Brew City Boost 2.7L Ecoboost F150 Dyno Results!

Fords 2.7L twin turbo EcooBoost is one surprisingly stout little engine. It does a hell of a job putting down impressive power numbers from a mere 165 cubes. Once you get the pleasure of driving one then you start to understand how impressive these power plants are. But the real fun starts when you find out how much additional power can be made by properly tuning these engines!

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Brew City Boost has been the leader in tuning these 2.7L EcoBoost F150s since they first hit the dealer lots in 2015 and continue on to this day. We appreciate the entire community for helping us get from where we started to where we are today, thank you all!

There are quite a few options when it comes to BCB’s tunes for the 2.7. To make life easier we’ve put together some information on our 2.7L Ecoboost F150 tunes, horsepower and torque ratings, and dyno plots from our in-house Dynojet dynamometer.

 

 

Adaptive Tunes – Highlander and MacGyver

Our adaptive calibrations are a great way to get a decent bump in HP, TQ, and drivability. We designed these for ease of use, and flexibility of fuel grades, accepting 87 through 93 octane without requiring you to change tunes. If you hunger for more power, then a jump to a custom tune is what you need.

 

Here are dyno plots for the 2.7 EcoBoost, separated into gen1 (2015-2017) and gen2 (2018-2020). All of these were run on 93 octane on our in-house dyno.

BCB 2.7L Ecoboost Dyno Results

2015-2017 2.7L EcoBoost (Gen1)

Stock         : 381 TQ / 297 HP

MacGyver  : 401 TQ / 332 HP

Highlander : 423 TQ / 344 HP

 

Gains over Stock:

MacGyver   +20 TQ / +35 HP

Highlander  +42 TQ / +47 HP

 

BCB 2.7L Ecoboost Dyno Results

2018-2020 2.7L EcoBoost (Gen2)

Stock         : 383 TQ / 306 HP

MacGyver  : 399 TQ / 335 HP

Highlander : 420 TQ / 349 HP

 

Gains over Stock:

MacGyver   +16 TQ / +29 HP

Highlander  +37 TQ / +43 HP

Any tuning device you buy from BCB will include both our Highlander and MacGyver adaptive tunes for free, we also sell them as a pair for a really good price (if you already own a tuning device). Being an adaptive tune means you can be flexible at the pump with what octane gas you run, 87 to 93 octanes (E20 max) can all be run with either of these tunes and the output will automatically adjust accordingly. The Highlander tune is our daily performance adaptive tune and MacGyver is the Tow variant. You can also choose to get a custom tune to really pump up those numbers if you desire more! 

 

 

BCB Custom Tuning

When we do custom tuning we prefer to see premium fuel in the tank, however we support custom tuning for all fuel grades. The dynos we will look at have all been done here on the BCB Dyno and all while running 93 octane pump gas.

BCB 2.7L Ecoboost Dyno Results

2015-2017 2.7L EcoBoost (Gen1)

Stock                   : 381 TQ / 297 HP

BCB 93 Custom  : 445 TQ / 375 HP

Gains over Stock : +64TQ / +78 HP

BCB 2.7L Ecoboost Dyno Results

2018-2020 2.7L EcoBoost (Gen2)

Stock                   : 383 TQ / 306 HP

BCB 93 Custom  : 466 TQ / 377 HP

Gains over Stock : +83TQ / +71 HP

These are great examples of what you can expect power-wise with one of our Custom tunes for your 2.7 EcoBoost F150. These custom tunes are supported on any device we tune for including EZ LYNK , COBB Tuning, and SCT Performance & Bully Dog.  We also include our two adaptive octane tunes with the purchase of any tuning device, and you can add a custom tune at any time!

 

 

BCB Custom Ethanol Tuning

For those that don’t know the big differentiator between Gen1 (2015-2017) and Gen2 (2018-2020) is the addition of Port Injection (PI) on the Gen2 engines. The Gen1 design only utilized Direct Injection (DI) and with the addition of PI to the Gen2 the fueling system capacity allows us to run full E85 without any fuel system mods, just a tune calibrated for the fuel.  What this means for the Gen1 engines is we are limited in Ethanol content, E30 is about as far as you can go without any fuel system mods and E50 is capable with a simple boost a pump or intank fuel pump upgrade like a DW400.

BCB 2.7L Ecoboost Dyno Results

2015-2017 2.7L EcoBoost (Gen1)

Stock                    : 381 TQ / 297 HP

BCB E50 Custom : 513 TQ / 406 HP

Gains over Stock  : +132TQ / +109 HP

BCB 2.7L Ecoboost Dyno Results

2018-2020 2.7L EcoBoost (Gen2)

Stock Tune           : 383 TQ / 306 HP

BCB E85 Custom : 522 TQ / 431 HP

Gains over Stock  : +139 TQ / +125 HP

When running an Ethanol tune ensuring you have the correct amount of Ethanol content in your fuel is critical. The only way to make sure about this is to test your fuel. Ideally, we would like to see your actual Ethanol content in the tank of your truck be within +/-5% of target the tune calls for. If it’s out of range, we can always adjust your tune specifically for the Ethanol content you are getting at the pump. There are two acceptable methods of testing your Ethanol, one is the low-tech test-tube method, and the other is a real time, always on, Ethanol content sensor and physical gauge. Don’t forget we also have a cool Ethanol calculator that can help you determine how much of each fuel you need to add to achieve your desired Ethanol blend. If you are blending to achieve a content less than E85 you must always blend the Ethanol with premium pump gas.

 

 

BCB Custom tuning for upgraded turbos

Here is a great example of a Gen2 (2018-2020) 2.7 EcoBoost F150’s with CRP Stage 3 Turbochargers. When stock turbo power levels are not enough, and you need more of the go-fast sauce. The stock fuel system in these gen2 2.7 trucks has more capacity, allowing us to run E85 on bigger turbo’s without touching the fuel system. However, to really string them out on E85 it is highly recommended to either add a Boost A Pump or a DW400 intank pump for that little extra fueling margin. 

BCB 2.7L Ecoboost Dyno Results

2018-2020 2.7L EcoBoost (Gen2)

Stock                                    : 383 TQ / 306 HP

BCB 93 Big Turbo Custom   : 464 TQ / 419 HP

BCB E85 Big Turbo Custom : 521 TQ / 528 HP

 

Gains over Stock:

BCB 93 Big Turbo Custom   : +81 TQ / +113 HP

BCB E85 Big Turbo Custom : +138 TQ / +222 HP

As you can see ethanol sure provides some insane gains, 222HP!!  It’s a setup like this that has allowed us to tune the fastest 2.7 F150 on the planet with a 11.98 at 115MPH in the ¼ mile.  

 

 

Tuning these 2.7’s brings a lot of joy to not only the owners but also us here at BCB. You know you’ll get the best tune when your calibrator also daily drives a big turbo 2.7 F150. Did you know we were the first ones to push this platform over 500hp at the wheels? We hope you have enjoyed this coverage of the 2.7 EcoBoost F150’s. Thanks everyone we love and appreciate all the support over the years and are looking forward to what the future will bring!

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Want to learn more about other mods and upgrades for the ecoboost F150 / Raptor platform? Our Wikiboost page has a wealth of information, check it out!