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post #1 of 126 (permalink) Old 02-21-2009, 02:50 AM Thread Starter
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Scorpion or Powerstroke - Which one

Will they be keeping the Powerstrok name or Scorpion (hopefully not)

There is rumors about both and a guy would think there would be a actual answer??

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It's time to let go of the old Powerstroke name with the new engine. I actually like the Scorpion development name but I'd be surprised to see it become the final production name. It needs a new name to differentiate the Ford built engine from its past diesel engines.

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just get those big chrome DIESEL emblems from the 80s along with the 4x4x4 chrome emblems and stick them on all the new trucks

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I highly doubt it will be called the Scorpion, and at the same time, I think they need to come up with a different name rather than Powerstroke.

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Depends on who owns the trademark Powerstrock.

Lets just say not quite stock.
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I kind of like Scorpion.

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i kinda hope they keep powerstoke

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Just have wrote in big chrome on the door. DIESEL
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Question and thought all in one. I was once told that the Powerstroke name came form the actual design of the engine. Something about the engine being a stroker. Is this true. Like I said I just heard this. If this is the case then would Ford be able to use the name on the new engine design?

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Powerstroke is ford's name. I wouldn't mind it being called the Scorpion though.

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