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03-04-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 208,570
Posted By Xyzzy

Just for fun, I entertained the thought of...

Just for fun, I entertained the thought of trading my 2011 6.7L diesel in for a 2012 6.2L gasser.

We all hear how awesome the resale values are for SuperDuty trucks, right? And I live in a part of...
06-20-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,458
Posted By Xyzzy

The local dealer did not have even a brochure,...

The local dealer did not have even a brochure, but after looking at the dealer's (very detailed) build guide and thinking about it, I went ahead and ordered a SuperCab. It is listed as Job 3 but...
06-15-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,458
Posted By Xyzzy

Transmission, radio?

I am very close to buying a Raptor. Unfortunately, there is no demo where I live to test drive. I am certain that it will be fine, but I do wonder about three things:

1 - How smooth is the...
06-14-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 135,337
Posted By Xyzzy

Howdy, I'm looking for an X-Plan PIN. I'm very...

Howdy, I'm looking for an X-Plan PIN. I'm very close to buying a Raptor. I think I have the wife convinced. Thanks! [email protected]
05-19-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,162
Posted By Xyzzy

I'm kinda old and I feel a lot older, but I can...

I'm kinda old and I feel a lot older, but I can hop up on top of the front tire to clean the windows. I use the ridge on the hood to "catch" me. It takes a few tries but it gives you a totally...
05-04-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 224,319
Posted By Xyzzy

I waited a week to see if the TSB didn't cause...

I waited a week to see if the TSB didn't cause any fires or anything.

I had the update done this morning. I had no hassle from the dealer. The truck drives very very well. I sure hope it stays...
04-29-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,637
Posted By Xyzzy

I have a small trailer and it (obviously) tows...

I have a small trailer and it (obviously) tows like it is not there. I really like the integrated brake controller.

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/8230728/54.jpg
04-21-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,271
Posted By Xyzzy

I was on a very narrow road recently, and a...

I was on a very narrow road recently, and a landscaping crew was working on the right side. They had a big trailer and a F-350, with the mirrors extended way out. I slowed to about 20MPH and I was...
04-20-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,271
Posted By Xyzzy

I fold mine every time I park, so at least...

I fold mine every time I park, so at least several 100 times so far! I have the folding process down to primal unconscious muscle memory.
04-20-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,569
Posted By Xyzzy

Limited edition 3 blink blinkers!

Limited edition 3 blink blinkers!
04-20-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 46,246
Posted By Xyzzy

Weird situation: I have documented here my...

Weird situation:

I have documented here my harsh shifting and the occasional not-sure-which-gear-we-should-be-in and the occasional shifting "flare".

It has been getting worse since I bought...
04-15-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 46,246
Posted By Xyzzy

When I get stuck in heavy stop-and-go traffic, I...

When I get stuck in heavy stop-and-go traffic, I put the truck into M3. Otherwise, the shifting up and down is really annoying. When I need to zoom ahead to block the guy who is trying to bypass...
04-14-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 46,246
Posted By Xyzzy

Pulling the power did not help. What really...

Pulling the power did not help.

What really confuses me is why the transmission used to shift so much better before? It was never perfect, like I have always had the 1-2 and 2-3 harshness and the...
04-14-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 53,244
Posted By Xyzzy

My wife nags me much louder and I have been...

My wife nags me much louder and I have been ignoring her for more than 16 years, so the chime doesn't bother me that much.

Yes.
04-13-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 53,244
Posted By Xyzzy

No idea if this helps, probably not: I...

No idea if this helps, probably not:

I leave my keys in my ignition permanently, so I hear a lot of the chime noise.

Last night I left my door open while talking to a friend and after a time...
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