Originally Posted by ianlgriffiths
mm alright well my buddy assured me it is possible by marking the sprockets with nail polish so you know where they go and stuff. Think that will work?
You HAVE to have the tools though. It's essential the cams and the crank stay exactly where they're supposed to be. One degree of movement and your job is over. A shop would likely have to do it from there on out.
Basically, if the guy has never done a Ford SOHC 4.0 before then don't let him touch yours. I wouldn't.
I'd just find a used engine with low mileage. For the cost of the tools and a few hundred more, you could have a good engine, plus you'd have a few spare parts to keep just in case.
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