Forbidden Diesel News

Mar
30
2018

How Does a Cam Phaser Lockout Kit Work?

If you own a Ford 4.6L or 5.4L V8 with three-valves per cylinder, you’re probably familiar with engine ticking or "dieseling" noises and the underlying problem with Ford's cam phaser on...

Mar
20
2018

Is There An Alternative To Replacing My Cam Phaser?

Got a failing cam phaser and not too keen on the idea of replacing it? We have good news for you: there is an alternative, and it’s to lock your cam phaser in place. Here’s how it...

Feb
28
2018

How Do I Know If My Ford's Cam Phaser Is Failing?

Your Ford’s cam phaser is a key component of its Variable Valve Timing system. It determines the valve timing in order to either enhance drivability or give your engine more power. Learn...

Feb
23
2018

What's a Cam Phaser, and Why Is It Important?

If you have an engine with variable valve timing, your engine probably has something called a cam phaser. Cam phasers are designed to adjust your engine's timing by shifting or rotating from one...

Jan
31
2018

Should You Replace Your Power Stroke Intercooler With an OEM or Aftermarket Part?

Nearly every Ford Powerstroke diesel offered in the last 20 years (or so) has come with an intercooler of some kind, designed to boost the efficiency of the engine by cooling the intake air as...

Jan
25
2018

Ford Super Duty Power Stroke Diesel Horsepower and Torque History

Just how much oomph has the Super Duty added since its inception in 1999? Horsepower increased by 205 and torque increased by 425. That's quite a step up! In this new infographic for the...

Jan
17
2018

Everything You Need to Know About Diesel Exhaust Systems

In a lot of ways, diesel engines and gasoline engines are completely different. Diesels use a more thermally efficient combustion cycle, which means they make more power at any given RPM than a...

Dec
19
2017

The Pros and Cons of Using a Dual Disc Clutch

When you have your manual diesel truck pumping out lots of power, your stock clutch may not be able to keep up the pace. Luckily, there’s a solution you can apply to your truck before your...

Dec
7
2017

Is Your Ford V8 Engine Making A Ticking Noise? Here Are Some Diagnostic Tips

Is your Ford V8 engine making a ticking noise? This diagnostic guide will help you pinpoint the cause of the noise. In this post, we’ve listed four of the most common causes of a...

Nov
28
2017

10 Perfect Gift Ideas For Your Favorite Diesel Truck Owner

We all have that one friend who lives and breathes diesel trucks. However, if your friend is like many diesel truck owners and is incredibly particular about what goes on his truck, it might be a...

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