Submitted by Name: Berg From: Kansas City E-mail: Contact
Comments: Wonderful info here; written by a non-mechanic for the non-mechanics (you obviously have a lot of mechanical talent though). I found this site while doing ball-joints on my truck. Your write up for the ball-joints is so superior to the U-tube videos out there, I just wanted to say Thank-You. I am going to do the P/S fluid change next. The internet at its best!
Admin reply: - Hi Berg,
Thanks for the kind words. Glad my info has been useful. Yes, the Internet is great. Allows us to do things that might otherwise be beyond our reach.
Added: August 2, 2016
Submitted by Name: Vernon Kanz From: Oakdale, CA E-mail: Contact
Comments: Great site! I have a 2002 F250 CrewCab 4x4 XLT with the 7.3l Powerstroke. With 178,000 miles. I have gotten a lot of good tips from your site.
Admin reply: - Hi Vernon,
I'm about where you are. I have a 2000 with 177,00 miles. Great trucks. Thanks for the kind words about my site.
Added: July 29, 2016
Submitted by Name: Ed A. From: Elkton, MD E-mail: Contact
Comments: Thank you for putting this site together!
Admin reply: - Ed,
You are quite welcome. Thanks for posting.
Added: July 20, 2016
Submitted by Name: Zach Z. From: Elmira, OR E-mail: Contact
Comments: Great info. Especially the updated info. I have a 99 F-250 psd. auto, crew cab 4x4. I've upgraded the air intake and added 4" exhaust but otherwise stock. It tows a travel trailer and horse trailer about 5K miles/year. I do a yearly service and always have the trans done by a shop. I think I'll try your method. Thanks for your time and info.
Admin reply: - Zach,
Thanks for posting. I've often thought of upgrading my exhaust. I basically like to be stock but an improved exhaust would be nice. These are great trucks. I just took a 400 mile trip with 900 pounds in the bed and got 16 MPG.
Added: July 16, 2016
Submitted by Name: Ken Noetzli From: New Vernon, NJ E-mail: Contact
Comments: Great site, doing the ball joionts on my 2000 F350 4WD mason dump and was a huge help seeing how it's been 8 years since my last go around with them. Thanks for the info and great pics
Admin reply: Ken - You're welcome. Thanks for posting.
Added: July 7, 2016
Submitted by Name: Joe Maxey From: Hendersonville, NC E-mail: Contact
Comments: Great site - I have a 2001 V10 - what site did you retrieve the Part Numbers for your Powerstroke? Would like to find the same list for my V10...thanks a lot! Joe
Admin reply: Hi Joe, I got the part numbers from all over the place. From parts I've purchased, from various websites, and from factory manuals. I just kind of collect them. Unfortunately, only for the model years related to my truck. Thanks for stopping by.
Added: June 16, 2016
Submitted by Name: Earl From: Bridgeville E-mail: Contact
Comments: Great website very helpful, on the coolant service procedure, when you install the "T" and begin to flush with the hose do you want the water to flow down toward the block or up towards the top? Thanks
Added: June 13, 2016
Submitted by Name: chris schertz From: redding, ca. E-mail: Contact
Comments: thanks for the awesome tutorial on the ball joint procedure. getting ready to do mine this weekend. i was curious as to the yellow o ring on the parts list, i will be replacing my hub at the same time and the new one i bought already has a yellow o ring in it. is this the same one that is in your parts list or do i need to buy that one also. Thanks again for taking the time to write this up. it will save much quite a bit of time. Thanks, chris schertz
Admin reply: Hi Chris, No, you won't need the yellow o-ring if your new hub has it.
Added: June 10, 2016
Submitted by Name: John HD Hackman From: Yorktown, Va. E-mail: Contact
Comments: I'm buying a 2001 Ford F-250 2x4. Your site look like it will be very helpful in the future. I have question, do you have a Oil Analysis Report since you've been using Rotell 5w40 synthetic motor oil ? And is the weather temperature the reason your not using 15w40 oil ? Thanks for all the great information and keep on truckin !
Admin reply: Hello John - thanks for posting. I've actually switched back to 15W40. The cold weather doesn't bother me. The truck seems to do fine without the 5W40 and I am in Colorado. It does get quite cold here. But no, I don't have any reports with the synthetic.
Added: May 10, 2016
Submitted by Name: Dave From: cape cod E-mail: Contact
Comments: Not sure how to use the site yet but hope to learn
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