Re: Pull the engine or not??
Take the Sheet metal off. Bumper, radiator and support, Fenders. Then you can get in there. Tilt motor back with trans to get the studs and head on. This is how the shop down the street from me does it. and they have a lift. Not sure why they do it like this but i saw it when it was all taken apart, and wow, you could do all the same stuff as if the cab was off. Anyway, that might work.
2011 F-350 Lariat
Silver on Black Chrome Edition
2006 King Ranch F-350
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