Don't know how I feel about the 8 speed. If they somehow work it out nicely, then I say go for it. From what I've seen more gears means the engine is an indecisive B@&#£. Hopefully ford will get it right before they make it available.
2010 F150 XLT, Blue Flame, 5.4L V8
HID Lows, Highs, and Fogs
Rancho Leveling Kit
Stock Rocker, until I get some cash to blow on it