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01-14-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Inlander

Old thread but timeless topic. I have hubs,...

Old thread but timeless topic.

I have hubs, bearings and seals with 100,000 mile guarantee PROVIDED the bearings and seals are not touched. I am about 80,000. Why don’t you get decent bearings and...
01-11-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By Inlander

The color offers a clue. That looks like copper...

The color offers a clue. That looks like copper oxide. You need to figure out where it came from. Hull paint, perhaps?
01-10-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,847
Posted By Inlander

Best advice on this thread. Makes no sense to buy...

Best advice on this thread. Makes no sense to buy a vehicle on the downside for top dollar. Used prices have been too high for awhile and now they are ridiculous. Buy new or buy a brand with poor...
01-09-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,705
Posted By Inlander

Bought a new ‘17 SCREW 4 x 4 3.5EB with 302a Max...

Bought a new ‘17 SCREW 4 x 4 3.5EB with 302a Max Tow with 24k miles in perfect condition for $38K+, out the door. Sticker price $50K+. When I calculated the Kelly BB private party sale several months...
01-09-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Inlander

I have a F150, SCREW, 4 x 4, 3.5EB with Max Tow,...

I have a F150, SCREW, 4 x 4, 3.5EB with Max Tow, and tow a lot. My boat and trailer weigh 3,000 to 3,500# depending. The boat has a full, walk thru windshield which adds drag.

I have hand...
01-03-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,339
Posted By Inlander

The recent threads on buy Tundra or wait are...

The recent threads on buy Tundra or wait are based on buyers trying to get the current version before its gone. Face the facts: it is second rate.

Those same buyers are enthralled with Toyota...
01-03-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,339
Posted By Inlander

The HDPP is a low sales volume option. I...

The HDPP is a low sales volume option. I responded to a comment that the payload number is not accurate. It is accurate.

The Tundra has few payload robbing options. So, the payloads of the many...
01-03-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,339
Posted By Inlander

A post questioned the legitimacy of a F150...

A post questioned the legitimacy of a F150 payload rating. On what basis?

Yes, it is like comparing apples and oranges when comparing payload and tow capacities of the Tundra to the half ton...
01-03-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,339
Posted By Inlander

That is for the F150 Heavy Duty Payload Package...

That is for the F150 Heavy Duty Payload Package built for a heavier load, and twice the rated payload of a Tundra. Believe it or not. Why don’t you believe manufacturer’s specifications and what...
01-02-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,339
Posted By Inlander

This is for a F150, and the Chevy and Ram are...

This is for a F150, and the Chevy and Ram are about as good. collectively, the competition are in a different league!

Payload:

3.3-liter V-6: 1,985 lbs
2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6: 2,480 lbs
...
01-02-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,262
Posted By Inlander

Jasper's Bait and Tackle...

Jasper's Bait and Tackle (http://www.mysanibelrealestate.com/resources/events-and-fun-facts/jaspers-bait-and-tackle)

Floating bait and food on a busy water route on the Caloosahatchee R.
01-02-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,339
Posted By Inlander

The usual knock on Tundras are obsolescence and...

The usual knock on Tundras are obsolescence and poor mpg. The big issue in my mind is low payload and tow ratings. Payload and tow ratings are the primary reason to buy a truck and Tundras are not...
12-30-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,705
Posted By Inlander

Irrelevant anecdote in this market. As an...

Irrelevant anecdote in this market. As an example, my ‘17 F150 is valued on Kelly BB for the amount I paid over 3 years ago. So, by that analysis it is the best in the market. It may be, but not for...
12-30-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,705
Posted By Inlander

Recently did an online actual price difference...

Recently did an online actual price difference between a F150 and Ranger in XLT trim where I bought my F150. Not exactly apples to apples because you get more with the F150. I found about a $7 to 8k...
12-30-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,705
Posted By Inlander

The biggest competition for the Ranger is the...

The biggest competition for the Ranger is the F150.

I am looking at Rangers for a family member. Rangers are a good alternative if the smaller size is an important consideration. In an urban...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-23-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,865
Posted By Inlander

The antivac’ers just help me move to the front of...

The antivac’ers just help me move to the front of the line so I can get it, and everyone else who wants it, gets it sooner. OK with me.

After everyone who wants the vac has it, I don’t care. Just...
12-20-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,546
Posted By Inlander

Don’t leave a charger plugged in 24/7. Use a 7...

Don’t leave a charger plugged in 24/7. Use a 7 day timer which activates the charger only several hours per week.
12-19-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By Inlander

Outboards use to be 15” shaft length. That was so...

Outboards use to be 15” shaft length. That was so short that the common shaft length increased to 20”. Now 25” is most common.

The point where a motor hangs on the transom must match the shaft...
12-19-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,287
Posted By Inlander

“That's the problem, getting everything dry” ...

“That's the problem, getting everything dry”

You may have seen an experiment in 7th grade science class where room temperature water is placed inside a partial pressure vacuum chamber. The water...
12-04-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,509
Posted By Inlander

In September I checked the private party sale...

In September I checked the private party sale price and my ‘17 is worth what I paid. The same f150 in a leftover ‘20 cost $5-6k more. If I sold and bought new, I would have paid less than $2k per...
12-02-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,410
Posted By Inlander

I don’t get all the love for Tundras. They are...

I don’t get all the love for Tundras. They are competitively inferior on payload and tow rating in the half ton class; and what about the multi billion dollar class action lawsuit settlement for...
12-01-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,617
Posted By Inlander

Combined, average of all power plant fossil fuel...

Combined, average of all power plant fossil fuel efficiencies including natural gas is 35%. Distribution losses are about 10 to 20%, The AC to DC rectification, voltage reduction, battery charge,...
12-01-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,617
Posted By Inlander

I concede you make some good points. However,...

I concede you make some good points. However, your region power generation is not typical of US power generation which averages 20% generation from nukes, and average 35% efficiency from fossil fuel...
12-01-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,617
Posted By Inlander

It is true that state initiatives are adopted by...

It is true that state initiatives are adopted by states, but those measures are in response to EPA Non Attainment status. See list of NonAttainment counties at...
12-01-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Inlander

I store a vehicle 6 months a year. I use an...

I store a vehicle 6 months a year. I use an inexpensive cover. When the cover is removed after storage the vehicle is perfectly clean. Why not use a cover to protect your vehicle? It is roughly...
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