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That's cause Godzilla and Megaladon are spoken for. lol. I'm guessing for a truck.
They did say possibly a hybrid and Ford has a patent on a V8 Hybrid. Would be interesting if they sold it as a crate motor first.
 

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"Scrapping overhead cams in favor of pushrods would create an engine with a smaller footprint, potentially widening the list of applications. Ford could save weight by utilizing a compacted graphite iron block, like that seen on the 6.7-liter Power Stroke diesel V8. There’s cash savings to be had by going the standard iron route. "

By using CGI it might find it´s way to the smaller enginebays in Mustang and GT500. Ford is using CGI in the 6.7 l PS and the EcoBoost 2.7 l and 3.0 l V6. With CGI the tuners are getting the double hp of the engines. Hp in standard version +450 hp I think.
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As for the block, word is that it will be traditional grey iron or possibly Compacted Graphite Iron("CGI"). The 6.2L and the 6.8L both use standard iron block, which have the benefit of being fairly cheap while still being very tough. Also, with the introduction of the FRPP Boss 302 and 351 engine blocks Ford showed that they know how to cast a modern, strong, and economical iron pushrod block. Conversely, Ford's use of CGI has been growing over the past several years. Both the 6.7L Powerstroke and the 2.7L EcoBoost feature CGI blocks. It's not out of the realm of possibility for Ford to cast this new 7.3L block in strong, light-weight, CGI.

 

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In 2018 it was written


"Scrapping overhead cams in favor of pushrods would create an engine with a smaller footprint, potentially widening the list of applications. Ford could save weight by utilizing a compacted graphite iron block, like that seen on the 6.7-liter Power Stroke diesel V8. There’s cash savings to be had by going the standard iron route. "

By using CGI it might find it´s way to the smaller enginebays in Mustang and GT500. Ford is using CGI in the 6.7 l PS and the EcoBoost 2.7 l and 3.0 l V6. With CGI the tuners are getting the double hp of the engines. Hp in standard version +450 hp I think.
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As for the block, word is that it will be traditional grey iron or possibly Compacted Graphite Iron("CGI"). The 6.2L and the 6.8L both use standard iron block, which have the benefit of being fairly cheap while still being very tough. Also, with the introduction of the FRPP Boss 302 and 351 engine blocks Ford showed that they know how to cast a modern, strong, and economical iron pushrod block. Conversely, Ford's use of CGI has been growing over the past several years. Both the 6.7L Powerstroke and the 2.7L EcoBoost feature CGI blocks. It's not out of the realm of possibility for Ford to cast this new 7.3L block in strong, light-weight, CGI.

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