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2001 F150 head gasket

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Has anyone had experience replacing passenger side head gasket on a Supercrew? 127k miles and the head is starting to seep in the bottom corner of the passenger side head. Can it be done without lifting up the cab? Are there special tools need to time the cams? If so, can these tools be purchased from a aftermarket supplier? Maybe I should just take to the dealer and get it repaired but heard that it would cost over 2k. Would like to leave it go until spring when my shop is finished but I have babied this truck from new and hate to see a oil leak.

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I have done many of them. You can do them in vehicle, it is tight, you wont need any special tools. But it is a big job, and if you mess up, can be a spendy job. If you arent qualified, I would have someone who is do it.

$2000 seems about the right amount, it is a big job!

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