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03-04-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 86
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Posted By heymrdj

Congrats on the new truck! There's not a bad...

Congrats on the new truck! There's not a bad brand in the big three. Only the those sucking a corporate teat feel that there is. They are all producing gobs of torque that are limited by computers...
02-06-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,686
Posted By heymrdj

Off hand, I'd want to say energy absorption...

Off hand, I'd want to say energy absorption caused them not to go off. I'm not a crash reconstruction expert. I'm not sure how fast you went into it, but there's zero cab intrusion there, and a lot...
01-19-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,848
Posted By heymrdj

As figured, we went obtuse. The manual's words...

As figured, we went obtuse. The manual's words are posted. It does not say recommended for the safety of your engine, or for warranty. it says recommended for performance. Designed to run 87. This in...
01-18-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,848
Posted By heymrdj

I'm in :). That or we come back intentionally...

I'm in :). That or we come back intentionally obtuse about the wording.
11-23-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,686
Posted By heymrdj

I'm not sure that the accident looks like the...

I'm not sure that the accident looks like the type to set off the drivers airbag, forward speed would definitely play into the calculation. The truck was hit forward and from the side, which would...
08-28-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 23,602
Posted By heymrdj

Hello fellow Fort Wayne citizen!:-wink

Hello fellow Fort Wayne citizen!:-wink
Forum: 2015+ F150
07-18-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,869
Posted By heymrdj

I ended up with a 2017 Silverado 1500 5.3L a few...

I ended up with a 2017 Silverado 1500 5.3L a few weeks ago. Ford just wouldn't play in the price point I was at for the features I wanted (really, a Lariat 502A to get out of halogen headlamps?). But...
Forum: 2015+ F150
06-28-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,583
Posted By heymrdj

Lots of them in the company this guy works for....

Lots of them in the company this guy works for. Driving to tower sites all day every day, some of them down fairly remote roads. He's put just under 30K on his this year, it's a 2015 with now 94,000...
Forum: 2015+ F150
06-28-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,583
Posted By heymrdj

3.5NA will be a good reliable and efficient power...

3.5NA will be a good reliable and efficient power train. We've got a guy in our complex that drives a loaded XL Crew 4x4 with the 3.5. Not a rocket, but as long as you're ok with acceleration as it...
Forum: 2015+ F150
06-16-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,051
Posted By heymrdj

What tweaks would make it as powerful as the...

What tweaks would make it as powerful as the ecoboost while running 87 octane and standing to miss a few oil changes, and be driven hard with a trailer on the back all day? Of course said engine...
Forum: 2015+ F150
06-16-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,051
Posted By heymrdj

The 5.0L is the powerhouse fleet engine (vs the...

The 5.0L is the powerhouse fleet engine (vs the V6 which is used by fleets that need a truck bed, but not much power capacity). It's designed to be rugged, run hard, put away wet, and still make good...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By heymrdj

Yes this is the most important. Good tires...

Yes this is the most important. Good tires prevent wander and tail wagging, and grease keeps things from blowing apart. My dad was a professional guide for 35+ years, and would take the boat to the...
04-16-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,874
Posted By heymrdj

That's really impressive for 97000 miles on a van.

That's really impressive for 97000 miles on a van.
03-20-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,755
Posted By heymrdj

Best combo is a leveling kit for the front and...

Best combo is a leveling kit for the front and air bags for the rear so you can air up and reduce or eliminate any spring sag. Riding nose up is no bueno. You're unloading your steer tires.
02-10-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,921
Posted By heymrdj

I like that! The dash is lit like a christmas...

I like that! The dash is lit like a christmas tree though, is that resolvable or is it the nature of the swap?
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