Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups - View Single Post - engine question
Thread: engine question
View Single Post
post #2 of (permalink) Old 04-22-2003, 08:54 PM
BRONCOMANIA
Veteran
 
BRONCOMANIA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: eustis , Florida
Posts: 1,444
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
 
Re: engine question

No, its not possible unless you got octopus arms cuz you cannot *fully* remove the oil pan under a bronco even jacking the engine as high as possible with the upper intake off, anyways, if your main bearings are bad enough the rods are even gonna be worse as they recieve lubrication after the mains. Sorry , been there already [img]images/graemlins/frown.gif[/img], its simply not worth patching the lower end on a 5.0 in a 4X4 truck unless you plan to put a for sale sign on it the next day. [img]images/graemlins/smirk.gif[/img]

If your main bearings on a 5.0 are bad, most likely your rod bearings, your oil-pump, timing chain , rings & seals are not much better or worse.
BRONCOMANIA is offline  
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome