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6.7 Powerstroke and Cummins

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Cuttinitclose, Apr 20, 2010.

  1. Cuttinitclose

    Cuttinitclose LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,015

    I was in Peoria yesterday and saw a new 6.7 on the lot so I stopped and looked at it for giggles. Salesman come out (of course) and offers to start it for me. Of course I say sure. (Its really quiet. We get to talking and...
    He says " this should be a really good motor, similar to a Cummins."
    Me " really? who makes the Cummins"
    Salesman " Ford"
    Me "Really"
    Him " Absolutley"

    Believe me or not but thats what I heard. Ive never heard that they made Cummins diesels before. Anyone else heard or knew that?
     
  2. unkownfl

    unkownfl LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,837

    LoL is this a serious question? Ford uses cummins engines but ford owns Volvo.
     
  3. Cuttinitclose

    Cuttinitclose LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,015

    Oh well I didnt know that. So volvo makes the cummins? What does Ford put them in? Im not into diesels that much.
     
  4. Hoss27

    Hoss27 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 32

    Wow. Usually its "ya' know furd makes cummings" It all stems from back in the day when Ford owned a small portion of Cummins. They had absolutely zero to do with how they operated, and certainly never made anything with the cummins name on it. I wish they could get the cummins in a light duty Ford.
     
  5. Cuttinitclose

    Cuttinitclose LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,015

    Oh ok I see.
     
  6. Hoss27

    Hoss27 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 32

    No. Cummins makes Cummins. Ford has never built their own diesel until recently, the 6.7 Scorpion. The only way to get a Cummins in a Ford from the factory is to get a medium duty or bigger truck.
     
  7. pitrack

    pitrack LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,048

    Salesmen can be so stupid sometimes.
     
  8. nepatsfan

    nepatsfan LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,142

    Before that fords diesels were made by international. Ford owned 10% of cummins a long time ago like someone else said but no longer has any interest in cummins
    http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Does_Ford_Motor_Company_own_Cummins_Inc
     
  9. unkownfl

    unkownfl LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,837

    Ford has made there own diesels before this new 6.7. I did not say cummins makes volvo I said Ford owns Volvo. Cummins is different from Ford all together.
     
  10. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 6,462

    The salesmans a idiot...Its completely false. Ford has nothing to do with Cummins, Cummins just supplies engines for Fords 650's and 750's...Stupid people...
     

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