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New Superduty Power Figures

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by RBEnterprises, Feb 25, 2010.

  1. RBEnterprises

    RBEnterprises Junior Member
    Messages: 13

  2. RacingZR

    RacingZR Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 400

    Finally!! No more 5.4L. My next truck might be a Superduty after all.
  3. Tbrothers

    Tbrothers Senior Member
    Messages: 140

    We'll have to see how this all plays out.My 5.4 Ran like no other with no problems 170,000 miles when I sold it and it still had the original starter and alternator,all I did was oil changes and spark plugs at 80,000.I just hope my 08 V10 runs as long.I'll wait a couple years to let them work out all the bugs first before I jump into a new Truck.
  4. sno commander

    sno commander PlowSite.com Addict
    from ct
    Messages: 1,063

    i wonder how thursty this new 6.7 is going to be. :rolleyes:
  5. JB1

    JB1 Senior Member
    Messages: 182

    supposed to be better,(couldn't be worse) I have been hearing good things about it.
  6. SteveR

    SteveR Senior Member
    Messages: 252

    ??? Why is the HP and torque less on the 450 and up?

    6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8 turbodiesel is rated at 390 hp (at 2,800 rpm) and an earth-shaking 735 pounds-feet (at 1,600 rpm) in the F-250, F-350 and F-450 pickups. The F-450 and up chassis cabs are rated at 300 hp and 660 pounds-feet.
  7. Milwaukee

    Milwaukee 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,180

    Been talk with one of my friend who work for Roush.

    6.7L in F250 ext cab with long bed. It get 17 mpg

    6.2L He say 9 mpg in F550 with heavy flatbed but underpower.

    He say he would choice 6.7L it very powerful one he have drive in his career.
  8. albhb3

    albhb3 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,523

    2 words extended warrenty:laughing:
  9. Tbrothers

    Tbrothers Senior Member
    Messages: 140

    It how the engine is tested.

    The Environmental Protection Agency requires different emissions testing procedures depending on the gross vehicle weight rating, which leads to different power ratings. So-called "heavy-duty light trucks" below 14,000 pounds GVWR are tested using a chassis dynamometer; medium-duty vehicles whose GVWR is 14,000 pounds or greater are tested using an engine dyno.
  10. RacingZR

    RacingZR Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 400

    I said MIGHT :laughing: