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Forum: 3.8 & 4.2L V6 10-16-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 91,270
Posted By BrianA
Hey guys, Haven't posted here in ages. Thought...

Hey guys,
Haven't posted here in ages. Thought I'd spend a few minutes tonight poking around some.

My 2005 is closing in on 276,000 miles now.

Still runs like a top. Burns no oil. ...
Forum: 3.8 & 4.2L V6 01-21-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 85,023
Posted By BrianA
Hey Skipper, Maybe some info from this search...

Hey Skipper,
Maybe some info from this search will help:
Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums - Search Results (https://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/search.php?searchid=8972128)

You can also try a search...
Forum: 3.8 & 4.2L V6 07-17-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,240
Posted By BrianA
I got curious and did a search. Looking back...

I got curious and did a search. Looking back about 7 years, I didn't see one thread documenting a spun/failed rod bearing.
Either way, I'm glad to hear his operation is working for him, and glad I...
Forum: 3.8 & 4.2L V6 07-16-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,240
Posted By BrianA
Sorry it has taken so long to reply. Been busy at...

Sorry it has taken so long to reply. Been busy at work and on the road a lot.

I have been hanging out here in the 4.2 forum for about 12 years and can't say that spun rod bearings is anything I...
Forum: 3.8 & 4.2L V6 07-16-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,475
Posted By BrianA
Welcome Art. Looks like nobody ever posted a...

Welcome Art.

Looks like nobody ever posted a resolution to this specific problem, but in general, when I hear glowing exhaust manifold and stumble or poor acceleration, I immediately think very...
Forum: 3.8 & 4.2L V6 07-16-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,421
Posted By BrianA
Tim has offered to help out. I have been a...

Tim has offered to help out.

I have been a bit erratic lately when it comes to checking in and trying to answer questions and help get answers.

I have a new job that keeps me steppin' 'n...
Forum: 3.8 & 4.2L V6 07-13-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 91,270
Posted By BrianA
Steven, I sold the 2000 model when I bought...

Steven,

I sold the 2000 model when I bought the '05. I never saw it again after I sold it.

Since I changed jobs, I don't put as many miles on my '05. It is at 269,000 miles now.
Still no...
Forum: 3.8 & 4.2L V6 03-28-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By BrianA
Is what you show in the pics from a 4.2 V6? ...

Is what you show in the pics from a 4.2 V6?
Looks like an intake manifold from an inline 6. :-huh
Forum: 3.8 & 4.2L V6 03-28-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,157
Posted By BrianA
I can't help with this one. I'd suggest a Haynes...

I can't help with this one. I'd suggest a Haynes or Clymer or Ford manual and just go about tracing all the wiring that would have been involved.
Sounds like it might be one of those cases where...
Forum: 3.8 & 4.2L V6 03-28-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 890
Posted By BrianA
IIRC, the '97 models also had problems with...

IIRC, the '97 models also had problems with timing chain cover gaskets in addition to LIM gaskets.

You can search the forum and find some info from way back when......
Forum: 3.8 & 4.2L V6 03-28-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 33,626
Posted By BrianA
Interesting project. Good luck with it and let us...

Interesting project. Good luck with it and let us know how it turns out.
Forum: 3.8 & 4.2L V6 01-20-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 91,270
Posted By BrianA
245,000 miles and still going fine. No...

245,000 miles and still going fine.
No problems. No complaints.

Oh yeah.......
Still original serpentine belt.
Forum: 3.8 & 4.2L V6 01-17-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,451
Posted By BrianA
What coolant/antifreeze to use?

This question came up in a PM to me, and has been mentioned before.
In case you ever want or need to know, I can save you some hassle.
This is exactly what the newer Ford trucks call for.
...
Forum: 3.8 & 4.2L V6 10-16-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,253
Posted By BrianA
Frank, I have an 05 and do not know if the...

Frank,
I have an 05 and do not know if the fuse panels are the same between the 02 and the 05.
I will check this afternoon and let you know what I see on my end.
Forum: 2.6, 2.8, 2.9, 4.0 & SOHC 4.0 V6 08-30-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,006
Posted By BrianA
Howdy and welcome to FTE. Seems your post wound...

Howdy and welcome to FTE.
Seems your post wound up in the 3.8/4.2 Forum, instead of the 4.0 V6 Forum.
I'll move it there and maybe you can get some good help.

Again, welcome to FTE and hope you...
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