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03-10-2013 08:06 AM
macdiesel Cool. I think I'll leave it be and see if it leaks.
03-09-2013 08:58 PM
amc49 I'd be willing to bet that the bottom can spin. Solenoid plungers often do.
03-09-2013 07:13 PM
macdiesel For those that replaced the oring, I only see one but have read there are two? I replace the only one I saw. Do I need to seperate the top and bottom halves to get to another oring?

Also, the bottom part, with the oring, was able to spin around. Is this a sign of the vct on its way out? For those that purchased a new vct,is it one solid piece or does the bottom spin freely. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
03-04-2013 09:50 AM
qweesy what a clean engine
03-04-2013 12:54 AM
amc49 No torquing necessary on that cover, the bolts are positive stop bolts. You run them down until you feel them hit solid and stop there. Any force beyond that breaks the bolt since they are mild steel. I never use a torque wrench there at all.
03-03-2013 11:27 PM
JohnMichael It was, almost won me Car of the Month once. :)
03-03-2013 11:26 PM
Notcolorblind Sure looks spidey under that hood
03-03-2013 11:22 PM
JohnMichael Little late on the response, but...what the hell...if Mike (B16SIR1991) is still around and still works for Ford and still doesn't mind doing a little work for FF, I picked mine up from him.

JM
01-31-2012 11:03 AM
JBotone
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Originally Posted by baldyredtx View Post
I know this is a really old thread, but can you tell me where you got the VCT sol from?
I would say the best place is Steve at Tousley Ford. I get most of my parts from him. Good prices and quick delivery, and factory.
01-30-2012 02:18 PM
baldyredtx I know this is a really old thread, but can you tell me where you got the VCT sol from?
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