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Old 02-01-2019, 02:48 PM   #1
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Get ready folks, it's coming

As some of you, most of you, or a few of you know...the V10 is history, and is being replaced with a push rod V8, I've heard it's a 7.3..rumor has it that it more torque and HP....but as only a few know....ford is unvailing a whole knew chassis...gonna come out of the reopened winsor plant..another rumor... it's gonna be a 10 sp...ford is addressing the ill handling of the F53,and rumor has it, it's gonna be a total game changer in the rv market....2020 rv's are gonna be released early this year, and my guess is to get rid of all the F53's before the new chassis hits the market...so hold your horses folks....new and improved is on it's way...or so they say...as many of you remember, I think around 1999, when ford released the first of the V10's...took a few years to get it closer to right
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Old 02-01-2019, 03:07 PM   #2
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Old 02-01-2019, 03:31 PM   #3
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Let it prove itself first...it took Ford over 30 years to perfect the diesel, starting with the old non-turbo, International V8...thus it's nickname among service techs, "PowerJoke". I suspect cooling will be the first issue to pop up. It usually is.
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Old 02-01-2019, 03:35 PM   #4
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"Powerchoke"?
I've heard them called worse: MUCH worse!

Let's hope that they got it all right this time!
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Old 02-01-2019, 03:48 PM   #5
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Yeah, we may have discussed it before:

Fordís New 7.3-L Engine ó Your Predictions?
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Old 02-01-2019, 03:49 PM   #6
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What a great rumor.
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Old 02-01-2019, 03:53 PM   #7
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Call me crazy but Iím on my second F53 MH and I have no complaints with handling on either. I have added a steering stabilizer in both cases to help with emergencies but thatís it. I do like the 6 speed transmission better than the 5 speed and Iíd welcome a 9 or 10 speed. I wouldnít actually object to a better chassis of course but Iím not going to hold my breath waiting for it. No doubt it will come with a hefty price increase....
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Old 02-01-2019, 04:24 PM   #8
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$$$...Yes. I am very interested in it. I no longer need the diesel in the pick up and have been waiting for something in a 250/2500 gas pickup that will actually pull a greasy string from a cat's behind. Nothing tows worth a crap at rated capacity. Hopefully the tow capacity will approach 15K or better and will service my needs for around 8-10K. Reality...probably gonna be a great engine! Excited and waiting! I will probably call on Chance, gmtech or someone else to figure how to bypass the 8-6-4 crap also.
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$$$... and have been waiting for something in a 250/2500 gas pickup that will actually pull a greasy string from a cat's behind. ..
Why would you EVER want to do that?


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Old 02-09-2019, 07:48 PM   #10
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$$$...Yes. I am very interested in it. I no longer need the diesel in the pick up and have been waiting for something in a 250/2500 gas pickup that will actually pull a greasy string from a cat's behind. Nothing tows worth a crap at rated capacity. Hopefully the tow capacity will approach 15K or better and will service my needs for around 8-10K. Reality...probably gonna be a great engine! Excited and waiting! I will probably call on Chance, gmtech or someone else to figure how to bypass the 8-6-4 crap also.

I have looked at the 2019 RAM 3500 DRW Cummins Diesel. They say it has 1,000 ft/lbs of torque. That will pull just about everything.
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