|11-17-2012 02:12 PM|
|dpmeeks||I introduced myself on FocusXtreme... good to know theres some peeps nearby :)|
|11-16-2012 06:48 PM|
nice pickup for under a grand! Check out FocusXtreme while your here. heres a link
|11-16-2012 06:42 PM|
... and I'll have the pictures and such fix'd once all the pictures are reuploaded.
|11-16-2012 05:28 PM|
thanks for the replies.. I forgot to ask, i also read gap the plugs at 1.0mm instead of 1.3mm as ford says ?
Yeah im having the guy at the shop replace everything so i dont have to worry about it for awhile.. :)
|11-16-2012 04:17 PM|
I believe that the NKG plugs are a bit too long and stick a little too far into the cly, or not far enough, I cant remember which someone did a compareson years ago with pictures. Motorcraft plugs are gonna be the best plugs for a DD in the Zetec.
The Timing belt is a fairly easy job. replace everything you can while its torn apart. And since you gotta remove it anyways i would replace the passenger side motor mount as well as they go bad much faster than the other 2.
Good Luck and to ff.com!
|11-16-2012 04:06 PM|
|thenorm||the regular zetec is non interference. the SVT zetec IS interference.|
|11-16-2012 03:55 PM|
Caught just in time.. shewww
I just bought ( got it for 950 bucks !! ) this one owner, 128k miles, SE auto trans, a few days ago. It has the 2.0 Zetec. I asked the previous owner if the T-belt has ever been changed and she wasnt sure. It had a bad pass. side motor mount so in the process of changing it i decided to look at the t-belt.. thank god ! i did... Everything else on the car works great, cruise, electrical, even has side air bags and a block heater :)
Im having it "towed" ( scared to start it again ) to a friends shop to change the T-belt, Waterpump, and everything else while hes in there. Im gonna give it a needed tune up.. I ordered NGK plugs thru Rock Auto, i happened to read its not good to use NGK because they dont seat properly in the head ?? I purchased the NGK G-power plugs if that matters..
Ive read different opinions... Is the Zetec a interference engine ??? My friend is working on a ZX2, timing belt broke, and he said you could spin the crank pulley easily by hand ( no compression ) after installing new belt.