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by tidquist
Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Ford Freestyle Original Tire Brand ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1086

Re: Ford Freestyle Original Tire Brand ?

I ran General Altimax RT43s on my 2006 with 17" wheels for about 75K and I put another set on just last fall (I should have rotated them more often). I am very happy with the handling wet, dry and in snow. Decent ride. Best price I found was at Walmart of all places. Tires, install, valve stems, dis...
by tidquist
Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions - How-To
Topic: Brake job Write-up and pictures
Replies: 158
Views: 61084

Re: Brake job Write-up and pictures

Did the front and rear brakes (new pads, turned the rotors) over the past weekend. First time I ever did brakes on any vehicle. Fronts were pretty easy. The rears were not fun. I should have checked into the availability of the caliper tool set locally before I planned to do the work. HF no longer s...
by tidquist
Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: CVT High Pressure Filter O-Rings
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Re: CVT High Pressure Filter O-Rings

I appreciate the info on the o-rings and the Valvoline CVT fluid. And yes, it was the bottom torx head on the filter housing that stripped out. One of these days, I'll get that thing out and do another fluid change and the HPF. Based on my 1,400 miles and the multiple 20K+ reviews I've seen, I am an...
by tidquist
Sun May 28, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: CVT High Pressure Filter O-Rings
Replies: 3
Views: 438

CVT High Pressure Filter O-Rings

Went to change the CVT fluid and high pressure filter. One of the torx head bolts holding the filter housing stripped. After arguing with it for a while, I decided to just change the fluid and deal with the filter later. I had already pulled the two metal lines out of the housing (why, oh why did I ...