And consider the power inroads Ford had made with the 5. I once spent an hour trying to fish a teeny piece of walnut shell out of one of those plugwells. This particular failure was a crack in the thermostat housing that dumped coolant on the ground overnight after a 25 mile trip. The F-150 comes in a nice range of body style configurations as well as a host of features. The car was an enjoyable ride but the handbook disclosure that there was a 4. I do rememeber the pinging and detonation on occasion with it.
My mechanic told me he does have the special tool to remove broken plugs in the 5. I grew up with Fords and have not bought another. Just to reprogram the computer at a local shop for my son was 350 because he only has a code scanner. Total Swept Area Per Axle sq. At age 61 I still enjoy that sound! Rear Axle — Type Semi-floating, Ford — Capacity Rating Ground 3800 lbs. It had 631,000 kms on it.
When I pulled a 6% grade at 55 mph in said F-150 tugging two tons of weight, I created a convert. Is this normal with the 2 valve 4 speed transmission? None of them terribly serious on its own, but in concert, they made the car a Class-A beater. I always coat the threads with anti-seize goo. As indicated above, I have the head and 2 piece plug combination mentioned above. This worked well for a while.
But never flat on the side of the road. So even if you do leave a shell or two in the engine it still should not be more than a 3 hour or so job. Pickup Box Dimensions Flareside Pickup Box Size ft. Over 450hp the factory block could fail however and develop cracking between the webs. Though now due to the differences in the Aluminum block to cast iron.
Sorry for the venting, just wanted to share the problem with the Marquis. It is also interesting that their displacements are roughly the same: 289 cid for the Stude, 281 cid for the Ford. The natural gas engine produces 175 horsepower at 4,500 rpm and 235 pound-feet of torque at 2,000 rpm. Did you find an answer? Geez; in the old days, medium sized trucks used six cylinders smaller than that, with half the hp. Or go to a mustang forum…I bet someone else had similar experience. Reply to , , or call me 260-222-1158, and thanks. That 09 model had 207k miles for comparison.
All in all a satisfying purchase. I have always been upset by the lack of respect the Modulars get, they have always proven more than adequate and the newer 5. It still ran well but rust from daily city driving was getting to it. Otherwise, it is a better motor than the earlier ones. Never touched the motor or trany aside from tune ups and regular maintenance. And I enjoyed the Crown Vic a lot. Only work under the hood past the 135,000 mile mark was replacing both coil packs.
My son just swapped a 98 4. It would have been great for inclusion had it been born with a 4. My next chunk of cash goes to the Japs. The timing covers between the two are also different. I know of another guy that owns one around here and it has shot out 2 of them! For situations where the spark plug has broken in the head, Ford distributes multiple special tools for removing the seized portion of the plug. Other than a leaking head gasket is there another potential contact point where exhaust could be introduced to the cooling system? I will not go back the Auto Shop, was highly recommended, do any repairs.
We had to spend money we struggling to go on a cruise with since we have not been vacation 5 or 6 years. The engine features 16 valves, a single overhead camshaft, a 3. The author experienced an intake failure on the engine of his 2001 Crown Victoria Police Interceptor at 128,000 miles. Which is strange for me. The last day of production was Sept 15 2011 at St. Each of my children has learned how to check and add oil.
What do you think, and be upfront? This repair does pose a higher degree of complexity than a similar repair on an overhead valve engine. Gross Lining Area Per Axle sq. With a bore of 90. The Cobra's engine spawns 305 horsepower at 5,800 rpm and 300 pound-feet of torque at 4,800 rpm. Part of the reason was the 3.
Normal Working Load Pad lbs. My dad actually worked for the Chevrolet assembly Plant in Atlanta for 20 years along with about 10 other family members. Hope to still be hauling the boat to the lake with this little engine in 20 years, which at my current use would only bring it to about 200k miles. The causes are varied yet it appears the issue revolves around two items: the temperature of the engine during removal and the aluminum heads of the engine. The came back to me 3 different times with really crazy problems like; transmission fluid in the radiator how can transmission fluid get into the radiator??? For equal brake pull down.