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Old 04-10-2012, 07:26 PM   #2
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Fake. There are issues with it already.

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Fake. There are issues with it already.

Discuss.

Haven't heard this before. What is fake about the videos? Legitimately interested to hear this.
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Haven't heard this before. What is fake about the videos? Legitimately interested to hear this.
What isn't fake? It is like the Tundra that was working on the farm for a year then Toyota tore it down and says everything it looked new.

In real life the 3.5 has surge issues and the MPGs suck worse than the V8 when towing.
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Ecoboosf is a badass motor, no issues with it at my dealership or through the ford hotline. Only real complaints i heard is from two different individual customers saying that the motor runs too smooth that often it feel like its not running at all even tho obviously it is.
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:39 PM   #6
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I read they arent getting the power they are advertising....and everytime one starts, a baby seral dies.
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I read they arent getting the power they are advertising....and everytime one starts, a baby seral dies.
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didn't they just throw a s/c in the eco boost? thats got to be asking for trouble when towing
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didn't they just throw a s/c in the eco boost? thats got to be asking for trouble when towing
It is twin turbo and no boost isn't an issue when towing.
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wtf is a seral?
Those things that people beat with a stick, and take their skin to make shoes out of.....or jackets....
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:45 PM   #11
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I read they arent getting the power they are advertising....and everytime one starts, a baby seral dies.
i heard that too. Imagination Land's economy is really dependent on the serals its causing an imaginary depression for Christ's sake!
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I'm sure Ford did some "editing" in the videos, but I'd venture it's a stretch to call them "fake". I don't think the Tundra video was fake either...I'm sure the truck was taken care of, meticulously serviced, etc. Neither here nor there.

I have read about the MPG while towing. Can't say I'm surprised, I'm sure a small motor in a big truck, no matter what kind of power adder it has, is working pretty hard while towing. I will say I've driven one for an extended period (few days) and was extremely impressed with the overall daily driveability of the motor. Super smooth, tons of power, and I got 20.5 mpg average (80% freeway, 20% city). I won't argue the towing argument, but for everyday driving, it's legit.
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It is twin turbo and no boost isn't an issue when towing.
i was talking more about long term engine wear and cooling issues after a few years. Henry Ford would bitch slap a twin turbo truck its unAmerican lol
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i was talking more about long term engine wear and cooling issues after a few years. Henry Ford would bitch slap a twin turbo truck its unAmerican lol
Like a turbo diesel?
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i was talking more about long term engine wear and cooling issues after a few years. Henry Ford would bitch slap a twin turbo truck its unAmerican lol
If built and tuned right there are no issues.
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Like a turbo diesel?
exactly! haha
edit: i reconsider this actually anything that spews black smoke is definately american

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If built and tuned right there are no issues.
but its built by ford so its not built or tuned right
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but its built by ford so its not built or tuned right
I can tell you haven't driven their 6.2L Gasser or their 6.7L Diesel.
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but its built by ford so its not built or tuned right
That's just fanboy talk.
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