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Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-11-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,746
Posted By hcbph
Most Bang for the buck

Depending on what the O.P. plans for the truck, there are some decent options for good trucks out there. Unless you 'need' a 4x4, watch for 4x2's as they can be gotten for a good price at times...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-10-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,026
Posted By hcbph
Hubs

If you're still running the original hub, it's a 1 piece. As mentioned, Centric has a kit that splits the hub and rotor apart into a 2 piece unit. I've had a set on my truck for almost a year now. ...
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 11-20-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,490
Posted By hcbph
Rebuild

Great info here, have not seen some of these things apart before.
I'm sure it will run like a champ when you're done.
Well done.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 11-15-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
Posted By hcbph
Idea

I had this type of situation once after a relative ran a vehicle though water very fast, splashing the engine. I had a can of LPS water dispersant spray and I took every connector apart in the...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 11-04-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By hcbph
Mileage

I just sold a 97 Scab with a 4.6L, stock truck. I also have a 07 5.4 Scab with the heavy half option(4.10 rear, 8' box) also stock, and both are 2wd.
They both ended up around the same mpg around...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 10-27-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,074
Posted By hcbph
Options

If you're possibly replacing it anyway, consider the Centric's 2 piece replacement front wheel assembly. It makes it like T-Bird is where the rotor is separate from the hub so the rotor can be...
Forum: Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Tires, & Wheels 07-26-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By hcbph
caliper

If the piston is not retracting, rebuild or replace the caliper. You don't want to risk your safety on a bad caliper.
Forum: Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Tires, & Wheels 07-26-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By hcbph
Replacement hubs

Direct replacements. Remove the caliper & mount, remove the spindle nut and slide off the original hub assembly. Slip the new hub onto the spindle and torque the new spindle nut down to specs. I...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-26-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,116
Posted By hcbph
Plugs

Go here and plug in your trucks info:
Champion Automotive Spark Plugs and Glow Plugs - In Stock for Your Tune-Up! (http://www.championsparkplugs.com/Champion-Automotive-l1343.aspx)
Forum: Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Tires, & Wheels 07-24-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By hcbph
Hub

I can't speak to the bleeder question, but I can speak to the hub on a 4x2. It's a one piece unit: the rotor and hub is a 1 piece unit with bearings pressed into them.

If you want a two piece...
Forum: Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Tires, & Wheels 07-24-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By hcbph
Tires

I think you should figure out the weight of your truck along with the max load you plan to carry first. My truck came with E's but the winter tires are D's. I just know the load difference and...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-24-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,705
Posted By hcbph
Mileage

I'm not the norm here but take it for what it's worth.
I have a 07 8200 lb gvw F150, extended cab with a 8' box. It's got the 5.4L engine and 4.10 gears and it's a 4x2.
90% of my driving is around...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-24-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,876
Posted By hcbph
Sensors

I remember reading somewhere that there is a connector somewhere near the transmission in the rear sensor wiring that can become wet or corroded internally. Cleaning it apparently fixed that persons...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 06-18-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,516
Posted By hcbph
Window Switch

I've now had 3 master window switches in my truck. First one was bad at 2 years, 2d one was another year or so later. On the 3d one right now and it's still working. I now have a rear window...
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 06-11-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By hcbph
Gearing

I have 4.10's in my truck but it's a 4x2. As has been stated, starting up or pulling a load then 4.10's are probably a better choice. If you do alot of highway driving, you're drivetrain is turning...
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