Ford is always known for its best engines and engine varieties. In the list of modular engines, Ford 6.8 litre V10 engines in one of them. 6.8 L produced in the plant of Windsor. This is the engine is reliable and known for its stability over the two decades in the truck market. According to some surveys, it says that mostly Micro Bird G5 school buses and bluebird propane-powered vision used this engine.
Ford 6.8 litre V10 engine developed in Windsor, Ontario since 1997. It was used in super duty vehicles, like a truck, cars, and other medium-duty applications.
This engine 6.8 litre V10 it has a 5-year 100,000-mile limited warranty, and a network of service centres they provide all over the United States and Canada to allow for the quick turnaround on service.
According to a website they say “U-Haul has operated Ford commercial vehicles with the Ford 6.8 litre V10 engines in their fleet for over 17 years, and they’ve found the engine stands up well to the same type of duty cycle diesel engines handle. Because U- haul operates in all 50 U.S states and 10 Canadian provinces, having a strong dealer network available to service their vehicles is critical and Ford is a perfect partner because of their extensive dealer and service network”.
the 6.8 litre V10 crate engine was a good engine with 275 hp and 425 lb-ft of torque, for the V10 model there were many upgraded layout of heads and blocks. In 2005 3-valve upgrades made.
Last year at SEMA show v10 crate engine’s competition was acquainted. It was dyno tested, the engine is rated at 800 horsepower and 695 lb-ft peak torque. Even engines are hand balanced.
The 6.8-litre V10 crate engine comes with strong specifications, The engine has a displacement of 6.8L V10, GVWR up to 33,000 lbs, Valve Lifters- Hydraulic lifter coupled to the roller finger follower, it’s firing order 1-5-5-10-2-7-3-8-4-9. The engine has the horsepower 362hp, torque is 457 ft-lbs, the engine comes with bore/Stroke 90.2 mm*105.8mm. It’s the compression ratio 9:2:1. The engine durable fuel system Roush CleanTech liquid propane sequential port injection. Throttle control is electronic. Block is made-up cast iron. The cylinder head is made up aluminium, Intake Manifold is composite, Exhaust Manifold is cast stainless steel, the crankshaft is made up of forged steel, connecting rods are powdered metal, main bearing caps have 4 bolt with 2 dowels, ignition- coil on plug, the maximum engine speed is 5,200 rpm, Oil System of 7 quarts of 5W20, Emissions controls have dual three-way catalyst. Positive crankcase ventilation. Additional features have J1939 communications, Engine options are air brake compressor with ford don’t end accessory drive design components. Weight is 620 lbs.