Ford’s historically coveted Power Stroke 7.3 engine was considered one of the most reliable diesel motors in the Ford truck series, with some owners clocking well over 500,000 miles on it with no engine work needed (except possibly replacing the HPOP–high-pressure oil pump). If you were one of the lucky ones to have the ZF5 transmission, then you really had the full package. Continue reading
To install a Ford injector pump, it’s important how you go about removing the one you are replacing. If you can avoid it, do not remove the injector pump drive gear cover. It will make the entire installation process and the end-result timing adjustments easier. Continue reading
Every year, car enthusiasts wait in anticipation for the newest model or latest revision of their favorite design. Their excitement is often warranted, as car and truck manufacturers strive to stay ahead of the competition by making significant improvements, using the latest technology to create new models or add features to already successful vehicles. With these rapid changes, the automobile industry becomes more dynamic every year and usually produces several surprises in the process. Continue reading
Finding the right Ford Powerstroke OEM or aftermarket parts can seem daunting. This popular line of truck has seen many changes over the years, and multiple features have been added to the original since the first Powerstroke came along in 1982. Continue reading
All cars today have a fuel pressure regulator. A fuel regulator maintains the appropriate fuel pressure to allow the fuel to atomize correctly and allows your car or truck to run smoothly.
The simple design makes this part very durable and incredibly long-lasting. Continue reading
In 2004, when Ford released its new 6.0-liter Powerstroke to replace the previous 7.4-liter, diesel enthusiasts were dubious, but they were ultimately thrilled with the increased power and faster turbo response. The changes made to the engine design complied with new emissions standards. Continue reading
Many believe the iconic 7.3-liter Powerstroke engine by Ford is the best diesel pickup ever manufactured. Ford used the 7.3 Powerstroke in Heavy-Duty Ford Pickup Trucks and the Ford Econoline vans from 1994-2003. Continue reading
Whether you’re a die-hard diesel enthusiast who pulls everything from horse trailers to construction equipment or you’re just interested in diesel technology, you’ve likely come across the term “ICP” more than a few times while researching diesel trucks. Continue reading
Winter is just around the corner, meaning that, along with the cold and snow, the holidays are also quickly becoming a reality. The smell of gingerbread, fresh-cut pines, and carols coming from the speakers are just some of the pleasures we have to look forward to for the upcoming season! Continue reading
What Is Exhaust Gas Recirculation?
Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) is used in diesel engines to reduce harmful emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx), specifically, nitric oxide, nitrogen dioxide and nitrous oxide. These greenhouse gases contribute to the breakdown of the Earth’s ozone layer and add to increasing levels of unhealthy smog in high-density areas. Continue reading