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Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 04-21-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By 60DRB
More like, unpopular. Hands down, the poorest...

More like, unpopular. Hands down, the poorest quality production part on these trucks. Originals are outsourced from Italy. The "new" design replacements are supposed to be blue plastic inserts...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 04-16-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By 60DRB
I only see the Boss fronts for 09-13. Will they...

I only see the Boss fronts for 09-13. Will they still fit on the 04-08s? And those cost well over double what the Ranchos can be had for. Nice, but way out of my league.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 04-15-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By 60DRB
Dark shadow gray? All Ford F150 Colors |...

Dark shadow gray?

All Ford F150 Colors | GTCarLot.com (http://gtcarlot.com/colors/Ford/All/F150/)
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 04-15-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By 60DRB
You might be a candidate for the Rancho Quicklift...

You might be a candidate for the Rancho Quicklift struts. They raise the front about 2-2 1/2 inches and come with the 9000 series struts which have adjustable dampening. Those would address both the...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 04-12-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By 60DRB
Or, they know [that] I drive over unprepared...

Or, they know [that] I drive over unprepared surfaces and are helping protect the valve stem from being damaged by branches, rocks, etc!
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 04-12-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 603
Posted By 60DRB
I never heard of this [starter] thing. Seems...

I never heard of this [starter] thing. Seems wrong to me...a way for the starter motor to overheat. Sounds more like;

a. The ignition switch is sticking in the "start" position.
b. The starter...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 04-05-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By 60DRB
They couldn't find this? Or did you have some...

They couldn't find this? Or did you have some kind of aftermarket part? Did they replace the liner?

8L3Z-17906-C...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 04-04-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By 60DRB
It would help to know more. Mileage, maintenance...

It would help to know more. Mileage, maintenance history, etc.
Surging sounds like a vacuum issue, but you can also make some other quick checks...

-Inspect the FPDM for corrosion
-Clean the...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 04-04-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By 60DRB
"If the need were there to add them, the dealers...

"If the need were there to add them, the dealers would sell and push it."

True. But... The following is a "brand name" Q&A with some pertinent information;

Gumout Q & A - Bob is the Oil Guy...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 04-04-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By 60DRB
There should be a bin full of the emblems at the...

There should be a bin full of the emblems at the parts counter. Free one-for-one replacement. ...wait, I'm dreaming.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 04-04-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By 60DRB
Ouch. It's amazing the damage "unseen objects"...

Ouch.
It's amazing the damage "unseen objects" can cause to a tire. I've had several sidewall and tread face holes/cuts happen over the years, when I never saw any objects to avoid driving over. And...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 04-04-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By 60DRB
Interesting idea. I've heard of several...

Interesting idea.

I've heard of several cases where the hoist/retaining cables jammed and would not let the tire down at all (happened to a '96 Explorer I used to have). Because of that, I try to...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 03-07-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By 60DRB
Exactly. Like people everywhere, there are good,...

Exactly. Like people everywhere, there are good, bad, lazy, industrious, smart, ignorant, etc, etc. That goes for the shop people as well as we customers (WHAT?!?!).

When you do find a good...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 03-03-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,494
Posted By 60DRB
I'm aiming for 300K... Good maintenance and no...

I'm aiming for 300K... Good maintenance and no "stupid stuff" goes a lo-ooooong way.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-14-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By 60DRB
1Saxman, At the rate you're driving that...

1Saxman,
At the rate you're driving that truck it will last 50 years with NO oil change!
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