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Old 04-05-2009, 01:18 PM   #1
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Turbocharged Pushrod V8...From Ford???

http://www.autoblog.com/2009/04/05/f...ed-pushrod-v8/

Check out the link, kinda interesting that Ford wants to patent a pushrod v8 with a turbo on it. Will it make it to production, will it be a great engine, will it be just as good as those amazing LS engines? Who knows, but hope so. The pushrod from GM is an amazing engine, producing a lot of power while still being very fuel effiecent.


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Old 04-05-2009, 03:59 PM   #2
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interesting, i hope it works for ford, def be nice to see the stang come with more then 350hp stock
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would be nice, but i'm not holding my breath.
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Nice, and I'm holding my breath.
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Their going to patent it and then Hide it. We will never see them.
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another word on the LS engine's fuel effieciency...took a WS6 down to Martinsville for the race few weeks back. car got 32mpg!!!!!!! i was like whoa
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pushrod's are old school tech and can make a car a lot cheaper less cams to run and such things like that = less cash to build engine. all in all this seems solid and if it's turboed it'll only make it easier to have a two/3 valve head wit hone intake cam (centered. and exhaust cams on the heads.
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the article said it will probably be ford's new diesel motor -the Scorpion-
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It is the scorpion diesel and it is real. It will be in all super duty trucks (with the diesel option of course)for the 2010 model year. The exhaust valves are center because a compound turbo setup sits rite between the heads. It is rumored to hit the streets at 350hp and somewhere near 700 FtLb of torque.
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sweet. cool to know
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