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Old 09-21-2016, 09:14 AM   #201 (permalink)
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The more I look at the front end, and the leveling kit......the more and more I think it is only a 1.5" spacer kit


Other than pulling the spacer, any definitive was to measure it while its installed?
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H103 and / or F would give you a pretty good idea; for the F dimension make sure you read notes 1 & 2 as well.

https://www.fleet.ford.com/truckbbas...F-150_v1-1.pdf
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Old 09-22-2016, 11:36 AM   #203 (permalink)
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JMS Pedal Max and JMS Boost Max arrived.........hopefully get it installed over the next week

















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Old 09-23-2016, 06:28 PM   #204 (permalink)
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Time to put the cap back on.......need to just re-wire it now, with adding in 3 hole outlet panel

The truck only sagged 1/4" after the cap was installed

Cleaned the windows up and put two coats in RainX on the glass



















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The more I look at the front end, and the leveling kit......the more and more I think it is only a 1.5" spacer kit


Other than pulling the spacer, any definitive was to measure it while its installed?
Here's how much my 2" spacer (autospring) pushes the strut down below the upper strut mount. If yours is 1.5" it should tuck the strut up higher.



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Old 09-23-2016, 08:50 PM   #207 (permalink)
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And here's the overall truck. 2" autospring spacer up front and 3" ProComp block in the back.

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Old 09-24-2016, 06:43 AM   #208 (permalink)
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Here's how my truck looks.....1.5" or 2"?




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Old 09-24-2016, 07:25 AM   #209 (permalink)
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Looks the same as indared's to me.
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Yep looks like the same as my 2" i would say.
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Old 09-25-2016, 07:06 AM   #211 (permalink)
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Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac
275/65R20
57.5 pounds
34.1 x 10.9

BFG AT KO
315/70R17
62.4 pounds
34.4 x 12.7 inches

Not that much weight difference......close in height, just wider tread like I wanted

Now I just need to decide if I want to mount the take off Raptor set I found or sell the BFG tires (not a fan) first
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Just curious as to why to went with that little boost / throttle gadget over getting something like an SCT with custom tunes? One would think the custom tune would be a lot safer.

Im running 93 octane MPT tunes and seeing boost #'s in the low 20's. It also drastically improved the timing and quality of the shifts. Yes, it probably cost a little bit more but whats a few hundred extra dollars compared to sacrificing reliability

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Just curious as to why to went with that little boost / throttle gadget over getting something like an SCT with custom tunes? One would think the custom tune would be a lot safer.

Im running 93 octane MPT tunes and seeing boost #'s in the low 20's. It also drastically improved the timing and quality of the shifts. Yes, it probably cost a little bit more but whats a few hundred extra dollars compared to sacrificing reliability
the tune can be seen by dealer.
these are supposed to have no trace once unplugged.

use it, unplug when you drop it for maintenance and plug back in when you pick it up... the perfect crime.



I would love to install a tune, but I have lifetime engine warranty IF all related maintenance is performed @ my dealer... one/both of these mods are appealing to me.
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^^^^^^^this

I would also like a tune, but not throwing away a bumper to bumper warranty also

Upto to 6 more PSI and much more sensitive pedal, some claim the Boost Max and Pedal Max systems will achieve a 60HP gain
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You're probably closing in on 10,000 miles owned/driven by now? How is your overall mpg tracking?
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I would also like a tune, but not throwing away a bumper to bumper warranty also

Upto to 6 more PSI and much more sensitive pedal, some claim the Boost Max and Pedal Max systems will achieve a 60HP gain
Ive brought mine in multiple times for warranty work to 3 different dealers. Most resent was the TSB for the timing chain. The dealer i went to is not a mod friendly dealer either. All i do is load the stock file back in it and keep my mouth shut. Not one time has it been an issue.
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You're probably closing in on 10,000 miles owned/driven by now? How is your overall mpg tracking?
I wish.......I bought the truck with around 17,000 miles on it

I think I currently have around 33,500 miles

I am averaging 13.5 towing and 15.7-16.3 empty

Power is awesome and the ride quality is damn good
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Ahhh, guess I mis-read your first post, I was thinking you bought it with closer to 22k on it... Regardless, thanks for the info!
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Bought my 2011 ecoboost with 52k miles on it and reset trip 2 right off the bat. Have 117k on it now and trip 2 is showing 15.7 average mpg over that 65k miles. Towing stuff here and there plus lots of idling at lunch at work. 4170 gallons of fuel used.

It's been averaging 16-17 lately.
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'13 new delivered
approaching 100k (kilometers)
best 11.12 L/100km
21.15mpg
worst 30.16 L/100km
7.8mpg
avg 15.46 L/100km
15.2mpg

over 10% has been towing a popup &/or 24'travel trailer



interested in these boost/pedal max mods. don't expect better mileage, but being rid of the pedal lag would be nice
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interested in these boost/pedal max mods. don't expect better mileage, but being rid of the pedal lag would be nice
I will let you know how it works out

http://www.jmschip.com/content/Boost...35L_v1_web.pdf

It is all "plug n play" installation and they claim 80 RWHP.........which I would assume is with the control knob on 100% and 90+ octane
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I made the "power distribution center" today, using some 1/8" thick aluminum flat stock and 1/8" thick aluminum 4"x4" angle

The two Streamlights are mounted on the 4"x4" angle and are rock solid, love it

Mounted the three hole (switchable) accessory outlet and will run the power wire and ground to it next

I also need to rewire the two LED strip lights in the cap and the 3RD brake light












I bought a $5 clamp and used the bed clamps to secure it.......there is also a volt meter plugged in, so I can monitor things








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Installed the AFE Charge Pipe and JMS PedalMax tonight

Turbo noise is definitely louder and with the control knob on the PedalMax system turned up to 100%, its insane the pedal response........even at 50% its a completely different beast

The PedalMax was a cake install.........and I like that I can pigtail in the BoostMax system once I install it, maybe Monday

The AFE Charge Pipe on the other hand was about 30-40 minutes, and a PITA. I don't think that overall fitment was good, at all. I will see how the truck does over the next week or and see how the JMS systems work together. JMS claims something like 80 RWHP!

http://www.jmschip.com/content/Boost...35L_v1_web.pdf













Stock ring holding the bottom of the stock charge pipe in place

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The next piece of the power package will be a porter throttle body, from VMAX........then I will be done with the power goodies


$150 for the TB and $150 core, so basically $150 after the core is returned


| ::: Welcome to Vmax Motorsports :::

Great company and great customer service

Hopefully I can get the JMS Boost Max installed this week, because the Pedal Max is doing GREAT
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Old 10-05-2016, 08:23 PM   #225 (permalink)
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One of the final power upgrades, the ported throttle body from VMAX

Conflicting info on the stock bore size. Some claim 68MM and some say 70MM

I will measure the stocker when I swap TBs, which should literally take under 30 minutes














Appears to be a tapered port, starting out at 75MM and necking down near the blade







Next, I will install the JMS Boost Max.......and plan to run the optional control knob at 50% for a while (87 octane)
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