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  1. Spare Tire Question

    Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension
    I have the 245/75R16 BFG KO2s. 5 of them. The larger tire fits just fine in the spare tire location. When I put it in place, I need to make sure the edge of the tire towards the back bumper goes up into place first by tipping the tire forward as I crank the lift, but after that, it fits great...
  2. Alternate (larger) tires for 2015+ Transit

    Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension
    Nope. Van computer assumes the OEM tire size and drives the speedo from that. If you change tire size, your speedo WILL be wrong. And, so far, I haven't found any record that anyone has been able to change that through a tune or other means. Your best bet is to either do the head math to...
  3. Key copy

    Accessories and Add Ons
    If you have the van sold in North America, Page 62 of the manual if you do NOT have PATS on the van. If you do have PATS, page 77 of the manual. I do NOT have PATS. With one of your keys in the ignition: 1. Turn to Run and then to Off 8 times in 6 seconds, ending with key in OFF position. 2...
  4. Alternate (larger) tires for 2015+ Transit

    Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension
    I went to Discount Tire and ordered my BFG KO2s. They had no trouble with mounting the 120-rated tires on my alternatively sourced Ultra Toil wheels and then swapping out the wheels on the van. Sent from my Pixel 3 using Tapatalk
  5. Key copy

    Accessories and Add Ons
    Unfortunately, I don't because I have the key with the chip. The day I took delivery of my van, I walked up to the parts counter and asked if they had fobless keys that could be cut for my Transit. The very nice woman behind the counter asked if I needed with or without chip, went in the back...
  6. Viper Remote Start and Alarm Install

    Electronics, Audio, and Lighting
    I had the Viper remote start with 2-way key fob and cellular option installed in my 2019 Transit. It's the 3rd vehicle I've had the system installed in. All-in with parts and labor by a local shop for $640. I won't go with factory remote start again if I can help it. Yes, the Viper requires a...
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