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Forum: Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 03-04-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 209
Posted By meborder
with 3.73 gears OD is almost completely worthless...

with 3.73 gears OD is almost completely worthless when towing.


just lock it out and you'll be much happier. That will bring your RPMs up over 2k at any reasonable highway speed. The v10 just...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-03-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By meborder
2009-2010 F150's had both the 4.6-2v and 4.6-3v...

2009-2010 F150's had both the 4.6-2v and 4.6-3v available.
4.6-3v's came with the 6r80 transmission only
4.6-2v's came with the 4r75 transmission only
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-03-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 16,013
Posted By meborder
your "summer" wheels are my "winter" wheels...

your "summer" wheels are my "winter" wheels (actually, all year round wheels because i don't want to mess with TPMS sensors) i've got cooper ATP's, but the tread is pretty similar.

i wouldn't...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 02-27-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By meborder
it won't transfer that much weight from the...

it won't transfer that much weight from the tongue back to the trailer axles.
Depending on the length of the trailer, it will only be a couple hundred pounds.

play around with the attachment and...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 02-27-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,482
Posted By meborder
No ... not one bit. and not every day for...

No ... not one bit.


and not every day for no reason.


if there is a reason, it's something I put up with.
Forum: Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 02-26-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By meborder
i'd get a set of studdable winter tires for all...

i'd get a set of studdable winter tires for all four corners and about 700-800 lbs over the rear axle.

if that isn't enough, then add the studs for the icy roads.

keep in mind that traction on...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 02-26-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,482
Posted By meborder
the only truck i've found that rides worse than...

the only truck i've found that rides worse than our 2004 is our 1979.

the one thing they have in common though is that they will both make your kidneys hurt, depending on what you are pulling (or...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 02-25-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,482
Posted By meborder
it get used for the reason it was purchased, that...

it get used for the reason it was purchased, that is, to pull heavy stuff around.

unless it is pulling something that can't be pulled with something smaller, it sits.

why would one drive a...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 02-24-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,482
Posted By meborder
just for fun, post the same question over in the...

just for fun, post the same question over in the f150 forum and see what kind of answers you get.

I drive both, and like them both for different things.

i'll say this though. our 2004 f250 has...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 02-22-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 757
Posted By meborder
limiting torque to the wheels on low traction...

limiting torque to the wheels on low traction surfaces is the biggest advantage.

especially on ice and snow, starting in 2nd gear can help you start without spinning.

pulling a trailer away...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 02-22-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By meborder
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1262808-police-d...

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1262808-police-dark-mode-to-stop-the-parking-light-display.html

check out post #6.

sounds like the 'police dark mode' might be turned on, which has to be...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 02-22-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 757
Posted By meborder
in my 1979 owner's manual, they call it "select...

in my 1979 owner's manual, they call it "select shift"

neat, i think, how they revived the name here recently.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 02-21-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By meborder
group 65 is the go-to battery for most fords...

group 65 is the go-to battery for most fords around here.

keep the bigger battery, no reason not to (except, perhaps, cost)
Forum: Expedition & Navigator 02-09-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By meborder
my bad ... i had expedition in my head. yes,...

my bad ... i had expedition in my head.

yes, navigators got the 4r100.

regardless, i'd flush the trans to see if that helps.
Forum: Expedition & Navigator 02-09-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By meborder
I'd start with a fluid exchange. many recommend...

I'd start with a fluid exchange. many recommend against using cleaners and additives, but i've had the last 3 or 4 transmissions serviced with BG's flush chemical and nothing but positive results....
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