Links for Discussion + Engine


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

Particle Emissions from Direct Injection Gasoline Engines
http://www.swri.org/3pubs/ttoday/Summer11/PDFs/ParticleEmissions.pdf
Direct-injected gasoline engines exhibit similar exhaust characteristics to diesels. The future emissions requirements may bring similar emissions devices, like particulate filters, to GDI engines. A team of SwRI engineers examines how emissions ...more
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine

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

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

Gas vs. emission diesels for the fleet owner - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1004109-gas-vs-emission-diesels-for-the-fleet-owner.html
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine

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

Do I need a $ 11,000 fuel System - Diesel Place : Chevrolet and GMC Diesel Truck Forums
http://www.dieselplace.com/forum/showthread.php?t=463239
Multiple "fuel filter" light incidents in a few hundred miles, multiple fuel filter replacements with no help. The light is triggered by lack of fuel pressure, in the case of this poster it was caused by a grenaded fuel pump. Multiple responses ...more
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD Engine: GM 6.6L V8

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

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

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

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

Ford Answers the NHTSA HPFP investigation
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25850681.cfm
Ford's reply to the ongoing NHTSA Bosch high pressure fuel pump failure investigation
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.7L V8

Ford HPFP failure and warranty denial
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1126155-help-glow-plug-water-bs.html
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350 Engine: Ford 6.7L V8

Caterpillar's Truck Spec Training Guide: how to understand sizing engines for load
http://www.cat.com/cda/files/2221872/7/Truck_Spec_Training_Booklet.pdf
Thinking about torque vs. horsepower? Curious how the heavy trucks size engines based on application, grades, and weights? Get some thoughts from Caterpillar on it.
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Dyno results Tech Topic: Engine, Towing & hauling

Chevron's Diesel Fuel Tech Review
http://www.chevron.com/products/prodserv/fuels/documents/Diesel_Fuel_Tech_Review.pdf
Contains numerous details on diesel composition, written for the general audience.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine

HPFP failures - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1106161-hpfp-failures.html
Detailed, informative thread on the fuel system on the 6.7L, focussing on the HPFP. Includes video animations on how the HPFP and injectors work, plus a PDF from Bosch showing the HPFP details.
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Video Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350CC, F350DRW, F450CC, F450PU, F550CC Engine: Ford 6.7L V8

Failed Ford 6.7L HPFP, and warranty problems related to two dealers
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1099978-painful-an-update.html
Long thread detailing the original poster's died-on-road 6.7L, the cause, and the interplay of two dealers who examined it, along with Ford's corporate warranty approach. He's fighting to get his claim covered with the aid of the 2nd dealer. This is ...more
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2011
Engine: Ford 6.7L V8

Warranty Repair on 2008 F-350 Diesel. WOW !!!
https://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25427105/srt/pa/pging/1/page/1
Chronicles some major fuel system repairs on the 6.4L Ford diesel. "My truck is currently in the shop due to a major fuel system malfunction. Current odometer reading is about 92,000 kms (about 57,000 miles) I had to jump through a few hoops, but I ...more
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.4L V8

6.0 Powerstroke towing turbo failures
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25340200.cfm
Thoughts on over- and under-boosted 6.0Ls, including the importance of addressing any oil-cooler related problems quickly. The first sign is the oil temperature exceeding the coolant temperature by 15F.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.0L V8