Diesel Tips

Dec
20
2018

Everything You Need to Know About Swapping a 6.0 Fan Clutch to a 7.3 Fan Clutch

It’s pretty common for the electric fan clutch in 6.0L Ford Power Stroke engines to fail. A lot of 6.0L Power Stroke owners fix this problem by replacing the faulty 6.0L fan clutch with a...

Dec
17
2018

The Best Solution For 6.0 Power Stroke Fan Clutch Problems

If your 6.0L Power Stroke engine runs hot often, under normal driving conditions, then it’s a good idea to check the electric fan clutch. It’s pretty common for the electric fan clutch...

Nov
19
2018

11 Things Truckers Know About Towing

Driver's education is always a good idea when you're learning how to drive a car. And it's even more important for semi truck drivers to go through extensive training to receive their Commercial...

Jul
6
2018

The Difference Between a Cam Phaser Lockout and a Cam Phaser Limiter

Some people think that locking out your cam phaser and installing a cam phaser limiter is the same thing. That's actually a misconception. Installing a cam phaser limiter when you should really be...

Jun
26
2018

The Pros and Cons of a Installing Cam Phaser Lockout Kit on Your Ford

When you have a failing cam phaser, simply replacing it doesn’t always do the job. Cam phasers in Ford 3-valve Triton V8 engines aren’t very durable. So if you replace your cam phaser,...

Jun
21
2018

Do Ford Cam Phaser Lockout Kits Really Work?

Cam phaser lockout kits are often recommended as the best solution for Ford V8 owners experiencing cam phaser issues. Do they really work, though? The answer is yes, they do. Read on to find...

May
12
2018

Does Locking Out the Cam Phaser Cause Engine Damage?

If you’re here, you probably have a bad cam phaser and you’re worried about damaging your engine by installing a cam phaser lockout kit . We’re here to tell you that you have...

Apr
24
2018

Is A Tuner Required When You Install A Cam Phaser Lockout?

This is a common question Ford owners ask when looking into installing a cam phaser lockout kit . The answer is that it’s not necessary to tune your ECU (engine control unit) after...

Apr
16
2018

A Comprehensive Ford Cam Phaser Lockout Buyer's Guide

Cam phaser issues are common in Ford 3 valve Triton V8 engines. It’s important to make sure your cam phaser is in working order because failure of this part can lead to serious engine...

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
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...

Nov
21
2017

Is it Illegal to Delete Your Diesel Particulate Filter?

If you’re reading this, you might be toying with the idea of deleting your diesel particulate filter (DPF). The DPF is a tube-shaped filter installed within the exhaust system that...