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post #1 of 28 Old 02-13-2011, 05:43 PM Thread Starter
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On the fence. Trade my 6.4 for 6.7...am I nutz?

I originally posted this message on the 6.4, then realize maybe its better here:

I've been contemplating the new 6.7 but don't know if it makes sense:

6.4 has navistar engine (will it be obsolete in the future?), major fuel guzzler, and not very shade tree friendly (cab off for repairs)

6.7 has ford engine, much better fuel mileage, no cab off for repairs.

My 08 450 dually only has 12,000 miles and is fully loaded with king ranch interior.
The 2011 is fully loaded too except has lariat, I prefer King Ranch.

Question: does it make sense to pay $17K difference to have the newer truck?

I know i can get better fuel mileage and horsepower/torque with modern tunes, but I don't think it will be as much (consistently) as the newer 6.7 from what i've been reading (fuel mileage).

The 6.4 body/equipment seems much more robust, heavier, industrial strength.

The 6.7 seems a little light-weight.......

decisions, decisions...
would love to hear your opinions
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You do realize that you will get two different opinions posting in two different forums. If you truly don't like your truck cause it seems like you don't cause you wouldn't even think about trading it for a lesser of a truck. The guys in the 6.7 section will mostly likely say to trade it cause how great the 6.7 is where in the 6.4 section most people will say keep it cause they think the 6.4 is a great engine which it is. So why don't you do what you want instead of looking for opinions.


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you have 12k miles on a 3 year old truck. is 4k miles a year worth $17k to you?
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You do realize that you will get two different opinions posting in two different forums. If you truly don't like your truck cause it seems like you don't cause you wouldn't even think about trading it for a lesser of a truck. The guys in the 6.7 section will mostly likely say to trade it cause how great the 6.7 is where in the 6.4 section most people will say keep it cause they think the 6.4 is a great engine which it is. So why don't you do what you want instead of looking for opinions.
Well, um let me see...... Maybe cause I'm not as knowledgeable about these trucks, and maybe somebody here *is* and maybe, just maybe those who were previous owners would help me understand, I mean, being that this is a forum where people can chat about such issues (clearly not with you).

Thank you kindly, anyway, for your 2 cents......
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At 4k a year, miles per gallon is a non issue.

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Well, um let me see...... Maybe cause I'm not as knowledgeable about these trucks, and maybe somebody here *is* and maybe, just maybe those who were previous owners would help me understand, I mean, being that this is a forum where people can chat about such issues (clearly not with you).

Thank you kindly, anyway, for your 2 cents......
What issues are you having with your truck that is clearly a very nice truck with extremely low miles that you want to get rid of for a lesser of a truck? You want to pay 17k dollars more for a truck that you drive 4k miles a year. You're right you aren't that knowledgeable. But hey there is a lot of people in this world that has more money then brains.

And also I was trying to help you in the 6.4 forum but clearly you don't care what people have to say in there.


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IMO I would keep the 6.4, its a king ranch, 17k you dont have to spend, good motor with tunes and some upgrades, no urea, etc i dont think its that big of a deal now if you had a 7.3L then I might understand

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What issues are you having with your truck that is clearly a very nice truck with extremely low miles that you want to get rid of for a lesser of a truck? You want to pay 17k dollars more for a truck that you drive 4k miles a year. You're right you aren't that knowledgeable. But hey there is a lot of people in this world that has more money then brains.

And also I was trying to help you in the 6.4 forum but clearly you don't care what people have to say in there.

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no valuable input but i dont think there is a more sexier stock truck than a 08-10 F450.
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