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Ford F-150, Ford F-250, Ford F-350, Ford F-100, Truck
#1148 of 2180 exhaust manifold studs for a 2000 f-150 4x4 supercab
May 17, 2005 (9:03 am)
i am presently looking for somewhere to buy stainless steel exhaust manifold studs to re-mount my manifolds or headers when i get them to my 2000 ford f-150 4x4 supercab w/ the 5.4L engine, so i dont have to wory about them rusting off again, i have a 180,000 on this vehicle and i like it very much and intend to keep it for awhile, so as things break or rust off with age i want to replace it with better stronger parts, oh yeah,and it is rust checked every year.so if anyone knows where i can get these s/s manifold studs i would appreciate a reply. thanks
#1150 of 2180 Re: [larrybullard]
May 19, 2005 (8:18 am)
I am getting really upset, I have been to the freakin Ford dealership (Alexander) and them mothers, tell me that I did something wrong, nobody else has complained of any Brake/Rotor problems. I asked them the call Big O Tires, and verify my story, all I was told to do it to get Big O to do the rotor job, because they are cheaper than the dealership. I am also trying to find out whether or not I have to replace the composite rotors with composite? Can you or anyone help me out. .
May 19, 2005 (3:56 pm)
OMG! Man! I feel your pain!
I'm having a problem with my Ford dealer and Ford myself. I've got a braking system that failed to stop my '02 F-150 King Ranch. I had to brake fast for an ambulance, and my truck kept on going.. and going ... and going.... I take it to an independent who tells me I need the dealership to diagnose further. The dealership says all my parts and electronics are within Ford specs. Everything was "green lighted" even after the little braking incident, but the service manager still witnessed the braking problem. Now Ford corp. says.. just replace the rotors and the pads with OEM to the tune of becoming a $685 safety experiment. I don't know what I'm gonna do about this problem yet. I've filed a complaint with the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration.
Good Luck and God Speed from Florida!
#1152 of 2180 Goodyear Wrangler ATS 305/70/R16
May 21, 2005 (1:04 pm)
I had a set of these on my old 2000 Chevy Silverado. Please, if you have these tires check them out. The left rear lost tread and tire pressure about 6 months ago and cause the truck to roll 40 mph. Total loss on the truck, caused wife and kid injuries. Look especially for cracking inside the tread. Goodyear has claimed they are not responsible for the tire. The report stated something was hit with the tire and caused the separation. Believe me, this is not the case. The tires were 305/75/R16.
#1153 of 2180 Re: f 350 dump flasher [greasy]
May 22, 2005 (1:11 pm)
thats a year 2000 ford 350 still cannot find it
#1154 of 2180 Bubbling paint on hood
May 23, 2005 (8:32 am)
I have a 2000 F-150. I noticed a lot of paint bubbles on the front of the hood so I brought it to the dealer. They said it was their fault due to some problem during painting. Since I was out of warranty they offered to pay half of a approx. $400 repair. They need the truck for a week and won't give a loaner. Rust will be here shortly. Seems to me if they caused the problem. they should pay for it. I guess ford paint jobs are only good for 3 years. Nowadays it seems all other models hardly ever rust out. I'll be buying a new truck next year approx. $35k. It will not be a ford. Real good business sense on their part.
Thanks for listening
#1155 of 2180 Loose Front Panel of Bed
May 23, 2005 (9:36 am)
I have a 2001 F150 Supercrew with a hard tonneau cover that hinges on the front panel of the bed (aftermarket, but in place when I bought it from the Ford dealership).
The front wall of the bed has come loose in the upper left corner, and moves back and forth allowing the cover to hit the window molding. The Ford dealership has said it is because of the weight of the tonneau cover. I am out of warranty, and they won't cover anyway since the cover was aftermarket.
Any comments, or ideas how to fix this and keep it from reoccuring?
May 23, 2005 (3:43 pm)
Hi, anyone used wider tires on factory rims, mine are 18 inches, tires are 265/60/18, was planning for 285/60/18 but was not sure if someone has tried it...
04 Spcrw 4X2 5.4L (Lariat)
#1157 of 2180 F250 4x4 Diesel Hard Start.
May 24, 2005 (2:59 pm)
To kcram and tallyho. I have the same problem with my 2001 F250 4X4 7.3 Diesel. It is difficult to start in the cold weather. If I plug it in overnight it is OK. When the temp is at or below 32 deg. it acts like it if flooded. If I leave it sit for a while (20 mts) it did start and blew smoke untill it setteled down and then ran fine.The dealer cheked the batteries and said they were ok then said the starter was bad. With a new starter and a $475.00 bill the problem happened again two or three times. Needless to say I aint going back there again.. The weather warmed up and I have not had the problem since I expect I will have the problem again come cold weather time.
Have you solved your problem yet? What was the temperature when you had your problem trying to start your Diesel.? Would Ford Motor Company be smart enough to answer this question.?