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Good bye F350, Hello Tundra

So, I did it, I sold the 350 and got a brand new Tundra Rock Warrior. Overall I'm happy with the trade so far. Both interior and exterior each truck has its own pros and cons, but overall I'd say that aspect was an even trade.
As far as the reliability, I am hoping to make a huge jump as I dumped over 2 grand into repairs on the f350 in the 6 months I owned it.
I am however missing the diesel, but when towing my boat the other day I was surprised at just how much power the Tundra packs, I was able to accelerate much faster than previously.


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Northern Va ??? and 2k of repairs made you trade your truck in ?

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well have fun in a truck that has no balls.

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towing capacity is a heck of alot less.....good luck

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I feel bad for ya man, I woulda kept that F350 all day long over that Tundra.

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I really like tundras. I am thinking of getting it if a few years
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I loved the truck overall, but the reliability issue is huge to me, 2k in 6 months and being stranded 2 times is just unacceptable... I never needed a AAA membership till i owned this vehicle.
Also I don't tow anything heaver than my 6k boat, so the tundra is more than enough for that.

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Well... To each his own... Good Luck

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i think you should have just got a 7.3 and been done have your reliablity and power how is the throttle response

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