Ford's "family" of modular engines is designed to streamline production, enabling one plant to produce multiple engines. This family of single- and double-overhead cam engines includes 4.6 and 5.4 litre V8 powerplants as well the 6.8 litre V10, and it has been used in vehicles from pickup trucks to Jaguar luxury sedans.
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The largest engine in the series is the 6.8 litre V10, which was used in Ford's Super Duty heavy-duty pickups from 2003 until 2010. It also appeared in the Econoline heavy-duty vans and was used in Ford's medium-duty truck chassis. As a result, it can be found powering many RVs and buses. A 6.2 litre gasoline V8 replaces the V10 in 2011.
The 6.8 litre (415 cubic inch) V10, designated "Triton," is a three valve per cylinder single-overhead cam engine. Output is 362 horsepower at 4,750 revolutions per minute (rpm) and 457 foot-lbs. of torque at 3,250rpm. This engine uses an iron block and aluminium heads. Bore and stroke measure 3.55 by 4.16 inches, and the compression ratio is 9.2:1. Throughout its production run, Ford made the Triton available with a five-speed TorquShift automatic transmission.
The 6.8 litre Triton V10's oil capacity is seven quarts and the coolant capacity is 27.5 quarts.
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