Small Diesels, Big Future – What New 2.8L/3.0L Diesel Engines Bring to the Table (and Your Shop)
While it’s not hard for us to get caught up in engines from long ago, given the nature of our industry and work, it’s just as important to keep an eye on present and future engines coming into the market. The small diesel market in particular has seen a few new engines recently and we wanted to highlight a couple of them.
6.3L Stroker Power Stroke
The 6.0L Power Stroke engine is beloved by many, but its flaws can make it undesirable to some. However, J&K Engines specializes in Power Stroke engines and has been remanufacturing and stroking the 6.0L to a 6.3L to give the engine new life, better horsepower and torque, and fixed its flaws.
PurePower Technologies 6.0L Power Stroke Turbo
PurePower Technologies, a manufacturer of air and fuel management components for OEMs and the aftermarket, has launched the 6.0L Power Stroke turbo designed for the aftermarket.
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.
Fel-Pro Develops 6.0L Powerstroke Head Gasket Sealing Solution
The Fel-Pro Gaskets brand has introduced two innovative Fel-Pro PermaTorque MLS multi-layer-steel head gaskets that address a common combustion sealing issue encountered in 6.0L diesel engines used in more than 700,000 trucks manufactured between 2003 and 2010. The patent-pending PermaTorque MLS head gaskets (P/N: 26374PT – 18mm dowel applications; P/N: 26375PT – 20mm dowel applications)
Diamond Racing Pistons Power Stroke Pistons
Diamond Racing Pistons has announced new, sturdy 2618 billet aluminum pistons that replace the original equipment aluminum castings for Ford Power Stroke V8 6.0 and 7.3L turbocharged diesel engines. The pistons receive the protection of a Double Diamond coat that adds longevity, reduces friction and decreases wear. Shelf-stock part numbers are available in all common
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
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