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    do i have gt40 heads or what

    so whats better the gt40 heads or the p heads. i would think the gt40 heads would be being they are cobra heads. and my truck was made in 12-96 stamped on inside of door.
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    do i have gt40 heads or what

    someone on here said that i could have the gt40 heads on my 97 ford exp v8 if it was built later in the year. it says it was made 12-96 on the door. i would assume that would be late that model year. can anyone tell me if this is a gt40 head and where is a place that u can see whole break...
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    need help removing a sparkplug

    finaly got it and it was a sob.
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    need help removing a sparkplug

    still cant get the damn thing off. i have bent the hell out of it and still cant get that metal peice off. and i cant get to the plug. that was a stupid design if u ask me. that something chevy would do not ford. i guess i can try a dremel, but i still dont know if that will get it off...
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    removing rear brake rotor help

    you know i dont have that off. duh. stupid me.
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    removing rear brake rotor help

    thats what i thought. just like romoving the barrel out of my ak kit. use a bfh
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    saving money at the pump

    ok if you look at all my other post you can propably gather that i am trying to save a little at the pump. about a year a go my check engine light came on on my 97 exp xlt v8 awd and i had it checked and they said it was the o2 sensors. i turned the light off but it kept coming back on until 6...
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    how to remove fuel filter

    thx guys i got it off with the 5 dollar metal tool. and now i see why they are called quick connect. they connect fast, but disconnect is a *****. and i couldnt beleive the acceleration difference after i changed it. i never have and i would say who ever had it before me didnt, being it was...
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    removing rear brake rotor help

    i tried to remove my rear brake rotor on my 97 exp awd last week while replacing pads and couldnt get it off. is there some tipe of tool or do i just need to give it a good wack with a mallet.
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    need help removing a sparkplug

    i didnt have any problem with all but 1 of them. i have tried to pull and it is pretty stout. i am going to try some more tomorrow and if worse comes to worse. i will cut it off with a dremel.
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    need help removing a sparkplug

    i have doen that. i was asking about the metal shroud around the actual spot where the sparkplug screws in. they are only on the 2 cilinders close to exaust manifolds. 7 &8 and 3&4 i beleive are the numbers. im going to cut them off with a dremel if i dont find a easier way. i dont see what...
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    need help removing a sparkplug

    I started to replace my sparkplugs and wires today and needless to say it has been a *****. im stuck on one plug right now that is on the passenger side. the 2 back sparkplugs on each side of the engine have some sort of metal sheild around the sparkplug that is in my way. all the other plugs...
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    how to remove fuel filter

    ok thx. how does the tool work though
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    how to remove fuel filter

    i am trying to change my fuel filter on 97 explorer v8. i located the motorcraft filter along the frame rails and i removed the metal locks and cant get the fuel lines to come off. is there a trick to getting them off or is it because i have pressure in the line or something. tell me how to...
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    towing boat or camper with v8 explorer

    ok well what kind of hitch do you suggest or just a normal class 3 reese hitch.
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    towing boat or camper with v8 explorer

    I am looking to purchase a boat and a camper. I was wandering if anyone could tell me how big of a boat i could tow and how big of a camper be it a travel trailer or a popup. I have a 97 exploer awd v8. i will not be towing it any more that 200 miles. let me know what u all think. oh my...
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