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  1. Tugly
    05-12-2017 11:13 AM - permalink
    Tugly
    SrFox, I have seen reports that the TFT reads lower than the laser thermometer on some trucks, where the formula is dead-on with my truck. You can try the formula ((A*256)+B)/8.9 to see if that matches your laser thermometer more closely.
  2. SrFox
    05-11-2017 09:33 AM - permalink
    SrFox
    My email is [email protected] and one of my websites are Foxes Travel - Our Travel Photo Diaries, Road Grades, Clearances and information as we travel - US, Canada and Mexico and romamexico.com if you would like to see who I am. Thanks in advance for your time.
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  3. SrFox
    05-11-2017 09:32 AM - permalink
    SrFox
    Hey I have seen some very informative post from you and have a question for you if you don't mind. I have a Ford 7.3 and run the Torque app with the Trans Fluid PID you have posted. Mine seems to measure the internal temp of the trans. I have checked both the pan temps and the return line temps with a laser thermometer and these temps are about 20 to 30 degrees less than what my Torque shows. I pull an 18,000 lb fifth wheel about 15,000 miles a year and many of these in the mountains. According to my Torque, I should have burnt my tranny years ago. Is there any way of calibrating the PID so the Torque will show 20 degrees less? I know I can just adjust mentally but I am too OCD to like that. I have a computer background so I know to not just mess with stuff without asking an expert first.
  4. countrycar
    01-22-2017 08:04 AM - permalink
    countrycar
    Yup, Ok. I had a feeling this might an issue. Thank you..
  5. countrycar
    01-21-2017 11:31 AM - permalink
    countrycar
    Hello Rich, I was wondering if you have experience with the Ford modified ELM obd2 dongle. I thought I'd read somewhere that you have used these in the past, or now use one. My question is, I just received mine in the mail (Ford Modified ELM327) dongle and my 2 Iphones, Ipad and my Laptop will not recognize a signal from the ELM dongle. I tried in my Truck and my Ex as well and nothing. The red light does comes on. I've tried turning everything on and off in order that it might pk-up the BT signal. Nothing. I believe it's defective. I thought I would reach out to you before I box it up and send it back. Thank you sir..
  6. Journeymaaann
    04-18-2016 09:51 PM - permalink
    Journeymaaann
    Thanks Rich for being the nut that you are! Us bolts need people like you to connect with.
  7. ExPACamper
    03-03-2016 09:12 AM - permalink
    ExPACamper
    Thanks for the reps on the Torque quickstart
  8. F250_
    02-14-2016 05:00 PM - permalink
    F250_
    Thanks, Rich. I do so little work on my own truck that I'm just glad I can pitch in and help those of you who do the work get the information compiled into living documents for both my and others' benefit down the road.
  9. sand_fiend
    01-04-2016 08:38 PM - permalink
    sand_fiend
    Hey Rich how are you.. Sorry i have been off the site for over a year. just been busy at work.. anyway, I have a question for you. I had a rear seal go out about three years ago and changed fixed it with a ford seal. i got about 2000 miles on it and it started leaking again. I put it off for over a year and lived with the smell of Hot rear end oil. i just fixed it last week and it was not very low on oil. I did a little brunout and only one wheel is spinning. is that normal for these trucks ? I remember a post of yours where i think you said you twisted a drive line. you showed the pictures of your burnout were both tires had spun. that is what got me thinking about if the rear end is working right or not... Thanks Phil
  10. jed1894
    11-29-2015 07:23 PM - permalink
    jed1894
    Thanks for rep

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