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by PTownBronco
Thu Dec 22, 2016 9:37 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: LED Light bar
Replies: 3
Views: 841

Re: LED Light bar

I actually like this. I would like to get a small one or two and place it/them in the grille. Jethrock, how did you wire it up? Is it to it's own switch that you had to install? Or is it set to go on with highbeams? Just curious as my electrical experience involves changing out lightbulbs and pluggi...
by PTownBronco
Sat Sep 26, 2015 6:34 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Brake Woes
Replies: 1
Views: 409

Brake Woes

I am over the front brakes on our 06 FWD Freestyle. I've purchased decent sets (I thought), cheap sets, name brand sets and they seem to just warp, easily and quickly. Most recent installs: I did the front brakes at 182K, then again at 202K. We're at 215K now and they are already warped. What set of...
by PTownBronco
Thu Feb 12, 2015 2:32 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Front end work
Replies: 8
Views: 397

Re: Front end work

you won't leak any Fluid on any of these sides
Thank you, sir!
by PTownBronco
Thu Feb 12, 2015 2:57 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Front end work
Replies: 8
Views: 397

Re: Front end work

Can anyone tell me if the CV axles are dry socket or will I be leaking my expensive CVT fluid when I pull them out? Trying to be able to do this work without having to stop to go buy this or that.
Thanks
Josh
by PTownBronco
Wed Feb 11, 2015 3:01 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Front end work
Replies: 8
Views: 397

Re: Front end work

Sway bar end links perhaps, I've gone thru a few.
Didn't think about that. I'll have to go inspect mine. Thanks Steve.
by PTownBronco
Tue Feb 10, 2015 9:54 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Front end work
Replies: 8
Views: 397

Re: Front end work

Yes, jpz, they are. We replaced our transmission a 100K ago and we kept the originals on there even then. They were still sealed and didn't click, so I figured it'd be safe. They still seem solid, so I may just leave them alone, as these are expensive. We're one of those folks that truly do mostly h...
by PTownBronco
Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:32 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Front end work
Replies: 8
Views: 397

Re: Front end work

Ok. Never mind the cv axles. I'm used to $80 axles for my little Jap cars. The Ford set is a little pricey. Anything else I should look for?
by PTownBronco
Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:58 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Front end work
Replies: 8
Views: 397

Front end work

Looking for some opinions here. I'm about to embark on the strut/strut mount change out. I would like to know what other work I should do while I have the front end apart. We have 207,000 miles on our 06. It's FWD. I'm thinking CV axles, wheel bearings and the front rotors while it's apart. Opinions...
by PTownBronco
Sun Jun 15, 2014 6:24 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Broken rear window
Replies: 2
Views: 339

Broken rear window

I threw a rock through our rear window while edging the yard today. It's broken. Has anyone had to replace theirs? If so, what did it cost? I'll be calling around tomorrow, but I'm looking for ideas. Thanks
Josh
by PTownBronco
Sun Aug 25, 2013 5:40 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Wish this would happen to us
Replies: 1
Views: 394

Wish this would happen to us

http://www.autoblog.com/2013/08/25/mini ... ettlement/

I'd love to get refunded my money for my transmission swap. This lawsuit is for only 1200 owners? Could that many Freestyle owners have had the transmission fixed/replaced?
by PTownBronco
Mon Jul 22, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Replacing CVT at home
Replies: 35
Views: 8149

Re: Replacing CVT at home

864x4, Wow. I need to get on here more often. Hope this is not too late. 1.Yes, we reflashed. Updated everything. He's a backyard mechanic that gets to bring his tools home from the dealer. So he had the latest computer with updates. 2. Did it from the bottom. Held the engine, dropped the subframe, ...
by PTownBronco
Mon Jul 22, 2013 6:51 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Input Shaft O Ring?
Replies: 24
Views: 5589

Re: Input Shaft O Ring?

Mike, I'm impressed that you were able to find the shaft for this. I tried and failed. Ended up replacing the whole transmission. And yes, there is supposed to be an oring on the end of the shaft. I had to drive across town to get it from a dealer, but they actually had one. I too would love to see ...
by PTownBronco
Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:48 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Replacing CVT at home
Replies: 35
Views: 8149

Re: Replacing CVT at home

Just another update. We're now at 150K miles on our car. So we've put about 25K miles on the replacement transmission since June of last year. Still doing well. No signs of any problems. Lord willing, this one will get us to 300K. If only Ford could've (would've?) built the transmission to be as bul...
by PTownBronco
Mon Oct 29, 2012 3:52 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Replacing CVT at home
Replies: 35
Views: 8149

Re: Replacing CVT at home

It's been doing great. We're at just over 135K on the car now. Replaced it at 124K back in June. So we're at 10K miles in 4 months. Use cruise control all the time. I pass people on the back roads. Really glad we swapped it out. I do still have the old transmission though. I wish some company would ...
by PTownBronco
Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: Interior & Electronics
Topic: Car seat???
Replies: 7
Views: 823

Re: Car seat???

+1 on the Chicco Key fit. What a great set up. We also moved up to the Britax when they all outgrew the infant seats. Can't go wrong with either brands. The padding is better, the buttons work great, the straps don't twist and the latch system works well.