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  Ford Rebuilt Engine News
The Ford Powerstroke 7.3L remanufactured, rebuilt engine is available at Roadmaster as a long block or a complete engine.
The 5.4L Ford engine was introduced in 1997 as the "big brother" to the 4.6L and replaced the 351W in Ford pickups and vans.
The 3.0L, OHV, V-6 engine is a popular engine for the Ford Ranger pick-up.
www.roadmasterfordengines.com /ford_engine_news   (727 words)

  V6 Performance.net Forums - Discuss the Mazda 6s Ford Duratec 3.0L engine
The early Duratec engines suffered from crank bearing issues IIRC which required rebuilding but they've been reliable "since 1999".
Ford is using tumbler valves in the intake manifold to meet emissions it looks like, which is a quick and dirty way to accomplish that but at the expense of torque apparently.
Don't you think it might be a little tiring to have un-educated teenie bopers on this board say that the 6 is a Ford, its a bad car becasue it has a Ford engine, the 6 is a rebagged Taurus and on down the line........haters haters haters haters.......
www.v6performance.net /forums/showthread.php?t=33267   (3985 words)

  Wikipedia - Ford Yamaha V8 Engine
Ford manufactured the aluminum engine blocks at their Windsor, Ontario plant, then shipped them to Japan for finishing by Yamaha.
The preventive measure of welding the cam sprocket to the camshaft soon proved to be a fix for engines that had not suffered such a fate yet [1].
The engine is a 4.4 L aluminum DOHC V8 which produces 311 hp (232 kW) and 325 ft·lbf (441 N·m).
www.v8sho.com /SHO/WikipediaFordYamahaV8Engine.htm   (828 words)

 Ford Duratec 35 thrives on simplicity
From the beginning, Ford's engine designers and engineers set out to develop an all-new V-6 engine family that is “good from a functional standpoint but is relatively simple,” he says.
Engineers and developers insisted, in particular, on a highly rigid structure for the all-aluminum block and forged-steel crankshaft.
Engineers also struggled daily with design constraints that included a need to make the Duratec 35 fit in the basic space required for the smaller 3L Duratec 30, which is a completely different architecture.
wardsautoworld.com /ar/auto_ford_duratec_thrives   (1179 words)

 Ford Duratec engine at AllExperts
The Duratec 25 is a 2.5 L (2544 cc) 60° V6 and was introduced in 1994.
The 3.0 L Duratec 30 or Mazda AJ was introduced in 1996 as a replacement for the 232 in³ (3.8 L) Essex V6 in the Taurus/Sable.
Ford's 3.4 L SHO V8 is related to the 2.5 L Mondeo V6.
en.allexperts.com /e/f/fo/ford_duratec_engine.htm   (1885 words)

 Duratec HE engine for the Ford Focus Petition
The engine is in the Ford Mondeo and being built in Dearborn, Michigan and Mexico as we speak.
Duratec HE engines represent a considerable step forward in terms of refinement and NVH reduction, and the result is smooth, quiet operation even during spirited driving.
The Duratec HE engine for the Ford Focus Petition to Ford Motor Company was created by and written by Marvin Ranaldson.
www.petitiononline.com /duratec/petition.html   (506 words)

 Caterham 7 DURATEC R   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Ford Duratec HE I4, a 2000cc 4 cylinder alloy block engine designed by Ford and Mazda.
A photo showing the standard Ford induction and oil filter cartridge both of which will be removed for the installation in the Caterham.
This engine has an alloy rocker cover, a lighter plastic cover is supplied on some engines.
www.btinternet.com /~threeferndrive/duratecinstall1_baseengine.htm   (115 words)

 New FORD Reviews - Car and Driver   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ford got a lot of attention last year for being the first automaker to introduce a hybrid-powered SUV.
All that’s new this year is the increased availability of Ford’s Duratec 2.3-liter engine, some new colors, and a monochrome-themed Premium package for the hybrid.
The conventional engine of choice, however, remains the 200-horsepower, Duratec 30 V-6 engine, which is standard with the more expensive trim levels.
www.caranddriver.com /cartrims/2006-ford-escape/ford_escape_hybrid.html   (483 words)

Ford customers now enjoy a far greater choice, and Ford has moved to be among the industry leaders in its powertrain offerings.
The Duratec Ti-VCT is capable of continuously varying the timing of both the intake and exhaust camshafts for optimal airflow, controlled by the Engine Control Unit (ECU).
Ford is also preparing a performance version of the punchy 2.0-litre Duratec HE engine from the Mondeo range for exclusive use in the new Fiesta ST. Convinced of the performance potential of this engine, Ford engineers have already begun performance upgrades, starting with the free-breathing 150PS version for the forthcoming Fiesta ST.
media.ford.com /article_display.cfm?article_id=17631   (2348 words)

 Ford Focus ST170: Refined performance :: car.kak.net ::
At its heart is a tuned version of the standard 130PS 2.0-litre Ford Focus Duratec engine, now producing 170PS at 7000rpm and 195Nm of torque from 2500rpm.
Ford SVE’s approach to achieving improved performance in a normally aspirated engine was through a combination of improved flow characteristics, higher rev capability, combustion efficiency and a higher compression ratio.
Duratec’s intake camshaft is equipped with an electro-mechanical control mechanism that allows the cam’s maximum opening point, relative to crankshaft degrees, to be varied between 85 and 145 degrees after top dead centre.
car.kak.net /Article17.html   (2006 words)

 Ford’s Duratec V6 engine among "Ward’s 10 Best Engines" - Top Speed
Ford Motor Company’s new 3.5-liter V-6 engine is officially rated at 265 horsepower on 87 octane regular grade fuel, allowing customers to enjoy the engine’s smooth and ample power with less pain at the pump.
The engine is the standard and exclusive engine offered in the new Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX crossovers, hitting dealerships soon, and the Lincoln MKZ sedan, on sale since October with an MSRP starting at $29,890.
The 4.6-liter is the powerplant of choice for the Ford Mustang GT and Mustang Shelby GT, in addition to the Ford Explorer, Explorer Sport Trac and Mercury Mountaineer, demonstrating the flexibility of the engine.
www.topspeed.com /cars/car-news/ford-s-duratec-v6-engine-among-ward-s-10-best-engines-ar17259.html   (426 words)

 cars - Ford Taurus
A 3.2 L version of the Ford SHO V6 engine was introduced for automatic-equipped SHOs, which still had 220 hp (164 kW), but 15 ft·lbf (20 Nm) more torque, up from 200 ft·lbf (271 Nm).
The controversial oval-theme was not well received by the press or the public and is ultimately blamed for the reason it lost the bestseller status to the Camry in 1997.
The Ford Taurus is suceeded by the 2005 Ford Five Hundred (large) and the 2006 Ford Fusion (midsize).
www.carluvers.com /cars/Ford_Taurus   (1028 words)

Ford Motor Company’s newest innovation is the 5.4-liter Triton V-8 engine, which uses three valves per cylinder — two intake and one exhaust — along with variable-cam timing and other technologies to deliver a new level of performance and refinement.
Ford’s new 6.0-liter Power Stroke Diesel engine was introduced earlier this year on the popular F-Series Super Duty line of trucks and will replace the well-regarded 7.3-liter Power Stroke in the E-Series Super Duty lineup in the 2004 model year, offering even more power with better response and quieter operation.
Ford leads the way in small-diesel technology in the European market and is studying diesel options in North America, such as offering a diesel-powered Ford Focus within the next five years.
fordtruckworld.tenmagazines.com /news/35LV6.asp   (2427 words)

 Ford Powertrains Integral Part to Way Forward Strategy
Ford Motor Co.’s upcoming Lincoln MKS flagship sedan will be powered by a new 3.7L V-6 engine based on the auto maker’s 3.5L V-6 Duratec 35.
Ford doesn’t provide specifics on the coming diesel, but earlier this month a spokesman told Ward’s the auto maker is working on a light-duty-pickup diesel application that meets the Environmental Protection Agency’s Tier II, Bin 5 emission standards, which takes effect in 2010.
The Ford spokesman says the secrecy surrounding the Fairlane’s powertrain is necessary due to a number of factors.
wardsauto.com /ar/ford_powertrain_integral   (769 words)

 Ford Zetec engine at AllExperts
This engine (a 3.5 litre V8) was used by the Benetton team in 1994, and powered Michael Schumacher to his first World Championship title.
The first Zetec-branded engine was the Zeta family, introduced for the 1992 model year powering the fourth generation of the European Ford Escort and Orion.
It is also a much smaller engine than the SE version, which allowed it to be installed in the Ford Ka, replacing the Endura-E which was considered underpowered and outdated.
en.allexperts.com /e/f/fo/ford_zetec_engine.htm   (920 words)

 Aluminum Association | Aluminum Gains on Iron in Ford Engines   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The six-cylinder powerplants, built at the automaker's Essex Engine Plant in Windsor, Ontario, are produced in high volumes primarily for use in light-duty trucks.
Ford's plan to halt production of the iron-intensive V-6s at the Essex facility represents another tough blow to the ferrous scrap and iron foundry industries, which have experienced a decline in the North American automotive market for iron castings for more than two decades.
Ford's new V-6s initially will enter production at the company's engine plant in Lima, Ohio, at annual output rates of 325,000 units, increasing gradually in the ensuing years to at least twice that level.
www.aluminum.org /Template.cfm?Section=Home&template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=5501   (527 words)

 CARS ARE BACK! Tech Preview of the 2005 Domestics Motor - Find Articles
Ford is calling 2005 the Year of the Car, and is introducing brand-new cars and carlike "crossover" vehicles.
Ford had to relocate the water pump to the rear, and direct-drive it-which means no pulley and beltoff the back of the camshaft.
The base engine is the 4.0L single OHC V6, a twovalve overhead-cam 60° engine that develops 210 hp and 240 ft.-lbs.
findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3828/is_200411/ai_n9469404   (881 words)

 V6 Concept
The engine could not be moved back even with cutting the body due to something protruding on the back of one of the heads.
The engineer indicated that he and the other engineers were very unhappy with the RandT article because RandT did not use most of the information they provided and weighted the article space to the Japanese car.
The Duratec engine is currently used in both FWD and RWD cars so issues of oil drainage and coolant routing were avoided.
www.miata.net /news/v6.html   (1885 words)

 Green Machines : Advanced Technologies : Ford's Duratec 35 Engine with VVT
Ford's Lima Engine Plant will begin production of a new 3.5L Duratec V-6 Engine, that will utilize VVT and improve fuel economy over the current 3.0L Duratec engine.
The engine will first be used in the Ford Edge and Lincoln Aviator crossover utility vehicles, beginning in 2006 for the 2007 model year.
At the Lima Engine Plant, Ford is investing $335 million to install new equipment for the engine, and is preserving over 800 UAW organized jobs.
www.greenmachinestour.org /actforduratec.shtml   (199 words)

 Duratec SCi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ford of Europe will start production of a new generation of engines featuring Direct-Injection Spark-Ignition (DISI) petrol engine technology before the end of 2003.
For the busy urban motorist, the Duratec SCi engine is designed to provide the performance feel of a larger displacement engine without sacrificing fuel economy.
Further technical details of the Duratec SCi range of engines, and the individual vehicles they are to power, will be released closer to launch.
home.att.net /~biker16/Duratec_SCi.html   (238 words)

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The Lincoln LS, Towncar, and Ford GT are currently being assembled at the plant.
Dressed dry engine mass/weight for the Ford 3.0L Duratec engine is 164.3kg/362.28lbs as used in the Lincoln LS.
Lots of good information from owners, enthusiasts and Ford engineers (presumably in their spare time) Free 30 day trial membership is available.
www.lycos.com /info/lincoln-ls--ford-thunderbird.html   (291 words)

 VWvortex Forums: 2.3L Focus tuned by Cosworth - Stage 1 & 2 details released
Ford only keeps a limited supply of most of them and you need an RS VIN to get your hands on them as I have heard.
In order to get the right amount of fuel in and ensure that the engine makes the most of the improved breathing at higher speeds, the factory ECU is re-flashed, a process that ensures that the engine runs perfectly, all the way to the re-set 7100rpm rev limit.
However, due to the high performance nature of this engine, a d-Power2 -equipped car is NOT street legal and therefore should only be used for vehicles that are not intended to be used on public highways.
forums.vwvortex.com /zerothread?id=1582016&page=2   (2400 words)

 Caterham 7 DURATEC R
The Birkin is available as a rolling chassis minus engine and gearbox or as a fully built car with 2.0L Ford Zetec engine in various levels of tune from 150BHP - 190BHP.
Whilst the performance of the bike engines is attractive, having to strip the car out to keep the weight down is not.
Of course this car was only a prototype and the duratec was in its early stages as a performance engine so this wouldn`t happen overnight.
www.btinternet.com /~threeferndrive/history.htm   (2232 words)

 Ford Duratec Engine Mounts
Ford Duratec Engine/Chassis Mounting Kit suitable for Escorts, car with cross members and Rear wheel cars e.g.
Engine mounts are available for world cut cross members, but due to the variation in world cut crossmember construction, these will only be supplied in conjunction with a world cut cross member from us.
With new bits hitting the shelves for the Duratec each week, it's fast becoming the new-skool engine of choice.
www.sbdev.co.uk /Duratec/Engine_Mounts.htm   (248 words)

 Ford Mustang Engine
“Whether racing in a sealed engine class, building an all-out drag racing engine or looking for a street performer, the BOSS 302 block and engine family meets the needs of all Ford 302 enthusiasts at a price that is comparable to a performance-prepped stock 302.
The new engine is being built at Ford’s Lima, Ohio plant, which underwent a $335 million overhaul in 2003 as part of the auto maker’s flexible manufacturing scheme. The aluminum block is made by Teksid in Mexico, while the heads come from Nemak in Alabama, and the forged steel crankshaft from Bharat Forge of India.
This extraction of gases allows for more air and fuel to be brought into the engine for combustion, and more power is the result.
www.moddedmustangs.com /mustang/engine   (456 words)

 Ford Racing: Team Ford Racing News
It will be a big month for Ford at the spiritual home of Australian motor sport, with the rally being run just three weeks after the Super Cheap Auto 1000 for V8 Supercars.
Ford Racing Engineering Manager Steve Hoinville has been overseeing the engine and transmission program.
Ford has supplied the NGK Rally of Melbourne a number of officials' vehicles and will have the new Focus road models on display over the weekend of the event.
www.fordracing.com /news/detail/?article=28772   (449 words)

The all-aluminum engine is derived from Ford's Duratec family of in-line four-cylinder petrol engines that power the Ford Mondeo that is now built and sold in China.
Although there are no plans at present to offer this engine in China, the new Duratec SCi has been brought to the Challenge Bibendum in Shanghai as an example of a new engine that uses less fuel especially under low engine speeds, which makes it idea for improving fuel economy in everyday, real-world driving conditions.
Direct injection engines have especially low consumption levels under lean-burn conditions such as idling when only part of the combustion chamber is filled with gas and air.
media.ford.com /newsroom/release_display.cfm?release=19390   (566 words)

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