Category: F150 Engine, Intake, & Exhaust

An “Unbelievably Freaking Cold” Ford Transmission Development Tale

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Part of developing cars and trucks involves attempting to drive our development vehicles in every way and every place that you, the customer, will drive yours. To this end I’ve been all over the US, Canada, and even Mexico. Usually we went to the extreme places at the wrong time of the year. In January […] More »

  Comments | By - July 31, 2014

All in the Family: A 1977 Ford F-150 Build

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Most people connect with family during awkward reunions, obscure weddings, and smiling Christmas cards. However, dusterbd13 is not most people. Rather than tolerating his niece or avoiding communication with the younger generation, he decided that they would get his fifteen-year-old niece — Bree — her first truck: a glorious 1977 Ford F-150. Equipped with a fresh […] More »

  Comments | By - July 21, 2014

In Detail: The 2.7-Liter Twin Turbo Ecoboost

This new F-150 has a lot a of firsts for the brand. It’s the first time they’ve used an aluminum body. It’s the first time they’ve included a 360° camera system in any Ford vehicle. The big bombshell, however, is the introduction of the 2.7-liter twin-turbo V6. This little powerhouse is the smallest engine in an […] More »

  Comments | By - January 16, 2014

F150 Ecoboost V6 Fuel Economy Numbers

Let’s take a look at the Ecoboost 4×4 engine fuel economy numbers for the F150. The Ecoboost engine is a 3.5L V6 Twin-Turbo that has been designed and produced for the 2011 F150 series. The company had been looking for a green alternative to the V8’s that consumers are used to. It looks like they’ve found it with 16/22 […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2011

Chat with Ford’s Jim Mazuchowski, V6 Engines Program Manager

Exciting news for Ford-Trucks readers! 3:06 FordSaturday, 3:06 PM  We have to call it quits for today. We will be answering questions on www.ford-trucks.com next week. Please catch us there. We will bring some of your questions along as well. 3:05 FordSaturday, 3:05 PM  Jeff – First of all we run both oil and coolant […] More »

  Comments | By - January 19, 2011

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