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3.5L EcoBoost Timing Chain Rattle – Symptoms & Fixes

The Ford EcoBoost has a reputation for being a well-built and reliable series of turbocharged engines. Ranging in size from a 1.3L inline 3-cylinder to a 3.5L V6, the Ford EcoBoost engine series can be found in almost every model in the modern Ford lineup. Like many other manufacturers, Ford moved away from the large-displacement,…

F150 3.5 EcoBoost Exhaust Upgrade Guide
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F150 3.5 EcoBoost Exhaust Upgrade Guide

The Ford F150 truck is one of the most versatile and popular American trucks on the market today. The 3.5 L twin-turbo EcoBoost engine, which became available in 2011, is one of the best F150 power plants. While the engine offers a great balance of fuel economy, emissions, performance, and reliability, it can still use…

F-150 3.5 EcoBoost Intercooler Upgrade Guide
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F-150 3.5 EcoBoost Intercooler Upgrade Guide

We believe the Ford F-150 3.5 EcoBoost is an excellent engine from top to bottom. Of course, the twin turbo design means the 3.5L V6 also responds well to performance upgrades. We previously wrote an article about the best 3.5 EcoBoost upgrades. Intercooler mods made that list for good reason. FMIC’s offer decent power gains,…

Ford F-150 3.5 EcoBoost Downpipe Upgrade Guide
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Ford F-150 3.5 EcoBoost Downpipe Upgrade Guide

If you’ve checked out our 5 best mods for the 3.5 EcoBoost guide, downpipes topped the list as one of the best mods for the F-150. Downpipes are the most restrictive component of the F150’s exhaust system which means upgrading to a less restrictive downpipe can have some significant performance and power benefits. This guide…

Ultimate Ford 3.5 EcoBoost Tuning Guide
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Ultimate Ford 3.5 EcoBoost Tuning Guide

The Ford 3.5 EcoBoost is our favorite engine in 2011+ F-150 trucks. It’s debatably the best gasoline F-150 engine option for its balance of performance, towing, and fuel economy. In the Ford F-150 the 3.5 EcoBoost offers anywhere from 365 to 450 horsepower. Though, there are more or less powerful variants of the twin turbo…

Ford 2.7 vs 3.5 EcoBoost Specs, Performance, Reliability
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Ford 2.7 vs 3.5 EcoBoost Specs, Performance, Reliability

In our opinion, the Ford 2.7 and 3.5 EcoBoost engines are by far the best engines in the Ford F-150. They both offer an excellent balance of power, performance, towing, fuel economy, and reliability. It’s hard to go wrong with either engine. However, it can be tough to make a decision on which F-150 EcoBoost…

Ford F-150 3.5 EcoBoost Intake Upgrade Guide
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Ford F-150 3.5 EcoBoost Intake Upgrade Guide

Cold air intakes are one of the most popular engine mods for good reason. This is especially true on turbo engines like the Ford F-150 3.5 EcoBoost. Intakes offer solid power gains along with plenty of other benefits. They’re also pretty inexpensive making cold air intakes a popular choice. In this guide, we discuss the…

Best Ford 3.5 EcoBoost Bolt-On Performance Upgrades
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Best Ford 3.5 EcoBoost Bolt-On Performance Upgrades

It’s no secret the 3.5 EcoBoost is a highly capable performance engine. The twin turbo 3.5L V6 design is the perfect base to build a fast, powerful Ford F-150. 3.5 EcoBoost engines are also in many other Ford models. With anywhere from 355-450hp it’s already a great engine from the factory. However, some owners want…