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Old 07-11-2011, 05:15 AM
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Cool New Excursion Owner, just trying to get it right

First of all, I'm a new member to the site. However, I'd like to thank the users of this site, as well as the Diesel Stop website. Your information was my guide, when I went looking for an Ex. Thank you all!!!
Ok, been tinkering a bit, found an all but obliterated rusty fuel filter(repaired+cleaned), but may end up needing to drop the tank and clean it. Going to tackle the oil change this week as well, and then look for a tuner.
My front wheels, look like they are toed out sometimes, and I'm not sure what that's about, but I'm thinking it may be the bearings??? Brakes, are sometimes a bit shaky(they vibrate), may just need new pads. And lastly, three of the four doors have a tough time locking and unlocking with the button and keyfob. Hopefully I can fix this without replacing ALL of the actuators?
Overall, I LOVE this truck, have improved my mileage from 8 mpg with a gasser 4x4 pickup to 12 mpg with the PSD Excursion, and have space for the family!! Can't beat it. Any suggestions to the above issues will be greatly appreciated
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Old 07-11-2011, 12:07 PM
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We can fix your suspension and brake problems, suspension if its a 4x4..first have it checked out by a good alinement shop..Ball joints and Unit bearings..if needed first.
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Not 4x4. Unfortunately the first truck that I've ever owned that's not a 4x4. The front end sometimes looks perfect, but has the toed out look at other times. An alignment will likely be in my future, but I'm trying to hold out for a couple months. I'd like to change the shocks, and install a sway bar. I plan to have an alignment performed after those are added. I have yet to put it on a jack, and give it a wiggle. But am hoping someone else has seen this on thier truck, and could post a solution.
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