Join Date: May 2012
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OUCH, giving up a perfectly GOOD FORD for a Chebby, Man that is like giving up your best huntin dog & gettin a Poodle!!!
I have an 08 that is a 3rd vehicle, I use it for hauling a 3700# truck camper & my fishing boat. I didn't do much research on this subject (MPG's) but was thinking that if I got a newer diesel things would be cool, but Alas, I made the mistake of jumping into an 08. I had no visions of having to chip it or do any Mods to it at all, I just wanted a good stock truck (not a swamp rocket or trailer Queen). Don't get me wrong I like the looks, the ihterior & it's got TONS of power but the MPG's sucks big time (11.6 most times) but unless I want to spend $$$$ for a DPF & EGR delete, tuner & a slew of other Mods for improvement (crappy emmisions is the culprit), the mileage is not going to get any better.
I might as well have named it "BOAT" (break out another thousand)!!!!! In fact that's what I'm gonna do, Honey lets take the Boat!!!
Good luck with your search.
F350 XLT 6.4L PSD CC Long Bed SRW
2.5" Leveling Kit, Torklift Camper Tiedowns, Airlift Airbags & Rancho 9000XL shocks.
2011 Adventurer 106DBS truck camper.
Proud to be a 2nd Generation Military Veteran, Jr makes it #3.
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