Ford 1.6 EcoBoost vs 2.0 EcoBoost Engine Guide
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Ford 1.6 EcoBoost vs 2.0 EcoBoost Engine Guide

By now, the Ford EcoBoost engine series has established itself as one of the top modern platforms. Featuring small displacement I4s and V6s, turbochargers, and direct injection, the EcoBoost engines deliver solid performance while returning good fuel economy and reduced emissions. Previously, we’ve looked at the 2.0 EcoBoost and how it stacks up against the…

Ultimate Chevrolet LS3 Engine Guide
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Ultimate Chevrolet LS3 Engine Guide

At this point, more than two decades after General Motors first unleashed them on the public, the LS-series of small-block V8 engines has reached legendary status. They are widely known as being durable, reliable, and capable of producing gobs of horsepower and torque. One of the earliest LS engines that GM released was the 6.2…

6.4 HEMI Throttle Body Upgrade Guide
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6.4 HEMI Throttle Body Upgrade Guide

In 2007, Stellantis (formerly Chrysler) first released the 6.4 HEMI V8 (also known as the 392 HEMI) to much fanfare and acclaim. Depending on the model, the naturally aspirated engine makes 360–485 horsepower and 430–475 lb-ft of torque. Dodge/Chyrlser has most prominently featured the engine inside the SRT-8 and SRT 392 300c, Challenger, and Charger…

Ford 2.0 vs 2.3 EcoBoost
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Ford 2.0 vs 2.3 EcoBoost

Since the Ford EcoBoost series debuted in 2010, it has established itself as one of the top American engine families. Combining turbocharged I4s and V6s with direct injection fueling, the EcoBoost engines produce solid performance and fuel economy, while reducing emissions and weight (compared with V8 engines). Two of the most popular EcoBoost engines are…

5 Best 3.6 Pentastar Performance Upgrades
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5 Best 3.6 Pentastar Performance Upgrades

First released in 2011, the Chrysler 3.6 Pentastar V6 engine has found a home over the last decade in some of the top Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep vehicles on the market. Most notably, the 3.6 Pentastar powers the Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger/Challenger/Durango/Ram 1500, and Jeep Grand Cherokee/Gladiator/Wrangler. Depending on the vehicle, the Pentastar produces between…

3.6 Pentastar Supercharger Guide
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3.6 Pentastar Supercharger Guide

The 3.6 Pentastar V6 engine has been in production since 2011, and it is one of the most popular engines for vehicles in the Chrysler (Stellantis) lineup. In addition to others, it powers the Chrysler 300, the Dodge Charger/Challenger SE/SXT/GT and Ram 1500, and the Jeep Wrangler and Gladiator. In the Chargers and Challengers, it…

Chrysler 3.2 and 3.6 Pentastar Oil Filter Housing Problem Guide
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Chrysler 3.2 and 3.6 Pentastar Oil Filter Housing Problem Guide

One of the most glaring issues on the 3.2 and 3.6 Chrysler Pentastar V6 engine is the oil filter housing. Since its debut in 2011, countless drivers have complained about it being prone to cracking and leaking, which can lead to catastrophic engine failure. The issue is linked to the weak plastic material that Chrysler…