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Old 07-20-2011, 03:53 AM
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2005 6.0 front cover install

Hi, I need to change teh front cover on my 2005 6.0, is there a way to replace it without taking the intake manufold off? I would love to know if there is a way to sneak it in without removing the intake manufold.
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I think you can do it by loosening the intake manifold and raising the front of it up a little to disengage it from the front cover. Not 100% on this though.
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Save time and lose the intake manifold bolts im prety sure that you dont get it between manifold because of dowel pins and crank shaft.
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Save time and lose the intake manifold bolts im prety sure that you dont get it between manifold because of dowel pins and crank shaft.
What? Don't understand what you're going for there.
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Try to write too fast with iPad ...
I Try to Tell that i Couldnt fitt the front cover back cause of the dowel pins on block,
Had to lift the intake manifold little bit before could get the frontcover back.
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Old 07-29-2011, 06:16 PM
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It can be done without removing the intake, you need to take a pair of punches to stick through the front cover bolts to "force" the cover up onto the dowels. If you have never done a front cover before I suggest you just loosen the intake.
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Old 09-19-2012, 01:30 AM
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Did it work?

I'd like to hear inputs from people changing the front cover without removing intake. I need a new front cover and I am trying to save a lot of time.

also, does anyone know the ford part number for the crankshaft front seal speedi-sleeve?

thanks,

Derek
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Old 09-19-2012, 01:49 AM
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Subscribed. I need to do the same thing very soon. If there is no anser soon I'll just end up doing it and taking pictures...

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I'd like to hear inputs from people changing the front cover without removing intake. I need a new front cover and I am trying to save a lot of time.

also, does anyone know the ford part number for the crankshaft front seal speedi-sleeve?

thanks,

Derek

I changed my front cover recently to upgrade to the bigger water pump. I did loosen the intake manifold. It makes it a lot easier. Just a note on the speedi-sleeve; one came with my cover kit but I just put the old seal back on. The crankshaft looked good and I didn't want to bother trying to find the sleeve install tool. It's all good.
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Old 09-19-2012, 05:19 AM
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if you loosen the intake, then crank it back down, how do you ensure the old gaskets seal?

thanks,
Derek
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