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Old 05-08-2012, 04:51 AM   #1
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How to remove heads on 2003 Focus SE

2003 Ford Focus SE
2.0L SPI SOHC
Automatic Transmission

I've done plenty of heads before, but I am really pushed for time on

this one.

I have to leave and go out of state to do this for my wife's car.

It's so far away I can't afford to have it towed back to work on it.

So, I have to go get it all done in one day.

If anyone has pictures and instructions that would be very helpful.

Also, if anyone has a list of the torque specs for everything I am going to

need that would be awesome. Need specs for the head bolts and

anything else that will need to be taken into consideration.

Thanks.


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Old 11-12-2012, 12:32 PM   #2
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I'm rebuilding a SOHC 2.0 SPI and have less than complete faith in the specifications provided by our trusty friends at Fel-Pro. Could I get a few second opinions on the torque specifications and end sequence for the Head Bolts? I currently have them all at 44 ft/lbs and will hold sequence until a consensus of the SPI gods has been made. Thank you.
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I'm rebuilding a SOHC 2.0 SPI and have less than complete faith in the specifications provided by our trusty friends at Fel-Pro. Could I get a few second opinions on the torque specifications and end sequence for the Head Bolts? I currently have them all at 44 ft/lbs and will hold sequence until a consensus of the SPI gods has been made. Thank you.
What up man.

This is what I went by.
I apologize for the crappiness of the pictures, it was all
I had during my rebuild

As for the sequence, just start in the middle
and work your way out either in a spiral or in
exact opposing order and you will be fine.

Best of luck. Let us know how it goes.



Good job rebuilding. They are worth it.

Cheers.
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