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Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-22-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,100
Posted By rickh6155
Champs are platinum as well. Same mileage...

Champs are platinum as well. Same mileage interval on changeout as Motorcraft.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-22-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,100
Posted By rickh6155
Not to my knowledge. The Champs are far superior...

Not to my knowledge. The Champs are far superior in my opinion, and they are platinum plugs, so the replacement mileage is comparable to the OEM Motorcraft plugs. I'm on my second set now, and no...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-22-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,100
Posted By rickh6155
Pulled the right head off, tapped out very gently...

Pulled the right head off, tapped out very gently the piece that broke off, and put everything back together. Very time consuming and thus very costly.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-02-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,100
Posted By rickh6155
Yeah, Stew, you're right...sorry all. Just so...

Yeah, Stew, you're right...sorry all. Just so frustrating when someone tells me "you got screwed..."
Thanks for listening to my vents, tho...
RH
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-02-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,100
Posted By rickh6155
Thanks '46, just venting my frustrations over...

Thanks '46, just venting my frustrations over this whole ordeal. Some of these guys posting should realize that they can be really insulting when they
don't put a lot of thought into what they...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-02-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,100
Posted By rickh6155
...and, for the record, for those of you who...

...and, for the record, for those of you who weren't around, there were NO
manuals, other than the Ford Shop Manual available for four, read that FOUR
years after the 2004 was released, so, unless...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-02-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,100
Posted By rickh6155
Yep. Standard warranty back then, 12,000, or 1...

Yep. Standard warranty back then, 12,000, or 1 year. Pretty pathetic, eh? At the time I bought it, getting an 'extended'
36-month, 3-year warranty cost extra. In the past, I never needed it and...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-02-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,100
Posted By rickh6155
...sorry, resolves should read absolves...

...sorry, resolves should read absolves...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-02-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,100
Posted By rickh6155
Got screwed??? ...at my own local Ford...

Got screwed??? ...at my own local Ford dealer???? WHERE I BOUGHT THE DAMNED TRUCK!?!?!? Yeah, tell me something I DON'T KNOW, and hundreds of others who bought into this new Triton 24-valve...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-02-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,100
Posted By rickh6155
Yeah, NOW, after the fact. You obviously weren't...

Yeah, NOW, after the fact. You obviously weren't there back then when we were totally in the dark about this 'new technology'...

RH
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-02-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,100
Posted By rickh6155
No, I pulled the other 7 successfully. Boast! ...

No, I pulled the other 7 successfully. Boast! :-huh Hardly! It was a fact! They charged me $2300 to remove the head and tap it out after attempting to do exactly the same thing I did. This was...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 02-02-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,100
Posted By rickh6155
Tell that to my bank account after spending $2300...

Tell that to my bank account after spending $2300 at my local Ford Dealer
to get one broken off plug extracted! Just one!

:-arrgh

RH
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 10-11-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 51,908
Posted By rickh6155
Here is a handy thread that I found very useful...

Here is a handy thread that I found very useful in determining just what is
involved with this whole phaser issue. I don't know what your mech is
referring to with the #8 phaser, but according to...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 05-08-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,848
Posted By rickh6155
Here are a few things you might want to consider....

Here are a few things you might want to consider. Go to Car radio, auto radio, automobile radios, factory radios, delco radio, ford factory radio (http://www.oem-auto-accessory.com), search for...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 12-17-2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By rickh6155
No, it's not the fuel line itself, but the...

No, it's not the fuel line itself, but the electical connector that you disconnect and crank the engine over to relieve fuel pressure prior to servicing the fuel system. There's a small disconnect...
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