Fed, didn't we have this as a sticky some time back. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. The cylinder head being of soft aluminium does not have much inherent strength in the first place, and also expands at a different rate to the steel spark plug threaded into it. The Modular engine family was marketed under the Triton banner, but Ford abandoned that name after 2010. Two-valve versions of the V10 were produced after 2004, but were used only in medium-duty van cutaway applications.
There's a great thread that was going not too long ago about V10's, I'd suggest reading that thread also. Damaged cylinder head threads After repeated heat cycling the spark plug welds itself to the threads weakening the material. Inline 4-cylinder and V6 engines are easily the most common, with V8 mills coming in third in popularity. The engine itself is a good design with plenty of horsepower and torque, however you have to take into account tire size and gear ratio playing a huge role in the truck being able to put that power to the ground. These are going to be crew cab, 4wheel drive, short bed truck configurations.
The guys on here are posting the fuel economy as being the same but that is not our experience. The guy owned a fleet of V10s and he was just in for an oil change. I was dragged in kicking and screaming as a draftee in the early 70s. For additional strength, the 6. The result was 1 horsepower is the equivalent of moving 33,000 lbs. The Ford E-450 commercial truck is available as a cutaway or a stripped chassis.
We had problems with throttle bodies on all four 05s that we have and manifolds. But, then again, with kids in the near future, maybe the crew cab wouldnt be a bad idea, but i just dont want it to be so long, my dad has a crew cab long box Duramax, and its like manuevering a train to me! Just sold my 74 4x4 Explorer, which I miss greatly but it simply wasn't realistic to keep. Cloth upholstery, leather captains chairs and a power drivers seat are available for buyers who appreciate extra comforts. The only gripe I had with the V10 was the exhaust manifold studs like every other Ford gas motor. I've seen fleet owners get a million miles out of the 6. Why is it than that my stock V10 runs away from my stock 7. So, do you own one, or are you just trolling? The Modular engines featured single-overhead-cam valve actuation, 2-valve aluminum heads, and cast-iron blocks.
My last three trucks were spec-ed out and ordered exactly how I wanted them. In the 2000-2005 Ford Excursion, the 6. Not that it have been cleaned out enough for a car or truck anyway but that is another rant for a different forum. The V10 is still in use today, found primarily in medium-duty chassis cabs. The fiance wants a four door, so I guess thats that, but I still like the short boxes, I started out driving a 79 F150 shortbox, and now my 95 F150 shortbox. For that reason, they are exempt from the federal safety requirements that lighter-duty trucks and cars must meet. Also this failure can occur when removing the spark plugs for renewal.
A propane version of the 6. In the F-250, this configuration was rated at 310 horsepower and a solid 425 pound-feet of torque. In the 2000-2005 Ford Excursion, the 6. The V10 was used primarily in applications where Ford truck customers might be looking for a gasoline alternative to a diesel. Ford also needed a new engine to replace its dated 7.
This engine represents large evolution of design Fords V10 6. This makes the cylinder heads spark plugs strip clean out, leaving a small hole and no way to re-install a new spark plug. At the time, horses were used to calculate the rate at which they could haul coal per minute. To remove the cover and expose the pump requires disassembly of the front of the engine, as well as dropping the oil pan since the front two bolts that hold the oil pan in place must be removed in order to get the front engine cover off. The Triton V10 was introduced in 1991 and is still being used today. I was looking at a 05 or newer F250 Supercab, Shortbox but with the Six speed manual.
Based on the regular, light-duty F-150 series, the Super Duty has different styling, roomier interiors, and stronger chassis and engines. Good information, after some time spent looking at both the 07s and the 08s, and I dont think I like the looks of the new model as much, i like the grill of the 07s better, and it might be some good money saved by buying an 07. I had an '01 F250 with one and it had plenty of power. Mostly I bought the rig for max weight tow of a rear hitched older heavy travel trailer and I got tired of the maintenance and hassles of diesel. Especially rare among car and truck engines is the V10. If I did not tow so heavy that is probably the way I would go Thanks for the information guys, I was planning on the 4. In 2003, the Ford 427 Concept was home to a 7-liter V-10 rated at 590 horsepower.
The large-displacement Ford V-10 engines are best known for powering commercial trucks, including the Super Duty based motor homes, shuttles and panel vans. The fuel economy… I'll give you every Ford truck engine in production today and what should be in production from Ford in the future. Wheelbases range from 137 inches on regular-cab models to 172. But, as of Ford's new 2011 Super Duty, you can only get the V10 in the F-350 to F-550 chassis cab trucks with dual rear wheels. But you would have to replace the computer to fit a 7.
This engine represents large evolution of design. New map pockets with integrated cupholders are installed in the rear doors of SuperCab models, and all Super Duty trucks now have a passenger-side front grab handle. Two-valve versions of the V10 were produced after 2004, but were used only in medium-duty van cutaway applications. The fact that Volkswagen once equipped certain European-market cars with V5 engines is a story for another day. All models with automatic transmissions have a new transmission-temperature gauge. I am not sure what to think of the new style yet, but might have to consider it, if it isnt gonna be a ton more than a new 07 is now.