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  1. TobyU replied to the thread Blown Spark Plug on 2001 Expedition w/ Triton 5.4L.

    Many of the lousy heads have only 3.5 threads I the holes. I have counted them on many ford heads. A little over 3 spirals or steps...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 8:59 PM
  2. TobyU replied to the thread Can I install a third row seat?.

    No one in my 3rd row is using seat belt anyway. About only time anyone is there is if they are laying down taking a nap on a trip....

    Aug 22, 2019 at 1:50 AM
  3. TobyU replied to the thread Sunroof repair.

    NO way...EVER! I swap V10 engines by myself because I need the vehicle and I'm cheap and you have to have a running engine to use it...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 1:46 AM
  4. TobyU liked ManUpOrShutUp's post in the thread Sunroof repair.

    Oh, hell no. After seeing these photos, I am certain I would set the truck ablaze before embarking on this project. The seats are in...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 1:41 AM
  5. TobyU replied to the thread 2003 5.4 what is idler pulley torque?.

    Can't give you spec off top of my head but I just use a 3.8 ratchet and tighten it good. It is not that crucial to have a set torque or...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 1:40 AM
  6. TobyU replied to the thread 4.6 litre engine.

    Let me give you some real world stats. I have owned and maintained a lot of 4.6s and a few 5.4 and 6.8s but a good friend has currently...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 1:37 AM
  7. TobyU liked 16plati's post in the thread Black....

    Jesus here we go again. a polish does not remove paint. A compound removes oxidized clear coat, Polish alone will only remove embedded...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 1:07 AM
  8. TobyU replied to the thread 4.6 litre engine.

    I has little to do with a recommended plug. The main issue is tightening them enough. As fare as recommendation from manufacturer...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 1:14 AM
  9. TobyU replied to the thread Anyone else seeing rust on rear door seams?.

    I would try cleaning well with the iron remover stuff for paint. Iron X is one brand. Then a cleaner wax, then a hard paste wax coating....

    Aug 21, 2019 at 1:06 AM
  10. TobyU replied to the thread Trying not to lose temper at dealer.

    Maybe not lose temper (at least not completely) but get highly annoyed and agitated. I'm with Dorzak all the way. I'm tired of idiots,...

    Aug 18, 2019
  11. TobyU liked Dorzak's post in the thread Trying not to lose temper at dealer.

    If you can’t trust them with little things why trust them with big things? I should add the dealer is using their not responsible for...

    Aug 18, 2019
  12. TobyU replied to the thread Sunroof repair.

    I think lack of opening them causes more probs than using them. You should lube the gasket/seal with silicone or something once a year...

    Aug 18, 2019
  13. TobyU replied to the thread What’s with the common misconception on foreign cars?.

    The first or early import engines weren't even that much better...or the issue was you couldn't keep the car together long enough to get...

    Aug 18, 2019
  14. TobyU replied to the thread What’s with the common misconception on foreign cars?.

    I really see very little difference. I am not a fan or woodgrain. I don't like the silver lines going down under the middle vents...

    Aug 18, 2019
  15. TobyU replied to the thread Not happy with 17 syspension.

    What do the tires say printed on the sidewall about max pressure?? Are they a 52 or 54 psi max tire?

    Aug 18, 2019