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  1. metalwhiz

    Truck is back

    Is there even such a thing as a high mileage taco in NY? Wouldn't it have rusted out long ago?
  2. metalwhiz

    3 years, 11 months, and 46,132 miles I finally get Cam Phaser problem

    Mine sounds like yours sometimes, buy not always. I've had the cold start rattle for a while, but have just ignored it. It's getting worse now, especially when truck isn't started for 2 or 3 days. Truck runs fine after starting. Guess I'll have to start calling dealers and try and get it in.
  3. metalwhiz

    2019 Mustang GT or 2019 Raptor?

    Have had 2 different newer Mustangs recently, but always found myself jumping in the Raptor, so they are gone. Still have my 84 Mustang which I'll never get rid of.
  4. metalwhiz

    Collectors Truck

    Internal combustion engine vehicles.
  5. metalwhiz

    New Member from Glendale, AZ

    Congrats and welcome from North Phoenix!
  6. metalwhiz

    Worth Upgrading between 2018 and 2019/20?

    I've thought about trading my 2018 for a low mileage 2020 just to avoid the cam phaser repair my 2018 needs. Not crazy about my truck being torn apart. Only reason I would do it though.
  7. metalwhiz

    Cam Phaser debacle

    That's weird. I've never had to add a drop of oil in mine between 5k oil changes. Also have had cam phaser rattle for a while and really hasn't gotten any worse.
  8. metalwhiz

    Seat cover wrinkles/Warranty issues...thoughts?

    I would care. You spend that much on a premium truck, and the seats shouldn't be wrinkly. Shouldn't leave the factory that way. It would bug the hell out of me. My 2018 seats are nice and tight, just like over 3 years ago when I drove it off the lot.
  9. metalwhiz

    Dead Gen 2 35k Miles

    Do you mind me asking who your dealer is if in AZ? Thanks!
  10. metalwhiz

    INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY- Join me in investing in our Own Desert Oasis!

    I'm guessing the trailer was there first and everything else added on. That's usually how it works. Lol
  11. metalwhiz

    Ford is warning dealers to play nice or lose....

    Yeah, I'm an idiot, but new Tundras look totally ridiculous.
  12. metalwhiz

    Financing Gen3 purchase

    No apologies necessary. You did nothing wrong. Good luck!
  13. metalwhiz

    Throw Practicality in the Toilet. Do It!!!

    I drive a white 2018 Raptor (doesn't look like a work truck to me). Wife drives a 2018 white Cayenne. We live down a dusty road, so best color for that. Also, she doesn't drive my Raptor, and I don't drive her Cayenne. ;)
  14. metalwhiz

    I pulled the plug on mine, too......

    Mind me asking what dealer this was?
  15. metalwhiz

    Hello, Very new Newbie in Texas

    Thanks for some clarification on this. I have a 7/18 build and have had the cam phaser issue for a while now. Haven't been in a big hurry to get it taken care, but will eventually. Just to confirm, this will not cause any harm to engine if not taken care of right away?
  16. metalwhiz

    Payload sticker and other observations

    Great looking truck and appreciate your honest observations/comments about it. I've noticed pics of other new Raptors where the seat covers look a little wrinkly. I would personally be a little peeved about this after spending so much, but maybe it's just me, as I've heard nobody make mention...
  17. metalwhiz

    New Member from Michigan

    Hey Moe, congrats and that thing looks BAD A$$!!
  18. metalwhiz

    Anyone else hear Fords ditching Leadfoot and Velocity Blue for 2022?

    I know Leadfoot was a color on 2018 F-150's. Test drove one in 2018 before deciding on a Raptor. See a lot of them on the road.
  19. metalwhiz

    Maybe not such a bad guy?

    Don't care for the guy, but he has good taste in trucks! https://www.foxnews.com/media/chris-cuomo-lavish-hamptons
  20. metalwhiz

    Sell Or Hold!!??

    Just wondering, did you disclose the cam phaser issue when trading in to dealer, or left it for them to discover? Might trade mine in and thinking trade value might be less if disclosing phaser issue, although they probably would make money on warranty work? Would def disclose issue to a...
  21. metalwhiz

    New here, Phx Az, Limited owner, not a Raptor, I know...

    Welcome from North Phoenix. Born in Edmonton but l have lived here since 1960.
  22. metalwhiz

    Startup Procedure - truth or myth

    All I know is I do this for every cold start on my 2018 Raptor that has cam phaser issue, and no more rattle on startup. Eventually, I'll get it taken care of. Not crazy about my truck with 15k miles being torn apart.

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