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Old 11-08-2010, 03:11 PM
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cold weather and question about glow plugs

it got colder and the other day the truck sounded weird in the morning
got a video this morning but last night was 36 degrees
got a multimeter and 6 glow plugs are not working
should i get ford ($90) or bosh ($125)plugs
thanks
(it gets pretty cold here but i plug the truck in when it gets under 25)
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Old 11-08-2010, 10:29 PM
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motorcraft glow plugs ONLY.
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Old 11-09-2010, 04:57 AM
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wish me luck ill do this on Saturday
should i have anything else then the plugs when i start this?
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While you got the VC's off torque the rocker arms - 20 ft lbs & injector hold down bolts - 120 inch lbs
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not required and not more convienient because your doing them already, but might want to upgrade to a stancor relay. if not now, its still easy to get to at any point in time.
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Old 11-09-2010, 12:58 PM
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While you got the VC's off torque the rocker arms - 20 ft lbs & injector hold down bolts - 120 inch lbs
thank you sir did not know that

my relay is still good but have a stancor coming(ill keep the one on the truck as a spare)
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