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Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 03-25-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 32,277
Posted By wmbeattie
2004 F250 5.4 2v. 178,000 miles. Purrs like the...

2004 F250 5.4 2v. 178,000 miles. Purrs like the cat in the kitchen when I cook bacon.
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 03-05-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,969
Posted By wmbeattie
I've seen warnings about additives that have to...

I've seen warnings about additives that have to be shaken before adding,don't use them! I don't know of anything in motor oils that will settle. Different brands will mix without a problem. The U.S....
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 11-29-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,969
Posted By wmbeattie
A cam phaser is a modified cam gear.It is used on...

A cam phaser is a modified cam gear.It is used on vvt engines.The lube channels are small.A good oil is needed.
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 11-28-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,969
Posted By wmbeattie
SL is outdated.SN is required in 2011 models.SN...

SL is outdated.SN is required in 2011 models.SN offers protection to cam phasers.
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 11-28-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,969
Posted By wmbeattie
Meijer 5w20 full synthetic.O Reilly's5w20 full...

Meijer 5w20 full synthetic.O Reilly's5w20 full synthetic. NAPA5w20 full synthetic. TSC Traveller 5w20 full synthetic. Which ever is on sale.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 11-28-2011, 02:23 AM
Replies: 3,795
Views: 320,534
Posted By wmbeattie
5.42v.172,000 miles.

5.42v.172,000 miles.
Forum: 6.2L V8 10-31-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,797
Posted By wmbeattie
Change oil @ 1,000 miles to get rid of the break...

Change oil @ 1,000 miles to get rid of the break in filings.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-27-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,531
Posted By wmbeattie
Try EXXON from the B&D minimart. A tier 1 fuel....

Try EXXON from the B&D minimart. A tier 1 fuel. Put a TIGER in your tank!
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-27-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,531
Posted By wmbeattie
EXXON. A tier 1 fuel.My truck runs great on it.I...

EXXON. A tier 1 fuel.My truck runs great on it.I put a TIGER in my tank!
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 10-05-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,396
Posted By wmbeattie
I bought my Escape in December 2009. I'll be able...

I bought my Escape in December 2009. I'll be able to use those two quarts in either of my vehicles when I need to add a quart.
Forum: Ford vs The Competition 10-05-2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 217,725
Posted By wmbeattie
Crosley Hot Shots had an engine block made out of...

Crosley Hot Shots had an engine block made out of plates brazed together. Bad idea!
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 10-05-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,396
Posted By wmbeattie
When did gasoline engines start requiring SN...

When did gasoline engines start requiring SN oils? I own a 2004 F250 gas engine and a 2010 Escape. There are a couple of quarts of Citgo 5w20SM semi synthetic in my garage. I'd like to use them when...
Forum: Ford vs The Competition 09-17-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 20
WTF
Views: 5,801
Posted By wmbeattie
My F250, 8 years and 175,000 in the rustbelt....

My F250, 8 years and 175,000 in the rustbelt. Some surface rust,no loss of strength. It runs like a million dollars. It still handles the heavy loads and bad roads. No squeaks,no rattles. I know what...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-23-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,237
Posted By wmbeattie
Clean out the carbon before changing the plugs.An...

Clean out the carbon before changing the plugs.An Induction system cleaning at a dealer or other reputable shop would help. A fuel system cleaner along with a tier 1 fuel [Exxon,Mobil,Shell ect.]...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 08-16-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 17,058
Posted By wmbeattie
I remember a cold spell in winter. The...

I remember a cold spell in winter. The temperature was in the single digits. I was going to have an oil change. There was Motorcraft 5w20 in the engine. The engine grunted and cranked slowly. Oil was...
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