Links for F150 + Tech


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

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

Intercooler Condensation buildup - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1168813-intercooler-condensation-buildup.html
Discussion about Ford's TSB (12-6-4) for the Ecoboost's intercooler condensation.
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Type: TSB Tech Topic: Engine Make/Model: Ford F150 Engine: Ford 3.5L V6 TT

Ford 2005-2008 Modular (4.6, 5.4, 6.8) Spark Plug TSB 08-07-06
http://grufmanbil.se/webshop/mektips/tsb08-07-06.pdf
Ford's TSB on the 2-piece sparkplug used on the 3V modular engines from 2005-2008. Special care is given to removal of broken 2-piece plugs.
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Type: TSB Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Make/Model: Ford F150, F250, F350 Engine: Ford 4.6L V8, 5.4L V8, 6.8L V10

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

Ford Modular Spark Plug Changes, 1999-2001
http://www.thedieselstop.com/forums/f16/5-4-v-8-a-252880/
Details on when and what (plugs and heads) Ford changed in their modular motors to resolve plug issues.
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001
Make/Model: Ford F150, F250, F350 Engine: Ford 4.6L V8, 5.4L V8, 6.8L V10

The 2012 F150 Ecoboost is very intriguing - new HD payload option on SuperCrews
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25412401/srt/pa/pging/1/page/1
The HD payload option on the crew cab brings the payload within the range of F-250s. "So from what I've heard, the 2012 F150 Ecoboost is going to have a tow rating of over 11,000lbs and an available HD payload rating of over 2,300lbs in the ...more
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Type: Discussion
Year: 2011
Make/Model: Ford F150 Engine: Ford 3.5L V6 TT

Instructions and Videos on programming Ford PATS Keys
http://fullerisford.wordpress.com/2010/03/23/instructions-and-videos-on-programming-ford-pats-keys/
Blog with howtos and videos on reprogramming Ford keys, doorpads, and remotes.
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Type: HowTo
Year: 1997, 1998, 1999 ... 2009, 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Ford F150, F150-SVT, F250, F350, F350CC, F350DRW, F450PU

How to program a replacement PATS key
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/545169-how-to-program-a-replacement-pats-key.html
Need a new Ford key and have one with a chip in it (Ford's PATS system)? Here's the steps to program it, provided you have two existing keys. If you only have one key you need a trip to the dealer.
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Type: HowTo
Year: 1997, 1998, 1999 ... 2009, 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Ford F150, F150-SVT, F250, F350, F350CC, F350DRW

Trailer Life Annual Towing Guides
http://www.trailerlife.com/trailer-towing-guides/
List of Trailer Life magazine's annual towing guides, which include tips on vehicle selection, hitch choice, and tow ratings.
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Towing & hauling
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001 ... 2006, 2007, 2008
Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500, 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW; Dodge 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500DRW; Ford F150, F150-SVT, F250, F350, F350CC, F350DRW, F450CC, F450PU, F550CC; GMC 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500DRW; Nissan Titan; Toyota Tundra

Ford's Boosted Engine Lineup Defines 2011 F-150
http://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/reviews/trucks/new-ford-f-150-engine-specs
Popular Mechanics drives the new F150.
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Type: Specs
Year: 2011
Make/Model: Ford F150

View your original window sticker - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/858514-view-your-original-window-sticker.html
Thread showing how to view your original window sticker for newer Fords.
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Type: HowTo
Year: 2005, 2006, 2007 ... 2009, 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Ford F150, F250, F350, F350DRW

2011 Ford F150 Engines - V6 EcoBoost, 5.0L, 6.2L
http://www.fordf150.net/2011/2011-ford-f150-engines.php
Press-release overview of the new engines in the 2011 F150
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Type: Specs Attributes: Numbers
Year: 2011
Make/Model: Ford F150 Engine: Ford 3.5L V6 TT, 3.7L V6, 5.0L V8, 6.2L V8

Ford Motor Company Transmission Gear Ratio's
http://www.vibratesoftware.com/html_help/html/Ford/Ford_Transmissions_Main.htm
Ford manual and automatic transmission ratios
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Transmission Make/Model: Ford F150, F250, F350

RV.Net Open Roads Forum: Tow Vehicles: ford ecoboost, in the long run
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/24650856/
Discussion on the long run durability aspects of the ecoboost. Has a detailed discussion on piston cooling.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine Make/Model: Ford F150 Engine: Ford 3.5L V6 TT