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Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 05-21-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,709
Posted By TexasRebel
I throw in an update... 116,000 miles on the...

I throw in an update...

116,000 miles on the original 75w-90 "MTF" without issue. I'm considering changing it out on this long weekend.
Forum: Conventional (Bumper Pull) Towing; Travel Trailers, Pop-ups & Slide-in Campers 05-15-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,812
Posted By TexasRebel
Also... I've seen people do it to roommates...

Also...

I've seen people do it to roommates back in college that they knew never used their hitch, and weren't very observant.

It would stay upside down for months or years before the owner...
Forum: Conventional (Bumper Pull) Towing; Travel Trailers, Pop-ups & Slide-in Campers 05-15-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,812
Posted By TexasRebel
would you rather step on a greasy ball, or a dry...

would you rather step on a greasy ball, or a dry nut?
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 05-12-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,060
Posted By TexasRebel
yep. The laws are by weight. 26,001 and up...

yep. The laws are by weight. 26,001 and up combination is a class-A commercial vehicle. There are exemptions for agricultural use and RVs.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 05-12-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,712
Posted By TexasRebel
ABS does not apply any more pressure than your...

ABS does not apply any more pressure than your foot does. It simply releases the pressure with rapid pulses to keep the wheels from locking up when it senses a speed differential between the wheels...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 05-11-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,712
Posted By TexasRebel
The TBC cannot apply the truck brakes. There is...

The TBC cannot apply the truck brakes. There is physically no way.

Even an ABS malfunction would not apply more pressure than your foot provides.

The only thought I have is that you have water...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 05-10-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By TexasRebel
There is definitely more going on in that image...

There is definitely more going on in that image than just flipping u-bolts.

traditionally, u-bolts wrap around the axle in a plane parallel to the axis of the axle.

Those wrap around the...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 05-10-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,712
Posted By TexasRebel
I don't know all of the tiny details of the...

I don't know all of the tiny details of the programming, but the two inputs that I would imagine are exclusively necessary to even begin to output to the trailer brakes are 1) the tow vehicle brakes...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 05-10-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,060
Posted By TexasRebel
This is a bad assumption... The maximum payload...

This is a bad assumption... The maximum payload for that year (or any year for that matter) would be in a single cab, gasoline, DRW, 4x2
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 05-09-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By TexasRebel
Manufacturing would be my first guess. ...

Manufacturing would be my first guess.

Probably easier for a robot to get a wrench in from an unobstructed underneath than to avoid the springs and frame and such...


also are the ubolts still...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 05-08-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By TexasRebel
please define "upside down"... By the nature...

please define "upside down"...

By the nature of U-bolts, the radius must contact the round axle while the nuts secure the spring retaining plate against the spring pack.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 05-08-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By TexasRebel
Maybe the automatics do? :confused: Mine has...

Maybe the automatics do? :confused:

Mine has a 2 piece drive shaft with a flange going to the transmission.

The 4x4 version has a flange on each side of the transfer case (front and rear prop...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 05-08-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By TexasRebel
They did keep the floor lever... Just not on...

They did keep the floor lever... Just not on ESOF.
Forum: Other; Brakes, Electrical, Hitches, Weight Distribution & CDL Discussion 05-06-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By TexasRebel
The only problem with Agreed Value...

The only problem with Agreed Value...
Forum: Other; Brakes, Electrical, Hitches, Weight Distribution & CDL Discussion 05-04-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 143
Posted By TexasRebel
Keep in mind, those jacks don't like a side load...

Keep in mind, those jacks don't like a side load like the one you will invariably put on them while driving up a ramp.

Might I suggest a hinged block? Do you have folding ramps that you could...
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