All posts by Steven Bryson

Breathing Fresh Air – Intake R&D, Part 4: Rapid Prototyping

Sometimes the long road is the path we take when we want to slow down, take a deep breath, and enjoy the view. Sometimes the long road is the path we take when we want to do something well. While we love watching the development process unfold, we’re taking the long road to our 2018+ Jeep Wrangler JL 2.0T performance intake for … Continue Reading ››

Everyday Hercules – Aluminum Radiator R&D, Part 2: Design & Prototype

What haven’t I said about Ford’s F-150? It’s reliable, affordable, capable, comfortable, and all the other -ables that you’d want from a truck, except for one. It’s not invulnerable. Like every vehicle, time takes its toll and something’s bound to break. If you’re lucky, you have some time before those tolls hit your F-150’s cooling system, but it’s always a good idea … Continue Reading ››

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 ››

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 ››