6.7 Powerstroke Daily Driver vs. Workhorse: Which One is Right for You?

6.7 Powerstroke

6.7 Powerstroke has the reputation of being tough, powerful, and strong. However, there are times that Powerstroke owners need to replace your 6.7 due to catastrophic engine failure. Therefore, we have taken the stock version to our Choate Engineering Performance level and compared two of our most popular builds, the Daily Driver and the Workhorse.

At Choate Engineering Performance, we have a team of diesel engine mechanics who can perform repair, maintenance, and modifications that promote high performance and fuel efficiency. Fill out this form or call us at (901) 553-9847 to learn more about our services and state-of-the-art facility. 

Are you looking for a diesel engine upgrade that can withstand rough terrains? Or do you want a diesel engine with high horsepower capabilities? 

 

Performance

Daily Driver is an excellent choice for casual driving and getting around town. It gives your vehicle that smooth ride and outstanding handling. 

It can help to achieve great acceleration too. You can get where you’re going fast without worrying about getting stuck in traffic or losing your cool on the road.

On the other hand, the Workhorse is designed for work—and it shows. It has a durable construction that will last through repeated use, rough terrain, and heavy daily towing.

 

Engine Size and Power Output

Both of these engines have the same size. But the Daily Driver is what you need if you tend to use your vehicle for short trips or errands and rarely need the extra horsepower. 

It may not boast the same capabilities as the Workhorse, but it’s a beast in its own right. After all, it is an upgrade from the stock manufacturer.

On the other hand, Workhorse is designed for those that tow large loads daily. Therefore, its build is made to withstand rugged use.

So if you’re a construction worker or have a business that requires you to move heavy cargo around frequently, a Workhorse is what you need. It is the perfect upgrade for a sturdy, reliable automobile that can handle heavy loads and last a long time.

 

Price Point

Daily Driver is a product designed to help drivers get more out of their vehicles without spending too much money or time on them. It’s one of the most popular options available and is ideal for drivers who want to save on gas costs while still getting excellent performance from their vehicle. 

It is made to upgrade your engine to a build with more reliability and power. But if you don’t use it for daily towing, it would not be more economical on your gas consumption.

The Workhorse diesel engine has a steeper price point than the Daily Driver but offers superior performance. This engine is designed for long-haul applications requiring high torque and horsepower ratings, such as heavy equipment transport and delivery.

6.7 Powerstroke Daily Driver Build

For more details, you can find a description here. This build includes:

– Our BUILT-IN-HOUSE Heads – Magnuflux and Pressure Test Heads, Grind Valves, New Induction Hardened Seats, All New Valve Guides, Install New Valve Seals, Test Spring Tension, New Freeze Plugs, New Injector Cups.

– Head Studs included in our Daily Driver build, New Head Gaskets

– Full CNC blueprint machining, (bore, deck, hone and line honed) 

– Connecting Rods, New Damper and Flexplate for Automatic transmission.

– New upgraded Pistons .10 – .30″ over 

– New OE Lifters, Lifter Guides, OE Crank Flange Bolts, Updated 9.800 OE Pushrods 

– Crankshaft 

– Camshaft

– New Rod, Main, and Cam Bearings

– New Push Rods

6.7 Powerstroke Workhorse Build

You can find a description here for more details. This build includes everything the daily driver and upgrades.

Workhorse upgrades include:

  • O-ring heads
  • Chromoly Pushrods
  • Stage 2 Camshaft
  • Choate Engineering Billet Flex plate

Final Thoughts

So, there you have it. The 6.7 Powerstroke Daily Driver and the Workhorse have a lot to offer drivers. And with several factors coming into play, it can be challenging to choose between them. 

Ultimately, these diesel engines are designed for the performance user who is determined to maximize horsepower, torque, and fuel economy. Of course, both are excellent in their own rights, so it’s really up to your needs which is the better fit for you.

Choate Engineering Performance is dedicated to providing drivers with the best possible performance and comfort they can get from their cars. If you have any questions about our products or want more information, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today at (901) 553-9847 or drop us a message through this form.

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