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Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 05-02-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 19,587
Posted By Frankenbiker
Just took this a bit ago... "over the top" ...

Just took this a bit ago...

"over the top"

"compensation"

"fill-in-the-blank"

http://i1310.photobucket.com/albums/s648/frankenbiker/dumbdodgestacks_zps0faca724.jpg...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 04-04-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 554
Posted By Frankenbiker
"Hardcore" enthusiasts such as ourselves are...

"Hardcore" enthusiasts such as ourselves are never going to like the encroachment of technology into our lives, especially our vehicles.

But remember that we're in the significant minority.

For...
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 03-28-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Frankenbiker
Federal vehicle length laws are what required...

Federal vehicle length laws are what required cabovers.

States east of the Mississippi river had a 65-foot overall length requirement. The only way you could pull a 53-foot trailer east of the...
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 03-28-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,813
Posted By Frankenbiker
Something that hasn't been addressed here is the...

Something that hasn't been addressed here is the concept of a saturated market.

What's that?

That's when everyone who needs or wants one (or more) of your widgets HAS one (or more).

If you...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 03-24-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 19,587
Posted By Frankenbiker
To give contrast to the previous post, so you...

To give contrast to the previous post, so you don't think I've ENTIRELY gone off the deep end, this example was parked just outside my apartment this morning:
...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 03-24-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 19,587
Posted By Frankenbiker
O.k... My redneck is showing... This (to me) is...

O.k... My redneck is showing... This (to me) is actually the "tasteful" way to do it... it's not overwhelming nor stupid.... It actually looks "good."

(o.k... so I've just painted a target on my...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 03-07-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,021
Posted By Frankenbiker
For the record, my SRL smokes badly enough that...

For the record, my SRL smokes badly enough that it makes me uncomfortable running it.

-blaine
Forum: Ford vs The Competition 03-06-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,344
Posted By Frankenbiker
I would have been all over this (like white on...

I would have been all over this (like white on rice) a couple of years ago, even with the extra initial investment and no "real" justification for owning one.

I've since grown weary of paying as...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 03-04-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 860
Posted By Frankenbiker
I've always used Discount Tire. (I'm in Texas.) ...

I've always used Discount Tire. (I'm in Texas.) Their prices may not be rock-bottom lowest like you can probably find on the Internet, but consider this:

Is your rock-bottom Internet dealer...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 03-03-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,459
Posted By Frankenbiker
It's wasteful of fuel to idle any more than...

It's wasteful of fuel to idle any more than necessary. If you're looking for a toasty warm cabin (or to defrost the windows) , high-idle for 15 minutes or so to get the coolant temp up. On...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 03-03-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,459
Posted By Frankenbiker
It will be noisier than normal for the first...

It will be noisier than normal for the first couple of minutes.

It MAY miss "a little" until it warms up -- A little bit of a hiccup for 30-60 seconds, then runs fine.

This is normal for any...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 02-26-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,286
Posted By Frankenbiker
Ford put Rancho stickers and cheap red plastic...

Ford put Rancho stickers and cheap red plastic boots on their in-house factory shocks. Thus damaging both brands in the process.




Uh..... NO.

;)

-blaine
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 02-25-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,286
Posted By Frankenbiker
I paid the extra $10 each for the 5100's. ...

I paid the extra $10 each for the 5100's.

They keep Tonka under control when I'm driving in, shall we say, a "spirited" manner.

The freeway ride has always been relatively decent with this...
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 02-25-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By Frankenbiker
Not at all surprising. QNX is a much better...

Not at all surprising.

QNX is a much better OS for mobile than M$ ever thought about being.

(pretty much proven in the comments of the article)

-blaine
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 02-19-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By Frankenbiker
No, but the injectors do, and on my '07, the...

No, but the injectors do, and on my '07, the injector buzz often closely matches the glow-plug light.

-blaine
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