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 Post subject: head questions
Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 3:07 am 
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hi

did the 98 el fords have the same head gasket troubles as the 97 el and older or were the head problems solved in the 98 els
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 Post subject: Re: head questions
Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 9:43 am 
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Assume that uyou are talking Hybrid motor 4.0l?
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 Post subject: Re: head questions
Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 6:48 pm 
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Wasnt this answered in your fairmont thread ? :roll:

 

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 Post subject: Re: head questions
Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 6:55 pm 
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yes.. the late el's still have the composite gasket and still had the same issues the early e series had...
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 Post subject: Re: head questions
Posted: Sun Jun 19, 2011 1:14 am 
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dunno about that, we've got a 97 el since 99, its done 220,000ks and never touched the head....
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 Post subject: Re: head questions
Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2011 6:15 pm 
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got an nc fairlane done 290 000 ks never been done goes hard with the mods ive done had no issues besides a blown gearbox
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