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Old 08-09-2005, 23:01   #1 (permalink)
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1993 f150 extended cab with 5.0, is it underpowered?

i know the 5.0 goes like stink in the stangs, but isnt this a little
underpowered for a short box extended cab xlt? I am considering buying a
truck off Ebay, but have reservations on the engine? i currently have an 84
F250 with the 6.9 diesel, but want air and extended cab.

any thoughts or opinions would be great

NoVig


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Old 08-10-2005, 14:02   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 1993 f150 extended cab with 5.0, is it underpowered?

"novig" wrote:
>i know the 5.0 goes like stink in the stangs, but isnt this a little
>underpowered for a short box extended cab xlt? I am considering

buying
>a
>truck off Ebay, but have reservations on the engine? i currently have
>an 84
>F250 with the 6.9 diesel, but want air and extended cab.
>
>any thoughts or opinions would be great
>
>NoVig


If the truck is geared properly, it should be fairly peppy. The axle
ratio will make or break it. If it has a 4.10 it should run really
well but if it has a 3.55 or so it will lack performance in top gears
and in overall performance.

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Old 08-15-2005, 13:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: 1993 f150 extended cab with 5.0, is it underpowered?

I agree. Most of them are 3.55 gears, and they are quite underpowered.

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> "novig" wrote:
>>i know the 5.0 goes like stink in the stangs, but isnt this a little
>>underpowered for a short box extended cab xlt? I am considering

> buying
>>a
>>truck off Ebay, but have reservations on the engine? i currently have
>>an 84
>>F250 with the 6.9 diesel, but want air and extended cab.
>>
>>any thoughts or opinions would be great
>>
>>NoVig

>
> If the truck is geared properly, it should be fairly peppy. The axle
> ratio will make or break it. If it has a 4.10 it should run really
> well but if it has a 3.55 or so it will lack performance in top gears
> and in overall performance.
>
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