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Old 01-17-2013, 10:17 AM   #1
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Hey everyone. To start, this build is still a few months from being complete. I am a student, 5days a week in college and i work 4days a week. So it leaves me with little time for my project.

Alright, on Nov. 6th 2012 I bought this 2004 F150 Fx4 crew cab for $5500 as is.
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The Good:

Grey Leather interior
sunroof
all power options
hitch
bedliner
mint stock 17" rims (stored for 4yrs)
current E-test
31" BFG's

The Bad:

Exhaust Manifold leaks + broken studs
Both cab corners starting to rust
Steering shaft worn out
Minimal dents
212 500km
intermittent "no-start" (fuel pump module)
Ticking engine
Sloppy timing chain
Cracked windshild
1 broken fog light


Let the fun begin!
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:18 AM   #2
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Haha 5150. You crazy!
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I wasted no time... started tearing her apart the first night (sorry for the extremely blurry pic. only one i have)
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Haha 5150. You crazy!
Yes...so ive been told lol
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1st thing on my list was to deal with the 5.4 wood pecker of an engine. And of course.. 7/8 plugs broke
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Time to take off the heads
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The sloppy chain
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By the afternoon of the 1st day of work i had both heads off and ready to drop off at the machine shop.
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me also, interested in this one. good luck.
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That's a productive afternoon!
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