Roushcharger – Intercooled Supercharger Installation in late model F150 trucks – Part One

Author: Ken Payne Roush F-150 Project Vehicle – Roushcharger Installation The Roush F-150 Project Truck Roush – it’s not all about looks. Although a Stage 1 and Stage 2 Roush F-150 include Roush’s suspension package, the 5.4L V8 is a standard Ford package with a minor update made to the PCM for the difference in […] More »

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Roushcharger – Intercooled Supercharger Installation in late model F150 trucks – Part Five

Author: Ken Payne Fill the engine coolant systems with coolant, distilled water and Royal Purple Ice. Royal Purple Ice is an additive which decreases the surface tension of the coolant allows it to transfer here more effectively. Given the relatively small intercooler system capacity of the Roushcharger (about 1 gallon verses about 2 for the […] More »

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Roushcharger – Intercooled Supercharger Installation in late model F150 trucks – Part Four

Author: Ken Payne Next, swap out the spark plugs for the plugs included in the kit. To do to this you must unplug the eight ignition coils and remove the coil bolts with a 7mm driver. Prior to installing the new plug apply some anti-seize to them. They are notorious for breaking off if too […] More »

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Roushcharger – Intercooled Supercharger Installation in late model F150 trucks – Part Three

Author: Ken Payne Various electrical connectors are disconnected and then we’re ready to modify the fan shroud. Use a caliper and marker, pen or grease pencil to measure out a line 31mm from the top surface of the shroud all the way around. Then cut the shroud along the marked line with a cutting wheel […] More »

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Roushcharger – Intercooled Supercharger Installation in late model F150 trucks – Part Two

Author: Ken Payne Next, remove the mass air flow sensor from the intake, remove the intake tube and air filter box. Remove the radiator cover’s 7 pushpins and remove the cover. Disconnect the upper radiator hose. Remove the bolts holding the fan shroud in place and then remove the fan from the water pump with […] More »

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