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Old 12-02-2009, 08:32 AM
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Should I get a F450

Ok I need some opinions, I am on the fence here. I found a nice 08 F450 cheep. low miles fully loaded, should I get rid of my 04 F350 4x4 crewcab with the 6.0 and go for the F450 4x4 with the 6.4? I will use it to tow my trailers and for a daily driver. As far as fuel milage I know it will suck but I can deal with that. Let me know... Thanks
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Old 12-02-2009, 11:37 AM
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If your truck has been trouble free, then I wouldn't recommend it. However, if you've had a lot of problems out of your truck, then I'd go for it.
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Old 12-02-2009, 11:42 AM
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yeah id go with the new f450. from every thing iver heard and read id go with the 6.4 over the 6.0
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Old 12-02-2009, 11:43 AM
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4.88s would be the only downfall with the 08 as a daily driver.
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Old 12-02-2009, 03:54 PM
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Well my truck has been fine. I am thinking 6.0 vs 6.4 and better towing. fuel milage is not too big a deal. I was thinking a overdrive down the road maybe to help. If I get it I will keep it long term and that is what bothers me about the 6.0 will ir be a long term truck? Plus the 450's Are SWEET Looking !
Thanks for the replys and keep them coming and if any of you have pic's post em up.
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Old 12-02-2009, 04:48 PM
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couldn't 4.10's be swapped in? better mpg
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Old 12-05-2009, 09:07 AM
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the 4.88's were an option the 4.30 is standard. check the tag on the rear end to see what it has. if you do alot of highway driving i really wouldnt go with a 4.88 truck not just because the fuel mileage, but because you will be reving the piss out of it at 70mph
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Old 12-05-2009, 09:16 AM
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If I actually had something to tow, I would so roll a 450. It might even look something like this. Plus I love the power potential of the 6.4

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Old 12-05-2009, 09:26 AM
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I agree i will be reving alot.. I am thinking go with 285/70 19.5 35" tall tires with a 4" lift. the tire size will help a little and I can always go with a aux overdrive if I have to . I also agree I think the 6.4 would be a better choice that my current 6.0. this is why I am on the fence about it, I drove it abd its awsome and it turns way better than I expected however it does tack out that diesel alot and the speed limits here are 75 and 85-90 is not all that uncommon.
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Old 12-06-2009, 05:13 PM
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Well I bought the F450. I jusr could'nt let it go. I love it its a awsome truck. Timr for a lift and tires. If anyone on here has one post some pics.
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