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NSXman
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New Ford 7.3 V8    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-07-2019 12:07
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I figured Ford would push the EcoBoost motors into the SuperDuty realm. Nope, they come back with a port-injected, push-rod 7.3 V8 as an all new gas motor.

https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a26135631/2020-ford-f-series-super-duty-new-engines/

typer_801
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Re: New Ford 7.3 V8    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-07-2019 14:05
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Big Block no less, which fits in the same space as the Coyote. This is great news!!!

Hopefully this trickles down to the Raptor!

Fitdad
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Re: New Ford 7.3 V8    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-07-2019 14:21
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Also the new Ram Cummins Turbo Diesel has 1000 lb-ft of torque!!!

https://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars/a25881136/2019-ram-heavy-duty-pictures-specs-hp-info/

What a ridiculous time to be alive.

NSXman
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Re: New Ford 7.3 V8    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-07-2019 16:50
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Not to mention that in that same C&D article, they expect the Ford 6.7 diesel to push over 1000 ft-lbs too.
Nick GravesX
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Re: New Ford 7.3 V8    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-08-2019 04:57
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:D

I remember when our then 32-tonners used to struggle along with 200-240 BHP and found your slightly heavier Class 8s astounding with a mere NTA350 Cummins, let alone a KTA600!

Amazing to think that they can get from a 6.7 litre what they used to get from a 14-litre.

Mind you, the N-series would go on for years if looked after. It was bloody heavy.


CarPhreakD
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Re: New Ford 7.3 V8    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-08-2019 08:53
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Commercial market is always looking for serviceability and simplicity, honestly. The gas engine makes a lot of sense with emissions hitting the "mid" (F450-F750) size market.

I think it's also supposed to be a replacement for their Triton V10...

Nick GravesX
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Re: New Ford 7.3 V8    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-08-2019 10:10
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Indeed; it's very wary of anything new-fangled or complicated or unusual.

Case in point when Bedford tried to sell heavies with the well-proven Detroit Diesel 71 and 92 series; no-one wanted one of those weird two-stroke things.


 
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