easy to tell if I came on the forums...

It's pretty easy to tell if I came on the forums after a long day or in a rush, because I post like a teenage girl talking about the guy she likes.

Must post grammar be d#mned!
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