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Shelby trucks
« on: November 08, 2019, 09:54:28 AM »
I know maybe nobody cares about the trucks, but I am looking to replace my Shelby F-150 before too long. However, it seems Shelby is only making 5 liter trucks, or huge diesel dually things.  I am wondering if anyone knows if they might use the new Ford 7.3 liter engine they are putting in F-250s for a Shelby upgrade?

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Re: Shelby trucks
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2019, 01:25:07 PM »
if nobody here cares about trucks why ask in this forum?

just call them

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Re: Shelby trucks
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2019, 01:37:44 PM »
Go figure  ::)

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Re: Shelby trucks
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2019, 02:15:22 PM »
Hi Mike,

The new SSF150 series with 755 HP is a tremendous vehicle.  As far a the 7.3 let me attempt to find out
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I know maybe nobody cares about the trucks, but I am looking to replace my Shelby F-150 before too long. However, it seems Shelby is only making 5 liter trucks, or huge diesel dually things.  I am wondering if anyone knows if they might use the new Ford 7.3 liter engine they are putting in F-250s for a Shelby upgrade?
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Re: Shelby trucks
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2019, 05:37:44 PM »
if nobody here cares about trucks why ask in this forum?

just call them

Shelby American, Inc.
6405 Ensworth St.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Toll Free: (844) 9 SHELBY (844-974-3529)
or call (702) 942-7325

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Re: Shelby trucks
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2019, 05:39:39 PM »
Hi Mike,

The new SSF150 series with 755 HP is a tremendous vehicle.  As far a the 7.3 let me attempt to find out
Thanks



Thank you, I have tried to call, but the people who answer don't know anything about the engine, so either I am talking to the wrong ones at SA, or they really are clueless about new Ford offerings.

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Re: Shelby trucks
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2019, 05:43:49 PM »
Hi Mike
What's happening is that almost all the S A employees are at SEMA. I sent a message to Scott and Gary inquiring about the 7.3 availability. Hopefully soon we will have an answer
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Re: Shelby trucks
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2019, 06:08:21 PM »
Thanks Tony, for others, like the ones I talked to at SA, who may not know what I am talking about: 
https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a28578854/ford-7-3-liter-v-8-trucks/

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Re: Shelby trucks
« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2019, 06:13:34 PM »
I have been asking over on the Shelby F-150 group pages too, no one seems to know anything.

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Re: Shelby trucks
« Reply #9 on: November 08, 2019, 06:18:50 PM »

Is there a reason you are interested in the gas 7.3L over say the new power stroke diesel with 475 HP and 1050 torque?  Just curious.
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Re: Shelby trucks
« Reply #10 on: November 08, 2019, 06:20:47 PM »

Is there a reason you are interested in the gas 7.3L over say the new power stroke diesel with 475 HP and 1050 torque?  Just curious.

Yes, I hate diesels and would never buy one.  Simple.

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Re: Shelby trucks
« Reply #11 on: November 08, 2019, 06:22:07 PM »
Hi Mike
Just got this message from Scott Black at Shelby American concerning your inquiry.
Hope this helps
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Re: Shelby trucks
« Reply #12 on: November 08, 2019, 06:23:56 PM »
Thanks Tony, sounds like it could be years away.  Hope my '16 Shelby F-150 holds up a bit longer, too bad.

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Re: Shelby trucks
« Reply #13 on: November 08, 2019, 06:27:47 PM »
Mike what I would do is give him a call next week probably Tuesday, Wednesday so he can settle in from being out this week at sema. Ask if you purchase one will they do the conversion.  Dont believe that they will turn down that opportunity.  Good luck and have a great weekend.
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Re: Shelby trucks
« Reply #14 on: November 08, 2019, 06:36:43 PM »
Thanks Tony, but I think they like to sell them as pre-title Shelbys, that is what my F-150 is, dealers only have them, no post-title conversions I know of, but I will ask if that is possible.  Cheers!