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Old 10-30-2013, 06:03 PM   #1
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If you were buying a truck

What would you get? I like the Fords.Although the Tundra is pretty hot.

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Old 10-30-2013, 06:38 PM   #3
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As far as new trucks go I only really like Dodge. Or the F250 isn't too bad looking either. The Chevys look like something a 16 year old girl would drive. But maybe i'm just overly critical of new vehicles. I don't like the style at all. A truck IMO is supposed to be rugged looking. Not like the prettied up looking sissy trucks they make today.
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Old 10-30-2013, 06:46 PM   #4
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Best driving and riding truck is the Ford Raptor. It's not the best for heavy hauling or heavy towing but it does everything else better than any other pickup available.

The 2014's are coming out and the all-new F150 will be out soon (sometime next year I believe). The all-new Raptor based on the all-new F150 will be out in a year or two (not sure).

Warning: if you test drive a Raptor you will want to buy it.
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diesel 2500 4 door 4x4 min.. have drove both 2013 ford and dodge models recently.. both did great towing... ford had better seats, dodge interior was nicer layout, but was a step or two up in level than the ford I had.
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Old 10-30-2013, 07:32 PM   #6
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new tundra's are pretty awesome, but I've always been a fan of the f150's
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I've had 2 new silverados, a '97 that I traded in at 260,000mi and an '03 that I traded at 180,000mi. Both were used as work trucks, lots of towing heavy loads and lots of time on powerline right-of-ways. I didn't have any trouble with either one, and both always got me to where I was going. I'd buy another with no hesitation.
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Old 10-31-2013, 05:18 AM   #8
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Ford F150. The only reason I sold mine and am driving a Jeep now is because my daughter with her car seat, didn't fit in the rear seat of my extended cab. Best, most low maintenance vehicle I've ever owned.
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Old 10-31-2013, 10:27 AM   #9
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For a full size I would buy another F-150. My 03 FX4 was a dream. I would even consider an ecoboost. I love what Ford is doing these days. For a smaller truck? Taco hands down. (Too bad they're close to a full size truck price)
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I would get the same Nissan Frontier I traded in to get the Jeep. Had nice power, and a relatively smooth ride for daily driving.

I just used it for recreational hauling / part-time DD, not a work truck.
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Old 11-01-2013, 08:17 AM   #11
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Ford F-150 is the best selling pickup. I like the Dodge, but own a 2012 Silverado LTZ. I use the truck like a car most of the time, but it also carries a lot of stuff that I wouldn't put inside the truck. It's 4WD, V8, and I can get 21mpg on a long trip....even 22 if things go good. It's not a Jeep, so I won't compare the two. If you're interested in getting a truck, then I'd suggest a few test drives with the different brands. Each one has their good points.
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Small truck I'd go for a Nissan Frontier. Had a 98 frontier that went over 300,000 miles and it looked practically new the day we sold it. Full size I'd go for a dodge ram. Personally I want a 24 valve cummins but go with what suits you.
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I am a true fan of the Tundra for a fullsize. I loved my Nissan Frontier for a midsize.
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Raptor and Power Wagon for me. I don't need to pull a shit ton so might as well get the coolest truck I can buy.
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My dream truck would be a 2005 cummins with the fiberglass prerunner fenders in from and back. they are pretty cool looking reminds me of a dually but not. there was a white one for sale last month but i cant afford 2 vehicles at the moment maybe once the jeeps paid off.
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The Tundra is the only one that will tow a 737 airplane, so it just has too be the best.
Now that's based on the accuracy of the Commercial.....
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The Tundra is the only one that will tow a 737 airplane, so it just has too be the best.
Now that's based on the accuracy of the Commercial.....
Perfect,I was worried about towing my 737 around lol
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Looks like Im not getting that Toyota I posted.They wont come down at all on the price & only want to give me 2000.00 for my 2000 XJ limited thats in very good shape.Im not going to just give my jeep away.
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The Tundra is the only one that will tow a 737 airplane, so it just has too be the best.
Now that's based on the accuracy of the Commercial.....
Bet a cummins could do it without breaking a sweat.

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