Links for Tech + Upgrade/Aftermarket


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

My BDS 6" lift Install Thread - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1277323-my-bds-6-lift-install-thread.html
A write up of installing a BDS 6" lift.
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Type: HowTo Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Suspension
Year: 2012
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW

2011+ Ford 6.7L Fuel Filter / Water Separator
http://www.dieselsite.com/dieselsite2011-20012ford67lfuelfilterwaterseparator.aspx
First aftermarket water separator for the 6.7L. An effort to address CP-4 HPFP failures with more effective filtering. More details in the link.
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Type: HowTo Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2011, 2012
Engine: Ford 6.7L V8

Torque vs. Horsepower - Engine Power Delivery Explained - Hot Rod Magazine
http://www.hotrod.com/techarticles/hrdp_0401_torque_horsepower_guide/viewall.html
A discussion with engine builders on the merits of horsepower, torque, and the area under the power curve.
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Numbers, Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Engine

Diesel Place : Chevrolet and GMC Diesel Truck Forums
http://www.dieselplace.com/forum/showthread.php?t=330203
Detailed comparison of the mouthpieces (intake tube) for the LLY and LBZ duramaxes, with an aftermarket version from Kodiak as well.
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD Engine: GM 6.6L V8

Gas Tuning & throwing CEL codes
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1191626-first-time-towing-with-5-star.html
Running a tuner on a gas engine and getting a check-engine-light (CEL) when towing or working the engine hard? It might be a lean condition due to insufficient spark (COP) or fuel. Read about one V10 owners experience, with respones and ideas from ...more
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Exterior
Year: 2008
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350 Engine: Ford 5.4L V8, 6.8L V10

5 Star Tuning-LiveWire for 3v V10 - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/865299-5-star-tuning-livewire-for-3v-v10.html
Thread discussing the 5-Star tuner on the Ford V10, including comments from users on it's effects.
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2005
Engine: Ford 6.8L V10

2004 F250 Auxiliary Switch Install
http://www.frontiernet.net/~jmray/F250AuxSw.htm
Detailed howto on wiring in auxilliary switches for trucks that don't have them. "Often times we want to add auxiliary things to our truck which require additional switches for control. Starting in 2005, Ford began offering "upfitter switches" ...more
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Type: HowTo Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Interior
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW

2011 spring codes 6.7 - Diesel Forum - TheDieselStop.com
http://www.thedieselstop.com/forums/f149/2011-spring-codes-6-7-a-296583/
Ford front axle spring codes
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Type: Specs Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Suspension
Year: 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW

Dyno Charts: Ford F-150 5.0L and SuperDuty 6.2L, at the rear wheels
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1029759-5-0l-vs-6-2l.html
A tuner, 5 Star, posts a dyno chart of an 5.0L F-150 and a 6.2L F-350. The 5.0L shows more rear wheel torque and horsepower, likely due to the driveline losses being much higher in the SuperDuty.
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Type: Specs Attributes: Numbers, Dyno results, Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Ford F150, F250, F350 Engine: Ford 5.0L V8, 6.2L V8

esof elimination build - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/871344-esof-elimination-build.html
HowTo mod up an electric-shifting NV273 transfer case to work manually.
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Type: HowTo Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Axles & transfer case
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001 ... 2009, 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW

LED Off Road Lights - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1109012-led-off-road-lights.html
Thoughts on choosing and adding LED lights.
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Type: HowTo Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Exterior

Stealth Reverse Lights Mounted with pics - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/597703-stealth-reverse-lights-mounted-with-pics.html
"This was a MOD that I wanted to do on the new truck for a while now. For this install, I wanted to keep everything as stealth as possible. ...Ultra White 55w fogs with crystal rod lens (found at Autozone)..."
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Type: HowTo Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Exterior
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001 ... 2009, 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW

Changing to 2011 Leaf Springs on my 2005 - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1084535-changing-to-2011-leaf-springs-on-my-2005-a.html
Putting 2011 Ford SuperDuty leaf springs on a 2005
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Type: HowTo Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Suspension Make/Model: Ford F250, F350

Ford 3V V10 dyno results from Hypertech
http://www.hypertech.com/PerformanceGraphs/ford/42008_2005_2010_F250_550___6_8L_3V_V10.pdf
Hypertech's dyno results for 3V V10s, stock and tuned
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Type: Specs Attributes: Dyno results, Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350CC, F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.8L V10

GM 14 Bolt Axle Buildup | Diesel Power Magazine Article at Automotive.com
http://dieselpower.automotive.com/108279/0905dp-gm-14-bolt-axle-buildup/index.html
GM 14 Bolt Axle Buildup - 1,000-LB-Ft-Proof Axle
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Type: HowTo Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Axles & transfer case
Year: 2000, 2001, 2002 ... 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW

2wd Low switch w/ ESOF - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/979389-2wd-low-switch-w-esof.html
How to plumb in a vacuum switch to control locking and unlocking the front hubs for 2WD low range. Great for electronic shift (ESOF) transfer cases and drivers wanting the control and turning ability of low range on hard surfaces where you can't run ...more
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Type: HowTo Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Axles & transfer case
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001 ... 2009, 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350

Sad V10 Owner - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1030437-sad-v10-owner.html
A cautionary tale of using Bosch spark plugs, one breaking apart and breaking a valve seat in the #4 cylinder.
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Engine Engine: Ford 6.8L V10