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I just changed the oil on my 06 3.0 for the first time 3 days ago. I put in about 5 quarts to get it to the max on the stick. Bought motorcraft oil and filter to stay under warranty. Price at Murrays wasnt that bad, prolly 20 for the whole set of oil and wrench and filter.
not bad, beats the 40 bucks the Dealership wants...

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try changing plugs on the 4.0
try changing the plugs on a 2.3.
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Three pages for an oil change? Thats scary.
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hey hey... people started to argue... you know how that goes... and now we are here.
I'm loving the new filter, here's my decal (Photo ***** Time) lol

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love the free decal.
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the pages he posted are not for the newer trucks.

dissregard any of that information
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plugs on a body lifted 3.0 arent very nice either. since we seem to like to get off subject
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hey hey... people started to argue... you know how that goes... and now we are here.
I'm loving the new filter, here's my decal (Photo ***** Time) lol



love the free decal.

bad *** decal!
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hey hey... people started to argue... you know how that goes... and now we are here.
I'm loving the new filter, here's my decal (Photo ***** Time) lol



love the free decal.
Looks good. By the way 5qts here also in my 07 3.0
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hey hey... people started to argue... you know how that goes... and now we are here.
I'm loving the new filter, here's my decal (Photo ***** Time) lol


love the free decal.
You will find you get get the same performance increase out of the K&N decal, as you do from their filter!!
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I noticed very little from the filter in terms of performance, but my mileage did go up some... Its nice as well to just clean it and reinstall...
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try changing the plugs on a 2.3.
they still have 8 in the new ones?
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they still have 8 in the new ones?

i thought they only had the 2.5 now? either way that old 2.3 with 8 sucked! nothing like the ease of changing the plugs on the 4.0.
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try changing the plugs on a 2.3.

I agree!
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Is there really a proformance increase for the extra plug per cyl
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Is there really a proformance increase for the extra plug per cyl

its efficiency or so they say. i think it works like this...

in goes the fuel
spark on plug 1
exhaust valve opens
exhaust valve closes
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start back over.
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as far as the filter goes I now am running lower RPM's for an odd reason, gas mileage did increase... my old filter was alot thicker than the K&N filter. I now run 2000 @ 60 MPH vs. I use to run about 2300-2500 odd eh...

AS OF TODAY I REFERRED TO MY MANUAL and this is what I saw

3.0L uses 4.5 4.0L uses 5

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thats wierd that the filter made the rpms drop...not sure how that works.
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hey hey... people started to argue... you know how that goes... and now we are here.
I'm loving the new filter, here's my decal (Photo ***** Time) lol



love the free decal.
dude how many hp does that add
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dude how many hp does that add
As I previously posted, it adds as much as the filter does!!
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dude how many hp does that add
As I previously posted, it adds as much as the filter does!!
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thats wierd that the filter made the rpms drop...not sure how that works.
lower RPMs equal Higher gas mileage...

and yea the decal adds 10 extra HP... all I need are 5 more
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