Category: 80-96 F-Series Engine, Intake, & Exhaust

’91 F-Series: Porting and polishing 5.0L intake and heads (F7TE)

By Bob Schreiber This how-to was written to help the do-it-yourselfer. Please note that this is intended to explain the process and what worked for me. Your results may vary based on your skill level and end results desired. Please note that improper porting will end up wrecking your heads or worse, your engine. It […] More »

  Comments | By - March 26, 2006

Installing a Flowmaster American Thunder Cat-Back exhaust For 1987-1996 F150s w/4.9L, 5.0L, or 5.8L engines

By: Justin Dube First step is to remove the stock system: 1. Raise the vehicle and support with jack stands (if necessary). 2. Spray some WD-40 on all of the rubber mounts holding the exhaust up. This will make it easier to slide the hangers out of the rubber mounts. I like to use WD-40 […] More »

  Comments | By - August 3, 2004

Serpentine Conversion For 302/351W V-8’S

Ford’s serpentine brackets allow a modular removal of accessories from the front of the engine.  After removing three 7/16 bolts from each side, half of the accessories can be removed from the front of the engine.  The serpentine belt uses one very heavy duty belt that is easy to change by unloading the spring tensioner.  […] More »

  Comments | By - August 3, 2004

Blown 460 Stroker (Part 1)

By Tim Meyer This engine project will be a 514 stroker topped off with a Dyers 8-71 blower. We will be building this completely and running it on our dyno. Due date is mid-March where it will find its home in a jet boat The first steps we take with any engine it stripping the […] More »

  Comments | By - August 2, 2004

1987 – 1996 F150 5.0L 4×4 (E4OD) On-Vehicle Oil Pan Gasket Replacement Without Removing Intake Plenum

By Donald J. Huebner, Ph.D. I. Parts and supplies: Degreaser (Gunk), carb cleaner or brake cleaner, anti-seize, loctite, Liquid wrench, Kroil, or equivalent. I like a product called PB Blaster because you can spray it on to hard-to-reach parts. Wheel chocks. Assortment of wood blocks, e.g., six inch long pieces of 2×4, and a couple […] More »

  Comments | By - August 2, 2004