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  1. F150. EB overheating-towing

    F150 Ecoboost Towing
    OK folks I finally figured out what to do with an F150 eco-boost while towing a trailer to reduce the chances of the temperature gage zipping up to hot and getting an overheating alarm. I’ve done some testing pulling a 7500 pound 26 foot cougar trailer up some pretty good grades in Idaho and...
  2. Load Testing the alternator

    F150 Ecoboost Chat
    Ford replaced the alternator on my 2016 2.7 EcoBoost. This was after they tried a lot of other fixes. The new alternator is less than two years old and I'm getting the "Check Charging System" warning again. I'm new at this and could use some help interpreting my load testing measurements...
  3. Raptor engine swap to regular cab f150

    Ford Raptor Ecoboost Forum
    So I'm looking for a f150 single cab xl trim with the 3.5 na or the 3.3 engine for a work truck, but days ago an opportunity for a 2017 3.5 EcoBoost HO raptor engine came in... Is it too difficult to swap the raptor engine into that truck? Can the 6 speed hold the power?
  4. Oil smell

    F150 Ecoboost Problems
    I recently changed the oil in my 2013 F150 ecoboost and now I’m smelling oil inside the cab. I have no leaks and everything is tight. Just wondering if anyone had a similar experience. I didn’t know if it might have anything to do with the stubborn skid plate (maybe oil got onto it and the...
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  6. New from Alberta Canada

    Hi guys, Joining to get away from the misinformation and drama of the facebook pages! just looking to learn more about increasing the performance of my truck. So far I have done all of the mods in my signature and the truck last dyno'd at 385hp and 463ft/lb on a loaded dyno. This was before I...
  7. Recommended Tuner for 2014 3.5L ecoboost?

    F150 Ecoboost Chat
    What is the best tuner for a 2014 3.5L ecoboost?
  8. 2011 F150 EcoBoost FX4 - Blue Flame Metallic

    Up for sale is my 2011 EcoBoost F150 FX4 in Blue Flame Metallic. It is a Supercab with the 6.5' bed. It has the max tow package with a 7700 GVW. It is well optioned with heated leather seats, sunroof, backup-camera and spray in bed-liner. The interior is in perfect condition and the carpet is...
  9. Did Ford Damage My Truck

    F150 Ecoboost Chat
    So I took my truck in to my local Ford dealer because truck has a miss under acceleration. They couldn't find the issue. Truck has been in 2 times within a month. They found the oil pan leaking on the first visit. They replaced oil pan gasket under warranty. Truck just hit 50,000miles. Truck...
  10. F150 3.5 ECOBOOST Lots of problems

    F150 Ecoboost Problems
    Hi all, Wanted to share my experience with my F150 ECO. Its a 3.5 with 64K miles Only a couple add on's 2016 F150 3.5 Ecoboost Super Crew, 20" wheels, spray in liner 2.5" Leveling kit Soft bed cover Swapped out factory tires for BFG KO2's. Original tires (Goodyear) lasted about 20K, BFGs...
  11. 2014 Ecoboost Limited Wheels and Tires

    F150 Ecoboost Chat
    Hey guys new to the forum and new to the F150. I got a 2014 F150 Ecoboost Limited and want some wheels and tires. Everything on the car is stock. So, I got a couple of questions: 1. Any suggestions on middle of the road wheel and tire set ups? I want the tires to be a little meaty but not too...
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  13. Somethings wrong ? UPR Catch Can

    F150 Ecoboost Chat
    I have a 2015 f150 with the 2.7L ecoboost. I installed a upr catch can on truck at 43,000 miles. I haven't got 1 drop out of catch can after 2,500 miles. I double checked all connections and the install is correct. I figured something would get caught in the can. I drove truck from Florida to...
  14. Ecoboost turbo failure, looking for knowledge

    F150 Ecoboost Chat
    So, Traded my Silverado (I hated that thing) for a 2013 f150 ecoboost with 79,000 miles on it about 3 weeks ago. Test drove it for a day, loved the truck, bought the truck, thought i had crawled over every inch of the truck, next day I get home and noticed a small spot of antifreeze in my drive...
  15. Advice for a new '18 3.5 ecoboost owner

    Hey everyone! Looking forward to sifting through the crazy amount of knowledge and experience here. I'm excited about my new truck and I was wondering if anyone has found any issues with their ecoboosts? I have seen a little bit about people adding catch cans and other things to prevent long...
  16. 2013 F150 EcoBoost Fan Problem??

    F150 Ecoboost Chat
    My brother has a 2013 F150 EcoBoost 3.5L crewcab 4x4. The truck just hit 75,000 miles. He has the ford dealership rotate tires and changes oil every 5000 miles. The fan that cools the engine kicks on as soon as he cranks the truck. Fan cuts on immediately when he first cranks truck that day. It...
  17. P0430 Data help

    F150 Ecoboost Problems
    I'm at a lost with my 2012 F-150 Eco, and don't want to keep throwing $$ at it. Anyone see problems in the below 3 freeze frames from the last few P0430's, or have suggestions? I've replaced the downstream Bank 2 Oxy Sensor, New SP534 Plugs gapped to 0.30, and Bank2 Cat with an aftermarket from...
  18. Help with Freeze Data for pesky P0430

    F150 Ecoboost Problems
    Long time listener, 1st time caller here. I've been chasing a P0430 for a while and at a loss. Little back story. Bad plugs/gap caused a driver side cat to go bad, which likely increased the back pressure and warped the exhaust manifold and blew out the gasket (while breaking a stud in the head...
  19. Bull Bars and EcoBoost Intercooler

    F150 Ecoboost Chat
    I just purchased a bull bar for my 2015 f150 ecoboost. I have read not to put certain bull bars on EcoBoost engines because of blocking intercooler. The bull bar I purchased has the cut outs in the front. 50% of the people say it's ok and the other 50% say no. I don't want to cause any issues...
  20. Need help/advice Nitto Tire Install

    F150 Ecoboost Chat
    I went ahead and purchased some Nitto Ridge Grappler 275/70r18 for my 2015 Xlt 4×4 crewcab. I have an appointment tomorrow at my local ford dealer to install leveling kit and nittos. I was looking on nittos website last night and noticed they recommend rim width 7.0-(8.0)-8.5. My 18" stock rims...