Links for Ford + Tech


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

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

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

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

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

Running a Ford 6.7L with DEF in the diesel tank
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/27623232.cfm
One owner's experience after mistakenly adding some DEF to the diesel tank and driving until the water in fuel (WIF) light illuminates.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.7L V8

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

6.0 Powerstroke Common Issues and Problems
http://www.littlepowershop.com/60problems.html
Detailed rundown of the common problems with the 6.0L by a mechanic.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine Engine: Ford 6.0L V8

Fuel Effects on a Modern Diesel Engine: Ford 6.7L run with varying fuels & Bosch fuel pump torn down
http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA547468&Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf
Detailed report of a short duration run (only 210 total hours) on the 6.7L Ford. Includes tear-down pictures on the Bosch CP4.2 pump. There was some minor wear.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.7L V8

My new F-350 gasser - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1194665-my-new-f-350-gasser.html
What oil weight to run in a new 6.2L? Stay with the Ford recommended 5W-20, even in hot environments. Responses from a police fleet mechanic with high mileage Crown Vics (CVPI) saying 5W-20 worked well for them even in Chicago heat and long idles.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.2L V8

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

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

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

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

V-10 Spark Plug Change Instructions
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/418807-need-detailed-instructions-for-v-10-spark-plug-change.html
Detailed writeup for how to change the plugs.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.8L V10

Air filter recommendation? - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/568764-air-filter-recommendation.html
Discussion on air filter choices on the V10. Consensus is stay with Motorcraft.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Suspension
Year: 2001
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.8L V10

Ford V10 stock PCM/tune
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/939821-theyve-neutered-my-truck-and-question-for-mike-5star.html
Discussion about Ford dealer reflashes for the V10, and the effect on timing, fuel map, and other. "Now for my question to Mike at 5Star, have you heard of the reflashes or updates causing a reduction in power over the power band on these engines? ...more
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2006
Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.8L V10