quote: The EcoBoost will be more expensive to service and will have a shorter life than it's normally aspirated 5.0 counterpart.
quote: How will it be more expensive to service and how will it's life be shorter than the 5.0L?? Prove it with data. I don't want to hear your guesses or anecdotes.
quote: My brother ...
quote: My family ...
quote: but you basically gave him the dictionary definition of anecdotal evidence.
quote: How will it be more expensive to service and how will it's life be shorter than the 5.0L?? Prove it with data
quote: he never states what was actually wrong the engines.
quote: 1700 miles into the trip and the engine threw a rod which tore up its' cylinder and left the crank shaft out of balance.
quote: Go move some real cargo there kid and then come back and tell me my post is BS.
quote: A V6 just isn't going to make the same torque as a big-block V8.
quote: And you've hit on one of the main reasons turbos are unusually not chosen for most designs - costs.
quote: Small engine + turbo = not enough torque to effectively move a heavy load (which is what trucks are engineered to do)
quote: On the contrary, forced induction engines often make better torque than larger, naturally aspirated engines...
quote: Often? There are rare exceptions to this rule, so please do enlighten us with the paradigm change of small displacement creating more torque than large displacement.
quote: ..... To step on Petal and go WEEEE!!!!!!
quote: a truck is very useful even to us city dwellers if you happen to be a home owner.
quote: Yep, and for the once a year that I MIGHT need a pickup to haul those things
quote: Driving a car doesn't make renovating your house impossible or even really difficult.