For All Practical Purposes – Ford 6.4L Powerstroke Replacement Radiator

As the 2008-2010 Ford 6.4L Powerstroke enters its second decade of service, wear and tear is certainly a concern for many. Corrosion, heat, and a flexible front end that’s notorious for cracking radiators means the cooling system is often the first to require an overhaul on any 6.4L.

When the time comes for a new … Continue Reading ››

Shared Heartburn – Direct Fit Catch Can R&D, Part 2 – Production Sample and Test Results

Most of us have that food that we can’t resist but we know isn’t going to agree with us. We know the outcome is going to be unpleasant, but we still scarf it down anyways with antacids at the ready all the while asking if it’s really worth it. That’s sort of the same situation that’s happening inside … Continue Reading ››

Breathing Fresh Air – Intake R&D, Part 3: Design

We often say that engines are just air pumps. The more air you can get in and out of them, the more efficient they are, and the more power they make. While that’s true for any engine at its core, computers and electronic controls tend to complicate the equation. As cars and trucks become more complex and efficient, the computers controlling them … Continue Reading ››

In Capable Hands – Transmission Cooler R&D, Part 2: Design

The key to great engineering is often making the most of what you’re given—using the resources available to you in the most efficient way possible. When we last talked about the 2011-2014 F-150 transmission cooler, we noted that Ford’s engineers left a lot on the table. Behind the grille of the F-150 lays a transmission cooler that’s … Continue Reading ››

The Luxury of Performance – Direct Fit Catch Can R&D, Part 2 – Testing Results

Picture this. The year is 2023. You’re climbing into your 2016 Q50 on your standard commute to work. It’s year seven with your trusty Infiniti, which has kept you riding in style to just about everywhere and still no complaints. Then again, who could have any gripes with the power-packed VR30DDTT and posh cabin as it brings you … Continue Reading ››

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