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Location: Washington State
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I purchased my 2012 F350 6.7 in September and currently have 2,500 miles. I owned a 1997 F350 7.3 since new for 15 years and loved the 7.3. I couldn't have asked for more out of the 180,000 I put on that 97, but after power upgrades of Exhaust, Air, and Chip it just lacked the gitty up to pull my 12,000 # 5th wheel that I expected to see. So far my new truck has exceeded my expectations currently averaging 18.1 mpg combo driving town and highway with 3.55 gears. The ride is far superior to my 97, quite to talk to someone while standing outside the truck with the engine running, or to hear the radio without cranking it up over the engine noise, granted the 7.3's sound like a tin can with rocks in it and the 6.7 has awesome power. 50 grand investment and I can only hope the 6.7 exceeds the satisfaction that I had from my 7.3. Knowing that maintenance is critical for longevity the same as I serviced my 7.3. I followed the 6.7 threads for a year before I bought my 2012 and after driving the GMC and Dodge and following those forums as well I went with the 6.7. Loyal Ford Truck owner since 1976.
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2012 F350 XLT 6.7 CC LWB SRW
11,500 GVW FX4 Off Road, Camper, & Prem XLT Options
2012 Montana Mountaineer 326 5th Wheel
SOLD and Missed
1997 F350 XLT 7.3 Liter Power Stroke
Reg Cab 4X4 Off Road Pkge
5 spd Manual with South Bend Clutch Upgrade
AFE Stage 2
Diamond Eye 3" Down Pipe 4" Exhaust Cat Delete
Original Owner 179,000 Miles
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