Links for Tech


V-10 Spark Plug Change Instructions
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/418807-need-detailed-instructions-for-v-10-spark-plug-change.html
Detailed writeup for how to change the plugs.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.8L V10

Ford Check Engine Light OBDII/OBDI specifications
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/518596-wondering-why-your-mil-doesnt-come-on.html
Many trucks 8500 GVWR and over only have OBDI. Details on why and how the codes work in the link.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Engine

Air filter recommendation? - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/568764-air-filter-recommendation.html
Discussion on air filter choices on the V10. Consensus is stay with Motorcraft.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Suspension
Year: 2001
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.8L V10

05 Intergrated Brake Controller question - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/920037-05-intergrated-brake-controller-question.html
Ford Integrated Trailer Brake Controller (ITBC) on 2005s up to 3/25/05 won't lock the trailer brakes (send full voltage) when the vehicle stopped.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Towing & hauling
Year: 2005
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350

Ford V10 stock PCM/tune
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/939821-theyve-neutered-my-truck-and-question-for-mike-5star.html
Discussion about Ford dealer reflashes for the V10, and the effect on timing, fuel map, and other. "Now for my question to Mike at 5Star, have you heard of the reflashes or updates causing a reduction in power over the power band on these engines? ...more
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2006
Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.8L V10

Caterpilar: Understanding RV Coach Performance
http://www.catrvclub.org/PDF_Docs/Understanding_Perf.pdf
Easy to follow, detailed, competent paper showing how to calculate horsepower (yes, horsepower :) requirements for towing up grades. Produced by Caterpillar.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Towing & hauling

RV and Tow Vehicle Weights
http://www.klenger.net/RV_General/Towing_Weights/index.html
Ever wonder about your tow vehicle and trailer dry and loaded weights? Find details on weighing your tow vehicle and trailer, and ideas about where all the extra weight comes from.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Towing & hauling Make/Model: all

2011 6.2L Arrived today with Video - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/948401-2011-6-2l-arrived-today-with-video.html
6.2L dyno results, with comparisons to the 6.8L V10.
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Type: Specs Attributes: Dyno results, Video Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2011
Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.2L V8, 6.8L V10

How do I adjust the parking brake? - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/968247-how-do-i-adjust-the-parking-brake.html
Adjusting the parking break on a SuperDuty.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Brakes, wheels & tires Make/Model: Ford F250

2005 3 valve 6.8 Plug Change - Cracked Insulators - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1161617-2005-3-valve-6-8-plug-change-cracked-insulators.html
Detailed HowTo on changing a 3V V10 spark plugs. "Today was my first at changing 2005 V10 spark plugs. Not such a great day. To bring you up to speed here is where I am at. I have researched this plug change for 6 months reading here on the forum. I ...more
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Engine Engine: Ford 6.8L V10

Towing the Line: understanding towing equipment ratings
http://www.offroadadventures.com/articles/view/id/251
A walk thru of hitches, weight distribution, and tow vehicle GVWR. Serves as a warning to those who exceed legal limits and wreck.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Towing & hauling

Front Drive Shaft Removal, Maintenance and Installation - 3rd Gen HD's
http://www.dodgeownerforums.com/smf/index.php?topic=6451.0
Removing and greasing the front driveshaft on late model Dodge's.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Axles & transfer case
Year: 2003, 2004, 2005 ... 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Dodge 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500DRW

Turbo Diesel Register Tech: 68RFE Transmission - Ask the Engineer
http://www.turbodieselregister.com/tdrarticles/tdrarticle_68RFEtransmission.html
Detailed discussion on the 68RFE heavy duty automatic transmission offered with the 2007.5+ Dodge Ram pickups.
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Type: Discussion
Year: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500, 3500DRW

Ford Answers the NHTSA HPFP investigation
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25850681.cfm
Ford's reply to the ongoing NHTSA Bosch high pressure fuel pump failure investigation
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.7L V8

V10 Power Steering Maintenance - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/655059-v10-power-steering-maintenance.html
Excerpt from the Ford shop manual on flushing Ford 6.8L V10 power steering fluid.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001 ... 2009, 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW

power steering pump flush - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1137844-power-steering-pump-flush.html
Video and discussion on flushing Ford Super Duty power steering fluid.
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Type: HowTo Attributes: Video Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001 ... 2009, 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW

2004 F250 Auxiliary Switch Install
http://www.frontiernet.net/~jmray/F250AuxSw.htm
Detailed howto on wiring in auxilliary switches for trucks that don't have them. "Often times we want to add auxiliary things to our truck which require additional switches for control. Starting in 2005, Ford began offering "upfitter switches" ...more
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Type: HowTo Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Interior
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW

Trailers: Annual Brake Inspection and Axle Re - Lube
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/17173784.cfm
Detailed how-to for checking trailer brakes and re-lubing the wheel bearings.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Brakes, wheels & tires

Towing strategy for pulling hills; Ford automatics' lockup ability
http://www.thedieselstop.com/forums/f32/best-uphill-towing-strategy-291236/
"Here is how I tow, and when I ran cooling tests as a Transmission Cooling Engineer. Put your right foot all the way to the floor. That's it. The trans will go to the right gear and the torque converter stays locked when your right foot is all the ...more
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Type: Discussion, Tow report Tech Topic: Transmission

2011 spring codes 6.7 - Diesel Forum - TheDieselStop.com
http://www.thedieselstop.com/forums/f149/2011-spring-codes-6-7-a-296583/
Ford front axle spring codes
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Type: Specs Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Suspension
Year: 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW