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Old 10-02-2012, 10:44 AM   #19
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I would have added a 23 motor

Originally Posted by WSkobra View Post
I am actually not going to replace the manifold or remove them. There are replacement flaps which is the cheapest way to fix the problem. I am just going to be replacing the whole motor. I also have cylinder head issues and its just not worth paying $900 for a head from the dealer when I can buy a complete motor with 15k miles om it for $1,250.
I woundn't pay $900. for a head either. It would have been a great time to upgrade to a 23 motor. Replacement tumble flaps= I've never heard of that before. If you want replacement flaps, Ford sells the whole intake manifold.
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