Links for Tech + 2015


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gen V Family Welcomes Three More Engines, Including A V6 - EngineLabs
http://www.enginelabs.com/news/gen-v-family-welcomes-three-more-engines-including-a-v6/
Details on the new 'EcoTec' engine construction from an engine builder.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2015
Engine: GM 4.3L V6, 5.3L V8, 6.2L V8