So long 4.6L.......

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"So long 4.6-liter V8. The “mod motor†is a thing of the past. Ford rolled the last 4.6 off the line at their Romeo, Michigan plant last Friday. From now on, 5.0, Boss V8, or EcoBoost are Ford’s path for performance."

http://www.ford-trucks.com/articles/ford-rolls-final-4-6-liter-v8-assembly-line/

I posted this on my facebook with the comment that if anyone hit 'like' they would be deleted from my friends list lol
 

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I read somewhere. That Ford was already looking at a replacement for the 5.0.. too expensive to produce.

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An engineer friend at for suggested that they are looking into a design more similar to GM's engines again.
 

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An engineer friend at for suggested that they are looking into a design more similar to GM's engines again.
o_o Dang it ford, you couldn't have thought have thought about that during the sn95/new edge days.
 

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I personally think the modular platform was ingenious. Small bore, long stroke, long rod sets up an engine for efficiency especially with its giant aluminum heads. Then Ford takes an old platform to a new level with the coyote. You find me a GM car that can compete with a 5.0l coyote mustang while running 87octane?
 

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We are gonna see more turbo options I know that. But going back to a push rod set up is just that.... taking a step back.

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That article was a funny read. Even tho our engines is a love and hate thing, we areeeeeeee mannnnnyyyyyyyyyyy lol. 2V's everywhere but seeing a fast one is rare.
 

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Depends on what you consider fast, really. Like a 11 second 2v is pretty quick and a low 10 second 4v is quick, but vehicles now a days are that quick or close to it off the show floor.
 

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Depends on what you consider fast, really. Like a 11 second 2v is pretty quick and a low 10 second 4v is quick, but vehicles now a days are that quick or close to it off the show floor.

Please point out a low 10sec car off the show room floor that is even remotely affordable to the average person. Even an Enzo is not a low 10sec car (high 10's maybe... car and driver = 11.1).
 

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Please point out a low 10sec car off the show room floor that is even remotely affordable to the average person. Even an Enzo is not a low 10sec car (high 10's maybe... car and driver = 11.1).
He must have gotten his times confused. Now 13 to 12 second cars off the showroom floor is a more accurate statement. 2vs aren't far behind the 13 second margin, so they can still be competitive today....depending on the car it's racing. lol
 

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