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post #1 of 5 Old 06-07-2012, 12:41 AM Thread Starter
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New guy from STL

Hello everyone. I'm new to the forum and new to diesel in general. I've decided to pick up a new truck this year and was hoping to get some advice. I'm hoping to pick up a toy hauler for motorcycle racing and BBQ competitions. I'm also planning on running ChumpCar next year. So, whatever I get will get some serious mileage over the next couple of years.

I think an Excursion would fit my needs best. Which year(s) have been the most reliable? Are there any known problems that I can watch for?

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