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460 or Triton v10?


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#1 OFFLINE   Sasquash

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Posted 31 December 2017 - 01:56 AM

I have been looking at 2002 to 2010 class c rvs and know nothing about the powertrains they are put in them. The last 460 I saw was shoe horned into a 68 Mustang and I know nothing about Ford's v10. It will be flat towing my Jeep and since I live in the Willimate Valley no matter witch direction I drive over 4 hours I have to climb a pass. Witch one would you get and why?







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#2 OFFLINE   fordmantpw

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Posted 31 December 2017 - 09:04 AM

I dont think the 460 is available in those years.
But if I had the choice I would go with the v10 simply because its a more advanced engine and should also get you slightly better MPGs. They also have a reputation to last a long time.

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#3 OFFLINE   theoldwizard

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Posted 02 January 2018 - 10:20 AM

I dont think the 460 is available in those years.
But if I had the choice I would go with the v10 simply because its a more advanced engine and should also get you slightly better MPGs. They also have a reputation to last a long time.

Concur !  The 460 was out of production before 2000MY.

 

The V10 in the E-Series chassis was always the 2-valve version.  Less power, but dead nuts reliable.  If you feel like you need more power, change the rear axle ratio.  4.10 is not crazy.


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#4 OFFLINE   NLPRacing

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Posted 02 January 2018 - 11:36 AM

The last year for the 460 in an E-Series was 1996.  If I was looking for a Class C on a Ford E-350, I would be looking for a 2005 or newer chassis with the 5 speed auto.  Some 2005 motorhomes are built on a 2004 chassis, make sure to check the chassis itself to verify the year.  Personally, I would rather have a Class A on a 2005 or newer F-53 26K chassis with the 3 valve V10 and 5 speed auto.


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