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Today, 08:41 AM
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Posted By Excurvelle

The transmissions are different, as is the fuel...

The transmissions are different, as is the fuel system, exhaust system, front suspension (diesel engines are heavy) electronics, wiring harnesses....

Any thing can be done but it will be a huge...
06-22-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By Excurvelle

Pipes do not like to bend, they develop kinks and...

Pipes do not like to bend, they develop kinks and A/C lines carry pressure. You may be able to get a little bend out of them but be careful.
06-22-2019, 06:50 AM
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Posted By Excurvelle

This weekend is get the Ex and camper set for a...

This weekend is get the Ex and camper set for a 2000 mile week starting Friday. Appointment today at Discount Tire for a balance and rotation, got to get the kayak racks on, fuel up and clean...
06-19-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By Excurvelle

From recent experience replace the calipers and...

From recent experience replace the calipers and the hoses.
06-18-2019, 08:05 AM
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Posted By Excurvelle

Owning an older vehicle is a labor of love, I...

Owning an older vehicle is a labor of love, I keep the Ex because a new F-350 is right now out of my budget. (Edit: Wife and I love the Ex and will keep it till it falls to pieces.)
06-15-2019, 12:19 PM
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Posted By Excurvelle

Oil, lube and filter is done! I price shopped and...

Oil, lube and filter is done! I price shopped and bought my Motorcraft filter at Advance online with a Speedperks and 20% off. I went to the store (they know me by name there), talked to the manager...
06-15-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Excurvelle

Sort of. The weight being removed from the truck...

Sort of. The weight being removed from the truck binds the stinger. I would suggest putting more weight on the trailer foot when releasing so when the trucks suspension uncompresses the hitch and...
06-14-2019, 09:54 PM
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Posted By Excurvelle

In less than 2 weeks the Ex is pulling the camper...

In less than 2 weeks the Ex is pulling the camper to the Florida Keys and then back to Orlando and home. Total trip will be about 2,000 miles. I am 1,600 miles from an oil change, should I change it...
06-14-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Excurvelle

Kevin, I too have had the occasional unhitching...

Kevin, I too have had the occasional unhitching problem, often times I have the hitch head at too much of an angle and the stinger has trouble releasing. If I forget to deflate my air bags it is...
06-09-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,392
Posted By Excurvelle

I tried it this way but ended up starting the...

I tried it this way but ended up starting the turbo bolts and finessing the tube in because the turbo was moving around too much, the turbo makes a pop when it connects. I then installed the clamps...
06-06-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By Excurvelle

BTW..The hardest part of the cleaning is lining...

BTW..The hardest part of the cleaning is lining everything back up inside the turbo and the exhaust pipes on reassembly and installation.
06-06-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By Excurvelle

My unison ring was stuck too. I cleaned it and...

My unison ring was stuck too. I cleaned it and reassembled and it works fine now.
06-06-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,957
Posted By Excurvelle

I like it. Trying to make the Ex into an RV.

I like it. Trying to make the Ex into an RV.
06-05-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,490
Posted By Excurvelle

I have the 200 degree Mishimoto thermostat and I...

I have the 200 degree Mishimoto thermostat and I have seen coolant get to 221 but I have never felt a defuel, granted I have only gotten it that warm a few times on mountain pulls. Will the truck...
06-04-2019, 11:17 AM
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Posted By Excurvelle

Yes, vehicles can be frustrating plus the Exs are...

Yes, vehicles can be frustrating plus the Exs are getting old and hard to find parts for. The North is also so rough on steel it is amazing anything survives the salt baths. Hang in there, we feel...
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