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Old 02-17-2013, 11:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Al E. Gator View Post
The biggest problem for Ford will be getting past bias towards a turbo V6 in a truck regardless of the numbers. My dad is a Ford fanatic and has no problem with superchargers, but refuses to consider turbos as a viable technology. Even when I explain SC is parasitic and TC is recovered energy he doesn't get it. I think the overall tech is mature enough to support this application. The question is, did Ford get it right in their development? Personally, I would wait a year or two if I was going to buy one. After seeing the 6.0 powerstroke and 4.0 SOHC conversion fiascoes I want to be sure they have the kinks out of the new engine.
I know this is an old reply but when you mention the 4L SOHC fiasco are you refering to the timing chain issues they had?
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