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Old 10-09-2018, 11:42 AM
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Anyone used this head to replace the 90-94 93TM version?

Now with my entire intake removed, it seems apparent that my KING Cylinder heads have cracked (4 years old with 2 year warrant, INDIA castings).

Anyone have experience with this supplier, WindyCityEngine and parts?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/262846653289?ul_noapp=true

Since I'd like to drive my 93 Aero another 4~5 years, looks like I'm buying another set of heads from somebody...... this seller claims the castings they machine are German made.

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Old 10-09-2018, 03:06 PM
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I wonder why they re-use the valves and springs? Just to save cost? If I were rebuilding heads, I would at least replace the springs.

Check this page for a ton of information on the 4 liter v6:

Rebuilding The Ford 4.0L Pushrod V6 - Engine Builder Magazine
 
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Originally Posted by xlt4wd90 View Post
I wonder why they re-use the valves and springs? Just to save cost? If I were rebuilding heads, I would at least replace the springs.

Check this page for a ton of information on the 4 liter v6:

Rebuilding The Ford 4.0L Pushrod V6 - Engine Builder Magazine
a broken valve spring is what was wrong with my 4.0.
 
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Old 10-11-2018, 05:31 AM
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Well I won't be chancing the WindyCity heads...... found NOS 93TM on eBay (bare) and will transfer my 20K mile springs & valves to those German made heads.

BTW - my son whilst searching up the 4.0L engine finds proof that these engines were made in Europe? The heads were cast in Koln we believe but I didn't know the entire 4.0L engine was a Euro product.
 
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Yes, the 4.0L v6 is made in Cologne, Germany, specifically for US cars, and not used in ANY German cars. Maybe that tells you something about the engine.
 
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Yes, the 4.0L v6 is made in Cologne, Germany, specifically for US cars, and not used in ANY German cars. Maybe that tells you something about the engine.
Having worked for a German company for 18 years, what I know about Europa is that anything larger than 2.0L pays hefty taxes to operate.... the rate is much higher above the 2.0L threshold. That's why they turbo charge their small engines to make power and avoid the pollution taxes that most of those countries charge.

Further to this, better German made than Mexican!
 


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