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  1. mmsafd
    11-16-2016 06:13 AM - permalink
    mmsafd
    I saw a post that mentioned you had some info on replacing the pinion seal properly.
    Last year I took my 2000 Excursion 4x4 to the dealer and had the pinion seal replaced. Now the rear end is making noise. The dealer says they do not need to replace the crush sleeve when changing the pinion seal. They want to charge me $2300 to replace the ring and pinion now. I took it to the dealer assuming it would be done properly. Do you have any info from Ford or another reliable source that states the crush sleeve has to be replaced? Thanks
  2. wwp014h
    07-18-2016 10:18 AM - permalink
    wwp014h
    SmokeyWren,

    I checked my account settings, but didn't find a method to delete my account. While I still have Ford diesel p/u, I have not posted to the site in years. In light of the recent security breach, please delete the account.

    Thank you,
    John
  3. saltlife
    02-24-2016 12:19 PM - permalink
    saltlife
    Good morning
    I hope I am not imposing by messaging you but don't know where else to turn. Have a question regarding my transmission. I own a 2001 f250 7.3 CCLB 4wd 4r100 trans. I run noble 1 syn oil and gauges. Just bought new toy hauler and towed in the mountains for the first time. OD is off. Was wondering on down hill slopes if it ok to pull the trany into 2 or 1 for more braking. Up hill was fine and temps never over 200. Plan on installing a TQ lock switch but would really like your input on this.
    Thanks, Tony "salt life"

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    Midland County,TX, USA
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    retired computer systems developer (Accountant, MBA)
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    My Sierra Blanca in the sig pic was a great pickup for 11.5 years. I sold it a coupla years ago. I drove a hand-me-down 2003 F-150 SuperCrew 4.6L 2V for a while, but it was unacceptable for towing more than a rowboat. Replacement is a 2012 F-150 EcoBoost SuperCrew Lariat that tows my 5,000-pound TT like a dream.

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06-14-2016
10:02 PM - SmokeyWren quoted Rose_v73 in post How much weight can my truck haul?
I also do not know what the G...
05-19-2016
09:05 PM - SmokeyWren quoted MIZR1 in post Towing a Trailer and Carrying a Camper ??
This is probably a dumb qu...
05-15-2016
06:56 PM - SmokeyWren quoted Mary Lynn in post Difference in daully axle on Cab/ chassis and pickup?
... a narrow one? Hi, Mary Lynn, and WELCOME! to The...
04-12-2016
10:35 PM - SmokeyWren quoted timboj1981 in post Changing ATF: 7.3L PowerStroke Engine and 4R100 Automatic Transmission.
Need to nowe wute automatic tra...
03-05-2016
10:10 PM - bugman quoted SmokeyWren in post
02-15-2016
11:16 PM - SmokeyWren quoted blwnsmoke in post I'm supposed to drain my water separator monthly?
Welcome back from the dead?? ...
02-05-2016
05:05 PM - Greg687 quoted SmokeyWren in post DP Tuner recomendations
If you have a DP-Tuner multi-po...
02-04-2016
03:57 PM - SmokeyWren quoted Greg687 in post DP Tuner recomendations
I use the 80DD most of the t...
02-03-2016
01:38 PM - SmokeyWren quoted gamewarden3006 in post DP Tuner recomendations
... any ideas why the tow tunes a...
01-23-2016
06:30 PM - SmokeyWren quoted Phil G. in post Dodge Ram D50 turbo Diesel (Mitsubishi)
This thread is 6 years old.....
01-11-2016
05:15 PM - SmokeyWren quoted panhead george in post Offset & Backspace - How Do They Relate?
DO I NEED SPACERS FOR FRONT AND REA...
01-06-2016
05:58 PM - SmokeyWren quoted NYB in post Can't find replacement gooseneck ball
To TDS Mods... Shouldn't...
01-02-2016
11:14 PM - SmokeyWren quoted Steve83 in post Can't find replacement gooseneck ball
... the B&W hitches all have...
01:21 PM - SmokeyWren quoted Flyergrrl in post Can't find replacement gooseneck ball
. It looks like I am stuck wi...
11-27-2015
11:00 AM - SmokeyWren quoted RickReichert in post Anybody tow with a detroit truetrac LSD or ARB and what do you think of it?
Maybe I should retrofit with an e...
11-22-2015
03:34 PM - SmokeyWren quoted yz450f269 in post Towing weights
How do you find the specs for ...
03:09 PM - SmokeyWren quoted captb727 in post Hydraulic Brakes?
I am considering ordering a s...
11-21-2015
08:26 PM - Leebetter quoted SmokeyWren in post Is it bad to not re-calibrate speedo after lift and tires?
[ QUOTE ] [ QUOTE ] Im more w...
11-17-2015
11:35 AM - SmokeyWren quoted LCR in post Convert F250 to F350 SRW
If the rear axles are th...
10-30-2015
11:14 PM - SmokeyWren quoted staffcurtis in post SRW gooseneck vs DRW bumper pull
Looking at a new diesel, and won...

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