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F-650 with Cat or Cummings??? Pros and Cons

Hey everyone....
I am looking at adding another ford to my roster. I want to pick up an F-650. I have been looking at the Cat engine, stock 300 hp no adds. I also found one with the 5.9 cummings, tuned to 350 hp. Was wondering if anyone had any pros and cons to either engine? I have been told the Cat engine is really bullet proof. Not real familiar on Cummings. Any help would be much appreciated.
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the CAT is junk
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Ok... any facts to back that up. Sounds more like an opinion. Dont want to hear one or the other are junk. Want to hear why one is better or worse.
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The 650's got a C7

steaming pile of junk...

the 5.9 is a very proven engine. more power, better fuel economy, TONS of aftermarket support. You could always put a CAT license plate on the front of the truck if you just want to feel like you're big-riggin'
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It's spelled cummins

Don't know much about the cat's but the cummins has a lot of goodies to add if you want a screaming 5.9

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