• 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Okay GURU's...... non Mustang
#1
2008 F150.... tune up. So the highly respectable shop everyone is cheering about? SIX HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS to replace the spark plugs....and that is IF they dont break any !!!!!

guess i'm gonna do a tune up


67 Diamond Blue Vert

[Image: images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRveIaRU6OAzTfd2Mv6ypG...mJJrHJ_B_Q]

DUDE

LOL even my sig line offended somebody!
  Reply
#2
I'll do it for $600 if you drive it to Virginia! Smile



Mike AKA Ole Pony & Rare Pony

Our current Mustang garage/driveway
1973 Mustang Convert - Bought in 1974 - Still have it!
2004 Mach 1 Oxford White Auto, Bought Sept 06


[Image: 20180127_082009.jpg]

upload a photo on internet




  Reply
#3
This should get you started. Ford TSB 08-7-6. Chuck
  Reply
#4
As long as you're coming to VA, I do it for only $500 - more if I break any Smile

[Image: 1673if.png]
50 F1
73 Mach 1
86 F150
96 F150
2014 F150
Always looking
  Reply
#5
It is a simple job if you have the special tool to remove broken spark plugs...a very, very common occurence on these engines.
Murphy's Laws of Probability guarantee you will have broken plugs if you don't have the tool. But, get the tool and you will likely have broken plugs anyway.
Ford has a few TSBs on this, but does not cover the expense of a broken plug. Take it to a Ford dealer for the tune up...they surely have the tool.
  Reply
#6
Thanks C9

Oh and you Virginny boyzz .....I actually told my wife I should just take some time off and go up to VA. I have a good friend that lives in Concord/Lynchburg area. He is an former Ford dealer mechanic and a HUGE Ford fan. Has a 73 GTS Torino.

Heck we can all get together...I can afford to travel there and back fix the truck, buy everybody Lunch and dinner for 650.00


67 Diamond Blue Vert

[Image: images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRveIaRU6OAzTfd2Mv6ypG...mJJrHJ_B_Q]

DUDE

LOL even my sig line offended somebody!
  Reply
#7
Done several 5.4 3v. Get the tool. I think mine was made by Lisle or something similar to that name. Piece of cake with the tool. Cost about $100. Well worth it.
  Reply
#8
I did a decarb service to my F150 before i replaced the plugs. It's carbon build up that causes the plugs to get stuck and break. Replaced all 8 plugs and didnt break a single one. My truck had 95,000 miles on it when I changed plugs. Total investment (including tool, decarb service and plugs), $300.00 Big Grin

- Travis



I'm an analog man in a digital world.
  Reply
#9
judge;184149 Wrote:Done several 5.4 3v. Get the tool. I think mine was made by Lisle or something similar to that name. Piece of cake with the tool. Cost about $100. Well worth it.

iS THAT ALL? I was expecting some huge price tag on the tool,....done! I looked over the doc's that C9 (thanks again) offered and call it done.

I'll get after this project next weekend. Thanks GUYS.... oh and you two crazies from Virginny!


67 Diamond Blue Vert

[Image: images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRveIaRU6OAzTfd2Mv6ypG...mJJrHJ_B_Q]

DUDE

LOL even my sig line offended somebody!
  Reply
#10
You can even rent the tool from stores like Autozone or Advance Auto. Then take it back when you are done.

Mike
__________________________________
Black 1985 GT
Yellow 1973 Mustang Mach 1
Black 2012 5.0 GT, 6-speed, Brembo brakes, 3.73's
Wimbledon White 1966 F-100 Shortbed Styleside, 390ci, Tremec 3550, FiTech EFI
  Reply
Share Thread:  


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  The very last Fox Body Mustang Carolina_Mountain_Mustangs 0 94 02-03-2019, 11:01 AM
Last Post: Carolina_Mountain_Mustangs
  Mustang Display, 1964 NY World's Fair Tegemus 10 310 01-02-2019, 03:01 PM
Last Post: SVO2SCJ
  Mustang goodies for Christmas... What did you get? Stanglover 11 446 12-28-2018, 02:41 AM
Last Post: timachone
  A really odd mustang went to South Vietman in 1967 Carolina_Mountain_Mustangs 8 369 12-19-2018, 12:34 PM
Last Post: timachone
  Local Owner of Last Fox Body Mustang Carolina_Mountain_Mustangs 5 285 12-13-2018, 11:55 AM
Last Post: Carolina_Mountain_Mustangs
  1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake for Sale - 1-of-1 Shelby Mustang GT500 Auctioned by Mec mustang7173 5 283 12-13-2018, 08:44 AM
Last Post: Hemikiller
  1973 Mach 1 Going to Mustang Museum Carolina_Mountain_Mustangs 11 643 10-24-2018, 01:54 PM
Last Post: jowens1126
  Went to Longest running Mustang show ever Carolina_Mountain_Mustangs 4 263 10-07-2018, 05:48 PM
Last Post: Fabrice



Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)