All posts by Steven Bryson

21st Century Cooling – Radiator R&D, Part 1: Design to Delivery

This 2004-2008 Dodge Ram 5.7L Hemi Radiator is now on sale! Check it out here! Chrysler’s Hemi engine has been an icon of innovation for almost 75 years. Since its first test runs in the P-47 Thunderbolt fighter plane and stint powering the M47 Patton Tank, the Hemi has been evolving to become one of the most widely used engine … Continue Reading ››

Respiration Aspirations – Intercooler Pipe R&D: Complete Design

Breathing: something that is unanimously regarded as important. Trees breathe, you breathe (I hope), even cars and trucks breathe. If you’re an auto-enthusiast, you don’t think too much about those first two facts, but you’re always thinking about that last one. After all, an engine in its simplest form is an air pump. That means the amount of power an engine … Continue Reading ››

Going the Distance – Aluminum Degas Tank, Part 2: Design

As vehicles become more complex, so does designing aftermarket parts for them. When components play multiple roles, every detail must be carefully measured and accounted for. The 2008-2010 Ford 6.4L Powerstroke degas tank is no exception to that trend. Even ten years ago, manufacturers like Ford were finding ways to over-complicate even the simplest coolant tank. Building our aluminum replacement … Continue Reading ››

Old Dog, New Tricks – Intercooler R&D, Part 4: Strong by Design

It wasn’t too long ago that we saw our 2011-2017 Ford Powerstroke 6.7L air-to-water intercooler on the flow bench. We talked about flow rates, and pressure drop, and learned that our intercooler flows air about 22% better than the stock cooler. Soon, we’ll see how that increased flow translates into power on the Dynapacks. But first, I wanted to circle … Continue Reading ››

Carry the Weight – Transmission Cooler R&D, Part 1: Stock Review

Ford’s F-150 is a staple of jobsites around the world and apparently a staple of this blog. It seems we never run out of projects for the F-150 and with thirteen generations to choose from, it’s unlikely we ever will. Our latest endeavor into the F-150 platform focuses on the 2015-2017 model-year transmission coolers. On top of the multitude of F-150 … Continue Reading ››