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Old 01-19-2011, 10:12 AM
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Default Damn...Cracked Heads on 4.0L

Thought I was going to do a head gasket repair and found out that both heads are cracked on my new to me 97 Ranger. Both are cracked on the ridge between the intake and exhaust valve openings on the two rear cylinders. It seems that everyone I talk to says that the 4.0L is noted for that...is it???...could there be a recall that I am missing??? Otherwise I am looking at a ton of cash to get the truck running again. Anyone have a good recommendation for some inexpensive but quality heads??

97 XLT 4x4 4.0L

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Old 01-19-2011, 11:04 AM
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Default Re: Damn...Cracked Heads on 4.0L

ive got some stock heads off of my 96 4.0 if u are interested
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Old 01-19-2011, 11:16 AM
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Default Re: Damn...Cracked Heads on 4.0L

haha, I read the thread title to quick and thought it read "Damn Crack Heads...."
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Old 01-20-2011, 05:48 AM
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ive got some stock heads off of my 96 4.0 if u are interested
I appreciate the offer but just reading the post this morning I missed the boat. On my way home from work last night I stopped at the local parts store/machine shop and between their help and some help from the dealer where I bought the truck I was able to get a new set of heads and they are going to completely assemble and have ready for me tomorrow. Plus do the valves and new valve seals?

Thank You again...that was a nice offer.

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haha, I read the thread title to quick and thought it read "Damn Crack Heads...."

I needed that this morning.

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