why would it appear that the 6.0 will be so short lived? Is it that bad of a performer, or will ford offer both as options with the 6.4 being the big dog and the 6.0 for someone who just wants a diesel?
Well I guess the 6.4 is really going to happen since we have an area for it already. OK with that said what are the details? I herd it would be built by FORD true?
I herd it's a version of the 6.0 and will be built by International???
Can anyone provide some real facts or is it just too early yet???
Come on you guys that work at FORD let us know we are not the regular public we are FTE members.
05 F-350 4x4 Reg Cab PSD 6Spd.
in 2003, the emissions standards were getting more strict. the current 7.3L would not pass the 2003.5 emissions. so, ford decided to push this engine out prematurely, instead of paying hefty fines to keep the 7.3 in production. the 6.0 wasnt fully tested and managed yet, and they figured out the flaws in the system as the trucks rolled into the shops with problems. i heard that us 2003-2004 owners were just "guinea pigs", and they fixed them and learned about the problems, coined the term "reflash". by 2005-2006, they basically had all the kinks worked out. i heard on the 6.0 forum, that the 6.4 is the same engine block, same parts (basically) but just a slightly larger bore, and twin sequential turbochargers. ( <- = ) and the major thing is that the 6.4 has had adequate time to be developed properly and tested fully. plus, the engine is managed by a ford engine managment program rather than the international management programs on the current 6.0's.
all of this i just provided is strictly just things i have heard on here and passed on.
it is the the same enigne. just like what ford did to the 6.9 they bored it out .ford is going to bore the 6.0 out to 6.4 . in 2007 emissions get very tough like nothing ever seen before it effects all diesels. the 6.4 will have 4 egr's.