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Forum: EcoBoost (all engine sizes) 07-08-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,344
Posted By richterscale
No problems with the eco at all--love the engine...

No problems with the eco at all--love the engine and have averaged 17.8 over the last 3500 miles. I do have an issue with the steering that I need to have resolved.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 05-15-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,337
Posted By richterscale
Congrats! The wait can go fast or take...

Congrats!

The wait can go fast or take forever. For me, the wait has not been so bad until this week--I sold my current truck and I finally got the vin and saw the window sticker. I'm told end of...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 04-19-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,923
Posted By richterscale
Hey Dan, Paying invoice minus rebates which...

Hey Dan,

Paying invoice minus rebates which are $4,000 according to the dealer (so just a tick under 41k). This is $500 better than the current rebates of $3500 so hopefully rebates either improve...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 04-04-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,923
Posted By richterscale
I also ordered today. I was told the same...

I also ordered today. I was told the same thing--rebates are going down but if I ordered I could use the current ones. If rebates are better when it comes in, I was told I would have my choice so it...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 04-04-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 941
Posted By richterscale
I've had three Roll-n-Lock covers now. Don't know...

I've had three Roll-n-Lock covers now. Don't know how the others are, but have really enjoyed them.

They do not do well in the freezing rain though. It turns them into a sheet of ice and they will...
Forum: EcoBoost (all engine sizes) 04-03-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By richterscale
How many miles you have? How many miles were...

How many miles you have? How many miles were driven in T/H as opposed to not? These transmissions learn your driving technique, so you may have it adjusting correctly in T/H but not reg? Also, T/H...
Forum: EcoBoost (all engine sizes) 03-31-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By richterscale
what gears do you have?

what gears do you have?
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-21-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,020
Posted By richterscale
I have finally driven both, and the EB will be my...

I have finally driven both, and the EB will be my next truck. It drives so much like my current turbo diesel, and it has decent power. The EB felt much stronger than the 5.0, and even if they got the...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 01-08-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,799
Posted By richterscale
If you buy a truck and its smooth, but some time...

If you buy a truck and its smooth, but some time later develops a vibration that is not the fault of the owner for choosing the wrong type of truck--it is a problem with the truck and the truck maker...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 12-07-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,528
Posted By richterscale
Great review, btw, why were you "cursing" at...

Great review,

btw, why were you "cursing" at 70 in the 3.7? :D

Just messin with you...thanks for taking the time to write this review. An ecoboost may be in my future.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 03-08-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By richterscale
If they are getting that kind of economy out of...

If they are getting that kind of economy out of the big trucks, imagine what a smaller version of this engine could do in the f150 and Expy. Now if I can just get over the looks of the front of...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 05-13-2009, 12:41 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 13,090
Posted By richterscale
I forget which magazine did the test, but the...

I forget which magazine did the test, but the toyota was faster to 60 unloaded and with a loaded trailer than every other truck in the test, and that included not only half tons, but the powerstroke,...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 05-09-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 13,090
Posted By richterscale
Granted, it is much more enjoyable to run down...

Granted, it is much more enjoyable to run down the road @ 2000 rpm than at 5-6000 rpm, but to move the same weight @ the same speed, both engines will be producing the same hp.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 05-09-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 13,090
Posted By richterscale
If you can keep both engines @ peak hp, it does...

If you can keep both engines @ peak hp, it does not matter which one makes the most torque, the engine with the most hp wins, every time...its physics.

Torque is just the amount of force, hp is...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-06-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,105
Posted By richterscale
Don't feel too bad about the Avy, they also rated...

Don't feel too bad about the Avy, they also rated the Honda Ridgeline very highly, so its in good company. Basically, they are the most "car like" of the trucks.

One thing that I didn't see...
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