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Tips for Ford Power Stroke Service and Rebuilds

Bob McDonald, who contributes diesel stock and performance articles for Engine Builder magazine, including the column “Diesel Dialog,” has authored the book “How to Rebuild Ford Power Stroke Diesel Engines 1994-2007.” The book covers the vast majority of Power Stroke diesel engines on the road, and gives you the full story on their design. A

Race Engineering Releases Cam Followers for OHC Ford Pinto engines

2300 FORD CAM FOLLOWERS: Race Engineering now offers their Ultra-Follower for 2300 SOHC motors (SKU FD-148).  A proprietary combination of several super slick aerospace coatings prevents galling common to stock type followers.  The added benefit of a dramatic reduction in power-robbing friction becomes evident even during cam setup.  This results in a freer turning valve

Magnum Gaskets By MSI Makes ‘Bold Moves’

“Times Change. It’s Time for Magnum Gaskets” has been the introductory slogan for Magnum Gaskets for the past two years. That slogan has taken on new meaning for Modern Silicone Technologies (MSI) as it has established its Magnum Gaskets aftermarket brand in the market in that time. The company says its focus is now on

740 Horsepower Ford with LS1 COP

Custom Built Ford Engine for customer race car. 414 Cubic Inch. Using LS1 COP with BigStuff3 Engine Management system. Engine averaged 740 hp with back to back pulls.

Dorman Releases EGR Cooler Kit for 2004-’10 Ford 6.0L Diesel Engines

The updated cooler prevents coolant from leaking into the exhaust manifold and may protect the engine from extensive damage. Company: Dorman Products www.dormanproducts.com Dorman Products has released an updated EGR Cooler Kit for 2004-’10 Ford 6.0L diesel engines. The part is re-engineered with a straight tube core design focused on eliminating original failure modes. The EGR cooler

Ford Racing & Flowmaster Added to Morgan’s & Phillip’s SEMA Show Car Project

The car will be used to promote Morgan’s & Phillip’s line of officially licensed Gulf Racing apparel and will be shown at events across the country. Morgan’s & Phillip’s Speed Shop  announced that Ford Racing and Flowmaster have both signed on to sponsor the apparel brands latest SEMA show project car. They join other iconic brands such as Cragar Wheels, Scott

Using a Camshaft Alignment Kit to Service Ford, Mercury and Mazda Valvetrains

Locking the camshaft and crankshaft down together provides an accurate method to ensure the motor will remain in time during the repair process. The Camshaft Alignment Kit (37410) from Lisle Corporation is perfect for servicing the timing belt, chains, head gaskets or other valve train repairs on Ford, Mercury and Mazda vehicles. The kit comes

Ford Drops in its 500,000th 6.7L Power Stroke V8 Turbocharged Diesel Engine

Introduced in 2010, the 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 turbocharged diesel delivers 400 horsepower and 800 lb.-ft. of torque with best-in-class fuel economy Ford announced the installation of its 500,000th 6.7L Power Stroke V8 turbocharged diesel engine, which went into a new 2014 Ford Super Duty F-350 Lariat pickup truck. The engine was installed Sept. 24 at the Kentucky Truck

Service Issues on Ford 4.6L SOHC & DOHC Engines

In 2005, Ford introduced a three-valve (3V) SOHC version of the 4.6L for the newly restyled retro-look Mustang. Major changes included the use of two intake valves and one exhaust valve per cylinder to increase air velocity, torque and power, variable cam timing and a weight-saving aluminum cylinder block. Ford’s overhead cam 4.6L V8 engine has been

Powertrain Products; Problems With Ford 5.4L Truck Engines

The proper rebuild must contain not only new phasers, but also resized and machined camshaft bores, with the installation of OEM sized cam-bearings or an oversized camshaft with machining to zero runout (along with the traditional re-manufacturing process) Powertrain Products Inc., a national distributor of rebuilt automotive engines, reports on an alarming trend in Ford 2004-2010 trucks, equipped

Diagnosing Engine Noise Under The Hood Of A Ford F-150

This article is about diagnosing a mysterious engine noise in a 1989 Ford F-150 pickup equipped with the venerable 5.0L or 302 cubic-inch V8 engine following a rebuild. Most of us working in the automotive service trades are very familiar with Murphy’s Law and how it affects our shop’s cost of doing business. Murphy’s Law

Addressing Ford Power Stroke Injector Misfire/Cackle

The #8 injector on the 7.3L engine is the farthest away from the oil pump, causing a filling problem, which may result in a misfire. Application: 
1998-2003 7.3L Diesel E Series
1999-2003 7.3L Diesel Super Duty F Series 
2000-’03 7.3L Diesel Excursion Problem: 
Some vehicles may experience a misfire or “cackle.” Cause: 
The injectors in the 7.3L diesel run