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Forum: Other; Brakes, Electrical, Hitches, Weight Distribution & CDL Discussion 02-28-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By wp6529
I'm not sure how one could make it easier short...

I'm not sure how one could make it easier short of just handing out CDLs to anyone who asks for one. It's not rocket science, you have to pass some paper/computer tests on pretty basic stuff and then...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 02-23-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 713
Posted By wp6529
There are other mobile power options, there is a...

There are other mobile power options, there is a MobilePower unit which relies on a custom modified second alternator to produce variable frequency 3 phase AC and an inverter unit to give you clean...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 02-22-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By wp6529
That's probably the best place, but it's somewhat...

That's probably the best place, but it's somewhat difficult to access. I'll look at my old manual and review how that panel came off in 2009. Always nervous about pulling on panels in a $70k new...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 02-22-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By wp6529
Looking for power...

So I just got a new 2016 F350 and I'm starting to get things moved / installed into it. I have the service manual CD on order from HELM but it's not here yet so I could use a little help from those...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 02-22-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 713
Posted By wp6529
Look for a smaller RV A/C unit, the little ~5,000...

Look for a smaller RV A/C unit, the little ~5,000 BTU/Hr one should be plenty for the 50 square feet or so you need to condition. A 2-3K rated inverter should do the job presuming it has the higher...
Forum: Other; Brakes, Electrical, Hitches, Weight Distribution & CDL Discussion 02-21-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,193
Posted By wp6529
I expect there are a lot of "lawyer" factors at...

I expect there are a lot of "lawyer" factors at play that have little to do with the real world. For myself, I have done a decent amount of heavy towing without a WDH and I also inspect my truck...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 02-21-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By wp6529
I just traded the old 2009 in for a shiny new...

I just traded the old 2009 in for a shiny new 2016. Black 6.7, CC, DRW, KR, 4x4, 5th prep, etc. one beautiful truck with one scary MSRP.


The death wobble that I had a couple years ago and...
Forum: Other; Brakes, Electrical, Hitches, Weight Distribution & CDL Discussion 02-21-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,114
Posted By wp6529
I'm a fan of the SG2, it gives good bang for the...

I'm a fan of the SG2, it gives good bang for the buck in terms of monitoring parameters that Ford neglected to include in the regular instrumentation. In particular in letting you know when you're in...
Forum: Other; Brakes, Electrical, Hitches, Weight Distribution & CDL Discussion 02-21-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,193
Posted By wp6529
I for one do not buy into the "need WDH over xxx"...

I for one do not buy into the "need WDH over xxx" ratings. I have a F350 diesel CC DRW (2009 up until last week, now 2016) and the leverage ratio between the wheelbase and the rear axle to hitch is...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-21-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,020
Posted By wp6529
Another thing to ponder regarding reliability is...

Another thing to ponder regarding reliability is parts. For an engine 10+years out of production you're going to start facing the only aftermarket parts and declining quality issue. Add to that if...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 08-21-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By wp6529
Get yourself a Scangauge II from Autozone or...

Get yourself a Scangauge II from Autozone or another local place that carries them, install it and programm the Xgauge for the 6.4 (see the Scangauge site).

The dash temp indicators are little...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 08-17-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,034
Posted By wp6529
I don't believe I've ever seen that quantified. I...

I don't believe I've ever seen that quantified. I believe it's a lot less than most people think, probably in the neighborhood of 10-12 oz.
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 07-27-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By wp6529
That appears to be the brake hydro-boost unit...

That appears to be the brake hydro-boost unit leaking. I don't believe it's a seal that's easy to replace, more likely replace the hydro-boost unit if it gets worse. That's power steering fluid used...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 07-21-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,030
Posted By wp6529
SD Truck Springs 14C Union Ave Ronkonkoma, NY...

SD Truck Springs
14C Union Ave
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

The bit in red should tell you all you need to know. Having lived for many years in the miserable northeast before finally escaping to the...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 07-20-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By wp6529
P200E - Catalyst System Over Temperature (Bank 1)...

P200E - Catalyst System Over Temperature (Bank 1)

Description: The powertrain control module (PCM) monitors the exhaust gas temperature bank 1, sensor 2 (EGT12) and exhaust gas temperature...
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