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97up-list-digest Sunday, January 23 2000 Volume 03 : Number 021



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FTE 97up - ADMIN: MORE INFO ABOUT THE SWITCH
FTE 97up - Diesel Fuel
Re: FTE 97up - superduty probs
Re: FTE 97up - 99 superduty lift question.

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Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2000 07:38:54 -0500
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Subject: FTE 97up - ADMIN: MORE INFO ABOUT THE SWITCH

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Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2000 09:47:27 -0700
From: "ken-carole" worldnet.att.net>
Subject: FTE 97up - Diesel Fuel

Price of Diesel fuel at Chevron in the Boise, Idaho area was $1.39 on Friday
1-21-00!!

Carole in Boise

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Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2000 19:03:13 -0800
From: Dave Sturtze lv.rmci.net>
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - superduty probs

I had the same problem and it was a loose wire connection
behind the instrument cluster
Dave
99 SD 250 Lariat CC lb 4x4 v10 pro-comp 4" lift, K&N, Super
Chip, Flowmaster

Aaron Martin wrote:
>
> Recently while driving at 65 with the cruise on my speedo suddenly dropped
> to zero, the ABS light came on, and the tach climbed about 200 rpms. After a
> few moments everything returned to normal. Later it happened again, and the
> service engine soon light came on. The engine service warning stayed on for
> the remaining 2 hours of my trip, but the other symptoms did not repeat. Any
> ideas out there?
>
> I'm planning to bring my truck in to a dealer but am new to the Minneapolis,
> Mn area and do not yet have a dealer I feel comfortable with. Any
> suggestions?
>
> My truck is a 99 superduty, v-10, auto, 3.73, about 29,000 miles. I have a
> k&n filter and dynomax muffler (these mods along with a light foot on the
> throttle have helped me reach a high of 15.8 mpg) Under a load (bobcat,
> trailer, tools, materials, about 11,000lbs) she has slightly better throttle
> response than our 97 powerstroke and then they are dead even.
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Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2000 19:26:03 -0800
From: Dave Sturtze lv.rmci.net>
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - 99 superduty lift question.

Just installed a 4" kit in my 99 250 v10 along with dual front
shocks and pro-comp stabilizer Mon. I'll put my new Weld 16.5
x 12 rims with MT baja's 37 x14.5 x 16.5 on and watch my
mileage drop below 7 mpg
Dave

Colin Walker wrote:
> =

> I am trying to decide between a 2 =BD inch front lift and a four inch c=
omplete
> lift for my 99 250sd v10. My main concern is the balance between on roa=
d
> derivability and increased off road performance. I spend most of my tim=
e on
> road and weekly pull a large trailer. However, I have gotten stuck
> occasionally off road, most often when going over narrow gullies or str=
eams.
> When I get stuck the truck seems to be =93balanced=94 on opposite corne=
rs and
> looses traction to two wheels. I would also like to move up to 35-inch
> tires.
> =

> Which lift type would do the most to improve off road ability without
> sacrificing on road performance?
> =

> Thanks for your time-
> =

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