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      was there not a serious problem with the ford...

      was there not a serious problem with the ford ecoboost engines???
    2. I would think both would be effective. but I...

      I would think both would be effective. but I would rather a thread on it. more work, but more secure:thumbup:
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      if you want it you had better grab it. because...

      if you want it you had better grab it. because somebody else sure will if you don't.
    4. they couldn't figure it out so told you the...

      they couldn't figure it out so told you the engine needed replaced:facepalm: did you pay for their time with bananas:laugh:
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      try a heat gun "very carefully". you don't want...

      try a heat gun "very carefully". you don't want to melt any plastic. hair dryer might be safer actually:thumbup:
    6. threaded sleeve into the oil galley???

      threaded sleeve into the oil galley???
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      its each to their own when it comes to motor...

      its each to their own when it comes to motor tuning;)
    8. get a 2.9 block for it while its apart:thumbup:

      get a 2.9 block for it while its apart:thumbup:
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      ^^^agreed

      ^^^agreed
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      good chance the cam timing is out. try a...

      good chance the cam timing is out. try a compression test first.
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      its pretty straight forward. do a google...

      its pretty straight forward. do a google search:thumbup:
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      my filters not that bad to do anyway. there's no...

      my filters not that bad to do anyway. there's no heat exchanger on it and no ac pipes near it. its just a bog standard manual window/non ac and non pas 1990 model.
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      now that would be a nice idea, especially at this...

      now that would be a nice idea, especially at this time of year. think modifying the filter would take a bit of thought though:confused:
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      maybe the valves in cylinder one are to tight in...

      maybe the valves in cylinder one are to tight in the guides. you can't rule things out without going through the proper test procedure.
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      yeah in my opinion there is way too much oil left...

      yeah in my opinion there is way too much oil left in the sump after draining from the plug. and the crap always tends to sink to the bottom and stay there even after an oil change:sly: I like to make...
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      could be a sticky valve. do a compression test...

      could be a sticky valve. do a compression test straight after the light comes on.
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      nice one:thumbup: I was going to suggest a...

      nice one:thumbup: I was going to suggest a 10/50-15/50 oil but be better sticking with the 5/40 now:)
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      yeah I done the first oil/filter change at 250...

      yeah I done the first oil/filter change at 250 miles. even took the sump off to clean it out properly. don't think the second change is as critical, but will be doing that between 1k-1500 miles....
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      its worth a shot. 4.7mm diameter should be...

      its worth a shot. 4.7mm diameter should be plenty. and the oil will get to the turbo quicker with it being a smaller pipe.
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      sorry, but I don't understand what you mean???

      sorry, but I don't understand what you mean???
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