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Review: 2015 Ford F-150 Lariat

2015 Ford F-150 Front 1The all-new 2015 F-150.  You’ve seen the commercials, heard all the hype, and now Road Reality is bringing you an extensive, hands-on review of the new aluminum-bodied truck from Ford.  We’ll look at all the new features of the newly-redesigned truck, and explain some of the buzzwords.  I’ll be taking the next few months to post individual articles on all the new technology Ford crammed into this truck so you can choose for yourself if it’s worth checking the option boxes.  Read on for the review of my new 2015 Ford F-150 Lariat.

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Owner’s Log: 2011 Ford F-150 Lariat (7/2015 – 10/2015)

OwnersLog2Happy Holidays to all!  Another quarter has gone by, and the F-150 continues humming merrily along.  Some new accessories have been added, and it’s even got some new shoes (tires) for the winter.  Continue reading for more details and plenty of pictures!

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Owner’s Log: 2011 Ford F-150 Lariat (1/2015 – 7/2015)

OwnersLog2Wow, this year is flying by!  It’s going so fast, I totally missed the April update.  Not to worry, though, as my F-150 has continued to run and drive well, albeit with a couple of hiccups.  Read on for more details.

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How-to: Replace 2011-2012 Ford F-150 EcoBoost Vacuum Assist Boost Pump

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2011-2012 Ford F-150 Vacuum Assist Boost Pump

Wow, that’s a mouthful, right?  And, what’s a “vacuum assist boost pump” anyway?  Read on, and I’ll explain what the part is, why it’s on the trucks, and how to replace one if yours has gone bad.  It’s really quite simple, and anyone with a basic set of hand tools and a half hour to spare can do the repair themselves.

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Owner’s Log: 2011 Ford F-150 Lariat (10/2014 – 1/2015)

OwnersLog2It was an exciting three months for my F-150.  Not only was there the normal Thanksgiving road trip, but a couple of towing experiences and some good driving in snow.  The new 2015 F-150 may be on dealership lots, but my 2011 truck is still looking and driving like new!  Read on for more details.

 

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Owner’s Log: 2011 Ford F-150 Lariat (7/2014 – 10/2014)

OwnersLog2“A full three years with the same vehicle in his possession?”  A popular statement a few months ago in my social circles, amidst the, “dang, I lost in the pool at XYZ!”  All that aside, it was another “status quo” quarter for my Ford F-150.  Road trips, hauling stuff, and commuting.  Read on for the run-down.

I would be remiss if I didn’t apologize to my loyal readership for not posting this update sooner.  Look again at Road Reality in a few days for plenty of catch-up posts as 2015 starts!

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