Truck has 74,000 miles and the repair isn't covered by Ford. Of course the wife did not want anything to do with it now. I do lots of short distance driving so only have about 225,000 kms on it. Apparently someone will have to die from the engine fire before anything will be done. Agreed on the Cobra, those things in 2003 were the equivalent of Hellcats today.
And with upgrades are still as fast! Then you will pull your coil out of the plug well as in Figure 4 below. Fortunately there was enough head left to tap new threads into the socket: I made sure to put in a stainless-steel sleeve with many more than three threads. I will say though, the 4. Step 1 Open the hood. I have several questions for those of you in the know on this subject.
Reliabilty was my main concern, and with the well known issues the 5. But never flat on the side of the road. Never touched the motor or trany aside from tune ups and regular maintenance. I've replaced plugs on quite a few 5. I parked the car because the body had pretty much shelled out at 19 years old. I do need to replace the front shocks but the air ride rear suspension works like a charm.
The general driving characteristics of the 4. The last day of production was Sept 15 2011 at St. Any engine requires that the engineers make design choices from among myriad, and often competing, priorities and requirements. Repairs can be made without removal of the heads, but it does require special tools to work around the camshaft. I really liked that engine though. You need an owner's manual to know what items to service and when, and for specifications. Turbos are an incredibly efficient way to make horsepower, since they do not have any parasitic drag like a supercharger would.
And consider the power inroads Ford had made with the 5. Now I have a 2013 F250 6. The dealers want to replace the heads, although there is a way to repair them and make the threads even stronger, see the tech article on Ford Spark Plug Blow-out at DenLors. Coils are circled in red. And I enjoyed the Crown Vic a lot. The rest were sold or traded and two were totaled in accidents. Additionally, inserts are prone to blowing exploding out the aluminum head too.
I take an old piece of seat foam and put it on top of the radiator support to the engine to allow me to lay on it without hurting my tummy. However, since they are reliant on exhaust gas flow, boost isn't made instantly. Let's say the plug and the coil became one. My thought was the same as yours on pulling a 4000 lb trailer. Stuttering and sputtering getting your F-150 or F-250 down? I am the third owner and have not had any problems with it until now. It is my daily driver. Some of the architectural oddities that limited the potential of the motor over its life span — like, why is it so huge for a relatively small displacement V8? Loaded with full tank ,I can drive from i-95 nc.
Spark plugs function by providing the spark needed to ignite the fuel in your engine. He was a delivery driver and would often haul loads of around 3000 lbs. It will make a world of difference in the handling. Reply a little late here. Open the bottle and apply it to the inside area of the boots. The intakes are different on the 2002 up motors.
That is, however, with zinc plated plugs. When I pulled a 6% grade at 55 mph in said F-150 tugging two tons of weight, I created a convert. It uses compression temp and diesel fuel injection to cause combustion. The cost for the changes were too much and too many. To my knowledge that I gathered from many sites and from general observation of the 4.
As this employee would soon have a periodic need to pull a 4,000 pound trailer, the employee was concerned about damaging his 4. The dealer advised that the vehicle was not under recall and did not provide any assistance. Original plugs, so can't be due to wrong torque specs. Once I modified the airbox and added dual exhaust with low-restriction turbo mufflers, I could roast its mushy Michelin touring tires at will. He turned his nose up at it. The second only around 30,000 thousand.