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Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 07-30-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 388
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
Battery Size

Living in a cold climate, I usually change out my battery every 4 years and sell the old one on KIJIJI while it still has some life in it and it's about that time.

Original Motorcraft is a...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 07-30-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
next time try pulling the fuse & just leave it...

next time try pulling the fuse & just leave it out for a few minutes and chances are it will be fine. SYNC has a brain fart once in a while...was poorly tested and released too soon, has many flaws.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 07-30-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,367
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
50000 miles on my 2011 and not burning any that...

50000 miles on my 2011 and not burning any that is evident, but my old 5.4L trucks all needed up to a quart between changings. Not sure what is "normal" anymore.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 07-01-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
found an unused fuse port, and made up a male...

found an unused fuse port, and made up a male connector with a tip emulating a fuse pin to stick into it...works great. In the old days, would have tapped into a wire with a "T" connector if you...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 06-29-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
I have the 12v port and an inline fuse. Just...

I have the 12v port and an inline fuse. Just need the wire identification.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 06-27-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
Need hot wire when ignition on only

I know it's the wrong forum, but any Ford electrical guys out there?

On wife's 2011 ESCAPE, we want to install another "cigarette lighter" type female power port that is live only when the key is...
Forum: 2011 & Newer Explorer 06-23-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
POWER FOR GPS

Can someone suggest best place and wiring color code to tap into a 12V wire that is hot only when the ignition is on for a 2011 Escape Limited? Need to connect a GPS that goes on/off with the key,...
Forum: 2010 - 2014 Ford SVT F150 Raptor 06-02-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
SIRIUS RADIO DEALS

What kind of deals are people getting with Sirius satellite radio renewals nowadays? They offered me $99.99 Canadian for a year and I took it on the day before my expiry, but would they have come...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 05-07-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,356
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
if you drive a truck, really, who gives a damn...

if you drive a truck, really, who gives a damn about mileage anyway? Fill it up & suck it up is what I do. Shop for the best gas price and drive on.
Otherwise would have bought a Focus.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 04-08-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,265
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
no issues with mine at 79000km.

no issues with mine at 79000km.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 04-05-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
I use any any name-brand 5w20 that is on sale,...

I use any any name-brand 5w20 that is on sale, (CASTROL, VALVOLINE, MOTORCRAFT & others) and change it every 5000 km or 3 months. Never got excited about synthetic, never had any issues with...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 04-05-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
ARE Fibreglass...almost waterproof except for...

ARE Fibreglass...almost waterproof except for high wind and driving sideways rainstorms. Electric lock (optional) operates with key fob....
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 04-04-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,986
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
I really find it dumb and very annoying that...

I really find it dumb and very annoying that certain colors are not available with certain packages, for example I wanted flame blue but they wouldn't put it in a Lariat. I mean really, how stupid...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-22-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
not just a looks thing, the stock antenna brushes...

not just a looks thing, the stock antenna brushes the wooden garage door on the way through and makes a heluva mess.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-20-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
I have had the same stubby antenna on 4 different...

I have had the same stubby antenna on 4 different trucks with no noticeable signal loss.
In all likelihood, it will come with a male-male screw in adaptor made out of a different metal than your...
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