Experimental 7.3L Powerstroke Sound Mod 1.1

A perfect loop of a 7.3L Powerstroke engine idle sound.

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  1. My Name is Jeff 3
    Here is a mod of the sound of a 7.3L Powerstroke idling. This mod replaces the sound for the Gavril D-Series pickup truck. Just place the "powerstroke.zip" file into your mods folder.


    I've found it difficult to find a satisfying sound for this vehicle so I decided to make one myself. I literally spent HOURS in Audacity perfecting the loop so there are no stutters that can be heard, like in some other mods.

    One thing I want to point out is that I realize the sound-to-RPM ratio isn't that accurate, meaning the pitch gain is slower than the RPM gain. I did this because it sounds weird at a higher pitch, at least to me. I wish I knew a way to change the speed without changing the pitch as much.

    You'll also notice two audio files in the mod folder, one "powerstroke_engine.ogg" and "powerstroke_engine_high.ogg". I set the volume values low for the second file, but you can open the *.sbeam file and edit it if you want.

    I've uploaded a video preview of the sound (I muffled the sound for interior shots to make it seem more realistic):




    I might improve this in the future but right now I don't have the time.

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Recent Reviews

  1. Tux
    Tux
    4/5,
    Version: 1.1
    Sounds good, close to my 99' 7.3L Powerstroke; but like you said, the sound to RPM is way off. Around 3100 (My RPM limit) It'd be brutally screaming, close to what'd be 6500 or 7000 in your mod :p
  2. poopaloompa
    poopaloompa
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    love it
  3. F_For_Freedom
    F_For_Freedom
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    It's Really Nice,I love These old 7.3s,but could you make it in a way we can choose wich sound we wanna use ? like in the parts menu,an option that says "7.3 Powerstroke",even if it has the same power,torque and model as the 6.0 ? Thanks for your work tho.
  4. Antimon
    Antimon
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    I think this sound would fit the T-Series Pretty well too. Awesome sound mod.
  5. 1987320i
    1987320i
    4/5,
    Version: 1.1
    Love the sound, can't figure out how to turn the volume up tho. Help?
  6. Levon Yaverian
    Levon Yaverian
    4/5,
    Version: 1.1
    It's good, but it needs turbo whistle in the higher RPM's.
  7. |TBB|Jakesterness
    |TBB|Jakesterness
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    Woohoo now you need a 6.0 or 6.9 powerstroke sound pack with this quality!
  8. jack_stigandford
    jack_stigandford
    1/5,
    Version: 1.1
    i sure hope a powerstroke doesnt sound like trhat
  9. JeefCake
    JeefCake
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    eargasm intensifies
  10. NBHD
    NBHD
    3/5,
    Version: 1.1
    How do you add in the start up chime?
    1. My Name is Jeff 3
      Author's Response
      More Features Mod. I changed the original chime to one from the most recent Fords.
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