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Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 05-22-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Gene Horr
You are quite welcome. As was noted don't just...

You are quite welcome. As was noted don't just go by a visual inspection. A bad tire can look like it is in great condition, especially on the vehicle. "Luckily" spending time with small fleets...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 05-21-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Gene Horr
Usually tires. Try a real rotation (not the side...

Usually tires. Try a real rotation (not the side to side swap) and see whether the problem continues..
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 04-09-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By Gene Horr
I tried adding a leaf on the front and RAS on the...

I tried adding a leaf on the front and RAS on the rear. I eventually changed the springs. The new springs are a better option than just trying to cover up the problem.


In my case the...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 04-08-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,989
Posted By Gene Horr
Another recommendation for ATS. The complete kit...

Another recommendation for ATS. The complete kit was, well complete. The only nitpick was that the new U-bolts stick up too high for a socket and the space was tight for a wrench so tightening them...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 03-25-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 847
Posted By Gene Horr
My labor cost was about $500. The new springs...

My labor cost was about $500. The new springs and all hardware was around $900. $2200 is too high. The job was a bit of a b*tch for them though. In the construction business you give an overly...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 03-06-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 823
Posted By Gene Horr
For mounting just get some 1" thick aluminum bar...

For mounting just get some 1" thick aluminum bar at least 2" wide, drill for the mounting bolts, and drill and tap for the seat holes. Bolt the bar to the truck and then bolt the seats to the bar.
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 03-06-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Posted By Gene Horr
x2 on checking the voltage regulator plug. ...

x2 on checking the voltage regulator plug. Although mine appeared to snap in completely it would work its way loose over time. Kept blaming alternators until I discovered the actual cause.
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 03-05-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,164
Posted By Gene Horr
I did look at the Badland. And there's a sale...

I did look at the Badland. And there's a sale right now with an additional 20% off with a coupon. The impression I got was that of the low end products it was a good choice. The problem is that it...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 03-05-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 639
Posted By Gene Horr
Mine has done it for years. It is more likely...

Mine has done it for years. It is more likely when cold but occasionally when heated. Putting it into drive first, then putting it into reverse makes it shift into reverse normally and then I don't...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 03-04-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,164
Posted By Gene Horr
Wow! Great information! I have a Ranch Hand...

Wow! Great information! I have a Ranch Hand bumper with the winch plate. I was a little leery of the M15000 as I couldn't figure out why the M series models were so much cheaper than the latest...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 03-04-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,164
Posted By Gene Horr
Recommended Winch Capacity

Although I am of the opinion that 4WD with a heavy diesel truck is just a way to dig the front in faster I do need to occasionally need to take the Ex into soft fields. And due to the faulty...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 02-17-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 628
Posted By Gene Horr
Shaking may not tell you. Rubber was visible and...

Shaking may not tell you. Rubber was visible and yanking on them felt tight due to the weight load. Decided to replace them when replacing the springs. The old ones were noticeably worn when...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 02-17-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 404
Posted By Gene Horr
As I've said on another thread the best thing is...

As I've said on another thread the best thing is to just fix all of the worn parts. I was surprised at the items that felt fine when inspected on the vehicle with a load on them but when replaced...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 02-15-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 831
Posted By Gene Horr
I've used the aluminum one from horrible freight....

I've used the aluminum one from horrible freight. As is usual with their items the real world rating is half what they claim but otherwise worked well.
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 02-12-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By Gene Horr
Get the steering and suspension parts in like new...

Get the steering and suspension parts in like new condition. When I purchased my truck it had a little bit of wander but nothing to complain about. But when I got to inspecting all of the wear...
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