I kind of think you're missing the point Dan and once again jumping off on a complete tangent. Question is simple. Would you whole heartedly rather have the 3.5 EB over a possible V8 upgrade that is superior to the 3.5 in every way? It's fine if you would... Nobody is going to attack you for your opinion. Yes, this is a speculation topic and so is everything else about the truck because no actual data has been released.