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Changes to 5.0 V8 between 1996-2001


masospaghetti

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I noticed EPA fuel economy ratings are slightly better for 2000-2001 V8 models (13/18 compared to 12/17). While not huge, it makes me curious what the changes were and it makes fuel consumption slightly more palatable.

Was it transmission/drivetrain changes, or engine changes?
 




pbnj22

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the heads got better from somewhere in the 97 year they got upgraded to the "p" heads.. other than that not sure.
 




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