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Ford super duty.. what’s super about it ?
Work truck with no cabin air filter , pretty lame for the price of these trucks. The fix for no air flow from the vents , pull the whole dash and the HVAC box . Clean evaporator coil or replace. Replace my moto.
 

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Ford super duty.. what’s super about it ?
Work truck with no cabin air filter , pretty lame for the price of these trucks. The fix for no air flow from the vents , pull the whole dash and the HVAC box . Clean evaporator coil or replace. Replace my moto.
Oh, they are super after coming out of the crusher.
 

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Ford super duty.. what’s super about it ?
Work truck with no cabin air filter , pretty lame for the price of these trucks. The fix for no air flow from the vents , pull the whole dash and the HVAC box . Clean evaporator coil or replace. Replace my moto.

Evaporator cores and heater cores are a pain to get to on all modern vehicles. Having a cabin filter just delays the inevitable, especially if the truck is constantly idling and being exposed to harsh conditions.
 

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Evaporator cores and heater cores are a pain to get to on all modern vehicles. Having a cabin filter just delays the inevitable, especially if the truck is constantly idling and being exposed to harsh conditions.
GM, Ford and Dodge all break mode/blend doors. Some require complete replacement of the case, very expensive. Of the, 3 Dodge has the easiest dash removal, but it still isn't easy.
 

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GM, Ford and Dodge all break mode/blend doors. Some require complete replacement of the case, very expensive. Of the, 3 Dodge has the easiest dash removal, but it still isn't easy.
Can confirm. I have a broken blend door on my Sploder. I wondered for years why I had such low air flow out of the vents and where all the dirt was coming from that was filling up the glove box. Blend door was completely disconnected and laying on top of the fan, blocking most of the flow. The heat never got all that hot and the AC never got quite cold enough.
I removed the fan, stuck my hand inside and moved the door back into the full closed position, then stuffed a big sponge up inside the top of the box to keep the door in place. Now the heater and Ac work great and no more dirt blowing straight into the glove box. No more outside air the way it is, but still a massive improvement over what I had, without taking out the dash to fix the issue.
 

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Can confirm. I have a broken blend door on my Sploder. I wondered for years why I had such low air flow out of the vents and where all the dirt was coming from that was filling up the glove box. Blend door was completely disconnected and laying on top of the fan, blocking most of the flow. The heat never got all that hot and the AC never got quite cold enough.
I removed the fan, stuck my hand inside and moved the door back into the full closed position, then stuffed a big sponge up inside the top of the box to keep the door in place. Now the heater and Ac work great and no more dirt blowing straight into the glove box. No more outside air the way it is, but still a massive improvement over what I had, without taking out the dash to fix the issue.
how do you handle the fogging of windows in summer or do you not drive long enough to cause that
 

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how do you handle the fogging of windows in summer or do you not drive long enough to cause that
We don't really have humidity here, right now it's 86 degrees and 24% humidity. We get down into the single digits quite often in the summer and even sometimes in the winter we get low humidity too. Swamp coolers work great here. I might move the door so there is at least 10% outside air flow mixed into the heater or air conditioning, for now I regulate it by rolling down a window a little to add outside air.
 

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My Dad was a big Pennzoil guy. He was a religious 3K oil change guy, and drove enough mileage to warm up his motor. He developed a bit of a sludge problem. Not bad enough to scoop it out, but all the little low spots in the heads had some of this in it. Plugged up his drain back passages. That was actually what tipped him off that there was a problem. He cleaned it out as best he could, and switched all his motors to Quakerstate. Dad wasn't a dummy he just didn't know. His well maintained 350 had to be gone though just shy of 100K, I remember how upsetting that was to him as he really liked that truck, it was a 350 powered square. He also had similar issues with my mom's International Scout.
Lol this may be why I always grew up thinking it was normal to change oil every 2,000 miles. As I got older I mainly heard 3-4k miles, but as a teen I always thought 2k was the magic number if you wanted your rig to live past 100k. Even now with synthetic stuff in modern cars I always cringe when I hear people talking about 7,500 or 10,000 miles. I'm sure it's fine, but IDK man new oil might not leave deposits and may not shear as bad, but it's still gotta get dirty from normal blowby and these TINY little filters that new cars use can't possibly filter much...
 

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We don't really have humidity here, right now it's 86 degrees and 24% humidity. We get down into the single digits quite often in the summer and even sometimes in the winter we get low humidity too. Swamp coolers work great here. I might move the door so there is at least 10% outside air flow mixed into the heater or air conditioning, for now I regulate it by rolling down a window a little to add outside air.
"and even sometimes in the winter too"?? Lol

Winter is the least humid time of the year, thought that was darn near universal. Even up here when it's like 80-90% humidity in the summer, wintertime comes around and it gets so dry the nosebleeds and cracked hands start
 

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Lol this may be why I always grew up thinking it was normal to change oil every 2,000 miles. As I got older I mainly heard 3-4k miles, but as a teen I always thought 2k was the magic number if you wanted your rig to live past 100k. Even now with synthetic stuff in modern cars I always cringe when I hear people talking about 7,500 or 10,000 miles. I'm sure it's fine, but IDK man new oil might not leave deposits and may not shear as bad, but it's still gotta get dirty from normal blowby and these TINY little filters that new cars use can't possibly filter much...
I don't remember your age, but ya I agree. I'm old enough to remember when Honda tried extended oil change intervals, in some of their motors in.... I think it was the late 80's, people who tried to follow that did not like the result and of course all we had was conventional oil.

One thing is oil has come so far from the 70's & 80's (of course we have debated the upsides and downsides to the changes in the oil change thread). But for most of us square owners even with a carbed engine could probably go more than 3K between changed, but no not for me I'll stick to 3K because it's what has worked.
 

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I don't remember your age, but ya I agree. I'm old enough to remember when Honda tried extended oil change intervals, in some of their motors in.... I think it was the late 80's, people who tried to follow that did not like the result and of course all we had was conventional oil.

One thing is oil has come so far from the 70's & 80's (of course we have debated the upsides and downsides to the changes in the oil change thread). But for most of us square owners even with a carbed engine could probably go more than 3K between changed, but no not for me I'll stick to 3K because it's what has worked.
I'm only in my mid 30s, but Dad had it beat into my head long before I was even of driving age (but still changing his oil lol). Same way I grew up thinking it was absurd to buy a used car with more than 100k on the clock. Then as I started driving I discovered Japanese vehicles with 200k on them could be bought very cheap and still put many many hard miles on them lol
 

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I'm only in my mid 30s, but Dad had it beat into my head long before I was even of driving age (but still changing his oil lol). Same way I grew up thinking it was absurd to buy a used car with more than 100k on the clock. Then as I started driving I discovered Japanese vehicles with 200k on them could be bought very cheap and still put many many hard miles on them lol
"Same way I grew up thinking it was absurd to buy a used car with more than 100k on the clock." I didn't discover Japanese vehicles as you put it. I discovered being broke and making whatever car I had go lol
 

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A lady at church, being a Ford loving family, said that even Jesus probably drove a Ford. I said I know he did, as he never went more than 200 miles from home..... and he walked everywhere! The whole church laughed at that! Lol
 

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