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Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 12-22-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,511
Posted By 03 SVT VERT
Honestly it's a crap shoot either way, since no...

Honestly it's a crap shoot either way, since no one we know of has nearly a million miles on either engine yet. With that said, with the amount of highway mileage you're talking, I'm thinking the...
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 12-21-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,546
Posted By 03 SVT VERT
As engines get larger they get slightly less...

As engines get larger they get slightly less efficient (volumetric efficiency). Therefore, you'll lose a little bit of power in a 5.0L ecoboost vs a direct proportional comparison to the 3.5L.
...
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 12-20-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,146
Posted By 03 SVT VERT
Here's another one I found from Ford: ...

Here's another one I found from Ford:

http://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vbulletin/640x550/80-f150_torque_curves_c7da2a4824bd914a18d7c5cff6b083b45e5692c6.jpg

...and here's one from...
Forum: 2015+ F150 12-13-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By 03 SVT VERT
Last I heard they were pumping out new F150's at...

Last I heard they were pumping out new F150's at a rate of 60 an hour. (or about 1 a minute):-X06
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 12-11-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,146
Posted By 03 SVT VERT
The torque curve of the ecoboost is actually...

The torque curve of the ecoboost is actually better than the 6.2L. Once you get past a tiny bit of initial lag the curve is extremely flat, almost diesel like. It's only at the top end where the 6.2L...
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 12-03-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,146
Posted By 03 SVT VERT
Out of curiosity, I looked up all the latest...

Out of curiosity, I looked up all the latest numbers from each manufacturer, as well as their most recent previous numbers.

When Ford introduced the 6.2L in 2011:
F-150: 411 hp @ 5500 rpm/ 434...
Forum: 2015+ F150 11-30-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,808
Posted By 03 SVT VERT
That's the other thing that had me looking at the...

That's the other thing that had me looking at the Canyon:

Crew Cab F150 with 5.5ft bed:
19ft 4" Long
6ft 5" Tall
6ft 8" Wide (no mirrors)

Canyon Crew Cab with 6.2ft bed:
18ft 8" Long
5ft...
Forum: 2015+ F150 11-29-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,808
Posted By 03 SVT VERT
This. :( Which is the reason I'm...

This.

:(


Which is the reason I'm likely going with a GMC Canyon for my next truck.:-X19
Forum: 2015+ F150 11-21-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,808
Posted By 03 SVT VERT
Official EPA MPG numbers

Ford Releases 2015 F-150 Fuel-Economy Numbers - PickupTrucks.com News (http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2014/11/ford-releases-2015-f-150-fuel-economy-numbers.html)

17/23 for 4x4 3.5L naturally...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 11-19-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By 03 SVT VERT
It used to be the F350 srw had an overload leaf,...

It used to be the F350 srw had an overload leaf, higher rear lift blocks, and hydroboost brakes. Now Ford put a higher lift block in the F-250 and dropped the hydroboost brakes on the F350. So,...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 11-18-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,182
Posted By 03 SVT VERT
This is what it comes down to. The more efficient...

This is what it comes down to. The more efficient the cooling system, the longer it's going to take to heat up. Great in the hot summer, annoying in the cold winter.

The supplimental heater helps,...
Forum: 2015+ F150 11-14-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,897
Posted By 03 SVT VERT
Interestingly, the Ecoboost actually has less...

Interestingly, the Ecoboost actually has less moving parts than the 5.0.
Forum: 2015+ F150 11-05-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,242
Posted By 03 SVT VERT
The 2.7L is a less expensive option than the...

The 2.7L is a less expensive option than the 3.5L. I think that's its big reason for existing. The truck is expensive thanks to the aluminum, so they had to find somewhere else to cut costs to help...
Forum: 2015+ F150 11-04-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,242
Posted By 03 SVT VERT
If I remember correctly they said the new 2015...

If I remember correctly they said the new 2015 F150 with the 3.5L ecoboost sees about a 1.5-2mpg gain across the board from the previous model 3.5L F150 in their testing too.

Not exactly huge...
Forum: 2015+ F150 11-04-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,242
Posted By 03 SVT VERT
MT uses the same testing method for all their...

MT uses the same testing method for all their "RealMPG" fuel economy tests. Here's the 3.5L test numbers:

2015 F150 4x4 Platinum Supercrew 3.5L ecoboost
14.8 city 16.8 combined 19.9 highway
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