Links for Tech


5.7 Tundra DIY transmission fluid change
http://www.tundratalk.net/forums/maintenance-repair/106946-5-7-tundra-diy-transmission-fluid-change.html
Steps to check the tranny fluid level (by a drain plug) and to replace the fluid without using a flushing machine.
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Type: HowTo
Year: 2007, 2008, 2009 ... 2016, 2017, 2018
Make/Model: Toyota Tundra Engine: Dodge 5.7L V8

Ford Axle Lubricant Specs
https://www.fcsdchemicalsandlubricants.com/Main/quickref/axlelube.pdf
Capacities and lubricant types for all Fords 2008-2017
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Type: Specs
Year: 2008, 2009, 2010 ... 2015, 2016, 2017
Make/Model: Ford F150, F150-SVT, F250, F350, F350CC, F350DRW, F450CC, F450PU, F550CC, Ranger

Engine of the Month - Ford 2.7-Liter Twin Turbo EcoBoost V-6
http://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/a12933/engine-of-the-month-ford-2-7-liter-twin-turbo-ecoboost-v-6-16723072/
Popular Mechanics goes into the specific features of the 2.7L Ecoboost, including a split block with an aluminum lower half, iron upper half.
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Type: Discussion
Year: 2015
Engine: Ford 2.7L V6 TT

Tundra and Sequoia Air Injection System HowTo
http://www.tundraheadquarters.com/blog/tundra-sequoia-air-injection-induction-pump/
Causes and remediation options for Toyota Tundra owners with the UR 4.6/5.7L engines, a check engine light, and one or more of the codes: P0418 P0419 P2440 P2441 P2442 P2443 P2445 P2447 It’s been brought to our attention that many 2007 or 2008 ...more
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Type: HowTo, TSB
Year: 2008, 2009, 2010
Make/Model: Toyota Tundra Engine: Toyota 4.6L V8, 5.7L V8

Diagnosing Tundra Air Pump Failures
http://forum.ih8mud.com/threads/air-pump-failures.402819/
Includes TSB and Technical Reference information on when the air pump runs. The latest TSB is T-SB-0160-11 Rev 2 http://media.fixed-ops.com/Toy_ServiceBulletins/sb0160T11.pdf
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Type: HowTo, TSB
Year: 2008, 2009, 2010 ... 2013, 2014, 2015
Make/Model: Toyota Tundra Engine: Toyota 5.7L V8

Recalls Look-up by VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)
https://vinrcl.safercar.gov/vin/
Check the recalls for your VIN.
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Type: TSB

Ford 6.8L - 3V Engine & 6R140 Transmission
http://www.newyorkbussales.com/ford-engine.cfm
Bluebird Bus company details the 6R140 and 6.8L 3V V10 engine. Includes performance comparisons to the GM 8.1L V8 and Allison 1000 and 2000 transmissions.
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Type: Specs Attributes: Dyno results
Year: 2011, 2012, 2013 ... 2015, 2016, 2017
Make/Model: Ford F450CC, F550CC Engine: Ford 6.8L V10; GM 8.1L V8

1994-08 Dodge Front End Issues and the Dreaded Death Wobble |
http://blog.dieselpowerproducts.com/dodge-front-end-issues-and-the-dreaded-death-wobble
Detailed write up on the 94-08 Dodge HD front suspension including the causes of "death wobble" and the roots of the Chrysler recalls and eventual NHTSA settlement.
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Type: HowTo
Year: 1994, 1995, 1996 ... 2006, 2007, 2008
Make/Model: Dodge 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500DRW

EcoBoost police fleet vehicles update
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/28252618.cfm
Police department fleet experience with several 3.5L V6 Ford Ecoboosts finds that carbon build up is higher (due to idling perhaps) and is using BG fuel treatment.
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Type: TSB
Year: 2014, 2015
Engine: Ford 3.5L V6 TT

HEUI - How High-Pressure Oil Injection Systems Work - Diesel Power Magazine
http://www.dieselpowermag.com/tech/ford/1304dp_heui_how_high_pressure_oil_injection_systems_work/
For those of you who haven’t spent much time around the Power Stroke name, the first 14 years of its production (the 7.3L and 6.0L) utilized a hydraulically activated, electronically controlled, unit injector (HEUI) fuel system. While this ...more
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Type: Discussion
Year: 1994, 1995, 1996 ... 2005, 2006, 2007
Engine: Ford 7.3L V8

Forum: CP3 in Ram verses CP4 in Ford and GM
https://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/28204395/srt/pa/pging/1/page/1
Discussion about Bosch HPFP CP4 applications on Ford and GM diesels, including details on the construction of the pump and why it's susceptible to failing: It is in the laws of physics... First, they used the fuel, diesel, as the CP4's internal's ...more
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Type: Discussion
Year: 2013, 2014, 2015
Engine: Dodge 6.7L I6; Ford 6.7L V8; GM 6.6L V8

Mr Truck on Econo Maxx
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXTBPWwZUjo&list=UUdso4R9XOfvkk70dNmCxZ7w
Video review of an airflow product enhancing the Bernoulli effect. States that Ford uses a related product in the 3.5L Ecoboost.
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Dyno results, Upgrade/Aftermarket, Video

Honda 2000i Carb Job With Photos
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/22602186/srt/pa/pging/1/page/1
Nice writeup on servicing the carb on the common Honda gennies: I wanted to share a bit of my time and knowledge of the Honda 2000 I generator. I know that this time of year we all want to get things started and dont want to have the hassle of ...more
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Type: HowTo, Water cooler Attributes: Video

How is Coking related to diesel engines?
http://www.gotengines.com/blog/diesel-engines/coking-related-diesel-engines
Specially about the Ford 6.0L PowerStroke but applies to any diesel with an EGR valve.
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Type: HowTo Attributes: Photos
Year: 2007, 2008, 2009
Engine: Ford 6.0L V8

Chevrolet Silverado Gears Up for 2015
http://media.gm.com/media/us/en/gm/news.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us/en/2014/Aug/0820-8speed/0820-silverado-8-...
Press release for the GM 8L90 8 speed transmission first used in the 2015+ Silverado 1500s with the 6.2L V8.
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Type: Specs
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500

Chrysler: 8-Speed Automatic Transmission Update and Service Best Practices
http://courses.chrysleracademy.com/MT201211/shell_popups/pdf/Reference.pdf
Tech manual on servicing the 8HP70 transmission.
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Type: Specs
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Dodge 1500

Aftermarket transmission cooler results and analysis
http://www.ram1500diesel.com/forum/ram-1500-diesel-towing-hauling/2559-aftermarket-transmission-cooler-results-analysis...
Adding a transmission cooler to a 8HP70 in a 2013+ Ram 1500 Ecodiesel, includes temperature comparisons.
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Type: HowTo
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD

Ram 1500 EcoDiesel heat management
http://www.ram1500diesel.com/forum/ram-1500-diesel-towing-hauling/984-jeep-ecodiesel-ike-gauntlet-torture-tow-test-well...
Discussing the oil temperatures the Jeep Ecodiesel incurs and comparing that to the installation of the same engine in the Ram 1500. The Ram has larger radiators and oil cooler in front instead of up by the oil filter.
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Type: Discussion
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD

Ford's new 2.7-L EcoBoost V6 designed for lighter aluminum F-150 - SAE International
http://articles.sae.org/13388/
Technical review on the Ford 2.7L TT Ecoboost V6 by the SAE journal.
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Type: Specs
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Ford F150 Engine: Ford 2.7L V6 TT

Ford 2.7L EcoBoost V-6 Inside Look
http://www.trucktrend.com/features/consumer/1410_ford_2_7l_ecoboost_v_6_inside_look/
Inside view of the Ford "Nano" engine, 2.7L Twin Turbo, CGI block, dubbed the mini-Ecoboost.
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Type: Specs
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Ford F150 Engine: Ford 2.7L V6 TT