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Old 01-09-2015, 11:01 PM   #43
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Hi Robert
Does this roller unit weigh very much? Also do you have a more images of it as I cannot see much with the ones you posted
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Old 01-09-2015, 11:36 PM   #44
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Does this roller unit weigh very much? Also do you have a more images of it as I cannot see much with the ones you posted
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Hi, I believe that it weighs about 85 lbs. I don't know if this is actual weight or shipping weight. The pictures that I took had too much back light and when lightened they were too grainy. I borrowed these pictures. Hope this helps.
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Old 01-10-2015, 07:33 AM   #45
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What's your axle ratings bob?
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Old 01-10-2015, 09:06 AM   #46
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Thanks Bob - Now I can see how it works and how it would fit
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Old 01-10-2015, 10:59 PM   #47
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What's your axle ratings bob?

Hi, good question. So I went out and checked both the F-150 and my Lincoln.


F-150........ Front 3750........ Rear 4050........ GVWR 7650

Lincoln....... Front 3200........ Rear 4128........ GVWR 7000
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Hi, this morning I took my truck to the local Line-X shop and got my bed sprayed. This one is a family owned and run business and they have been doing it for 20 years. So they should be able to do a good job. Well it looks beautiful to me.
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I ordered a 2015 F150 back in October and should be built the first week in February so should take delivery the end of Feb. Very eager for the new truck to show up and start another RV season.
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Heated mirrors.

Hi, unlike my Lincoln, my F-150 mirrors don't indicate that they are heated. In my owner's manual, it states that the heated mirrors turn on with the heated rear window defogger. [also known as a heated backlite] So many things, in the owner's manual, say "if equipped." But how do you know if it is equipped? Not everything is marked, obvious, or on the window sticker. LIKE HEATED MIRRORS. Well yesterday when I was going to get the bed liner sprayed, my windows and mirrors were all fogged. Like magic, my mirrors started clearing with my rear window. YES, I do have heated mirrors even though nothing, for sure, says that I do.
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I ordered a 2015 F150 back in October and should be built the first week in February so should take delivery the end of Feb. Very eager for the new truck to show up and start another RV season.
Hi, I would like to hear all about your new truck when you get it. Or whatever you know about it now.
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The mirrors don't have a little defogger icon on them? Mine do not have a switch, but have the icon, which to me means they are defrosted when the defroster is on. The mirrors must have an electric heating element in them because I can see an odd defroster pattern on the glass when it is cold and the defroster is on. Some heated mirrors have heat ducted through the dashboard and door. This style can be detected when the door is open- you can see where the duct on the end of the dash and the corner of the door meet.
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The mirrors don't have a little defogger icon on them? Mine do not have a switch, but have the icon, which to me means they are defrosted when the defroster is on. The mirrors must have an electric heating element in them because I can see an odd defroster pattern on the glass when it is cold and the defroster is on. Some heated mirrors have heat ducted through the dashboard and door. This style can be detected when the door is open- you can see where the duct on the end of the dash and the corner of the door meet.

Hi, My Lincoln says "Heated" on each mirror; My F-150 does not. But they both work with the electric rear window defroster. The only heated air ducts that I have seen are to little ducts on the door panel to clear the side door windows.

Note: I borrowed these images. The top one is like my Lincoln and says "Heated". The bottom one is like my F-150 and blank.
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Most if the time you can take your vin number either to the service or parts dept and they can run a build sheet. This will tell you what was on the vehicle when built. Works well when buying used also. Peace, jim
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I installed the retrax pro on my longbed RAM 2500. Needed help lifting it onto the rails, but otherwise an easy one person job. Love this cover, but for two exceptions it is perfect: the rollup box takes about 10" of bed length away (it hangs from the top, so leaves about 4" gap go the bed floor), and when rolled up, it can reflect sun at the right angle, which you notice in the rear view mirror, but not when towing, just when unloaded. Otherwise, a great well made cover and very secure.

Check out two products, both made by Amp Research. One is a retracting step that folds under the rear bumper and helps when you need to step up into the truck bed. Second is a folding bed extender, great for hauling oversize cargo when the tail gate is down. When the tailgate is up, it secures cargo from rolling around in the bed, great for holding generators and propane tanks or extra fuel cans in place. Both are around $200 ea.
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I installed the retrax pro on my longbed RAM 2500. Needed help lifting it onto the rails, but otherwise an easy one person job. Love this cover, but for two exceptions it is perfect: the rollup box takes about 10" of bed length away (it hangs from the top, so leaves about 4" gap to the bed floor), and when rolled up, it can reflect sun at the right angle, which you notice in the rear view mirror, but not when towing, just when unloaded. Otherwise, a great well made cover and very secure.

Check out two products, both made by Amp Research. One is a retracting step that folds under the rear bumper and helps when you need to step up into the truck bed. Second is a folding bed extender, great for hauling oversize cargo when the tail gate is down. When the tailgate is up, it secures cargo from rolling around in the bed, great for holding generators and propane tanks or extra fuel cans in place. Both are around $200 ea.
Hi, I haven't installed my bed cover yet so I don't have the gap measurement. Your 4"s seems like the box sits very low. Someone old me their's was more like 11"s. I'm wondering if the F-150 bed is deeper than your's and if my roll up box is smaller because I have the short bed.


I just went out and took a few measurements. My bed is 22 1/2"s deep, from the top of the rail to the bottom of the bed. My Retrax Pro roll up box is 11 1/2"s from the bottom of the rail to the bottom of the box. This should leave me with about 11"s from the bottom of the box to the bottom of the bed.
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