Links for 8.1L V8


Ford 6.8L - 3V Engine & 6R140 Transmission
http://www.newyorkbussales.com/ford-engine.cfm
Bluebird Bus company details the 6R140 and 6.8L 3V V10 engine. Includes performance comparisons to the GM 8.1L V8 and Allison 1000 and 2000 transmissions.
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Type: Specs Attributes: Dyno results
Year: 2011, 2012, 2013 ... 2015, 2016, 2017
Make/Model: Ford F450CC, F550CC Engine: Ford 6.8L V10; GM 8.1L V8

Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LS 4x4 - Short Take Road Test - Car Reviews - Car and Driver
http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/chevrolet-silverado-2500hd-ls-4x4-short-take-road-test
Driving the 2001 Chevy Silverado 2500 with the 8.1L V8
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Type: Published review
Year: 2001
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500 Engine: GM 8.1L V8

Towing up grades with a gas engine -- revs?
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25609467.cfm
How much do you get into the peddle when climbing grades? Can too much RPM hurt? Consensus is that towing at max torque RPM or higher is optimal for power; less is lugging.
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Type: Tow report Engine: Ford 5.4L V8, 6.4L V8, 6.8L V10; GM 6.0L V8, 8.1L V8

Buying advice: 8.1 or duramax?
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25500747.cfm
Lots of well thought out responses to the question: "Looking to trade trucks and need more truck account of new trailer and more weight. Numbers on 3500 dually seems to run about the same gas or diesel. Quite a bit of difference in price between the ...more
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Type: Tow report Attributes: Numbers
Year: 2001, 2002, 2003 ... 2005, 2006, 2007
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW Engine: GM 6.6L V8, 8.1L V8

2001 Popular Mechanics Tow America Tour
http://pickupwiki.com/drupal/sites/default/files/PopularMechanics_TowAmerica_V10-8.1-6.6_entire.html
Popular Mechanics tows cross-country with 3 heavy duty pickups: two gassers and a diesel. "Chevrolet and Ford each sent us a 1-ton, 4wd duallie with the makers’ largest available gas engines. So under our Chevrolet Silverado 3500’s hood sits the ...more
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Type: Published review
Year: 2001
Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD, 3500DRW; Ford F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.8L V10; GM 6.6L V8, 8.1L V8

Towing reports of gas powered TVs & 5th wheels - No Diesels
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25210292.cfm
A wide variety of gasser owners (current and former) weigh in with towing reports.
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Type: Tow report Engine: Dodge 5.7L V8; Ford 5.4L V8, 6.2L V8, 6.8L V10; GM 6.0L V8, 8.1L V8

RV.Net Open Roads Forum: Step down from a diesel. Need your experience
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/24707638/srt/pa/pging/1/page/1
Currently I own a 04 PSD and have experienced one to many repair costs. I know I will miss the diesel power but I am a weekend warrior with the occasional long haul. I want to trade in and go back to a gasser...
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Type: Tow report Engine: Dodge 8.0L V10; Ford 6.8L V10; GM 6.0L V8, 8.1L V8