Looking to find the book rate for how many hours labour to change full timing set including vct's, chains and intake cams 3.5l ecoboost
Alldata says 10.8 for the cams (but all four), and figure another 2.5 for the timing chain and guides/tensioners. I doubt you need VCT solenoids, but the actuators won't add much (maybe an hour) if you are already replacing cams.
So Ben's answer totals about 14.4, my estimate (Alldata) suggests around 14.3 maybe an hour or more less if the exhaust cams stay put.
Either way . . . OUCH