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Link: 2.3L MUSTANG ECOBOOST OIL-AIR SEPARATOR LH
And this is stated
This part is designed and intended for competition use only. It should not be installed on a vehicle that is driven on public roads and highways. Installation of this part on a vehicle driven on public roads and...
Actual the owners manual states that Motorcraft Synthetic Blend is recommended... what it specifies is an oil that meets WSS-M2C946-B1. There are a lot of oils that meet that specification.
Motorcraft Synthetic Blend isn't the best choice when looking at a variety of tests.
Can we focus on the topic of this thread? We aren't talking about race cars with vacuum pumps that help the rings seal... what we are talking about is production vehicles. all of which have blow by, and people who retrofit a system by putting breathers on them.
Your statement of "Breathers...
Breathers are not band aids for bad rings. Every internal combustion engine with rings has blow by, nothing rare about that at all. Breathers are merely another way of dealing with positive crankcase pressures and in our case, to keep all that gunk out of the intake.
Venting the crankcase...
RockSliders & Ice Build Up
Today we were driving in some pretty nasty winter weather and had a lot of ice accumulate on the truck. Temperatures were in the teens, wind driven snow and driving in slush.
We started hearing a knocking noise on the passenger side outer floor area every time we...
Form follows function. These trucks are designed to haul and tow. That weight will cause the rear to sag... ideally not sag to the point that it becomes a problem. Therefore when not towing or hauling the truck sits high in the rear.
Trucks that have air suspensions, like the Dodge Ram, can...
MotivX Oil Filler Funnel
Following BButah and rpeterson53 advice ( EcoBoost Oil Fill Funnel... What Are You Using.) I modified my new MotivX funnel today.
Works great.. nice tight fit! Thanks guys!
Link to funnel on Amazon: Motivx Tools Engine Oil Funnel for Ford Vehicles with 1/4 Turn Oil...
Shot a few photo's of the truck today.
The Shrockwork Rocksliders really do compliment the lines of the Ranger and look like they are a part of the truck, not some aftermarket afterthought.
Link To Installing The Rocksliders
Some things are easy to model... others not so much. I wouldn't feel comfortable sharing the model of the bed. It just isn't accurate enough.
I made the model knowing that I was building a wooden structure that I could check each board for 'fit". I have yet to build the "Lumber Rack".
Sooo.... I wonder just how much weight will those Rocksliders will take? Let's look just for shits and giggles..
Since I installed the Shrockworks Rocksliders I've been curious just how much weight they can handle. I fired up an older Finite Element Analysis program I have on a...