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Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 12-02-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 95,037
Posted By PeterTheWolf
Steve, Have you changed the timing belt for...

Steve,

Have you changed the timing belt for the second time? My wife too has a 2002 Avalon ... 156K runs great ... same MPG. However, to get that harmonic balance bolt loose I had to put a...
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 12-02-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 95,037
Posted By PeterTheWolf
Wise man with this comment ... NOT! People...

Wise man with this comment ... NOT!

People who have Fords with the engineering problems this motor has need to know before they waste anymore of their HARD EARNED $$$$ on a vehicle that will...
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 12-02-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 95,037
Posted By PeterTheWolf
Bottom Line ... If we can help just one more...

Bottom Line ... If we can help just one more Unenlightened FOOL turn to be a Stupid Chevy users ... well then Stupid can be cured! A Fool cannot ... :--)'<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 09-27-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 95,037
Posted By PeterTheWolf
Steve ... You got out at a good price $11K. I...

Steve ... You got out at a good price $11K. I had to spend $4K to rebuild the motor and still had the same engineering problem. Was only able to get $9K on 2004 with 1100 miles on a $4K rebuild for...
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 09-26-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 95,037
Posted By PeterTheWolf
I feel for you Dude. Cut your losses and get a...

I feel for you Dude.
Cut your losses and get a CHEVY!
This is indeed IS the worst motor designed.
Major engineering problems!
I would ignore all who disagree ... or waste your $$$.
:-X21
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 09-08-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 95,037
Posted By PeterTheWolf
Nope .... Pennzoil ..... Buy a Chevy!

Nope .... Pennzoil ..... Buy a Chevy!
Forum: Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) 09-08-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 95,037
Posted By PeterTheWolf
By a Chevy!

By a Chevy!
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-15-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,513
Posted By PeterTheWolf
Buy a Chevy!

Buy a Chevy!
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-03-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 116,469
Posted By PeterTheWolf
AMEN. I agree. Trade it in while it is still...

AMEN. I agree. Trade it in while it is still running.
I like the way you think.
You truly are a man of Great Wisdom.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-03-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 116,469
Posted By PeterTheWolf
Now you sound like a man with great wisdom. ...

Now you sound like a man with great wisdom. "butchering". You don't even know my what my skill sets are.
Let's assume you are correct. Now let's also assume you are willing to offer your expertise...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 08-03-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 116,469
Posted By PeterTheWolf
Well I reset ECM and checked VCT solenoid. All...

Well I reset ECM and checked VCT solenoid.
All seems to be good. However, I am now having rough idle more often once I am up to temp.
I am actually thinking of trading this truck in on a new Chevy...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-29-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 116,469
Posted By PeterTheWolf
Thanks Papa Tiger, Very sound advice. I will...

Thanks Papa Tiger,
Very sound advice. I will start out with this. I had it out today in the city without any issues ... it ran great. I have 230miles on this oil change and I plan on changing the...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-29-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 116,469
Posted By PeterTheWolf
I am assuming you are referring to the springs,...

I am assuming you are referring to the springs, Other values etc.,
I did not see the need to replace Componets when they were within spec.
The springs compression check was well within spec.
...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-29-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 116,469
Posted By PeterTheWolf
The reason I am asking about this lock is this: ...

The reason I am asking about this lock is this:
1) I just got done putting $4k into rebuilding my motor that had 150k on it.
2) block was cleaned, bored .010" over And hone with a torque plate on...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-28-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 116,469
Posted By PeterTheWolf
This is when the Cam phaser is working correctly....

This is when the Cam phaser is working correctly.
However, the question still in my mind is:

Is the limiters being installed at full advance or full retarded to quiet up the noise at idle? It has...
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