Award-Winning Ford Engines

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No engines on the market have the performance, durability, or long-standing reputation of Ford. In 2017, Ford won best small engine at the International Engine of the Year Awards for the sixth year in a row and received its ninth win for fuel-efficient and sporty engines. It has been Overall Winner three times—a record—and previously won Best Newcomer, so Ford has been accustomed to being a front-runner from inception.

Ford was a powerhouse into the 1970s, and then the oil crisis hit, adversely impacting car manufacturers. The company kept pushing onward through the 90s until it started showing signs of life again in the 2000s. They have some of the best cars and engines on the market and the most consistently well-performing brand.

Ford engines have the durability and power that enthusiasts, racers, and experts demand. Continue reading

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Best Practices for Replacing EGR Cooler and Oil Cooler

One of the biggest headaches reported by diesel car and truck owners is the EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) cooler and the oil cooler.

Replacing these items can seem challenging. There are various ways to do it, but, if you follow some of the best practices listed here, the job will not be as bad as you may have anticipated. Continue reading

 What Are Glow Plugs?

Glow plugs

If you have just purchased a vehicle with a diesel engine or you are considering buying one, one of the most critical components to become familiar with are glow plugs. Although you need not be a mechanic, some rudimentary knowledge of what they are and how they work will assist you in keeping your vehicle in peak operating condition.

Diesel engines are notorious for their unfortunate “I do not want to start” reputation during the winter months. Many times, a person will turn the key and face the dreaded “minute of silence” only other diesel owners seem to understand. The heat generated within the engine is rarely sufficient to start the engine on its own. Continue reading