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Old 07-31-2008, 04:56 AM
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08 ford or a 04 with 24v cummins

I was thinking about trading my 2004 f250 6.0l for a new 08 with the 6.4l. They are giving some pretty good discounts are here but from what i have heard the fuel millage sucks. So does anyone have an opion should i trade my truck in on a 08 or keep my 04 and put a 24v cummins
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Old 07-31-2008, 05:10 AM
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the 08's interior is AMAZING.

and i love the way it looks, i cant really tell you much more LOL.
someone will chime in who owns an 08
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Hmmm... Now there is a tough question.

If you like having a warranty, but want to do mods, I would say skip the 6.4. However if don't want to do mods or don't care about not having a warranty, I say go for it.

The 2008 Superduty is one badaz truck. The interiors are super comfortable and it's just a great all around truck.

The fuel mileage isn't so bad with these trucks. I average about 15 to 15.5mpg with mine now. That is about 65% city and 35% highway driving unloaded. When I go for longer trips my mileage goes way up. I have seen as high as 21mpg on the highway. Towing a trailer is different story. I haven't really been out very much with mine to give you accurate stats. I had my trailer on for 3 days straight and in those 3 days I averaged 12.3 with a 65/35 split. But that's all I got on the trailer side. As business picks up I will have better numbers for you.

I say if you can get a great deal on a 2008, go for it.
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Old 07-31-2008, 05:57 AM
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I really like my 05 Cummins...its the rest of the truck that is questionable.
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with what's in my sig, i get a pretty consitant 18-19mpg hand calculated. the vast majority of my driving is stop and go in the country w/ very little done on the highway. if i had the time and the know how, i would love to have a ford with a cummins in it
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Old 08-01-2008, 03:52 AM
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from what i have heard and seen on the web site destroked.com They make all the adapters and mounts th hardest part might be finding the 24v and the time
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If ford could ever make a deal with cummins they'd sell like hotcakes.
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Old 08-01-2008, 06:12 AM
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yea that is true but i dont thank that will happen, and they have quit making the 5.9L and how nows how 6.7L will do

putting in the egr delete comes with quit a bit if work doesnt it
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Old 08-03-2008, 07:15 PM
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Im getting about 10 to 12 mpg on my 08

If you could get a killer deal....go for it
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