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Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-24-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By tvsjr
My 09 is my daily driver... got a little over...

My 09 is my daily driver... got a little over 161K on it so far...
Forum: 2015+ F150 03-21-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,520
Posted By tvsjr
You're correct... but this is just a first-order...

You're correct... but this is just a first-order effect, and, as we all know, nature likes equilibrium. What happens when the pendulum swings the other way?

The greater force here is the colliding...
Forum: 2015+ F150 03-20-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,520
Posted By tvsjr
Not really. Unless it was a really odd design...

Not really. Unless it was a really odd design (like a rear-facing spear), the energy from the 4Runner would push whatever's in the bed forward. It wouldn't be any more of a threat to the 4Runner...
Forum: 2015+ F150 03-19-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By tvsjr
Yep, you've pretty much covered all the big...

Yep, you've pretty much covered all the big changes. Those wheels are also 7-lug, which limits your aftermarket options if you are so inclined. E-rated tires as well. The big difference is the...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-18-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By tvsjr
I'd start by pulling the ground cable off the...

I'd start by pulling the ground cable off the battery and letting the truck sit for 15 minutes or so... let the transmission computer reset and go into adaptive relearn. There's some chance this is...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-17-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By tvsjr
What's the purpose of the upgrade? The axles you...

What's the purpose of the upgrade? The axles you have are perfectly capable of handling whatever weight the truck is stickered for... it doesn't matter what parts you swap, the sticker (and your...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-17-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By tvsjr
I'd be most concerned about the maintenance. The...

I'd be most concerned about the maintenance. The mileage doesn't bother me - I'm currently driving an 09 with 161K on the clock - but I'm pretty picky about my maintenance.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-17-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By tvsjr
The mileage doesn't matter - the flash changes...

The mileage doesn't matter - the flash changes how the computer works and what it tells the transmission to do. How hard is hard? 1st gear is very low, so there's a noticeable shift there regardless...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-17-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By tvsjr
We've seen pictures of the oilfield trucks up...

We've seen pictures of the oilfield trucks up north with an additional strap (basically, seatbelt webbing) from the door to the pillar, to prevent hyperextension.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-17-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By tvsjr
What are you trying to tow? The 150 is a capable...

What are you trying to tow? The 150 is a capable towing platform, but it has its limits... if you were intending to pull something that was at the upper end of a 250 or 350 PSD, you'll be above what...
Forum: 2015+ F150 03-09-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,204
Posted By tvsjr
Not just a V8, but a twin-turbo or supercharged...

Not just a V8, but a twin-turbo or supercharged V8. Why? MORE POWER! (Arr arr arr arr...)

The 3.5EB will be a more than capable powerplant in the new Raptor. But you can never have too much...
Forum: 2015+ F150 03-09-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,117
Posted By tvsjr
I hate to tell you this, but your cell phone has...

I hate to tell you this, but your cell phone has more computing power than the shuttle. Remember, we put men on the moon with slide rules. The Shuttle, in the last configuration, used 5 AP-101S...
Forum: 2015+ F150 03-08-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,447
Posted By tvsjr
(citation required) But here, I'll provide...

(citation required)

But here, I'll provide you a few:
2010 F150 Towing Guide: http://www.ford.com/resources/ford/general/pdf/towingguides/10FLMrvF150sep09.pdf
In very specific configurations,...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-07-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 598
Posted By tvsjr
Nearly 3 quarts low certainly isn't normal....

Nearly 3 quarts low certainly isn't normal. Either the motor is burning it, or it was short-filled. Ensure you put the proper 7.7qts in it, make sure the dipstick is showing full, then check every...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 02-27-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,457
Posted By tvsjr
Most of these models can be highly customized, so...

Most of these models can be highly customized, so make sure you get what you want. Order it if you have to - don't just buy what they have in stock.

As far as carpeting, I have a Bedrug installed...
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