This article is a summary of a YouTube video "2024 Ford Super Duty 7.3L Gas VS 6.8L Gas: Here's The Biggest Problem With The New Gas Engine!" by JB Reviews

A Closer Look at the 6.8L vs 7.3L V8 Engines: Similarities and Differences

TLDRLearn about the similarities and differences between the 6.8L and 7.3L V8 engines in the Ford trucks. The 7.3L offers more power and torque, while the 6.8L is a compact and economical option. Both engines come with impressive features and are built for durability.

Key insights

🔍The 7.3L and 6.8L engines have similar features and design, such as cast iron blocks and aluminum heads.

⚙️The 7.3L engine has more power and torque, with 430 horsepower and 485 lb-ft of torque.

💪The 6.8L engine is more compact and offers 405 horsepower and 445 lb-ft of torque.

Both engines recommend running on 87 octane fuel, but higher octane may be required for towing or higher elevations.

🧭The 7.3L engine is available in more trim levels, while the 6.8L is limited to the XL model in 4x2 configuration.

Q&A

What are the horsepower and torque ratings for the 7.3L engine?

The 7.3L engine offers 430 horsepower and 485 lb-ft of torque.

What are the horsepower and torque ratings for the 6.8L engine?

The 6.8L engine provides 405 horsepower and 445 lb-ft of torque.

What fuel should I use for these engines?

Both engines recommend running on 87 octane fuel, but higher octane may be required for towing or higher elevations.

Which engine is more compact?

The 6.8L engine is more compact and offers a space-efficient option.

Can I get the 6.8L engine in higher trim levels?

No, the 6.8L engine is limited to the XL model in 4x2 configuration.

Timestamped Summary

00:16Introduction to the comparison between the 6.8L and 7.3L V8 engines in Ford trucks.

01:00Overview of the features and design of the 7.3L engine with its impressive updates.

02:56Comparison of the compression ratios and fuel recommendations for both engines.

05:47Discussion on the availability of the 6.8L engine in different trim levels.

07:56Sound demonstration of the 6.8L and 7.3L engines, including their rev limiters.