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Old 09-12-2013, 07:02 PM
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Default 3.0 Vulcan Head replacement Help.

Hey guys the big one is here and need advice. Have head drivers side and all the gaskets. Can anyone give me links or detailed process as to changing the head and setting the valves if needed?
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Old 09-12-2013, 08:56 PM
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Default Re: 3.0 Vulcan Head replacement Help.

In a Taurus, but pretty much the same.

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Old 09-18-2013, 06:38 PM
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Default Re: 3.0 Vulcan Head replacement Help.

Thanks for the video really helped but ran into a hiccup. Got everything together but now the truck wont start. Can anyone help please thought I put the distributor on right lined up my marks. Have fuel pressure got spark at coil what else is there.
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:31 PM
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Default Re: 3.0 Vulcan Head replacement Help.

Compression test. Make sure nothing is pinched and everything is tightened down. Check that the injectors are firing. If you have fuel, spark, the only thing left is compression if your timing is right.
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Old 09-19-2013, 05:40 PM
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Default Re: 3.0 Vulcan Head replacement Help.

Thanks found what it was the timing was off. Thanks though.
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Old 09-19-2013, 06:36 PM
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Thanks found what it was the timing was off. Thanks though.
How did you fix the timing being off?
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Old 09-20-2013, 03:10 PM
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How did you fix the timing being off?
I wonder too!
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Old 09-21-2013, 06:17 AM
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Default Re: 3.0 Vulcan Head replacement Help.

Sorry guys I marked where the distributor went but after having turned the crankshaft the install rocker arms I had to reposition the distributor. Me and my dad did it by feel as we did not have the tools to time it correctly. After getting it running we took it to have the timing fine tuned. Also will be posting a Head Gasket replacement for the 92 3.0 as there is none all just cover the basics. Details Details.
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Old 09-21-2013, 12:30 PM
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Ohh, got it/thank you!
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