new ford 7.3 gas engine

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mudkat
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new ford 7.3 gas engine

Postby mudkat » Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:24 pm

The new f250-350 7.3 L gas engine looks like it could be a really nice airboat engine
what do you guys think ?

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Re: new ford 7.3 gas engine

Postby mudkat » Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:30 pm


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Re: new ford 7.3 gas engine

Postby flcracker9 » Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:26 pm

As far as the physical size, yes, but would like to see real world hp/tq numbers 1st. Also, the demand for a gear/belt box would have to be there before the manufacturers would support it, before it could become a viable option on an airboat.
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Re: new ford 7.3 gas engine

Postby dodobird » Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:02 pm

I remember in the late 90s Ford saying pushrod motor days are over n GM built the LS motor to prove wrong I see Ford is going back to pushrod motor that's where the power is

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