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Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 11-21-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By wbrook_ford
Go for a 2005+ F150 that has been maintained...

Go for a 2005+ F150 that has been maintained well, and you should have little problems. Those motors need water - thin oil, 5w20, changed ON TIME, and they stay happy. Maybe the timing chain guides...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 11-19-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,253
Posted By wbrook_ford
Damn! Thats one hell of a project! Keep up the...

Damn! Thats one hell of a project! Keep up the good work!
Forum: EcoBoost (all engine sizes) 11-18-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,705
Posted By wbrook_ford
This.^^^ Is why I love the 2.0 EB

This.^^^ Is why I love the 2.0 EB
Forum: 5.0L Coyote 11-11-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,418
Posted By wbrook_ford
The boss manifold only helps above 4000 rpm, high...

The boss manifold only helps above 4000 rpm, high rpm air flow. Since the truck 5.0 has smaller cams, more restrictive exhaust manifolds and lower compression, the gains will be pretty thin, in...
Forum: EcoBoost (all engine sizes) 11-11-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By wbrook_ford
Senix, all new engines use a little oil on...

Senix, all new engines use a little oil on break-in.
Also subbing for updates on longevity, I kinda really want a new mustang with the 2.3 EB... :D
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 09-21-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,024
Posted By wbrook_ford
I wash my truck real good once a year, and at...

I wash my truck real good once a year, and at that time i use NuFinish.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 09-20-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,769
Posted By wbrook_ford
http://i1026.photobucket.com/albums/y325/wbrook_fo...

http://i1026.photobucket.com/albums/y325/wbrook_ford/Mobile%20Uploads/20140517_195139_zpsad98d4e6.jpg...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-03-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,847
Posted By wbrook_ford
You sir, (or ma'am) have dropped a valve, or 2,...

You sir, (or ma'am) have dropped a valve, or 2, or 3.

This is a hurt engine, though not dead. Repairs will be time time consuming and possibly costly.

This requires the whole top end of the...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 03-31-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,327
Posted By wbrook_ford
6500 is a good price, but way outta league for a...

6500 is a good price, but way outta league for a truck.

I think your factory crank should be good for 450-500 hp.

Pistons and rods are a necessity. What brand is up to you.

Rebuilt stock...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 03-29-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,327
Posted By wbrook_ford
After reading all of these posts, my...

After reading all of these posts, my recommendation goes as follows.

Since you want to have boost, get the motor built with forged components, consider an overbore .020, or .030. That increase in...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 03-22-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By wbrook_ford
Those are good tires. Rotate them every oil...

Those are good tires. Rotate them every oil change and they will last a long time.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 03-06-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By wbrook_ford
I think all 5.4 iron blocks are more or less the...

I think all 5.4 iron blocks are more or less the same, save for possibly different mounting bosses for ps pumps, a.c. compressors etc.
Forum: 5.0L Coyote 03-05-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,201
Posted By wbrook_ford
I'd skip pulling the manifold cover off. It is...

I'd skip pulling the manifold cover off. It is easier to just cut the sound deadening out of the way and maneuver it in.
it will be a tight fit but it will go in.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 02-28-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By wbrook_ford
While the engine is apart, you might consider a...

While the engine is apart, you might consider a forged rotating assembly. The supercharged F150 Lightnings had a forged crank that is good for lots of power.
Not sure how much power/boost the...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 02-27-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By wbrook_ford
I'd say there are no special concerns. If...

I'd say there are no special concerns.

If anything, make sure you soak the bleeder valves for a day or more with your favorite penetrating lubricant. Break one of those off and the job gets...
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