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Old 11-25-2014, 02:04 PM   #1
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So who makes the best all around tow truck, FORD,DODGE,CHEVY,GMC to pull these heavy campers. I am super happy with my Ford F250. I bought her new and she has 20,000 mles on her now. Every now and then I get the urge to go look, but mine is paid for. And I truly do LOVE it. However I like the look of the new Fords and ill wisper this low, the look of the new GMC Denalli. However its still a GM product. I even had a 2500 Ram with the Hemi before this Ford and liked that truck aswell. So what you think are the pros and cons between these trucks and I would like to hear about 250 and 2500.


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Old 11-25-2014, 02:06 PM   #2
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O-boy I'm getting the popcorn and soda ready.


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Old 11-25-2014, 02:29 PM   #3
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O-boy I'm getting the popcorn and soda ready.

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Old 11-25-2014, 02:59 PM   #4
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I think they all make a good tow vehicle. Each has their pros and cons, and pretty much comes down to a matter of preference and features. I've owned all 3 brands, but have had 3 like the one in my sig (2003, 2007 and 2013). None have let me down and we don't baby them.

Hope this thread doesn't turn into the brand war bashing thing. All 3 make great trucks. Just wish they didn't cost as much as a house.
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Old 11-25-2014, 03:03 PM   #5
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If there was a single best, there wouldn't be any competition or 3-4 different US truck makers to chose from. I've owned Dodges, Fords and Chevys and will own more Dodges, Fords and Chevys before I die. To me, it's a matter of personal preference at and who has the best reliability for my budget at the time I'm looking. That reliability factor seems to vary from time to time with some manufacturers. You can keep the fancy leather interiors and touch screen navigation, I want something that will haul my family safely from point A to point B while pulling 5k plus lbs.
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Old 11-25-2014, 04:23 PM   #6
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Only 20,000 miles and you like it and it tows well but you want to trade it in? Oh, and it's a diesel plus it's paid for!!!
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Old 11-25-2014, 04:35 PM   #7
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The best one is the one you enjoy and tows your trailer like a dream. There are pluses and minuses to everything. When all is said and done it's personal preference.
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Old 11-25-2014, 06:05 PM   #8
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We went for the Chevy 2500 4x4 Duramax. Ford did not have what we wanted and I really wanted a Ram but they could not come close to the Chevy's price. No Matter which brand you choose you should get a good truck.
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Old 11-25-2014, 06:06 PM   #9
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I currently have a 2013 F350 with the diesel and love it. I do really like the look of the new GM HD trucks, and the Duramax is great too. I do not like the GM interiors as much though. I think the Cummins engine is probably the most solid and proven, but that doesn't mean the either two aren't. I don't care for the body style on the Ram either. I really think now it's which one you find the best price on and is most comfortable for you. For me, the best all around was Ford and I have no regrets. If I had to pick my wife or truck, I'd probably pick the truck!
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Tow truck

I have always been a Ford owner but if I were in the market for a 1 ton diesel, I would price them all and buy the one with the best price and features.
I like to rag people about their tow vehicle, but they will all do the job easily when properly matched to the tow.

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