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V8 vs V6

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by FoundOffRoadDead, Mar 8, 2013.

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Would you rather have a v6 or a v8?

Poll closed Apr 7, 2013.
  1. V6 all the way.

    7 vote(s)
    22.6%
  2. v8 all the way.

    24 vote(s)
    77.4%
  1. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:01 PM
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    FoundOffRoadDead

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    Alright i have always been a huge fan of the v8 motor's I am a ford guy yes :/ I like the v6 motor's but i do a whole lot of towing so in the end what motor would be better suited for my task's at hand? What do you guy's like in the v6 vs v8?
     
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  2. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:09 PM
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  3. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:17 PM
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    For towing I would take the raw power of a v8 all day.
     
  4. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:19 PM
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    V10
     
  5. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:23 PM
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  6. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:24 PM
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  7. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:25 PM
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    Add options to poll.
     
  8. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:25 PM
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    V8 turbo diesel / electric hybrid
     
  9. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:26 PM
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  10. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:26 PM
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  11. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:27 PM
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    its never a "vs" imo.

    Match the load and tow weight to the truck/engine. If its 6000lb id go v-8. 4000, its your call. Not really a matter of better to me, but what you might be comfortable with and margin of safety.
     
  12. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:28 PM
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  13. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:31 PM
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  14. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:32 PM
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    since you are a ford guy, then you ought get an egoboost engine. v6 , better than a v8 ...sorta, tons of power, 20 mpg or so when not towing. No idea how reliable they are though
     
  15. Mar 8, 2013 at 8:21 PM
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    If your constantly towing, get a diesel, if your a 3 days a week tower get the v8, if you tow 2 weekends a month get the v6
     
  17. Mar 8, 2013 at 8:37 PM
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    If the V8 was an option in this truck I'd have it. I am like you, I love V8s and nothing runs like a V8. Although I really wouldn't need it, got a 67 Ford F250 with a 390 big block in it for all the big heavy jobs. It's primary purpose is plowing though.
     
  18. Mar 8, 2013 at 8:42 PM
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    Are you fucking nuts ?
     
  19. Mar 9, 2013 at 6:19 AM
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    Yeah i feel the same nothing beats a v8 for towing is it still good for every day tho?
    And i do like the v10 idea :]
     
  20. Mar 9, 2013 at 6:38 AM
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    I would but it was a question. On what Tw likes :]
     
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