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Join Date: May 2011
Location: Union City, PA
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I test drove a used 6.4 and the new 6.7 and the Ram and GMs. The 6.4 was a nice truck. I liked it. The 6.7, even better IMO. Why? Well, I think the transmission is fantastic. And, I am pretty confident my 6.7 gets better mileage. That being said, I have seen videos of the 6.4s tuned and they are amazing.
H&S did a torture test on the 6.7 and the transmission held up through 880+ HP / 1650 ft-lb and then started to slip. STOCK transmission!
The rams were not impressive to me in 2012. I liked some features they had, but overall I wasn't enthralled. And, I really like the cummins...just the truck felt odd to me.
Duramax - liked. But, interior was no comparison to the Ford and I like my HD truck looking and feeling like a HD truck. That, and I liked a lot of the features Ford offers (and larger interior leg room).
I wish you luck in your decision. I am at 16,000 miles on mine (1yr old). I just made a 300 mile trip and got a personal best of 20.4 mpg (Hand calculated). No complaints!
2012 F350 CCLB 3.55 ELD with 20s. Lariat package, Chrome, FX4, Clearance Lights, Rapid Heat, Two Tone, Upfitters, HD Alternator, 5th Wheel prep, Truxedo Lo Pro Tonneau. Linex. On board air and shocker XL train horns.
THIS THING ROCKS!