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RE: 2021 Ford F53 Chassis v8 engine

Its not just the HP difference, it also has more torque and now its running through a 10 speed transmission instead of a 6 speed. So far every report I've seen has been very positive. Well, except from a few current V10 owners that don't want to accept the newer driveline is better. :W There are also chassis upgrades as well. The F53 isn't getting the 10 speed. It's still mated with the 6 speed. As far as the V-8 being better.......I haven't read any reports that says it any better. I also haven't read anything. That says it's worse. Just new technology. And better programming. When you get rid of the poor Ford ECU programming the V-10 is an amazing engine! Agree. I have a 2020 motorhome with 6.8 v10. f53 chassis. Too soon in regarding 7.3. I believe 7.3 only has 8 more pounds of torque. I know the 7.3 is a good engine but on my Jayco owners forum some owners having trouble with spark plug wires with 7.3 engine. V10 is tried and true.
billyray50 02/21/21 08:47am Class A Motorhomes
RE: 12 volt receptacles shorting 12 volt accessory charge cords

I had a rear track bar put on my 2018 Bounder and it made it handle worse had it removed Really? I test drove it in some tail winds after install and thought it helped a lot. I will be installing a safe T plus steering stabilizer in the front next.
billyray50 01/04/21 09:41am Class A Motorhomes
RE: 12 volt receptacles shorting 12 volt accessory charge cords

I have not heard of that in a long,,,, long...... long time (like 1970s) I used to have a plug that contained just two parts. in fact I still do. One was a 2-lead tri-color LED and the other was a resistor.. IF you plugged it into a 12 volt accessory outlet that was properly wired GREEN If you plugged it into one that was reverse wired RED If it showed yellow.. Well that outlet had AC on it not DC (never happened) This can be done with a volt meter.. I suggest a plug to binding posts for this. but you can do it without Using adapter Like this one hook meter black to black red to red and plug in read voltage +13.6 (ending running) or 12.6 (Engine off) = Good Negative voltage or 15+ volts = bad Without the adapter it's a touch tricky Black to SHELL and red to the center of the bottom of the outlet That adapter however is how I'd do it Side benefit. If you ever have to replace the plug on a 12 volt cord (just the plug not a plug/voltage converter like for your phone et-al) well this is real handy for that. Till you can get a proper crimp or solder on plug. Thanks for the input. I recently had the motorhome in a local RV shop for a rear trac bar install and had them look into this. Told me is was wired in reverse and They fixed all 3 12 volt outlets. I have not tested them yet since I had to order more 12 volt charge chords for tpms monitor, GPS, and phone charger. Will definitely order this first. Appreciate the info.
billyray50 01/03/21 07:21am Class A Motorhomes
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