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Forum: Suspension
12-20-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By DYNOTECH

Yep it can be left out. My 97 has has not had...

Yep it can be left out. My 97 has has not had that bolt installed for years and no problem. We used to run the p/s pump on our dyno engines with that bolt missing never a problem
Forum: V8 Engines
04-09-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By DYNOTECH

I have a 97/98 4.6 non PI truck intake manifold...

I have a 97/98 4.6 non PI truck intake manifold perfect condition if you are interested shot me a PM.
01-01-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By DYNOTECH

I have personally never used sealant of any kind...

I have personally never used sealant of any kind and never had a problem. I suspect that the vast majority of exhaust systems including factory installed do not have sealant on them. In my opinion I...
Forum: V8 Engines
01-01-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By DYNOTECH

First thing that comes to mind is if you have a...

First thing that comes to mind is if you have a remote car starter installed and it's shutting it down after a set period of time. If its not installed properly....
Forum: V8 Engines
12-29-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By DYNOTECH

I have seen some of these engines that had over...

I have seen some of these engines that had over 600,000 miles on them and a few with over 900,000 miles on them and still running good. These were in police and taxi vehicles so thats not even...
Forum: V8 Engines
12-21-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By DYNOTECH

Hey living in Hawaii you don't need heat...

Hey living in Hawaii you don't need heat anyway.... Just loop the heater hose and enjoy your truck....lol
Forum: V8 Engines
12-21-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By DYNOTECH

Another option. www.rockauto.com

Another option. www.rockauto.com
Forum: V8 Engines
12-21-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By DYNOTECH

Yes, The piston grades for each cyl is pinstamped...

Yes, The piston grades for each cyl is pinstamped on the front of the block. Look at the flat machined area on the front of the engine block which will be below the rightside head deck above the...
Forum: V8 Engines
12-06-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 981
Posted By DYNOTECH

The white deposits on 5 and 6 are from coolant....

The white deposits on 5 and 6 are from coolant. The fact that they are #5 and #6 also helps to diagnois this condition as the coolant outlet is directly above #5 sparkplug hole and #6 gets any leaked...
Forum: V8 Engines
12-01-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By DYNOTECH

Exactly what glc said. I have a 97 f150 with 4.6...

Exactly what glc said. I have a 97 f150 with 4.6 and use 5w-20w and 5w-30w with Motorcraft filters only. He is correct in stating that the only reason Ford went with the 5w-20w was for the optimum...
Forum: V8 Engines
10-27-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By DYNOTECH

My money is on the fuel system. Bad fuel...

My money is on the fuel system. Bad fuel somewhere. Either poor fuel delivery as in a partial blockage somewhere or just bad fuel in the system. Get ALL old fuel out of system meaning tank as well....
Forum: V8 Engines
09-09-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,723
Posted By DYNOTECH

The damage to the cyl head is not good obviously...

The damage to the cyl head is not good obviously and I see at least one crack in the exhaust valve seat. So you need to have the cyl head checked out for obvious reasons. The head gasket is not a...
Forum: V8 Engines
09-09-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By DYNOTECH

First remove the serpentine belt to make sure its...

First remove the serpentine belt to make sure its not a FEAD component or pully bearing. Then check sparkplugs for a loose plug. Then remove the cam cover and look for a collapsed lash adjuster, worn...
Forum: V8 Engines
08-02-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By DYNOTECH

I use a series of extensions with an 18 mm swivel...

I use a series of extensions with an 18 mm swivel impact socket, lay back under the truck and with enough extensions (2-3 ft) just weave the socket up into position and run the bolt out. If you...
Forum: V8 Engines
08-02-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By DYNOTECH

It is very possible that something such as a...

It is very possible that something such as a small bolt, nut, or other debris to drop into a intake port and hold a valve open.Do not force the engine to turn as it can easily bend a valve. Also...
Forum: V8 Engines
07-22-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By DYNOTECH

If you remove the serp belt and the noise goes...

If you remove the serp belt and the noise goes away then you can be pretty certain that the noise is either coming from the p/s, alternator, A/C, or a tensioner or idler pully and not the base...
Forum: V8 Engines
07-11-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,347
Posted By DYNOTECH

I would remove the water pump and look for one or...

I would remove the water pump and look for one or more impeller fins missing. They can and do break off sometimes. Even one missing will cause a cooling issue because the loose fin will migrate to...
Forum: V8 Engines
06-10-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,208
Posted By DYNOTECH

What does the original plug that you removed look...

What does the original plug that you removed look like and was it seated all the way down?
Forum: V8 Engines
05-29-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By DYNOTECH

Exactly what I figured glc after reading his post.

Exactly what I figured glc after reading his post.
Forum: V8 Engines
05-14-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By DYNOTECH

Tap the socket down using a small hammer. Looks...

Tap the socket down using a small hammer. Looks like it should have enough to grab are you using a six point socket? If the dealer installed it the I would take it back with the receipt and have tell...
Forum: V8 Engines
05-03-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,108
Posted By DYNOTECH

A quick description of how the factory primes one...

A quick description of how the factory primes one of these engines.
The engine reaches one of the final stations on the assembly line and the correct amount of oil is installed into the engine. The...
Forum: V8 Engines
05-02-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,115
Posted By DYNOTECH

The factory lash adjusters were ok. If the lash...

The factory lash adjusters were ok. If the lash adjuster is collapsed and will not pump up then it is defective. Try inverting them and pressing them they will bleed down in that position. You just...
Forum: V8 Engines
04-28-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By DYNOTECH

Check...

Check here....http://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/ford,2006,f-150,5.4l+v8,1432394,ignition,ignition+coil,7060
Forum: V8 Engines
04-18-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By DYNOTECH

I keep waiting for my 97 F150 to let me down so I...

I keep waiting for my 97 F150 to let me down so I can buy a new F150. The old girl just won't give up and I can't see getting rid of it until she does. My thoughts are with the F150 4x4 with 5.0 as...
Forum: V8 Engines
04-10-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By DYNOTECH

Head gasket...classic symptoms. JMO. I have...

Head gasket...classic symptoms. JMO. I have pulled cyl heads off while the engine is in the truck.. You have to crawl up in there and get dirty but they will come out. Just my experience..Good luck.
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