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Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 12-24-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,366
Posted By Johnny Langton
You actually need someone to tell you what the...

You actually need someone to tell you what the terms of the warranty on the vehicle you purchased? Are you incapable of reading and understanding that a 60K mile warranty is 60K miles? Get a clue,...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-20-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 962
Posted By Johnny Langton
Honestly, No. The exhaust system on the 3V...

Honestly, No.
The exhaust system on the 3V trucks are really not bad-all the aftermarket crap will get you is noise. Get a K&N if you'd like, but don't do it for power/mileage-it's impossible for...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-20-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 962
Posted By Johnny Langton
Honestly, there absolutely NO more fuel economy...

Honestly, there absolutely NO more fuel economy to be found with any aftermarket parts, no matter how much they claim it. You can get a slight gain in mileage with a good tune, but it's not a big...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-20-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 962
Posted By Johnny Langton
Not that I know of, and there's absolutely no...

Not that I know of, and there's absolutely no gains to be had there. My truck had a K&N CAI kit on it, and I pulled it off and boxed it up-it was all noise and made no more power than the stock tube....
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-20-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 962
Posted By Johnny Langton
The 6.8L is a strong engine, much stronger than...

The 6.8L is a strong engine, much stronger than it "feels". To really wake them up-they need a retune of the PCM to allow power enrichment and to reduce/remove the torque reduction during shifts and...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-19-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 962
Posted By Johnny Langton
Sounds like you did fine to me. Whether the cam...

Sounds like you did fine to me. Whether the cam lobe was damaged enough by the flat follower to harm the surface heat treating will be seen over time. Just keep an eye on it.
JL
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 12-19-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,572
Posted By Johnny Langton
Not an easy swap. It CAN be done, but you'll need...

Not an easy swap. It CAN be done, but you'll need engine, mounts, trans, trans crossmember, PCM, wiring harnesses, cluster,etc,etc,etc,etc.
Basically, you need a donor truck to take EVERYTHING from....
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-18-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 962
Posted By Johnny Langton
The lash adjuster will collapse some, and if...

The lash adjuster will collapse some, and if you'll make sure the camshaft lobe is on base circle, that should make easier to compress the valve enough to get the follower out.
JL
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-18-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 962
Posted By Johnny Langton
2V and 3V are the same. There are cam caps on...

2V and 3V are the same. There are cam caps on both engines. You can just pop a new roller follower in place just like you can on a 2V.
JL
Forum: 5.0L Coyote 12-17-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 31,358
Posted By Johnny Langton
If he wants a good proven converter, he needs to...

If he wants a good proven converter, he needs to call Circle D in Houston. Chris is by far the best in the business, and has proven it time and again in many applications..
JL
Forum: 5.0L Coyote 12-17-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 31,358
Posted By Johnny Langton
A higher stall converter will more than make up...

A higher stall converter will more than make up for that slight loss in 60'. 3500 rpm minimum,and don't listen to the dinosaurs that tell you that's too much.
JL
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 12-16-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By Johnny Langton
2V engine block is the same as a 3V engine block....

2V engine block is the same as a 3V engine block. So, yes they'll work perfectly.
All modular chain tensioners are hydraulic. You can get the iron tensioners from rockauto.com for around $55 each....
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 12-16-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By Johnny Langton
You can get the iron tensioners from several...

You can get the iron tensioners from several sources. The cast iron version with the "ratchet" built in, is roughly double the cost of the plastic version, but it's worth it.
You may have to search...
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 12-14-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,642
Posted By Johnny Langton
OK, I do have a spare. It's the original one out...

OK, I do have a spare. It's the original one out of my car. It's an FTE1. I'll have to flash a stock file back onto it for you to test with, but you're welcome to try it out sometime if you'd like....
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 12-14-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,642
Posted By Johnny Langton
Sorry, got busy with Christmas stuff and forgot....

Sorry, got busy with Christmas stuff and forgot. I'll try to remember to check this evening.
JL
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