Metaldyne will supply International Truck and Engine Corp. with parts for new engines to be used in Ford Motor Co. trucks.

The company will manufacture the front-end module assembly for the new 6L V-8 Powerstroke turbodiesel. The assembly includes a die-cast front cover; water pump assembly with pulley; oil pump assembly, including gerotors and oil pressure release valve; thermostat; temperature sensor; hose connections and power-steering pump mounting.

Metaldyne also will supply powder metal connecting rods, which replace forged steel rods, as well as turbocharger exhaust tube assemblies for the V-8 engines.