View Full Version : Ford V-10 6.8 engine

01-23-2010, 09:34 AM
I need opinions on the Ford V-10 6.8 liter engine. I bought a step van that was advertised to have a 5.4 Triton with 110,000 miles. It is a 2003. I was just informed it had a 6.8 instead. I have van with the 5.4 and it has been good. I was told by a friends mechanic I could get 700,000 miles out of the 6.8.
The price of the vehicle is not changing.

A Leaf Above
01-23-2010, 09:54 AM
use the search feature for the v-10 ..There are a few threads here at lawnsite in regards to this motor ..I just some yesterday when i was researching deisel motors.

01-23-2010, 10:17 AM
I did do a search but did not find an anwser.

01-23-2010, 10:50 AM
It is a great engine, lots of power for a lot cheaper price then a Diesel engine. We had one in a 2000 F350 and it was great.

01-23-2010, 11:43 AM
Keep an eye on the spark plugs. I'm not sure if it was fixed by 03, but the older v10s liked to spit them out. I hear they are good motors and aren't really much worse on fuel than the 5.4.

01-23-2010, 02:54 PM
Great motor . We have a new one and love it. Did alot of research on it before hand and bought it over the diesel.

01-23-2010, 03:04 PM
The V10 is a beast! Not so great on fuel economy, but huge amounts of power.