1. How good of a mechanic are you and do you like to take on MAJOR repair/rebuild automotive projects?2. If you can Honestly answer yes to both parts of question #1 then I would guess that you wouldn't have asked the original question....you'd already have weighed the pros and cons of taking on an EXTENSIVE INTRICATE and TIME CONSUMING as well as COSTLY project such as a ring and valve job.3. If you are like most people that do all of their own maintenance to your vehicle (oil changes replaceing shocks ,put in stereos ,replace an alternator starter or radiator, etc) then you might want to try it yourself. You'd probably be alright as long as you did everything properly and didn't try to save a dollar here and there and cutting too many corners only to ultimately cut your throat. Which brings us to #4.4.are you prepared to spend some money? Because even doing it yourself, ajob like that is going to cost you between $300 and as much as $1000 or maybe more. Of course that "all depends" too. Some things to consider : YOU WILL NEED SPECIALTY TOOLS. Some can be rented but even so you'd have to give the $$$ first and refunded later. You will also have to employ a machine shop to grind valves clean magnaflux and generally rebuild the cylinder heads as well, because why have your lower end rebuilt without rebuilding the top end too.... If you do either one without doing the other at the same time, more times than not you will be right back under the hood real soon fixing which ever one you thought "it'd be allright." Also asuuming there are alot of miles on the vehicle some otheer stuff you might want to consider doing would be things like replaceing the timing belt or chain and if it has a manual transmission you may want to take a peek at the clutch pressure plat and flywheel. If you've never hade to replace those babies before then this would be the perfect time to replace them --- they do wearout.
If you were to do all of the things that I just mentioned above you'd be looking at probably in the neighborhood of $1300. If you took your car to a shop and the guy doing the work was a personal friend it would cost my guess about $2000 -- most likely $2500 and he probably would let you know about the other things like the timing belt and clutch and etc. meaning he would inspect them and advise you if he felt you should bring it back to him within a month or two and he'd "be glad to fix those for you too." But that's because he is your friend. If you take the car to the local Ford dealership,You could count on AT LEAST $3000 MORE LIKE $3500 AND ALL THEY WILL DO IS WHAT IS WRITTEN ON THE WORK ORDER!!! They WILL NOT do anything above or beyond what is written on that contract that you sign!!
The easiest and most cost effective thing to do would be to look into an engine exchange shop and get a rebuilt short block for about $800 or I would recommend a long block for about $1200. A short block is just the engine block crank and camshafts pistons connecting rods and piston rings. And a long block is the same thing with the addition of the cylinder heads included. you give them your old engine and heads in rebuildable condition and they send you the rebuilt engine and heads and about $300 core money and you get about a 90 day warranty only good if you follow their specific instructions:)
So there you have it. It is a lot to think about. You may even want to consicer just donateing the truck to a charity and writing it off on your taxes and using the engine money to buy another used truck you may get lucky and find a sweet running truck for about $2000. Its all up to you.
because of time and cost i would change the motor. unless you are a nascar mechanic and can do that kind of job in a hurry.
No but heavy braking will
They have good power, but the engine is very heavy.They have good power, but the engine is very heavy.
Heavy crude is less in demand than light crude, because it needs more expensive refining to make it usable. Since it is less in demand, it is cheaper to buy.
you will have to have a gunsmith check it to be sure.
A squad is a combination of a fire engine and heavy rescue
more than you
Approximately 2,400 pounds.
heavy breathing as you call it , in an engine would mostly be caused by a filthy air cleaner or a blocked air intake
Do not pour any such product in your engine. If you have a blown head gasket the only fix is to replace the gasket. Those type products are only a temporary emergency fix.
For heavy loads, front engine is pulling while back engine is pushing.
It depends on the engine. The weight of the jet engine varies from 542lbs to 13842lbs.
youghort could work
pretty big heavy engine with most of the weight being in the heads.
For brand new heavy duty trucks, try Heavy Duty Trucks USA. Trucks Junction and 1 Used Trucks both sell used heavy duty trucks online for a cheaper alternative.
Errrr. On the engine block (big heavy bit on the bottom)
The viscosity of the oil may not be heavy enough to protect the engine.
Oster makes heavy duty blenders for a commercial kitchen. Cuisenart is a cheaper alternative to Oster if you are looking to save money.
yes with heavy modification
Replace fuel filter and check the 02 sensor if the check engine light is on it's probably the 02 sensor run a diagnostic test to be sure
The crankshaft SENSOR shouldn't be much trouble. It's location depends on the manufacturer and the engine type. Check in one of the manuals that cover your car, like Haynes or Chilton and it shoud give you reasonably accurate information on the location of the crankshaft sensor. If you need to replace the crankshaft, first, remove the engine... Yes, it can be a pain but the biggest piece of machinery you will need is an engine lift.
Don't know but can tell you a Ranger will be as heavy or heavier than any other brand bass boat of comparable length. A 350v Ranger is probably the most popular and well made bass boats of all time.
Brake and clutch fluid type: DOT 3 heavy duty brake fluid. - Haynes Repair Manual #36071, 1993-2005 Ford Ranger Pick-ups