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Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   03-08-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,769
Posted By Painted Horse
I put a lot of miles on my truck as a daily...

I put a lot of miles on my truck as a daily driver. To and from job sites.
But I do use mine most weekends hauling horses, several times each summer hauling hay.

I've sold my Dump Trailer and...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)   03-04-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 671,211
Posted By Painted Horse
The washer nozzles are right above the Turbo and...

The washer nozzles are right above the Turbo and the heat causes them to fail, It's a common failure, But at least they are cheap and easy to replace
Forum: 6.7 Motor Problems (2017-2019)   03-03-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,038
Posted By Painted Horse
I bought a 2003 F350. One of the very first ones...

I bought a 2003 F350. One of the very first ones with the 6.0L engine.

About 30 days and 3000 miles after I bought it. I had a transmission failure.
Ford issued about the same comments. Do not...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   02-22-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By Painted Horse
I suspect the main reason it doesn't, is because...

I suspect the main reason it doesn't, is because you don't want engine braking on slick oricy roads. When it's slick out, I want to apply the brakes ( or release the brakes) I think it could be...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   02-19-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,282
Posted By Painted Horse
I'm about max'd out for a SRW truck with my...

I'm about max'd out for a SRW truck with my 13,000 lbs GN. The CCLB has a 48 gallon fuel tank, add in the Crew Cab, Long Bed, Bed liners, hitches and all the options of my Platinum and my load...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   02-19-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,282
Posted By Painted Horse
I had 2003 6.0L ( first week of production) and a...

I had 2003 6.0L ( first week of production) and a 2006 6.0L Put a 100,000 miles on each.

I've had a 2011, 2015 and now a 2017 6.7L

I tow a 13,000 lbs 4H GN trailer all over Utah, Idaho, and...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   02-18-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,463
Posted By Painted Horse
You don't generate much heat at idle. So it takes...

You don't generate much heat at idle. So it takes a long time to warm up the coolant/oil at idle

I do start my truck and put on my seat belt and ease out of my garage. I back into my garage and...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   02-17-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,427
Posted By Painted Horse
I often see myself cruising along at 60 mph and...

I often see myself cruising along at 60 mph and say why am I going so slow. Look up and see a slow car/truck in front of me and realize the ACC has slowed me down to their speed. With a 13,000 lbs...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   01-24-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Painted Horse
Both my 2015 and now my 2017 truck, I hooked up...

Both my 2015 and now my 2017 truck, I hooked up the dash cam to the fuse panel on the passenger foot well.
You will have both always on and keyed on fuse position to wire to.

It's easy to run the...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   01-22-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,295
Posted By Painted Horse
Your TPMS will alarm at anything below 62 psi...

Your TPMS will alarm at anything below 62 psi unless you reset the system with ForScan

The tpms system was designed around tires that are rated at 80 psi The alarm goes off at 75% of the max tire...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   01-21-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,513
Posted By Painted Horse
When the 6.7L came out, Summer of 2010. There...

When the 6.7L came out, Summer of 2010. There was a Ford employee who was one of the main engineers for the 6.7L engine on one of the forums. 2011 trucks popp'd up around 7500 mile for Oil Changes....
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   01-16-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,490
Posted By Painted Horse
I'm using EnergyBurn and I've not seen much of an...

I'm using EnergyBurn and I've not seen much of an improvement in MPG. I do think my Active Regens have increased in the distance between a little. City driving is still 14-15 mpg. It's hard to...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   01-15-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,490
Posted By Painted Horse
People make too big a deal out of regens. Just...

People make too big a deal out of regens. Just let the truck take care of it and forget about it unless you see a "Drive to Clean" message
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   01-10-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By Painted Horse
The colors are kinda hard to really identify. ...

The colors are kinda hard to really identify. Some Orange looks red etc. And of course the 6.0L had Gold ( isn't that kinda like Yellow?)

Look at your build date and go on vs what the guide you...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   12-26-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,140
Posted By Painted Horse
I just took it into a local 4x4 shop and had them...

I just took it into a local 4x4 shop and had them do the level. Don't know what product they used, But it's just pucks in the spring column. I've had no problems from this system. Put 90,000 miles on...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   12-02-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,698
Posted By Painted Horse
MrTommy has the right idea. There will ALWAYS be...

MrTommy has the right idea. There will ALWAYS be something better available as soon as you buy.

I build homes and I tell my home buyers, There will always be a better hot water heater. But as...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   11-20-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,140
Posted By Painted Horse
My 2017 truck is Leveled and I have no problem...

My 2017 truck is Leveled and I have no problem with the Adaptive Cruise.
My nephew put a winch in his bumper and moved the Adaptive Cruise with bracket up into his grill. Nothing but problems. So I...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   11-17-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,655
Posted By Painted Horse
With a 7 gallon tank on the '17 and newer trucks,...

With a 7 gallon tank on the '17 and newer trucks, I can always wait until I pass a station with DEF at the pump and do a complete fill at the pump with no left over bottle. I don't think I've bought...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   11-17-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,364
Posted By Painted Horse
It's really not a first year of production. ...

It's really not a first year of production. Engine, transmission, basic driveline have all been in use since May 2010. Yes the engine has had some refinements, tweeks and updates. But it is still...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   11-12-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By Painted Horse
Hook the trailer up and run across a CAT scale. ...

Hook the trailer up and run across a CAT scale. Pay the $10 and know what your rig weighs before you put anything on the trailer. I'll bet the empty trailer will almost max out your rear axle at...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   11-12-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,096
Posted By Painted Horse
From the 2011 6.7L Coffee Table Book Things...

From the 2011 6.7L Coffee Table Book Things might have changed for 2017 and newer, But gives you a general idea


"A fuel cooler is located on the left frame rail foward of the DFCM. The black...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   11-12-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,096
Posted By Painted Horse
The 6.7L engine push fuel thru the Common rail...

The 6.7L engine push fuel thru the Common rail and all excess goes back to the tank and re-circulates. This process heats the fuel and keeps the fuel in the tank and fuel lines warm while driving in...
Forum: 6.7 Motor Problems (2017-2019)   11-04-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,038
Posted By Painted Horse
My 2003 truck lost 3rd gear about 30 days after I...

My 2003 truck lost 3rd gear about 30 days after I bought it.

Dealer said Ford would not even let them open it. They sent the bad tranny back to Ford and gave me a brand new tranny. It ran...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   11-02-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,309
Posted By Painted Horse
I had forgotten all about the Auto Dim. I...

I had forgotten all about the Auto Dim.
I guess I've had my headlights on lobeam for so long I've forgotten I even had that feature

I'll have to go back and learn how to use it again.
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   11-01-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,309
Posted By Painted Horse
I'm a contractor and build schools. So yes I do...

I'm a contractor and build schools. So yes I do write it off. But I still have to pay for it. I put 30,000+ miles a year on a truck. So in a little over 3 years I usually hit 100,000 miles and no...
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