EcoBoost V6 with Standalone ECU as a Crate Motor
Ford did something wonderful for SEMA 2009 with the EcoBoost V6 powered 1934 Hot Rod. If you’re not familiar with it, look it up. I’m asking that we make that motor available to the rest of us as a crate motor (a motor available for purchase for use in project vehicles, classic cars receiving a new lease on life, etcetera).
The EcoBoost V6 is a wonderful idea; V8 power with V6 gas mileage. The hot rodding community has always embraced new ideas and many would love more economy while reducing the environmental footprint of classic cars in general. I personally want an EcoBoost V6 in my project vehicle.
We need Ford because the EcoBoost V6 is a modern engine requiring modern computer management. Ford did standalone engine management with the above mentioned 2009 SEMA ‘34 Hot Rod project. The work has been done, we just need to make it available to the rest of us.
There are few aftermarket enthusiast that will read this, but if you can appreciate the concept or even support reducing hot rodding’s environmental footprint, please vote this idea up.