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I went and test drove one of the new trucks today and must say I am really impressed with it, this thing has some power, I love everything about it, seems that Ford has a winner with this engine/tranny combo. I love the ride of the truck and how quiet and tight it is, how it handles and steers and also the options it comes with. I may pull the trigger on one soon.
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Glad you enjoyed. I drove them all and then drove Ford a couple more times to be sure. Just impressive all the way around. All of them had a couple things I'd change, but the Ford's were minor. Plus, reliability ratings have been good for Ford. No so much on Ram and GM.
I ordered mine...just waiting now...impatiently.
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Get one!!!

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I also want to test drive the Ram/Cummins and look it over to compare, I am leaning more to the Ford though from what I see and the way the trucks are equipped and the options they have. I use to be brand loyal years back but not anymore, I learned that no matter what you drive it still has to be maintained and they cost money. I take care of my vehicles regardless of what I drive.
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I would get a Ford my grandpa and uncle both have dodges one a 10 and one a 11 they look good don't get me wrong, but put some miles on it and that thing rattles like a pop can with rocks in it, just watch the passenger seat shake when you drive it down the road.

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The Ford has more to offer with options and the way they equip the trucks from what I see so far, I just may be going with it. These things feel like a Truck and not a pickup!
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The Ford has more to offer with options and the way they equip the trucks from what I see so far, I just may be going with it. These things feel like a Truck and not a pickup!
Thats what I tell my buddies, Ford makes Trucks, not pick ups!!! get the Ford and never look back.

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2nd Gen. 6.7L "Scorpion" Turbo Diesel,
440HP/860TQ, Torque Shift 6-speed,
Tuxedo Black W/Charcoal Black Int.,
14,000 LB GVWR,
3:73 Gears W/Limited Slip,
17" Polished Forge Alum. Wheels,
BFG All-Terrain Tires,
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Spray In Bed-Liner,
Supplemental Cab Heater,
Camper Pkg.,
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Engine Block Heater,
9025 Lbs. on the CAT Scales.

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