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Old 08-14-2013, 10:48 AM
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Any changes to the 2014 SD or 6.2?

I am wondering if anyone has heard of any major or minor changes to the new 2014 Super Duty trucks. Also whether the 6.2L enginge has any upgrades as far as torque or horsepower?
I am looking to move to a 6.2L engine from my 6.0L diesel. I don't tow as often as I did in the past and am looking at getting a newer truck but still would like to have a good tow for my RV. I pull approx. 12K# and have been following the 6.2 site to see what others are saying about that engine. So far most seem very pleased with the 6.2L though you cannot make everyone happy I know. My choice would be to go with the 4:30 gears to help make up for the loss of torque going from the diesel to gas.
I have a friend who has the 2011 6.7L diesel and towing the same trailer as I have, is only getting 6 - 8 mpg towing. I get 11.2 towing with the 6.0L and I know from what I have read so far, that the 6.2 would get about 6-8 mpg towing my RV, but I wouldn't have to pay for the diesel package and all the rest that goes with it to get the same mpg results.
I would be interested in any thoughts that those on the site have on their 6.2's, and what if any problems they may have experienced.
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Old 08-14-2013, 11:09 AM
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For 2014? Not much. Order guides have been out for a few months, details below. Who knows what's in store for the '15's though.

MODEL/SERIES/AVAILABILITY CHANGES
None

PACKAGES/OPTIONS ADDED  Packages
— XLAppearancePackage(96P).Thisoffersthecustomer the maximum chrome features available on the XL. (Late Availability)
— 11,400GVWRPackage(68L) Interior - 4.2”LCD Productivity Screen and Electrochromic Mirror added to 17V XLT Value Package
Exterior — None
New Paint Colors — None

PACKAGES/OPTIONS CHANGED
— None
Interior — AM/FMStereo/Single-CD/MP3Player/Clock(585)isno
longer a retail standalone option on XL F-450 Note: Available to retail on F-250, F-350 and F-450 as included with XL Value Package (96V) or XL Appearance Package (96P). Available to Fleet Only on F-250, F-350 and F-450 as a standalone option.
-Modified description of CNG/LPGFuelCapableEngine (98F) to CNG/LPG Gaseous Engine Prep Package (98F).
Exterior — None

PACKAGES/OPTIONS DELETED
— None
Interior — None
Exterior — None
Paint Colors — None

LATEST ORDER GUIDE UPDATES
 Added: “Not available with” section to 96V XL Value Package and 96P XL Appearance Package
 Revised: Rules for 91M SYNC® in the XL/XLT/Lariat Key Interior Options section
 Revised: Ford Nomenclature for Drivetrain, Daytime Running Lamp(s) (DRL) and Cupholder
 Revised: Skid Plates (41P) are no longer standard on Platinum; they are offered as a priced standalone option
 Deleted: Redundant text “valid w/Fleet FIN code” in LPO/FLEET OPTIONS section
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Old 08-15-2013, 10:07 AM
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2000SilverBullet,
Thanks for the update, I didn't know the order guides were out, I guess a trip to the Ford dealer is next and check it out.
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No problem, post up with any questions!
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