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Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 02-17-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 491
Posted By Gene Horr
Shaking may not tell you. Rubber was visible and...

Shaking may not tell you. Rubber was visible and yanking on them felt tight due to the weight load. Decided to replace them when replacing the springs. The old ones were noticeably worn when...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 02-17-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 320
Posted By Gene Horr
As I've said on another thread the best thing is...

As I've said on another thread the best thing is to just fix all of the worn parts. I was surprised at the items that felt fine when inspected on the vehicle with a load on them but when replaced...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 02-15-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 743
Posted By Gene Horr
I've used the aluminum one from horrible freight....

I've used the aluminum one from horrible freight. As is usual with their items the real world rating is half what they claim but otherwise worked well.
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 02-12-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 333
Posted By Gene Horr
Get the steering and suspension parts in like new...

Get the steering and suspension parts in like new condition. When I purchased my truck it had a little bit of wander but nothing to complain about. But when I got to inspecting all of the wear...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 02-06-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 811
Posted By Gene Horr
x2 on Dremel. Way less than an hour in my...

x2 on Dremel. Way less than an hour in my personal experience. Cutting oil helps.
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 02-01-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By Gene Horr
Springs: With the diesels the stock springs in...

Springs: With the diesels the stock springs in the front were inadequate when new. You will want to at least increase the capacity to the stock diesel F250 front springs for your model year. There...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 01-19-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Gene Horr
Same from NAPA. Don't remember the price but...

Same from NAPA. Don't remember the price but they were cheap.
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 01-09-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By Gene Horr
Price is in the ballpark IMO. But if truly "no...

Price is in the ballpark IMO. But if truly "no mods" then the suspension needs to be replaced (almost no one goes back with a stock suspension - it was inadequate when new). It is nearing time for...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 01-07-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Gene Horr
Yes, a C6. I have kicked around the idea...

Yes, a C6.


I have kicked around the idea of changing the transmission. The rear axle has a very good ratio for the current engine/transmission. Plenty of torque starting out and decent...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 01-07-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Gene Horr
I wish I could have gotten them to the rear! ...

I wish I could have gotten them to the rear! They were going to find that mouse and not amount of yelling, poking or pulling was going to deter them. Though I must admit it is hard to yell when...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 01-06-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Gene Horr
http://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vb...

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Just remember. The dashboard capacity of an '85 E350 is one...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 01-06-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By Gene Horr
In that case I may be missing something. I had...

In that case I may be missing something. I had assumed the B springs were the "normal" rear (3000#) and the C were the slightly heavier (3300#) ones. This was from a chart from an aftermarket...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 01-06-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By Gene Horr
I have the B code in the rear and while I haven't...

I have the B code in the rear and while I haven't towed that much weight yet I did just do a trip with about 1300# in the rear and have towed about 6000# with the rear empty.


From this limited...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 12-27-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Gene Horr
Viper quirk - the more expensive remote's buttons...

Viper quirk - the more expensive remote's buttons will trigger if you get a slight gust of wind. Forget trying to carry it in your pocket. Stick with the standard remote. Otherwise the system...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 12-12-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,256
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...
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