Curious on your opinion of the best. - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum

General Diesel Discussion Discuss everything else pertaining to Diesel Pickups.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 Old 05-28-2014, 06:23 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 23
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Curious on your opinion of the best.

Just kind of curious on everyones opinion of the best truck in general. My 05 has 165 on it and the past year has been rough, 2 oil coolers, ipr, egr delete, couple coolant leaks, injectors. So im just kind of curious, I love ford and my truck but I look at my boss has a 05 cummins, which I freaking hate Chrysler products with a passion, but put a tranny in at 100k. Which he listened to me and bought a bullet proof BDS tranny but really no other major issues. can out pull mine and 28mpg. Don't know to much about chevy other than they over engineer and think stuff. Have seen some crazy issues out of there 1/2 tons. I like at the verge of trucks almost paid for, but man the new body fords are sexy, but im poor. I don't really know if I want to mess with emissions stuff more so than what my current truck has. Im almost kind of thinking of looking at a cummins next. But then comes into play im not paying 25k for a truck with 150k miles on it. So, sorry im just venting at my truck being non driveable the past two days due to it being broke down, but just curious what everyones general opinion is. Seems like the newer fords 08 and up have had some crazy internal engine failures. Which I don't hear much about out of the 6.0, everything else motor just breaks.
dfranco is offline  
post #2 of 4 Old 05-28-2014, 07:50 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
897.3alltheway!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 864
Thanks: 7
Thanked 7 Times in 6 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 10 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
id just swap a cummins into your truck , best of both worlds

-Jeremy

Got A Few Rides...




897.3alltheway! is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 05-29-2014, 03:11 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 921
Thanks: 3
Thanked 27 Times in 25 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 6 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Agreed. A 12v cummins in your truck, problem solved.

2006 F250 Lariat FX4 6.0 PSD
Performance: EGR delete, SCT tuned, 5" straight pipe, blue spring, 03' turbo
Other mods: Nathan Airchime K5HA locomotive horns, high idle mod, fog light mod

Videos:
Nathan Airchime K5HA - short burst
Nathan Airchime K5HA - time delay
avfrog is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 05-29-2014, 03:24 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
johnnybgood's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Miami, FL
Posts: 658
Thanks: 17
Thanked 48 Times in 47 Posts
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Quoted: 56 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by dfranco View Post
but I look at my boss has a 05 cummins..... and 28mpg. Im almost kind of thinking of looking at a cummins next...
If you truly believe this, you will be sorely disappointed if you ever buy one.
All vehicles have flaws. Especially with low maintenance. Luck of the draw almost.

My uncle's 05 2500 Cummins was the worst vehicle he ever owned. Problem after problem, always in for work. He will never buy another. Yet my best bud has been trouble free since new with his 05 cummins. Neither get anywhere near 28 mpg lol.

2005 Excursion Limited w/247K+ miles
-Turbo back exhaust -Harley Headlights & Grill
-OEM 20's -FICM Tuner -Torque Pro App
johnnybgood is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome