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Forum: Fifth Wheel & Gooseneck RV Towing Today, 09:09 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 22,389
Posted By Slowpoke Slim
Whoa. What's the rest of the story on this one?...

Whoa. What's the rest of the story on this one? This isn't the same guy over on the GD forums that backed his brand new 5er into a car while turning into his driveway is it? The guys were thinking...
Forum: Conventional (Bumper Pull) Towing; Travel Trailers, Pop-ups & Slide-in Campers Today, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 615
Posted By Slowpoke Slim
Make sure your spare tire carrier (assuming it's...

Make sure your spare tire carrier (assuming it's the stock one) works, and it cranks up and down fine. Hate to find out on the side of the road that you can't get the spare out from under the truck....
Forum: 1999 to 2016 Super Duty Yesterday, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By Slowpoke Slim
This x 10K. Unless the rest of the truck is...

This x 10K.

Unless the rest of the truck is new-in-the-wrapper-clean, and he's giving it away, I'd walk away. Nothing p*sses me off faster than some guy lying to me on a deal. Once that has...
Forum: 1999 to 2016 Super Duty Yesterday, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,120
Posted By Slowpoke Slim
Mine started doing it too. Completely stock '12...

Mine started doing it too. Completely stock '12 with 40K miles on original shocks and stabilizer. Started about a month ago, only at 55+ mph, and as soon as I hit a rough patch, off she goes and...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-24-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 148
Posted By Slowpoke Slim
Found this one listed in local trader

Don't know if anyone's interested, saw this for sale in local trader site. This one's in Kila, near Glendive, MT.
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Forum: 1999 to 2016 Super Duty 03-21-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By Slowpoke Slim
OP, I would look closely at #2. I know you...

OP,

I would look closely at #2. I know you said you have a 2nd car for daily kid transport. If you think you will *ever* have passengers in your truck at all, you're going to want the crew cab. I...
Forum: Flatbed, Car, Boat, Utility, Horse & Misc. Trailer Towing 03-19-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By Slowpoke Slim
Just pull up on the scale if it's open, they'll...

Just pull up on the scale if it's open, they'll come on and ask you if it's a "reweigh" or not. If it's your first time across (with that rig/load), than just holler "first weigh" plus make up some...
Forum: 1999 to 2016 Super Duty 03-16-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,687
Posted By Slowpoke Slim
Tire size is certainly a consideration, and...

Tire size is certainly a consideration, and wasn't a part of the original conversation (that I was aware of anyway). But, changing the tire size is in effect changing the final drive ratio. I do run...
Forum: 1999 to 2016 Super Duty 03-15-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,687
Posted By Slowpoke Slim
Rain, Well I'm thinking possibly because I'm...

Rain,

Well I'm thinking possibly because I'm rolling stock tire size, and I use Manual Mode on my transmission. Can't emphasize enough you guys need to try Manual Mode.
Forum: 1999 to 2016 Super Duty 03-15-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,687
Posted By Slowpoke Slim
I do not, nor did I "take offense" to your post....

I do not, nor did I "take offense" to your post. And I could give two flying schizzle's out of a shaved monkey's @zz what you choose for your truck setup, or what's in your driveway. Buy what you...
Forum: 1999 to 2016 Super Duty 03-15-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,687
Posted By Slowpoke Slim
MANUAL MODE. Seriously, just try it. Manual...

MANUAL MODE.

Seriously, just try it. Manual mode on the transmission is a gift from God on these trucks. Try it.
Forum: 1999 to 2016 Super Duty 03-15-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,687
Posted By Slowpoke Slim
I'm sorry, I just have to throw a BS flag on this...

I'm sorry, I just have to throw a BS flag on this play. There's no way in hell he'll be down to 1st gear trying to pull 12K up ANY grade with his rig. You guys simply MUST stop spewing this garbage....
Forum: 1999 to 2016 Super Duty 03-15-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,687
Posted By Slowpoke Slim
Yup, What Steve said. Take what you read...

Yup,

What Steve said. Take what you read from some of the interwebs "experts" with a grain of salt. That 3.73 gear will tow just fine. You only pull 3 to 5 times a year? And you are seriously...
Forum: Fifth Wheel & Gooseneck RV Towing 03-13-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By Slowpoke Slim
Why not just install the Lippert goose box on...

Why not just install the Lippert goose box on your 5er, and be done with it?
Forum: Conventional (Bumper Pull) Towing; Travel Trailers, Pop-ups & Slide-in Campers 03-10-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,407
Posted By Slowpoke Slim
Omg. This is a joke, right? ...

Omg.

This is a joke, right?

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