. The guys on here are posting the fuel economy as being the same but that is not our experience. I've even seen the occasional Vette V8 swap. . I wonder about the V-10 in a Jeep. I am contemplating what to go to next. I used to think owning a V10 would be neat but not anymore.
Lee With more than 10. If you have brown boots, you should be able to change your spark plugs without issue. No power like a diesel? I have logged plenty of hours in trucks and pieces of equipment powered by diesels though, including those made by Navistar, Caterpillar, Komatsu, John Deere, Detroit, Cummins, Isuzu Duramax , etc. We had problems with throttle bodies on all four 05s that we have and manifolds. Beyond the imposing edifice are new fender-mounted vents, available telescoping mirrors and optional 20-inch forged aluminum wheels. If you decide to buy it just plan to keep some extra money on hand in case the engine or transmission goes out right away. It makes more power than Fords anemic V10.
I have yet to see a Ford V10 owner that is happy he got the V10 gas'er instead of a diesel. I am looking at a 2000 F250, 4x4 off road, super cab, long bed truck. Stability control, full-time four-wheel drive, and curtain airbags are all lacking. Being a soft metal, aluminum doesn't have much inherent strength in the first place; it also expands at a different rate than the steel spark plugs threaded into it. I wonder about the V-10 in a Jeep.
I have yet to see a Ford V10 owner that is happy he got the V10 gas'er instead of a diesel. My preference would be a good used truck but that seems to be a contradiction in terms. But here's how I look at it - a 5. I'd also be very nervous of why it has different tires on the front. This makes the cylinder heads spark plugs strip clean out, leaving a small hole and no way to re-install a new spark plug.
But the plugs from the factory are susposed to last 100,000 miles but are coming loose and blowing out. It makes more power than Fords anemic V10. This engine represents large evolution of design Fords V10 6. Ford use a cast iron engine block with an overhead cam aluminium cylinder head design, that uses centrally mounted spark plugs and waste spark ignition. Looks decent in the pictures, but I do see a couple minor issues. Base powerplant is a 5.
There are three different plug hole designs of varrious lengths and they show a special tool to determin which hole you are dealing with. Very reliable, good power considering it is pulling a 6000lb + truck with the aerodynamics of a brick. My fuel filter is on top of the engine. They tend to see more miles and harder use then most gas engines because of the vehicles the V10's are put in. Just my opinion of course. That would make changing the fuel filter when it's -40°F totally bearable. It's not really a powerhouse.
Whether you're into commercial construction, agriculture or recreational towing, if you use a truck as a truck you'll benefit from the Super Duty's enhanced capability, refinement and convenience. The newer ones have been fine, good enough for us to order two more just recently. Originally Posted By wildearp: The new Dodge Hemi fits in some newer Jeeps and uses the same engine mounts. It would get the same gas mileage loaded or unloaded, so if you tow or plow a lot it does help you out in the end. And it's not exactly a big job, either.