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post #1 of 7 Old 08-09-2007, 12:31 PM Thread Starter
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New 4.5 duramax anyone?

600 ft/lb in a 5000 lb truck... Im keeping the ol 7.3 until these come out.


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Well I think that just about guarantees Ford will have one in the F-150 now.

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I think so as well... however we'll wait and see what it does. If its anything other than common rail it'll be worthless!

Btw- Toyota dropped out of the diesel game in 1/2 tons so this may save Ford if they do it right. Really would be nice to have a Cummins killer under the hood of a crew cab F150... BUT! i think f150's are overpriced as they are... i can imagine paying $45,000 for an F150 diesel.

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That sounds nice if you plan on driving a grocery getter but it won't cut the mustard if you need a hauler.
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Yeah for sure its not in the same class as the superduty's but it gives the F-150 owners the option of the hp tq with the mileage to boot!

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its still a chevy made motor the f-150 one is based off the range rover diesel witch has been out in Europe for a long time. i would never drive a chevy

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I think so as well... however we'll wait and see what it does. If its anything other than common rail it'll be worthless!

Btw- Toyota dropped out of the diesel game in 1/2 tons so this may save Ford if they do it right. Really would be nice to have a Cummins killer under the hood of a crew cab F150... BUT! i think f150's are overpriced as they are... i can imagine paying $45,000 for an F150 diesel.
Expecially when you can get a good used 7.3L for about $15000!! And we all know that a 7.3L will last forever!!!!


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