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The Ford ‘FE’ – Rebuilding An American Iron Icon

Ford produced the FE series engines for almost 20 years and in this time period, this series of engine gained quite a following. After researching the FE, I was intrigued about its internal workings. I had always heard about and seen some of the more popular FE engines such as the 390, 427 and 428 but never had a chance to dive into one – until now.

Ford’s Power Stroke Powerplants

The biggest question heard from ­customers is, “Why did Ford replace the 7.3L with the 6.0L?” There are good reasons as to why the 7.3L Power Stroke had to be removed from service and these reasons brought about many changes in the Power Stroke platform.

2015 Mustang Ecoboost Four Pulls Strong But is No V8

Babcox tech editor Larry Carley had the opportunity to test drive the 2015 Mustang GT as well as the new Ecoboost 2.3L four-cylinder Mustang at the Autobahn race track in Joliet, Illinois recently. Ford provided the pair of Mustangs as part of the Midwest Automotive Media Assn. fall rally.

The All-New Mustang From Sketch to Production

For a car designer, the chance to reimagine an icon like Ford Mustang is always exciting. Doing this for the famous Ford performance car’s 50th anniversary is the opportunity of a lifetime.

Wiseco Diesel Pistons

Wiseco, a high-performance piston maker established in 1941, is launching a new range of diesel pistons for Dodge Cummins, GM Duramax and Ford Power Stroke engines.

MSD Pro-Billet Distribution for Ford Y-Block Engines

The Pro-Billet Y-Block Distributor, PN 83831, is built around a CNC-machined billet aluminum housing that is fit with a sealed ball bearing guide for stability and endurance.

Ford’s NASCAR Boss 429

When the Central County Flyers meet for their fly-in lunches on Friday afternoons in the summer, Owen Russell and his friends plunk down $8 for a hearty meal and a shot at weekly bragging rights. Owen could win the rights hands down week after week if he started telling tales from the six years he

How to Build Horsepower – Ford 461ci Windsor V8

Australian engine specialists Dandy Engines building a small block Ford Windsor 461ci stroker for Pat Staplton. Follow the engine assembly as the guys aim to make more than 820hp naturally aspirated on regular pump unleaded 98-RON. Pat plans on putting this brute of an engine into a Ford Falcon XD/XF.

Kaase Introduces Boss Nine Engine Kits for Common Ford 429-460 Big Blocks

For engine builders, and enthusiasts with ambitions in hot rod engine assembly, Jon Kaase has introduced the Boss Nine in a new kit form. Among the kit’s more prominent components, Kaase includes his noted semi-hemi cylinder heads with accompanying pistons, pins and rings as well as pushrods, shaft-mounted rockers and induction system. Everything to complete

Enthusiasts Set Sights on Wilmington Mile Records

In the December issue of Engine Builder, our cover feature examined the unique one-of-one engine build-ups to maximize performance in all-out speed runs. The article also noted the presence of a new land-speed location at the former DHL facility at the Wilmington, Ohio airport. The  super-smooth 9,000-foot runway is perfect for this high-speed activity and

Ford’s 1 Liter EcoBoost Engine Packs a Punch

It has always been said that good things come in small packages, and Ford’s 1.0 liter EcoBoost engine is no exception; it packs a punch and gets the job done efficiently. Ford’s 1.0 liter EcoBoost engine has been proclaimed the 2014 International Engine of the Year, following voting sponsored by Engine Technology International magazine. The

Building a 1,000+ HP 5.0L Ford Coyote Turbocharged Engine

StangTv built a 1,000+ HP capable engine for its 2011 Mustang project Wild E Coyote. They equipped this project with a JPC single turbo kit. This is the ultimate in Ford modular performance.