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#2866 MH81 ONLINE  

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Posted March 28, 2015 - 05:23 PM

Well, at least riding with him won't be boring...
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Posted March 28, 2015 - 08:57 PM

Does GM stand for general malfunctions Willie? I wish there was a brand that never ever broke but there's no such thing.
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Posted March 28, 2015 - 10:44 PM

Daniel after 400k miles it is time for the key to break.


You know why new fords are made from aluminum? So they weigh less and are easier to push home.
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Posted March 28, 2015 - 11:09 PM

Daniel after 400k miles it is time for the key to break.
You know why new fords are made from aluminum? So they weigh less and are easier to push home.

But the downfall with the aluminum is its a great heatsink & they are having trouble integrating GM's heated tailgate idea.

I will say this for the Bowtie, my plow truck at the farm should've given up years ago... Keeps on doing what it's supposed to even tho body parts are falling off.
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Posted March 29, 2015 - 12:58 PM

Ford is the only American Car company to survive in the world market. With the government bailing the other two car companies out. Those who hopefully have great grand kids will be paying for this. Those who have Government Motors I understand their jealousy after being # 2. Ford Trucks have been the # 1 selling vehicle in this country for what the last 50 years. 

 

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Posted March 29, 2015 - 01:27 PM

Daniel after 400k miles it is time for the key to break.
 

 

I have had 5 Fords in total that all have at least 500,000 miles on them and none of them have ever broke a key, but the Ford keys are built heavy enough to make 3 GM keys out of.. :D


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Posted March 29, 2015 - 04:15 PM

I have had 5 Fords in total that all have at least 500,000 miles on them and none of them have ever broke a key, but the Ford keys are built heavy enough to make 3 GM keys out of.. :D

Key switch actually. The guy has a ton of keys and he won't listen to me to take some off.


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Posted March 29, 2015 - 04:56 PM

Key switch actually. The guy has a ton of keys and he won't listen to me to take some off.

 

GM does seem to have a problem with ignition switches and key chains. 


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Posted March 29, 2015 - 05:18 PM

I had 2 s10 and one s10 blazer. None of them had a properly functioning key switch. You didn't even need your key to start them just twist it and it would fire up.
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Posted March 29, 2015 - 05:25 PM

For the first time since I have owned it the BlueOx has a functioning key switch.  I can't get used to having to use keys. Christine has never had a working key.


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Posted March 29, 2015 - 06:30 PM

For the first time since I have owned it the BlueOx has a functioning key switch. I can't get used to having to use keys. Christine has never had a working key.

My last van had a broken switch. It was because of Kaylen, not dodge's fault.

Every morning since I got it's replacement,I wake up, get ready for work, grab a cup of decaf, walk outside, swear, walk back in and get my keys.
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Posted March 29, 2015 - 06:44 PM


You know why new fords are made from aluminum? So they weigh less and are easier to push home.

 

I like em both but that is funny.


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Posted March 29, 2015 - 07:52 PM

My last van had a broken switch. It was because of Kaylen, not dodge's fault.

Every morning since I got it's replacement,I wake up, get ready for work, grab a cup of decaf, walk outside, swear, walk back in and get my keys.

Well there's your problem.


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Posted March 29, 2015 - 08:10 PM

Yeah, but if I don't, I have trouble hearing myself swear... It's a trade off.
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Posted March 31, 2015 - 06:06 PM

Screwit I am done.

 

 

 

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Yesterday and Today Jared and I worked our butts off taking tractors apart.

 

The new computer came in for the Ox so I put it in. It ran different, but not right. I have tried everything. I am done with it. I have no idea how I am going to get this load off to scrap and right now I don't care. I am one minute away from taking this truck to the crusher. \

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I have replaced the MAP sensor, IAC, distributor,coil, fuel pump, fuel regulator, plugs, wires, cap, rotor, changed computer, unhooked the exhaust, crawled all over the wiring harness. Every sensor passes every test. NO vacuum leaks.

 

 

I played mix and match computers and chips for an hour. With one chip it looses power at 2000 rpm. With the other it backfires and will not move. I am done. I don't want to think or see it any more. If someone steals it tonight I will thank them.

 

 

 


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