1981 Ford V8 engine family, see Ford Super Duty engine. For the Medium Duty Ford, see Ford F-650. 17 Ford Super Ford excursion repair manual pdf F-250 Crew Cab.
In 1958, Ford introduced the Super Duty family of V8 engines. In 1987 Ford would revitalize the name as a Class 4 truck badged as “F-Super Duty”, Manufactured as a chassis cab with the frame open for a bed that would suit its future application, these trucks would be equipped with the 7. 5 liter gasoline engine or a 7. The weight and class of these trucks would make them the heaviest trucks in the F-Series line at the time. Following the redesign of the 1997 Ford F-150, the Ford F-Series began a transition in its layout.
Brazil, F-250 only, also featured in some RHD versions exported to Australia, South Africa, United Kingdom, etc. Moray Callum, aside from taillamp lenses and the tailgate, the Super Duty F-Series trucks share no visible exterior parts with the Ford F-150. Under the skin, only the base-equipment 5. 4L V8 and 4R100 transmission are shared.
For the 2005 model year, the Ford Super Duty trucks were given exterior and interior updates. For the exterior, a new grille, front bumper, and headlights were introduced alongside the introduction of a locking tailgate for all pickup trucks. To the interior, several changes were made to improve functionality for end-users. During its production, the first-generation Ford F-Series Super Duty was sold with two gasoline and two diesel engines. At its launch, the standard engine in the Super Duty was a Triton V8.
350 lb-ft of torque, the SOHC 16-valve V8 was shared with the F-150 and Ford E-Series. During 1999, the engine was retuned to 260 hp. As a replacement for the long-running 7. 460 V8, for the Super Duty, Ford introduced a Triton V10. Both the V8 and V10 Triton engines are designed with a fail-safe cooling system to protect the engine in case of major coolant loss.
If the engine overheats, the engine will operate on half of its cylinders. At its launch, the Super Duty F-Series was sold with the 7. 500 lb-ft of torque, the engine was retuned in 2001. As a running change during the 2003 model year, the 6. 3L V8 in LHD markets supplied with the American-assembled trucks while RHD ones supplied from Brazil kept the 7.
As before, the engine continued to be produced by Navistar. A 32-valve pushrod engine, the 6. 0L V8 featured a single variable-vane turbocharger. Several configurations of ZF5 five speed manual transmissions were offered. Small block pattern, big block pattern, and diesel. Close ratio and wide ratios were available, as well as 4wd and 2wd configurations with the exception of integrated driveshaft brake 2wd versions using the 4×4 style transmission.
For the first-generation Super Duty range, Ford used several different suspension configurations, depending on the model of truck. All models have heavy-duty 3″ wide leaf springs and staggered shock absorbers. Single-rear wheel versions were fitted with a 10. On F-450 and F-550 cab-chassis trucks, the Dana 60 front axle was replaced with a Dana Super 60 in 2005.
2015-2018 F-450s Pickup used Dana S 110. F-450 cab-chassis used a Dana S 110. The Dana 50 axle featured on most F-250 Super Dutys differs greatly from the early models. This lasted all the way to 1997 models. The Super Duty models then used a solid axle version of this axle.