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Old 09-20-2016, 10:28 PM   #1
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Towing with old iron.

Who else is towing a travel trailer with a 15+ year old truck? I've been towing with my 2001 F-150 since I rolled it off the dealer lot 15 years ago. I feel kind of out of place when I see so many people towing with late model trucks only a few years old. I guess it doesn't really matter since I still consider it my "new" truck! I always park it indoors, never drive it in the winter, and perform all routine maintenance. It is pretty much new with only 100,000 miles on it... LOL
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Old 09-21-2016, 03:38 AM   #2
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Not 15 but 12 yrs old and 113,000 miles on big red. My work truck is also 12 yrs old with 163,000.

How many miles on your tow vehicle poll

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Old 09-21-2016, 03:46 AM   #3
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Mine is 10 and just about turned 120K. Still running better than it ever did.

Actually better than me!
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Old 09-21-2016, 05:13 AM   #4
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I've only got about 105,000 miles. Only drive it in the summer towing the TT and Farmall's on my 18' utility trailer. The truck has some sort of trailer hitched to it 95% of the time. She's an old work horse! Funny when I look at the original window sticker I wonder what that money could buy today in a new truck, and the answer is "not much". LOL
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Old 09-21-2016, 05:58 AM   #5
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14 Model years old. Just modified my 2003 F-350 chore truck to be a tow vehicle.


A shade under 135,000 miles.


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Old 09-21-2016, 06:55 AM   #6
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Not 15, but it is almost 12 with 188k on the clock.
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Old 09-21-2016, 07:52 AM   #7
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2002 Avalanche 2500 with 110,000 on the clock towing a 10,000 lb loaded 314BHDS. Still going strong 8.1 496 CI big block!
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Going on 14 years old.
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I was planning on keeping my current truck pretty much forever until I started towing 8000 lbs with it. My next truck will be my 'forever' truck. I'll tow with it till the wheels fall off.
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Mine is 10 and just about turned 120K. Still running better than it ever did. snip
Same '06 truck with 335k mi.
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