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Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 12-12-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By Gene Horr
> 9000's? > I am on the F-250 platform but I...

> 9000's?
> I am on the F-250 platform but I noticed a difference night and day.



Ok, let me revise that. With the heavy duty springs and the truck empty I did not notice that much...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 12-10-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By Gene Horr
I went through about just about every option you...

I went through about just about every option you can think of. Here's what I would do in the following order:

1) Heavier springs. They don't have to be new though new ones are pretty cheap. If...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-30-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 827
Posted By Gene Horr
Depends on the State. In Texas, at least in the...

Depends on the State. In Texas, at least in the past, a van-like vehicle could either be registered as a car or a truck. A truck was more expensive but you could park in truck zones.
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-22-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By Gene Horr
Not on the Eddie Bauer. For the Limited the rear...

Not on the Eddie Bauer. For the Limited the rear Husky models fit fine but the front required a lot of trimming to fit.
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-05-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 990
Posted By Gene Horr
Well, maybe best money after new springs <g>. ...

Well, maybe best money after new springs <g>. But it is a very good improvement especially on uneven rural rough roads. For flat highways and not towing - meh.


And while you are at it go...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 10-31-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 990
Posted By Gene Horr
Not necessarily! For the front the number of...

Not necessarily! For the front the number of leafs (2) are the same so no new u bolt needed there. The rear may not depending on which ones you need. But I bought the package deal which had all...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 10-30-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By Gene Horr
Ditto on the spring swap. Airbags, RAS,...

Ditto on the spring swap. Airbags, RAS, additional leafs, whatever, in your case are all kludges trying to cover up the problem. Just fix it.
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 10-29-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By Gene Horr
I am running the X code but with a Ranch Hand...

I am running the X code but with a Ranch Hand bumper. Probably pretty close overall to a stock bumper diesel with the W code. Felt overly stiff at first but after a couple days I got used to it.
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 10-29-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Gene Horr
FWIW mine has been doing this occasionally when...

FWIW mine has been doing this occasionally when cold for over a year. No other symptoms and once I do the P->D->R sequence it works perfectly.
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 10-23-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 677
Posted By Gene Horr
Actually the attachment matches exactly what I...

Actually the attachment matches exactly what I was saying. You might want to reread it. Or perhaps you misunderstand the thread. The original comment was made that any E rated tire is rated for...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 10-22-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 677
Posted By Gene Horr
Not necessarily. When I was researching tires I...

Not necessarily. When I was researching tires I found that "E" ratings were all over the place. Plus that is assuming that the owner was sold the correct tires in the first place. Here are some...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 10-21-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 677
Posted By Gene Horr
I've had about 1 ton total including the driver...

I've had about 1 ton total including the driver and passenger. Most of the weight was to the rear. With the stock suspension + RAS on the rear that was right at the limit for slow careful travel. ...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 10-14-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,434
Posted By Gene Horr
Let me throw another idea at you: Basically the...

Let me throw another idea at you: Basically the same setup without the left hand upper box. Make it even with the seats folded. This way you have a large area to store longer items but when removed...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 10-07-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By Gene Horr
Have you cleaned the master cylinder and...

Have you cleaned the master cylinder and completely flushed the old brake fluid? If that is the original fluid in there it is verging on useless. Also check to make sure you don't have a frozen...
Forum: Ford Truck Parts for Sale 10-04-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By Gene Horr
Roadmaster Active Suspension - Rear

Rear set of Roadmaster Active Suspension springs from a 2003 Ford Excursion. Less than 1 year old. Purchased new springs and so no longer needed.


I would recommend this as an aid to towing,...
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