Category Archives: Ford F-150 Expansion Tank 2011-2014

The Achilles’ Heel – Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D, Part 3: Production

This 2011-2014 Ford F-150 Aluminum Expansion Tank is now on sale! Check it out here! With the airbox back in and all the bolts tightened down, we could step back and admire the fruits of over a year’s labor. Sometimes, the best compliment a product can be given is that the owner doesn’t even think about it. That’s exactly what … Continue Reading ››

The Achilles’ Heel – Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D, Part 2: Design Plans

The Ford F-150 is an exceptional truck; affordable, tough, surprisingly fast and strong enough to effortlessly haul you and your payload over a mountain range. It’s so exceptional that as soon as you open the hood, you will probably be disappointed. IMGL9020 The problem of crumbling 2011-2014 F-150 expansion tanks has reached such … Continue Reading ››

The Chink in the Armor – Aluminum Expansion Tank R&D, Post 1: Stock Review

It goes without saying that the cooling system routed throughout the engine bay of any vehicle works best when the coolant stays in the system. It’s one of the main design requirements in fact. If that sounds familiar, that’s because this same statement was made about the Ford 7.3 Powerstroke’s expansion tank, which begs the question, is there a … Continue Reading ››