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Old 11-26-2014, 10:17 AM   #21
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Old 11-26-2014, 10:19 AM   #22
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Wow! This turned out to be a very well balanced discussion!

I've always been a GM guy, but with the new Ram 2500s with the 6.4L, I'm leaning hard toward that one. I wish GM would update the 6.0, or maybe use the 6.2 (tuned right for heavy duty service). But I agree that all three are great trucks, and I'll end up with the one that fits the budget and has the features I want at the time of purchase.


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Old 11-26-2014, 10:45 AM   #23
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I agree with get the best deal you can get from the best dealer around. My local Ford Dealer treats me great. I bring my truck in for service and I can wait watching a big screen TV and grab something to eat made fresh from their little snack bar area with a free coffee or they will drive me to work or home and pick me up when the truck is ready.

I got a very good deal on my truck as it was a 13 with a lot of 14 on the lot.

I do not tow with my current truck so I can not offer any feedback on that part of the debate.
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Old 11-26-2014, 10:54 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by Donedroolin View Post
You are all right, they all make Great trucks. I do really Love my F250 and it pulls awesome. And its paid for with low miles, oh yea and never been driven in snow ether. As long as she don't give me problems I'll keep her. What oil do you guys use in your trucks. I use Amsoil good stuff. Still might test drive some new Desiel trucks just for comparison.
In my climate, MI, and being that I fall into the severe use category for my 6.7 Powerstroke, I use Shell Rotella T6 5w-40. There is a lot of debate on which brand is best on the diesel forums but everyone is unanimously very happy with this product.
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Old 11-26-2014, 11:51 AM   #25
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wow! This turned out to be a very well balanced discussion!
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Old 11-29-2014, 08:21 AM   #26
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This thread makes me want to buy a new truck..LOL, nope mine's paid for
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Old 11-29-2014, 02:59 PM   #27
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I agree they are all good trucks. I've been a Dodge guy for years but that is due to the Cummins and a great dealer. In reality they all work well, tow a whole bunch, look good, and cost more than my first house.

Buy the one that you like, is a good deal, and mom agrees with.

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