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Re: Ford 6.7 Powerstroke

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G1355 said: (quoted from post at 22:38:21 12/12/13) 4:56 gears at 60mph is about 2000rpms and at 75 2500rpms,
to run 4500rpms I'm doing about 105-110mph, and a gas will
out pull a diesel if geared lower, and I can chip my gas also or
supercharge it and get over 150 hp and more than that in
torque and it still won't cost more than a diesel. If you take the
extra 7500 your spending on a diesel and stick 7500 in a hemi
it will out pull a diesel anyday

In an unloaded truck, sure. Otherwise not. No gas engine will get the low rpm load moving torque that a diesel engine does.

Your arguement of gearing down a gasser to make it outpull a diesel is stupid.
Same truck, same GEARS you lose. Even remotely close gearing, you lose.
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 Re: Ford 6.7 Powerstroke in reply to PretendFarmer, 12-13-2013 04:20:48  
Maybe same gears you'll out pull me, but if you take the extra 7000 or so it takes to get a diesel and stick it in the gas you will not out pull it. That gas will walk all over you. There is a reason there's more gas trucks sold than diesels in the 2500 and 3500s because there cheaper to run and maintain.

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A couple years ago I came upon a little car stuck in the ditch on a back road near my place. There was a small P/U chained to it with one tire in a hole and one nearly off the ground. I stopped and then told them that I would be back soon and went to get a chain. So being the arrogant SOB that I am I hooked onto the pick-up and I stayed on the pavement, and pulled them both out simultaneously with my F-350 with 6.0. I didn't even step on the gas just kept it an an idle. After getting it out I noticed that the citiot with the little car had not taken it out of park.

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