IS THERE ROOM TO CHANGE CYLINDER HEADS ON FORD F-150 FX4 5.4L WITHOUT PULLING ENGINE OUT?

  • Tiny
  • pvsfx4
  • 2004 Ford F-150
  • 86,000 miles

I have to pull left head out because of bad valve on #7. Want to try it myself but dont want to get stuck half way into job.

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Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 AT 10:53 PM

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  • cadieman
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Yes and make sure the heads are rebuilt

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Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 AT 10:58 PM
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Thankyou very much craig (cadieman)

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Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 AT 11:03 PM
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  • ASEMaster6371
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Done a few. Very tight especially the right side. Take your time. Hope you have small hands.

I will pull the motor next time as it takes less time to pull it and do the job than do it in the truck.

Roy

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Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 AT 11:16 PM
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Its a lotta work leaning over. Be sure to tork the head bolts are you doing both sides?

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Thursday, February 16th, 2012 AT 4:32 AM

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