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  1. 2011 3.5L compatible / same engines?

    F150 Ecoboost Maintenance
    I am working through removing my 3.5L from my 2011 F150 4X4 XLT XTR which has a hole in the side of the block. I am starting to look for a replacement engine now. Is it only 2011-2014 that are compatible? I heard 2011 and 2012 are more prone to failure, should I really aim for finding a 2013...
  2. 2012 Ecoboost Engine Removal / Replacement - From engine failure

    F150 Ecoboost Problems
    I have a 2012 F150 Ecoboost 3.5 with a blown engine at just 78K miles. Failure was during acceleration to merge into traffic. Engine just blew up and now have hole on the side of the block. I have a strong suspicion it was some sort of Hydrolock. I found oil on the intercooler, not a lot left...
  3. Want to switch from 7-lug to 6-lug

    F150 Ecoboost Wheels and Tires
    So I've got a 2013 XL with the 7-lug hubs and my brother has a 2014 XLT with the 6-lug. He is going to be getting new wheels fairly soon and will sell me his current stock wheels at a discount. I would like to upgrade my wheels from the big chrome plates that I have now to the nicer looking XLT...