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by WesH
Sat Jan 09, 2010 11:33 am
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Electrical problem with brake and tail lights?
Replies: 3
Views: 1620

Re: Electrical problem with brake and tail lights?

Had to take it to the Ford Dealer, but they located the problem. I had a hitch installed by U-Haul along with the OEM wiring harness, or so I was told! Everything has worked fine until a couple of days ago, then we had some snow and slushy weather, and some water got inside the trailer connector and...
by WesH
Thu Jan 07, 2010 8:38 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Electrical problem with brake and tail lights?
Replies: 3
Views: 1620

Electrical problem with brake and tail lights?

I got a 2008 TX, I use for my outside sales car - have 75k miles, all hwy miles. Out of the clear blue, when I wowuld turn on my left or right turn signal, they would flash at a rapid pace. The front signal lights work (at a rapid pace) but the rear signal lights will ot light up, only the 3rd brake...
by WesH
Sat Dec 26, 2009 11:10 am
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: High Mileage Taurus X - Risks? Things to Look For?
Replies: 8
Views: 3091

Re: High Mileage Taurus X - Risks? Things to Look For?

I got 08 X, purchased it in Aug.2008 and I have 74,600 on mine. 90% highway miles. I get paid a car allowance at my work and this was the car I selected. And it's been the BEST car for me. The X has a great quite ride even after 70k+ miles.. and it's a safe highway car with resonable fuel mileage fo...
by WesH
Thu Dec 18, 2008 9:48 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Upgraded to Michelin Primacy MXV4's - amazing!
Replies: 18
Views: 2676

Re: Upgraded to Michelin Primacy MXV4's - amazing!

I AGREE 100% I got a 2008 X AWD Limited, had 16k on it when I got it...I use it as my work car...and I drive 3k a month... Love this car! Its great for me and what I do! I love everything about it except the original tires were Pirelli’s P6... yuck! They needed to be changed at 20k, but I waited unt...
by WesH
Thu Dec 18, 2008 9:32 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Answer for the X roof rack questions! Here's the info!
Replies: 0
Views: 488

Answer for the X roof rack questions! Here's the info!

I’ll got the info you need to solve the question as to what roof rack with fit the X roof? I own a 2008 X AWD Limted - and had searched and searched like all the others for a solution to finding the parts to install a roof rack ... I finally found a Thule Rack dealer, drove there and we spent more t...
by WesH
Wed Dec 17, 2008 8:44 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: WTF! My manufacture tires are the wrong size!
Replies: 10
Views: 1457

Re: WTF! My manufacture tires are the wrong size!

Bummer!!! I got a 2008 X AWD Limited, had 16k on it when I got it...I use it as my work car...and I drive 3k a month... Love this car! Its great for me and what I do! I love everything about it except the original tires they were Pirelli’s P6... yuck! They needed to be changed at 20k, but I waited u...
by WesH
Wed Dec 17, 2008 8:26 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: X - Roof Rack Cross Bars
Replies: 118
Views: 52342

Re: X - Roof Rack Cross Bars

I’ll got the info you need! I own a 2008 X - and had searched and searched... found a Thule Rack dealer, drove there and we spent more than an hour trying different components.. then Eureka!!! We found a fit... with a very small adjustment .. works great! This is what I use: Thule #430 Tracker II Fo...
by WesH
Thu Aug 07, 2008 7:10 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: window vent/visor?
Replies: 9
Views: 2186

Re: window vent/visor?

Well... they fit!!! I have a 2008 TX and have not been able to find any window visors and hood guard that actually list the 08 T X in their parts list. I am happy to report that the listed items for the 07 Freestyle items made by Auto Ventshade will fit the 2008 T X perfectly!!! I got the "In Channe...
by WesH
Mon Aug 04, 2008 5:40 pm
Forum: Website Feedback
Topic: Order of pages in postings!
Replies: 1
Views: 1385

Order of pages in postings!

First - I really like this sight..the feedback and reading is so informative and valuable...

My suggetions is to reorder the postings pages so the most recents discussions will be viewed on page one.. not the last page ...
Thank,

WesH
Nashville
by WesH
Mon Aug 04, 2008 5:33 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Performance Chips??? Help or Hurt?
Replies: 6
Views: 1128

Re: Performance Chips??? Help or Hurt?

Thanks MustangDave - you're right ... need lots of feedback and more research before I would seriously consider juicing up my TX..

I'm in Goodlettsville.. on the Northside up I-65
by WesH
Mon Aug 04, 2008 5:30 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Performance Chips??? Help or Hurt?
Replies: 6
Views: 1128

Re: Performance Chips??? Help or Hurt?

Thanks Fixit.. you're right..I mis-spoke (typed) about the lean vs rich... I just got mixed with my thougts and typed the wrong words..

Thanks for the feedback...
by WesH
Sun Aug 03, 2008 9:20 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Performance Chips??? Help or Hurt?
Replies: 6
Views: 1128

Performance Chips??? Help or Hurt?

Has anyone considered installing one of those highly touted "performance chips" to help increase mpg and more horse power? According to my source, which he is a highly experienced engine mechanic with 22yrs in the racing/performance business, says - that with the appropriate chip it can make a notic...
by WesH
Sun Aug 03, 2008 8:27 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: X - Roof Rack Cross Bars
Replies: 118
Views: 52342

Re: X - Roof Rack Cross Bars

I have a 2008 TX.. and experiencing the same frustration with finding a cross bar retro-fit... however, I did own a 1993 Explorer and a 1998 Expedition.. and both of those racks had a slotted rack with a sliding cross bar that had a thumb screw that would draw up a clamp in the track... so it would ...
by WesH
Fri Aug 01, 2008 8:26 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: window vent/visor?
Replies: 9
Views: 2186

Re: window vent/visor?

I have just purchased a 2008 TX Limited AWD… really nice crossover option … and since the TX replaced the Freestyle name I was wondering if the window/body measurements are the same as the 2007 Freestyle? The TX is still too new and there is limited aftermarket items that actual is designed for the ...