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What year F150 to stay away from?

What year F150 to stay away from?

What are the best and worst years for the Ford F150? The worst F150 years, based on total complaints to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration, are 2004, 2005, 2006, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2011 2007, 2002, and 2010. The best Ford F150s are 1993, 1994, 1996, 2009, 2012, 2003, 2001, 2014, 2018, and 1998.

How long will a F150 5.0 last?

The average Ford F-150 will last up to 150,000 to 300,000 miles before you will need to rebuild the engine. If you use the vehicle as a work truck and average around 15,000 miles per year, the F-150 will easily deliver 20 years of reliable service.

How do I make my truck growl?

There are 2 primary ways to make your truck louder. One way is to upgrade your factory exhaust system to an aftermarket unit that allows more free flow of exhaust fumes. You can also make your truck louder by upgrading the air intake system to a larger, less restrictive performance intake unit.

How reliable is the Ford 5.0 V8?

The 5.0L Coyote is a big-displacement, naturally aspirated V8 engine, which a little less complicated than turbocharged V6s and therefore has fewer parts that can fail. The 2011-2017 “Five-Oh” is known as a rock-solid reliable engine.

Is the F150 5.0L an aftermarket exhaust?

The bad news about the 2015-2020 5.0L V8 F150 is that their factory-equipped sound isn’t all that impressive. Unless you’re going for a more quiet F150, the only way to get a much more tough sound out of your V8 that matches it’s aggressive looks is to go with an aftermarket exhaust components from Stage 3.

Is there an exhaust upgrade for the 2021 F150?

The good news about the big Coyote V8 under the hood of your 2021 F150 is that it doesn’t take much to make it sound great. Even the most basic of exhaust upgrade can get your awesome 2021 F150 5.0L build a brutal, new sound that is sure to turn some heads.

What kind of engine does a Ford F-150 have?

Cat-back kits add a great sound, while long tube headers add big-time power! Ford F-150 Fitments: 2015, 2016, 2017 Ford F150 with 5.0L V8 engines. Submodel Fitments: FX2, FX4, King Ranch, Limited, Platinum, Lariat, STX, XLT, XL.

How big of exhaust pipe do I need for F150?

Some kits do come with extension and reduction pipes that allow them to fit with minor cutting, but anyone with very short wheelbase trucks should expect to do some extra work to get proper fitment. If there’s any good news, the two most common wheelbase sizes — 145″ and 157″ — don’t need to worry about fitment.