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Old 07-01-2018, 04:51 PM
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Super Duty 6.2 Gas - feedback?

Hey yall, just pinging the community to see who has experience with the Super Duty 6.2 gas engine. $10k power stroke option for me would take several years to make it pay off...currently running F150 EB so interested in your experiences.
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Old 07-01-2018, 05:03 PM
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As far as the towing stability, the 6.2 gas will be a small upgrade ovary your EB. However, that’s the only benefit. You’ll definitely have less power than you’re used too.


No way I’d buy a gas super duty. The resale is so bad, gas mileage is terrible and the towing power isn’t going to be an upgrade over an eco boost IMO. The power stroke will cost more in terms of oil changes, but gets WAY better fuel mileage than the gas counterpart. The power of the 6.7 is meemerizig and is absolutely worth the price.
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Hey yall, just pinging the community to see who has experience with the Super Duty 6.2 gas engine. $10k power stroke option for me would take several years to make it pay off...currently running F150 EB so interested in your experiences.
Will this be a daily driver or just a tow rig?

There is no way I would trade the awesome f150 ride for a super duty (gas) ride.

I would get load D range tires and air bags on the f150. If you really need to tow more than the 3.5 ecoboost can handle, then you need the diesel.

Ive had both the diesel super duty and the 3.5 ecoboost.
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Old 07-01-2018, 06:30 PM
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I can't tell you on the SD platform, but the 6.2 in my F150 is a beast and I wouldn't have it any other way.
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Thx guys, I’ve had all the diesels going back to the 6.9 navistsr and the 6.2 GM diesel in my farm trucks. It’s why I’ve landed on the EB...power and torque curves are a very close match in a gas engine. I need to go to heavier truck for other reasons besides trailering. But didn’t know if there were any positive experiences with the 6.2. Truck use will be local, no more than 20 miles a day except for pulling my ProStar a couple times a week about 70 miles round trip.
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Old 07-01-2018, 07:21 PM
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I have a 12 SD with 6.2. Its a daily driver business truck. Average 11.5 mpg. It had coopers on it and beat my kidneys to death. Currently have Hankooks and a huge improvement on ride. I love every single thing about this truck. I have 160,000 miles and zero issues. I also have this motor in my lead technicians van and we lost his tranny at 112,000


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Old 07-01-2018, 07:24 PM
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Not the new SD style, but Ive had 2 6.2 Super Doodys. Both 3.73 4x4s. No issues with either but I only put about 50k oneach one. Theyre a bulletproof power plant and tow well. Just expect it to be underwhelming in the power and mileage department ifyour used to an Eco boost or any flavor of newer or tuned older diesel.
My 5.0 fox motor F150 and current 5.3 2016 Silverado have about the same towing power but both were quicker unloaded.
That said, it tows ok. Id routinely put 12-14klb trailer on the back. It loves 2nd and 3rd gear though unless your towing dead flat then 4th is an option. 5th fordownhill
Mine averaged 12-13mpg mostly commuting. Work trucks with full toolboxes and slip tanks in them.
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Old 07-07-2018, 08:39 AM
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I had a 2014 f350 with a 6.2 and currently have a 2017 commercial cutaway with a 6.2.

The economy is great and the power is great.

My cutaway has 456 gears and that is overkill. It makes it a little loud on the highway because of the higher rpm.

I love that power package and will probably buy a new f250 next year.

p.s. for what its worth I owned a variety of diesels previously, powerstrokes, MB, UD etc.
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I have an older f250 V10, and I had the opportunity to drive a new one with the 6.2 - what a great engine! Really impressed.
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