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Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 07-11-2016, 12:44 PM
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Posted By Austin J.
There are at least 3 already broken and i havent...

There are at least 3 already broken and i havent even tried to remove manifolds. They broke off on their own. I also don't have access to a reasonably useful welder. I have tried many times many ways...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 07-11-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 832
Posted By Austin J.
Thanks, I just got the motor stand in the mail....

Thanks, I just got the motor stand in the mail. Im going to get the tq converter and flywheel off and mount it up to the stand. I will then be paying someone to remove the manifolds. I dont have time...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 07-03-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 832
Posted By Austin J.
What initially happened was that i couldn't get a...

What initially happened was that i couldn't get a normal socket and ratchet in there. I used my low profile ones which only have 12 point profiles. It worked on three of them. That fourth one didn't....
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 07-03-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 832
Posted By Austin J.
Thanks, i am going to pay someone to remove the...

Thanks, i am going to pay someone to remove the exhaust manifolds and drill out the broken studs. I am capable, but don't have the patience for that right now. I hate drilling out broken bolts or...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 07-02-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 832
Posted By Austin J.
It is out! I got it out the rest of the way...

It is out! I got it out the rest of the way today. I had a few hang ups here and there, but overall it went fairly smooth. The torque converter never got in the way for me. It didn't make it any...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 07-01-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 832
Posted By Austin J.
The irwin that fit let me get a very good grip on...

The irwin that fit let me get a very good grip on it. I had someone hold the motor from turning. It felt like it was going to come off, but it just chewed it up even more to the point where that size...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 07-01-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 832
Posted By Austin J.
So I have finally had time to keep working on it....

So I have finally had time to keep working on it. I got the 3 bolts off the motor mounts that go into the block on both sides. I have 7 bolts off the bellhousing. I believe I have all the wires...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 06-27-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 832
Posted By Austin J.
Alright, im gonna pick up the bolt extractor kit...

Alright, im gonna pick up the bolt extractor kit after work. The manual said to clamp the torque converter so i wasn't sure.

Any input on the number of bolts holding the motor and transmission...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 06-26-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 832
Posted By Austin J.
That kit is in my price range. I reckon ill try...

That kit is in my price range. I reckon ill try that. Once unbolted how do you clamp the torque converter so it stays on the transmission? It doesnt appear to have anywhere to clamp to.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 06-26-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 832
Posted By Austin J.
The only way I could get to the nut on the torque...

The only way I could get to the nut on the torque converter to either use a chisel or hammer on a smaller socket would be to remove the oil pan. That requires the front diff to come out. I will just...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 06-26-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 832
Posted By Austin J.
Accidental post...

Accidental post...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 06-22-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 832
Posted By Austin J.
Not much to update tonight. I got the starter off...

Not much to update tonight. I got the starter off and got 3 of the torque converter nuts off, but the 4th one stripped. Since there is no room to do anything there i just put the nut back on the...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 06-21-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 832
Posted By Austin J.
Lots more good progress tonight. I got the...

Lots more good progress tonight. I got the intake, power steering pump, and ac compressor taken off tonight. Found a very fresh nest under the intake.
...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 06-20-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 832
Posted By Austin J.
More progress has been made. I will definately...

More progress has been made. I will definately unbolt the mounts as a whole. The only lift i have is either a 2 ton chain hoist and a beam, or the front loader on the tractor. I need to make it as...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 06-19-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 832
Posted By Austin J.
Thank you for the info on torque converter. I...

Thank you for the info on torque converter. I have made some more progress. I hope to get it pulled by next weekend. It is going slow, but progress is being made. I have decided to clean everything...
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