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I have a 2000 2wd expidition I love very much and i just had a plug blow out of the drivers side head. apperantly this triton 5.4 is notorious for it. is this true? and can i take a 2002 harley motor and swap it out with ease? same mounts etc???

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Yes, it's a known but rare problem in the first gen engines - the pressures inside it are higher than the norm. The engine has been redesigned in later versions to prevent that.
Yes, you can swap it. No, it's not a simple operation and you will have to realign it after swapping and that is a fiddly job that requires experience. Ask help from someone who has done that before or it could go very wrong.

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