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04-25-2017, 10:40 PM
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Posted By supr

Anything but Optima. I know a few people that...

Anything but Optima. I know a few people that have destroyed them by normal charging, Most do not last, I would go convential wet cell, Walmart has been highly rated by Consumer report. Interstate is...
04-24-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,440
Posted By supr

After some internet research and talking to my...

After some internet research and talking to my brother, I bought some Startron Enzyme fuel treatment diesel additive. They also have a tank cleaner, which I will use after my trip, in the fall. The...
04-22-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,440
Posted By supr

Black Slime in Fuel/Filter

I have an 02 3500 with a 90 gallon Aux tank, about 100k, used to haul a fiver for the summer, It runs about 20 mils a week after that. I usually fill the big tank before my last cheap diesel stop,...
10-17-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By supr

Question 2002 3500 fuel pressue problem

I have a big line kit with the FP by the tank on the frame. I have an Airtex lift pump with the appropriate fittings, also an 80 micron mesh filter before the pump. Get about 18.5 psi on start up...
04-04-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,896
Posted By supr

I have noy heard of the Alliant pump. The #1...

I have noy heard of the Alliant pump.
The #1 problem of Gen 2 is dead Carter lift pumps. They seem to be pure junk, although some have lasted well, while others are dead out of the box. I would...
01-19-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,768
Posted By supr

The new Trailer Life Towing guide discusses the...

The new Trailer Life Towing guide discusses the new 1500 diesel (Rated for about 10k) and the Titan V8 Cunnins, which will put out 500 ft/lbs.. That is about what my 02 3500 puts out, rated for...
01-19-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,489
Posted By supr

FWIW, a lot of people in Texas who drive off road...

FWIW, a lot of people in Texas who drive off road go with Cooper AT's. For the money, Pep Boys AT is made by Cooper and you usually can noy find a better price for 4 tires anywhere. They wear well...
01-19-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,621
Posted By supr

Definetly get the NV5600, especially if you tow....

Definetly get the NV5600, especially if you tow. I believe th the 1.5/02 had the Dana 80. I would not mod too much for power, as there is some debate over wether this will shoten the life of the...
12-13-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,171
Posted By supr

According to Wikipedia, #2 gel point is 17.5. I...

According to Wikipedia, #2 gel point is 17.5.
I would prefer using PS White or something similar. vs being stuck.
I think 25 or below is worth the additive, whatever your flavor
12-13-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By supr

Is there anything in partcular to look for here,...

Is there anything in partcular to look for here, besides Ford commercials? I see enough of those on TV.
12-13-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By supr

Ford 6.7 diesel update?

I had a telephone repair guy here yesterday. He had an 11? F350 6.7. I think he said one had a turbo and another had a sensor problem with the fluid additive they need. They do not have a large...
12-05-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,718
Posted By supr

FWIW,, ST tires are mostly junk. There are...

FWIW,, ST tires are mostly junk. There are exceptions, few.
LT tires seem to hold up better. You may look at 16" tires and a lower profile tire. Go as large as your wheel wells aill allow.
12-05-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 63,070
Posted By supr

Other than telling you that you can tow more,...

Other than telling you that you can tow more, maybe 15k on a regular basis, they have not discussed the essetial needed upgrades.
1. Fuel presuure gauge between FF & VP44. Other gauges, boost &...
11-28-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,339
Posted By supr

I have the yellow & Blue & they work great for...

I have the yellow & Blue & they work great for most aplications, including heavy towing.
Genos is reputable, but you may want to Google the shocks for a better price. I think I got mine at Shox(?)...
11-28-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,282
Posted By supr

These trucks can be modded to make a lot more...

These trucks can be modded to make a lot more power. That being said, the VP44 & LP are weak lins, even under the best of circumstances. What do you plan to do with the truck? If it is just hauling...
11-28-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,974
Posted By supr

$15k is a joke. I would opt for an 03-07 , with a...

$15k is a joke. I would opt for an 03-07 , with a 06/07 5.9 being the best choice, with under 100k on the clock(With records). The Gen 2's have VP44/LP issues, and unless you really understand all of...
04-23-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 17,281
Posted By supr

I added a dash cover. Gen 2 dashboards are...

I added a dash cover. Gen 2 dashboards are notorious for cracking, falling apart. So far, Dash is still in good shape.
Also use silver reflective sun screen in windshiled, especially in warm months,...
04-15-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,154
Posted By supr

Gen 2 Oil Change?

How many miles are you guys going these days on a change, given towing?
Anyboddy finding any CI+4 anymore?
04-15-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,665
Posted By supr

FWIW, I have read 20 psi in many threads. Bliss...

FWIW, I have read 20 psi in many threads. Bliss in numbers? My 1 year old
Airtex puts out 19, with the biglinekit.
04-15-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,986
Posted By supr

I am a fan of running OEM size. The factory used...

I am a fan of running OEM size. The factory used this size for many reasons. Greater expense & lower mileage are your rewards for going bigger. If going bigger, maybe 1 size over.
I have used Pep...
03-13-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,238
Posted By supr

I have researched this many times. 2-3 is max...

I have researched this many times. 2-3 is max improvement. Cost, $300+ and some do new injectors.
The easiest way to improve mpg is drop your speed t0 60, maybe 65. These trucks have the airstream...
02-21-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,280
Posted By supr

Wisky VI- You may want to consider the Goodyear...

Wisky VI-
You may want to consider the Goodyear RST 16/235/85 Load range G, over 3,000+ lbs(All steel). My Alfa is 12k empty & has these on for many years. If anything ggoes wrong, Goodyear will...
01-11-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By supr

I think 3rd gen. The 6.7 is built for smog...

I think 3rd gen. The 6.7 is built for smog control. Beside worse mileage, they also have had more problems, especilally earlier ones. These are suppose to be all fixed with software updates, but I am...
01-09-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,708
Posted By supr

A late note, but nice truck!! Congrats on not...

A late note, but nice truck!!
Congrats on not buying a Ford time bomb. I think Ram has caught up with Ford on interiors. The Cummins motor is the most reliable diesel in a light truck. The other 2...
01-06-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,229
Posted By supr

Edge EZ for Gen 2; Would you Buy again?

I have considered wether the ROI on this product is worth the money, not to mention potential VP44 issues. Some people seems to get better mileage/power, others no.
Seems like a new one is $300+ and...
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