Important EcoBoost engine upgrade recommendation whenever timing repairs are performed

Engine upgrade
With the high cost of purchasing an all-new Ford F-150, upgrading the factory 3.5L EcoBoost engine may be desirable on your used Ford F-150, especially if it is This is a truck that has proven to be exceptionally reliable.
Engine upgrades can be expensive. But it can also be profitable—provided you do it every time a deep dive into an engine is done, such as repairing/replacing the timing assembly.

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Conventional wisdom is that since you’ve already committed to having a major repair done, you might as well go the extra mile for some upgraded modifications while the engine is partially disassembled, which would otherwise cost a lot more separately at another time.

Oil Pump Upgrade Bypass
An example is given in a recent FordTech Makuloco YouTube channel where Brian shows a cool trick to performing an EcoBoost engine oil pump upgrade while the timing assembly is exposed—and without having to drop the oil pan!

Ditching the oil pan is the typical manual recommendation, requiring a significant amount of extra work that can be avoided with Brian’s oil pump upgrade workaround.

In the video posted below, you will see Brian demonstrate replacing the stock EcoBoost engine oil pump with an upgraded stock high volume/pressure oil pump to deliver more engine lubricating oil for longer. longer life and better performance in a customer’s 2013 Ford F-150.

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This video is worth saving
The value of this video is that whether you decide to do the job yourself or hire a mechanic to do it for you, the video is a good follow-up instruction that can save you a lot of time and labor costs. -work.

2011-2016 Ford F-150 3.5L EcoBoost Oil Pump Upgrade without oil pan removal.

And finally…

For additional Ford F-150 related articles, here are a few for your consideration:

Ford EcoBoost Engine Owners Receive Wrong Repair Part Warning

Ford F-150 death trap! Lame fashion? Ask the mechanic

A fatal flaw that destroys vehicles equipped with Ford engines

Timothy Boyer is a Cincinnati-based automotive reporter for Torque News. Experienced in early car restorations, he regularly restores older vehicles with engine modifications for better performance. Follow Tim on Twitter at @TimBoyerWrites for daily news on new and used vehicles.

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