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#574511 - July 17th 2012 8:44 pm How come Ford stopped using navistar engines?
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Probably because I got sick of working on them....Hahaha
It's pretty fun though!

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#574779 - July 18th 2012 10:11 pm Re: How come Ford stopped using navistar engines? [Re: 78Gaucho]
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Yeah we have 2, a 95 with a 7.3 powerstroke and a 94 with a 7.3 idi. I love them haha.
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#574793 - July 18th 2012 11:56 pm Re: How come Ford stopped using navistar engines? [Re: 78Gaucho]
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7.3 was a Great engine
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#575076 - July 20th 2012 3:36 pm Re: How come Ford stopped using navistar engines? [Re: 78Gaucho]
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Simple, the EPA, that communist organization has stopped many diesel ventures in the US, I know a guy who works on the diesels being designed for the future, 98% of the prototypes he tests and tunes are going to Europe, not only will they blow the doors off of anything here, they get over 40 MPG. He was testing out a Dodge Nitro diesel, brought it home, wicked sounding engine, there are single and dual over head cams available.
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#575475 - July 23rd 2012 6:43 am Re: How come Ford stopped using navistar engines? [Re: 78Gaucho]
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My understanding was that Navistar was built in Mexico and Ford has shifted production back to the US.

But then again....I don't know much about 'em... lol


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