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Forum: V8 Engines
07-03-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 467,038
Posted By syncmaster

I started this thread a while ago, the time-sert...

I started this thread a while ago, the time-sert kit changed a little since I did my ford e350 ( all 8 holes) here is a link to my install.


http://www.angelfire.com/biz/gobingo/index.htm

I...
Forum: V8 Engines
04-25-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 467,038
Posted By syncmaster

The 5.4 has more Horse Power and that will give...

The 5.4 has more Horse Power and that will give you more vibration in the engine.

Plus the 5.4 has a very poor design of coils mounted on top of each sparkplug and is being held in place with one...
Forum: V8 Engines
12-22-2007, 07:29 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 91,784
Posted By syncmaster

Yeah Right.... I am sure all the Ford Dealers...

Yeah Right.... I am sure all the Ford Dealers pull your truck into the shop and shut it off and wait for the engine to cool down before changing your spark plugs.
Forum: V8 Engines
05-31-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 467,038
Posted By syncmaster

put it up for sale on ebay

put it up for sale on ebay
Forum: Lightning
02-28-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 36,605
Posted By syncmaster

the kit works great but be careful when reaming...

the kit works great but be careful when reaming the hole out, at the end of the reamer there is a collar set to stop you from going to deep with the counter sink.
But I got a email from one guy...
Forum: Lightning
02-27-2007, 11:30 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 36,605
Posted By syncmaster

2 years ago when mine blew the ford service...

2 years ago when mine blew the ford service manager told me that fords recomended repair is REPLACE the head. They claim the inserts are not reliable.
but the service manager said he would do me a...
Forum: Lightning
02-20-2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 36,605
Posted By syncmaster

here is some help for your blown plug problem ...

here is some help for your blown plug problem
http://www.angelfire.com/biz/gobingo/index.htm


good luck
Forum: V8 Engines
11-12-2005, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,213
Posted By syncmaster

I have a 1998 ford e350 5.4L 178,000 miles. I...

I have a 1998 ford e350 5.4L 178,000 miles.
I have the same knock when starting while it warms up.
the winter is worst for the knocking.
the engine runs great otherwise.
I think it could be...
Forum: V8 Engines
10-31-2005, 08:14 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 467,038
Posted By syncmaster

Spark plug blowout repair with Bigsert

Warning... listen up now this is important.
I just got a email from a guy that bought the big sert and installed it.
after the install the piston smashed the sparkplug. He drilled to much. you just...
Forum: V8 Engines
09-22-2005, 03:33 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 467,038
Posted By syncmaster

I will tell you up front that ford will never...

I will tell you up front that ford will never admit there is a problem with the triton engine, if they did it would cost them millions of $$$ . They very quietly and carefully slipped in a design...
Forum: V8 Engines
08-12-2005, 09:02 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 467,038
Posted By syncmaster

here is something for your scrap book

here is a artical from a local news paper Newsday wheels section advise:



https://www.f150online.com/galleries/mygallery.cfm?gnum=6340
Forum: V8 Engines
07-19-2005, 07:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,391
Posted By syncmaster

try this easy fix for engine misfire problem

I have a 1998 ford E350 van 175,000 miles (all highway..lol) . It suddenly went from running great to 1 cylinder not firing. The idle went from not being able to feel the engine to easily feel the...
Forum: V8 Engines
07-18-2005, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By syncmaster

Go to auto zone, ask them to read fail codes in...

Go to auto zone, ask them to read fail codes in your computer. Even if your check engine light is not lit, your computer still records what cylinder is misfiring.
Forum: V8 Engines
07-13-2005, 05:00 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 467,038
Posted By syncmaster

Ok, here is a update on my installing the BIG...

Ok, here is a update on my installing the BIG SERT steel inserts in all the spark plug holes over a year and 25,000 miles ago on my 1998 ford E350 van.
I have had no problems with the plugs and I am...
Forum: Transmissions
07-01-2005, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,672
Posted By syncmaster

I have the same blinking OD light. It happens...

I have the same blinking OD light. It happens when I go over 60MPH and stays blinking until I shut the engine off , then it stays off until I go over 60.
Took my 1998 e350 5.4l van into DR Nick's...
Forum: Lightning
05-20-2005, 09:19 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 36,605
Posted By syncmaster

Yes, There is a easy fix, but don't go to ford or...

Yes, There is a easy fix, but don't go to ford or they will end up selling you a new head. You also should be careful choosing a garage because some of them will put in a heili coil which is a...
Forum: V8 Engines
11-21-2004, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,037
Posted By syncmaster

Here is a link to alot of info on this subject. ...

Here is a link to alot of info on this subject.

https://www.f150online.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=103042&highlight=blown+plug


Here is another link to installing the big-serts in a...
Forum: V8 Engines
09-06-2004, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,441
Posted By syncmaster

OK, this might not be the answer to your problem...

OK, this might not be the answer to your problem but it is something to check out. I have a e-350 van and the motor that opens and closes the heater door broke.
When the air handler door is in...
Forum: V8 Engines
08-03-2004, 06:13 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 467,038
Posted By syncmaster

here is a link to more info on the spark plug...

here is a link to more info on the spark plug steel inserts. They are offering the standard 5 thread insert or a fully threaded insert(like the new design heads). Given the choice I would install the...
Forum: V8 Engines
05-15-2004, 01:30 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 467,038
Posted By syncmaster

MichScrew, Your Welcome ! If you are...

MichScrew,
Your Welcome !
If you are going to build the COPPER PIPE GUIDE (I like that, it sounds so professional !) When you cut the 3/4" copper pipe 2" long, make sure you clean out the burr...
Forum: V8 Engines
05-08-2004, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 23,953
Posted By syncmaster

MIchScrew, I just got done installing steel...

MIchScrew,
I just got done installing steel inserts in all my spark plug holes on my E-350 ford van.
Here is the link to pictures, it may take a min or 2 to load . (lots of pictures)
...
Forum: V8 Engines
05-08-2004, 01:31 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 467,038
Posted By syncmaster

Hello all, It has been a while since I have...

Hello all,
It has been a while since I have had to post anything about blowing a spark plug, But yes driving down the road minding my own business and POP. Blew the 2nd one back on passenger side....
Forum: V8 Engines
04-30-2004, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 17,831
Posted By syncmaster

Yes gopher you are missing something here! ...

Yes gopher you are missing something here!

The 4 spark plug threads don't tear out at one time when the plug blows. First the plug works loose from engine vibration (probably due to the coil...
Forum: V8 Engines
03-13-2004, 07:04 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 467,038
Posted By syncmaster

anybody know if the ext warranty (by ford) covers...

anybody know if the ext warranty (by ford) covers this

Hi je3169,

read page 5 post#12 name-> beomanj then
Click here and read: extended warranty ?...
Forum: V8 Engines
02-06-2004, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,760
Posted By syncmaster

Throttle, I think your right , I'm gonna have...

Throttle,
I think your right , I'm gonna have to go to the stealership soon.
I think I'll try what WMCNALLY suggested , maybe I do have a leaking intake gasket it's easy enough to check.
I'll...
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