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Old 03-28-2010, 10:50 AM
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Ive beenk looking but around me the v10s are few and far between it seems.
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Old 03-29-2010, 07:01 PM
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I pull my enclosed with the 5.4. It does okay unless your pulling any kind of grade. Expect 4000+ RPM if your pulling up hill. It's perfectly fine for a work truck IMO. I have my Tundra if I need to get somewhere fast
lol now dont start talking "fast" smack with your 5.7l gasser dude
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Old 03-30-2010, 11:11 AM
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I'll take that tundra in my little old 2000 5.4 f-150 title for title? 5.4 is powerful enough for a f-350 but that is all forget about the towing just the truck alone. The only thing you get is better brakes over a f-150 w/5.4 forget about the capacities because you won't be able to move it in traffic.
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Old 03-30-2010, 04:46 PM
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Do yourself a favor and get a Chevy or GMC. I have a 01 F350 dump diesel ,06 F550 dump diesel, 09 F250 v8 gas, and an 03 E350 gas van. The funny thing is that the van is the least biggest piece of crap out of the bunch. All trucks were bought new except the van. NEWER FORD DIESELS SUCK
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Old 03-30-2010, 05:33 PM
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Have a 5.4 in a 98 expedition.....250k and not a knock or ping. All major engine components are original, trans rebuilt at 200k.

It does not have enough power to really haul anything substantial, but if you are staying local with a lawn trailer, it should be fine. Fuel mileage does suck, but the engine is bullet proof.

BTW I've always run Mobile 1 every 5k religiously.
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Old 04-06-2010, 03:01 PM
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5.4 Triton

I have two 5.4 triton trucks and changing the plugs are a real pain. My f350's 7.3's are the better trucks.
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Old 04-06-2010, 04:08 PM
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I have two 5.4 triton trucks and changing the plugs are a real pain. My f350's 7.3's are the better trucks.
You change the plugs every 100k so what change twice the entire life of the truck big whoop thats hardly a factor to consider.
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Old 04-06-2010, 04:23 PM
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60k they run on gas and propane.
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Old 04-09-2010, 01:17 PM
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The later 5.4L with 3V engines are totally different than the earlier ones which are kinda dogs. They are both the budget engine of the Super Duty Ford though. The powerstroke is better in performance and mpg but just costs a ton more.
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Old 04-09-2010, 08:37 PM
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I can actually get my 5.4 to move in traffic with a heavy load, you just have to rev the crap out of it for it to make good power. I've been driving it pretty easy.
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