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post #1 of 28 Old 12-16-2011, 06:39 AM Thread Starter
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Question Delema, 08' 6.4L. or 05' 6.0L

Im thinking of buying a used truck, Whats better an 05' with 122,000 6.0 lariat crew cab or a 08' with 125,000 highway miles 6.4 from a ford dealer crew cab? Both stock, the 08' is a XLT nice as well about the same price. Im kind of stuck!

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i have had both.2008 is my preference


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Im leading that way, I dont know much about the 6.4, it seams nice.

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Old truck's 95' 7.3 LB EXT 4X4 285,000 miles very much Missed! 08' F-250 6.4 fully deleted

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In that situation I would go with the '08.
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i want a 05 cause the dash and interior but if i could get a 08 fro the same price i would go that way. i just love that with the 08 with a thousand bucks you can be putting down 550 to the wheels.

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6.4 all the way you will not be disapointed. But up to you test drive both and see which one you like most. The 6.0 have a few problems even if they are stock. I have 185k on my 6.4 and guess what no major problems

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6.4 all the way you will not be disapointed. But up to you test drive both and see which one you like most. The 6.0 have a few problems even if they are stock. I have 185k on my 6.4 and guess what no major problems
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6.4 gets my vote. That will be my next truck.

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Nice bird by the way! You just made up my mind,I was leaning toward to 6.4 . I pull a 29 ft. 5th wheel camper and had a 7.3 and loved it but it was time to change, got a 03' 6.0 and its ok but I dont like the rep. They have and I need a crew cab. So far the,6.4 sounds like everyone likes. Thanks alot and keep it going!

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Old truck's 95' 7.3 LB EXT 4X4 285,000 miles very much Missed! 08' F-250 6.4 fully deleted

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I have never owned a 6.0 but I have pulled some very heavy loads with my 6.4 and its a wonderful thing compared to towing with my OBS 7.3

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