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#447939 - February 22nd 2011 9:56 pm Re: Engines - Ford vs GM [Re: Knightjp]
motorjunkie Offline
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Registered: March 28th 2009 2:08 am
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They are more expensive to BUY, not to own and maintain. Good luck, Van on!
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#447947 - February 22nd 2011 10:07 pm Re: Engines - Ford vs GM [Re: motorjunkie]
frscke1 Offline
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Registered: June 26th 2010 7:35 pm
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Loc: San Diego California
Originally Posted By: motorjunkie
They are more expensive to BUY, not to own and maintain. Good luck, Van on!


I AGREE
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#447977 - February 23rd 2011 12:30 am Re: Engines - Ford vs GM [Re: frscke1]
Knightjp Offline
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Registered: September 04th 2010 3:04 pm
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Loc: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Originally Posted By: frscke1
Originally Posted By: motorjunkie
They are more expensive to BUY, not to own and maintain. Good luck, Van on!


I AGREE

So I take it that the other two (Ford & Dodge) are cheaper to buy but more costlier in terms of maintenance....

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#447979 - February 23rd 2011 12:32 am Re: Engines - Ford vs GM [Re: Knightjp]
frscke1 Offline
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Buy it right or buy it twice
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#447983 - February 23rd 2011 12:46 am Re: Engines - Ford vs GM [Re: frscke1]
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Originally Posted By: frscke1
Buy it right or buy it twice
Sound advice there... lol

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#447985 - February 23rd 2011 12:50 am Re: Engines - Ford vs GM [Re: Knightjp]
frscke1 Offline
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Loc: San Diego California
Reguardless of what ever brand you buy.....Buy it right
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#447986 - February 23rd 2011 12:54 am Re: Engines - Ford vs GM [Re: Knightjp]
frscke1 Offline
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Loc: San Diego California
I guess what im tryin to say is dont get a lightweight body and motor...load it up customizing it cause your motor and tranny is going to give and you will be buying another ( thus buying it twice )
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#447987 - February 23rd 2011 12:55 am Re: Engines - Ford vs GM [Re: Knightjp]
frscke1 Offline
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Registered: June 26th 2010 7:35 pm
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Loc: San Diego California
if you want beef buy beef...but pay for the good cut
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#447989 - February 23rd 2011 1:09 am Re: Engines - Ford vs GM [Re: frscke1]
Knightjp Offline
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Registered: September 04th 2010 3:04 pm
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Loc: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Originally Posted By: frscke1
if you want beef buy beef...but pay for the good cut
Thanks for the advice...

The van is VW LT... Its German which means its going to be German quality metal. Couple that with the weight of the equipment I'll be loading in the back, I needed an engine that provides good enough torque so I don't need to rev it as much to get going.

My question is... which of the two (pushrod or modular) gives more torque???

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#447994 - February 23rd 2011 1:19 am Re: Engines - Ford vs GM [Re: Knightjp]
frscke1 Offline
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Registered: June 26th 2010 7:35 pm
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Loc: San Diego California
?....I have no idea


Log onto ford.com chevy.com ect ect and talk to there teks give them your applacation of what you are going to with it see what they say


Edited by frscke1 (February 23rd 2011 1:22 am)
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