Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums - Search Results
 

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Search Forums
Log In 


Showing results 1 to 15 of 499
Search took 0.65 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Big-Red-Lariat
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 08-29-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
WHERE TO GET LICENSE PLATE LAMP ASSEMBLY

Woke up this morning to find a hole in the bumper, no license lens and a light bulb hanging inside the bumper. Not sure if somebody ripped it off or it disintegrated naturally.

Is there any...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 08-06-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
how can you not lose them if you cut the power? ...

how can you not lose them if you cut the power? All mine did before using this backup trick.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 08-05-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
Any benefit to a sync/navigation update or headaches

I have a 2011 with factory navigation and sync. Never did any updates for two reasons:
-dealer wants to charge for it (ridiculous)
-afraid it might screw up the delicate SYNC which is already...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 08-05-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
I keep an old lawn tractor battery on the...

I keep an old lawn tractor battery on the workbench for various 12V service needs.

When changing out the truck battery, I put a male cigarette lighter connector and cord over to a spare 12V...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 07-30-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 565
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: 484
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: 1,517
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: 363
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: 363
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: 363
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: 152
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: 395
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: 32,888
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: 1,334
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: 932
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...
Showing results 1 to 15 of 499

 
Forum Jump
 


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:52 AM.

 

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC2
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup