. I will tell you Ford's have 2 small handicaps. It would be a lot less expensive to do this. Many people praise it on here. I'll do almost the same thing with my 98, it saves the body for decades. After using a bungee cord, no damage, and it was faster.
Use the oil specified on oil fill cap, I would expect 5w 20 or 10w 20. Not only is the 3000 mile interval good on the filter, but if there are grease fittings there they need to get hit. I pulled the rear end and painted it nice and clean. I have a 92 Ford explorer with 470,000 miles. The only wet visible damp spot I found was on the driver's side valve cover.
However, If you have been using conventional up to this point without any issues, then it is your choice to switch. No matter if it is synthetic or not. Worked on it more this weekend. I will be staying with speed density for now, so, would the tf spring kit and a stage one cam be a good plan? After I have the bumper and grill painted painted, I'll leave it at that for body stuff this year - prove its worth before I have the roof painted lol I installed mostly everything. Step Seven Pour the used oil into a plastic container after the used oil cools. Then reach in and pull the air filter out.
A little rust in the boots and some decent pitting - new replacements for pins and boots will be needed. Thicker oil yester year thinking is the wrong answer if you consume some oil. Yanked the late 98-2001 L snapped oil filter housing and bolt. Draining the Oil and Changing the Oil Filter Steps Step One Crawl under the car once it is securely supported. Jan 28, 2015 Synthetic is recommended for higher mileage vehicles. You can get the threaded insert for the oil filter from the dealer for like 5. Run it from the top of the door and use it to keep the door handle up during removal.
Step Eight Replace the drain plug gasket. You'll be making skids plates and bumper pieces, get those powder coated, and maybe make a few splash guards to lessen what gets to the floor pan etc. I can remove the timing cover with the accessories in place short of belt tensioner and a idler. Then I would go with a synthetic blend so you don't suffer from unnecessay leaks. Just make sure you follow the manufacturer's recommendation for oil weight under the temperature conditions you will experience. The oil cap underside backs it up.
Steering wheel foam under leather is dead. I have still never heard of an engine blowing up because the oil was changed too much :roll: :lol: You said a mouthful Cosmo, The maintenance intervals the manufacturers recommend drive me crazy :evil: I preach maintenance to my customers and often falls on deaf ears. Is the cam any diffrent in the explorer? Got some junkyard door striker bushings and a couple dorkman hatch bushings and installed those. Can I use the coil packs on the engine? · Be careful when removing the old oil filter. I tried to move them - no luck. The bracket will need modification one placement is determined. I'd have to say, its the best and funnest car I have owned in a long time.
Now look right beside the drain plug up higher to the top of the engine you will see the oil filter remove with your oil filter pliers turning it to the left. Real hot places and the manufacture suggests a thicker oil , real cold places and they want thinner oil. They come in many arrangements, look at the one in the left quarter panel of the 95-01's, that one is similar to what you just found. If you have an adjustable steering wheel the linkage system they used on the ignition jams up in cold weather. I used tabs to hold each side firmly with rubber grommets Passenger Side drivers side - also notice F150 steering box installed and the need for oil filter relocation kit.
Also where did u find the adapter for the oil filter these few things are all i got left to figure out to get this swap done and drive my car again. Used a razor to cut it. Pulled together and got a few things done this weekend. The other version has four clips. At the front crank seal.
I ended up using a small hole saw I picked up from Geek. Open the hood , pop the air breather on top of the engine. Forget drilling the bolt - its hard as a coal rock turned to a diamond. Step Eight Dispose the used oil properly: either bring it to a recycling center or an auto repair shop that can recycle it for you. Rotate to accessory and push the doorbell. The 1 Ford Explorer enthusiast resource on the Internet since 1996.