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Old 07-06-2010, 09:51 AM   #16
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Yeah the values are within range but pretty sure you guys have gotten me off the 6.0's! I'll, find something.

As much as i would like to just have a basic truck, the gf wants it to be a second vehicle for all of us in case i need to haul everyone around.

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Old 07-06-2010, 10:10 AM   #17
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The 6.0l had the problems. Ford switched to a 6.4l in 2008? and will change again in 2011 to a 6.7l. I've got 6,800 miles on my 2010, F350 since February with a 6.4 and no problems.
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Old 07-06-2010, 10:34 AM   #18
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The 6.0l had the problems. Ford switched to a 6.4l in 2008? and will change again in 2011 to a 6.7l. I've got 6,800 miles on my 2010, F350 since February with a 6.4 and no problems.
Nice truck you have. Engines aside, i prefer the 2010 to the 2011's.
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Old 07-06-2010, 12:03 PM   #19
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I really didn't need a truck this big, but I figured you only go around once. Besides it only cost 1/3 of my house
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I really didn't need a truck this big, but I figured you only go around once. Besides it only cost 1/3 of my house
that's the same boat i am in. when i sell the house can i leave the truck parked in the drive and add it to my square footage?
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Old 07-07-2010, 04:19 AM   #21
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I have built my house so far without a truck. I have the big stuff delivered and use my roof rack and trailer for everything else. dorf dude...
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Old 07-07-2010, 08:03 AM   #22
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Well if that's the case i suppose i need a trailer...lol but then i would need something to pull it (cause i don't think my civic will cut it). The gF does have an endeavor but it's a wimpy little thing and i don't want to break it. So we're back to getting truck and now we have added on a trailer!

What do you have Shu, (carg van, suv?)
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Old 07-07-2010, 08:05 AM   #23
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A little Toyota Echo, your civic would pull a trailer just fine. Here in europe everbody uses trailers. You can hardly find a pickup.

http://store.uhaul.com/hitches.aspx

http://www.harborfreight.com/automot...res-94564.html

For less than $600 and you don't need to buy fuel for it either!
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Old 07-07-2010, 08:18 AM   #24
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wow, now you have me thinking.... I just need to find a place to store the trailer. My folks have the space but they do live 20 miles away. 399.99 isn't a bad deal brand new. i know it's not huge but would carry lumber and or sheetrock great (with a weight limit of course).

Perfect weight too. the civic can handle 2k, the trailer can handle 1720 and it weighs 162.

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Or you could always look for a gf who has a pickup.
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Old 07-07-2010, 08:55 AM   #26
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Or you could always look for a gf who has a pickup.
I like your thought process.
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I used a trailer for years w/my SUV
Even after I bought the truck I was still using the trailer to pick up even more @ once
The trailer axle broke...I didn't even have anything on it...rusted out
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Old 07-07-2010, 09:41 AM   #28
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Were you pulling it at the time?
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Were you pulling it at the time?
I was actually just backing it into the "garage" - after foundation was poured
There was a rut in the dirt & that was enough to snap the axle
Lucky it happened there & not on the road
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181xxx miles is not huge, yet not a small number. Think carefully before buying this one ;-)

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