The 2008 Ford Super Duty, available early in 2007, will have a new 6.4-liter Power Stroke diesel engine that will be Ford's cleaners and quietest diesel engine ever sold in America. The new engine uses an advanced diesel particulate filter which, when combined with ultra low-sulfur diesel fuel, "will provide particulate emissions levels that are equivalent to gasoline engines" according to Ford. The filter "scrubs black smoke from exhaust gases and periodically cleans itself via advanced engine
Jason Crawford of Scappoose, Oregon is, shall we say, proud of his WVO-powered truck. His website is full of dramatic explanations of his homemade WVO-converter for his Ford PowerStroke Diesel truck. The good news is that he's got reason to be proud. Earlier this month, Crawford participated in the Thundertruck Races in Woodburn Oregon and, as he writes it, "wound my way through 84 trucks to win the 4x4 class running a best of 15.81 in my 8,000lb behemoth. And yes, this was on oil!!"