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Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 05-01-2015, 10:59 AM
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Posted By texastech_diesel
Mainly On-Road: Michelin LTX M/S2 Nitto Dura...

Mainly On-Road:
Michelin LTX M/S2
Nitto Dura Grappler
Goodyear Wrangler Silent Armor

A/Ts:
Michelin LTX A/T2
Goodyear DuraTrac
Nitto Terra Grappler
Cooper Discoverer AT-3
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-29-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,575
Posted By texastech_diesel
http://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vb...

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Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-29-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 986
Posted By texastech_diesel
Local price is the problem on springs, they're so...

Local price is the problem on springs, they're so damn heavy they cost an arm and leg to ship, so local over the counter is usually cheaper than ordering even after they mark them up a stupid amount....
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-29-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By texastech_diesel
11 and newer have a softer rear spring pack that...

11 and newer have a softer rear spring pack that sags worse than in the past, so just make sure you aren't going to end up nose-high after you pull them out. Measure the distance between the bump...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-29-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 986
Posted By texastech_diesel
* On an F250 it adds +1 front coils, rear...

* On an F250 it adds +1 front coils, rear overload springs, and rear swaybar.
* On an F350 SRW it adds +1 front coils and rear swaybar, because overloads are standard.
* On an F350 DRW it adds +1...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-29-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 986
Posted By texastech_diesel
Oh man guys, are we reading here? No. In...

Oh man guys, are we reading here?


No. In response to this:



I said:
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-28-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 986
Posted By texastech_diesel
The difference in 10k and 11.4k SRW F350s is the...

The difference in 10k and 11.4k SRW F350s is the ink used to print the number on the VIN sticker. Some states have different regulations for trucks over 10k GVWR, so the "10k GVWR package" is...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-28-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By texastech_diesel
If it's a third vehicle the cost-cutting benefits...

If it's a third vehicle the cost-cutting benefits might outweigh pretty much all other considerations.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-28-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 986
Posted By texastech_diesel
Plow package only upgrades the Front GAWR. In...

Plow package only upgrades the Front GAWR. In the past (and maybe for '15, I'm not sure) it's included rear aux springs in addition to the +2 front springs and a larger alternator, but the RGAWR is...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-28-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 986
Posted By texastech_diesel
With a 5th wheel I don't really think the drawbar...

With a 5th wheel I don't really think the drawbar matters much.

For bumper pull yes you are correct, the drawbar specs are probably more important that tire load specs, because there's always the...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-28-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By texastech_diesel
Drop in either a salvage or reman 5.4 or Destroke...

Drop in either a salvage or reman 5.4 or Destroke in a 5.9L Cummins. Reman'd 5.4 is probably the most cost effective option.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-28-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 986
Posted By texastech_diesel
A lot of the info here is dated. 1)...

A lot of the info here is dated.

1) Starting at some point between 12 and 14, even F250s came with a 4" spacer block.
2) Wheel size must be at least 18". 17" wheels come with a reduced RGAWR...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-28-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By texastech_diesel
You might get some weird sag under load. Do '12...

You might get some weird sag under load. Do '12 F250s have a 4" block, or did that start in 14? What's the goal/point behind removing, lowering the truck, adding lift springs?

In the past the...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-28-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By texastech_diesel
It's ten model years old. Even the highly...

It's ten model years old. Even the highly regarded 7.3 and 6.8 could have been destroyed by an idiot in 90k miles.

With buying anything used, it's ALWAYS:
1) Look at each truck as an...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-28-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By texastech_diesel
You're really sending people to another board and...

You're really sending people to another board and not to FTE's 6.0L forum?
6.0L Power Stroke Diesel - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums (http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/forum107/)

We have several...
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