Originally Posted by bwFX42006
I may have just had an epiphany....or I may be an idiot....but for removing manifold studs on the 5.4....couldn't you slide a stubby socket over the stud....then slide a washer over the stud so it was sitting on the socket....then thread on a left handed flanged nut? Wouldn't tightening the nut pull the stud out? Correct me if I'm wrong...and I probably am....but I just envisioned a process similar to the Lisle puller tool and thought maybe it could work...
sounds like it would work well but I'm pretty sure the studs going into the engine are threaded so you wouldn't be able to just pull them strait out would you?