what would be a good replacement motor? How about doing away with the computer and fuel injection?

25

Asked by Feb 11, 2013 at 08:42 PM about the 2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

4 Answers

4,815

Just replace with an original engine, the fuel injection and electronic ignition makes your car a lot more driveable than old school carb and dizzy setups would. Not to mention the possible problems with the rest of the cars electronics. Modern cars rely heavily on the computers on board, from engine management to transmission shifting...

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
1,015

Lars is right. modern fuel injected engines are better than old carb engines in almost every way. They get better fuel economy, have more power, and last longer.

545

Or, you just could drop a diesel engine into it. Diesels are very reliable and have long lives. If you treat them right, they can last well over 500,000 miles. Not to mention they have a ton more power than the gas engines. Just a thought.

22,565

I have an '87 F-250 4x4 I'll sell ya! 9MPG and cranky in the morning. 460 4 bbl carb that requires rebuilding every other year and regularly blows out Power Valves at $24 a "pop". If you want a Hot Rod - Buy a Hot Rod. I have an old Farm truck.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

F-250 Super Duty

Looking for a Used F-250 Super Duty in your area?

CarGurus has 43,294 nationwide F-250 Super Duty listings starting at $1,900.

ZIP:

Search Ford F-250 Super Duty Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Ford F-250 Super Duty Experts

#1 Tracy Hooks
Tracy Hooks
Reputation 710
#2 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 650
#3 kbro
kbro
Reputation 590
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-350 Super Duty
423 Great Deals out of 26,195 listings starting at $2,999
Used Ford F-150
3,002 Great Deals out of 207,340 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
373 Great Deals out of 26,941 listings starting at $2,998
Used Dodge Ram 2500
160 Great Deals out of 5,611 listings starting at $2,995
Used GMC Sierra 2500HD
144 Great Deals out of 13,171 listings starting at $3,500
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,538 Great Deals out of 151,793 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-450 Super Duty
42 Great Deals out of 2,635 listings starting at $8,497
Used Toyota Tundra
660 Great Deals out of 28,149 listings starting at $2,798
Used GMC Sierra 1500
980 Great Deals out of 60,002 listings starting at $999
Used Dodge Ram 1500
494 Great Deals out of 12,987 listings starting at $1,495
Used Dodge Ram 3500
96 Great Deals out of 2,335 listings starting at $5,000
Used Toyota Tacoma
703 Great Deals out of 31,688 listings starting at $2,750

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 19,863 listings starting at $25,148
2016 Ford F-250 Super Duty For Sale
33 Great Deals out of 7,592 listings starting at $23,756
2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty For Sale
33 Great Deals out of 2,413 listings starting at $19,500
2014 Ford F-250 Super Duty For Sale
15 Great Deals out of 1,043 listings starting at $13,950
2013 Ford F-250 Super Duty For Sale
27 Great Deals out of 965 listings starting at $12,500