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Old 09-08-2005, 04:42 PM
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Heres one for you Big Scotty

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don't you drive a daewoo?
Yeah try to come up with a acronym for that
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just like anything else..everyone is always trying to discredit the leader

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Your right like they say in there commercials that is why 90% of Ford trucks are still on the road today.....









































because only 10% made it home

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I have to agree. Fords are crap. I've had a 93 Lincoln mark 8 and it hit 75K and fell apart. I've had 6 company Ford trucks they all were great till 70-75k and they fell apart. I towed my 29 Outlaw 40 miles on a 31k mile Super Duty and the tranny went to crap. My wife had a t-bird in college and it was a piece of s*it after it turned 100k.
Now my work truck now is a 94 1/2 suburban with 151k on it, orig. motor, tranny, rear end. 0 problems. I even towed my 29 outlaw to Tablerock from Wichita (280) miles with no problems. Yea 6500 lb tow capacity and a 9500 lb boat behind a 1/2 ton truck. Not smart but it got the job done, reliabily.
You simply can't beat a GM product for reliability.
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I saw the vortec and Volvo thread and was wondering, why no ford V10 have made it into a boat?

Merc already has a engine of what approx.
power that the V-10 would develop..... It's
called the 260 hp 5 liter

The last time I drove a friend of mines
F250 up the boat ramp, I really had my
doubts if it was going to make it up
the ramp( only pulling 7,500 #'s)
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Rastaboatin, you are on a roll! LMAO!!
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On a serious note, one of the biggest reasons is size, specifically width. The OHC engines are much wider than an equivalent OHV - check out this pic of a 4.6 Ford vs an old 302. It might work for a single, but how big is the market for alternative power for single engine boats if you can't use the same mill for twins?
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