Tundra 5.7 vs F250 6.2 - Page 2 - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
 

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Performance, Engines & Troubleshooting > 6.2L V8
Log In 


6.2L V8 Discuss the 6.2L V8

Tundra 5.7 vs F250 6.2

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #16  
Old 07-11-2013, 04:46 PM
RAPR's Avatar
RAPR RAPR is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Youngsville, LA
Posts: 295
RAPR is starting off with a positive reputation.
RAPR
its not all about the available power, when you are talking about towing differences. Sure both trucks will likely accelerate the same with your trailer. However, the benefits of the Super Duty is with the 'handling' of the trailer weight. The F-250 will shift less due to the influence of the trailer in turns or trailer movement from passing vehicle. Another key difference will likely be the ability to stop. At the end of the day, its not about how fast you can pull a load, but that you can fully control the load and not become a hazard to yourself or others driving around you.

also, the 6.2L is essentially de-tuned from the factory, since the truck was designed to run hard for long periods (a working truck). I can't for sure say the same for the Tundra. That's one of the reasons why the Ford Raptor's 6.2L has more power at the wheels than the Super Duty 6.2L..... Its not expected that the Raptor will be 'run hard, hung up wet' constantly like the Super Duty.
__________________

2011 F-250 CC - 6.2L, 4x4, 3.73, Lariat Ultimate Pkg, ReadyLift 3.5"Fx3.0"R lift kit, 295/70-18 Terra Grapplers
'Capital Campers', give your go some show
Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
F150 to Tundra some perspective needed Fordin 2015+ F150 26 02-21-2016 02:11 PM
Altitude Effect volwing1 6.2L V8 11 10-28-2015 12:10 PM
MPG towing small trailer. 3.5 and 2.7 ecoboost chaz'6er EcoBoost (all engine sizes) 6 01-05-2015 06:33 PM
Planning on buying a 2011 F-350 DRW Rambilt Super Duty & Heavy Duty 0 06-01-2014 04:27 PM
Tell me why F150 and not Tundra mudshack 2009 - 2014 F150 89 04-23-2014 12:46 PM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Performance, Engines & Troubleshooting > 6.2L V8

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:29 AM.

 

Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup