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New from NW Florida!

Been doing some research on here for a little bit and finally picked up a truck. I was a Ford guy for a long time and am on my 3 Ford Diesel at the moment. First 2 were both 2004, a F-250 and a F-350 short bed dually. Both had 6.0's and I had problems with both. I traded the F-350 in on a 08 Chevy Duramax. Kept that for a few years and this past Saturday decided to make my return to the Ford diesel side and picked up a 2013 F-250 crew short bed Platinum. What an nice truck this thing is. Rides better than the Chevy, much more "plush" (I admit the Chevy had a "LT trim package). I cannot really complain about the Chevy Duramax / Allison combo. It pulled my toyhauler very well but the rest of the truck was very average in my opinion.

Looking forward to learning more from all of you!

P.S. Does anyone know how to transfer pic's from an sd card to the desktop using Windows 8? This new windows sucks..

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2006 F250 Crew Cab Long Bed 6.0 TurboDiesel FX4

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2015 F-350 CCLB DRW, Lariat Ultimate,
2nd Gen. 6.7L "Scorpion" Turbo Diesel,
440HP/860TQ, Torque Shift 6-speed,
Tuxedo Black W/Charcoal Black Int.,
14,000 LB GVWR,
3:73 Gears W/Limited Slip,
17" Polished Forge Alum. Wheels,
BFG All-Terrain Tires,
Factory 5th Wheel/Gooseneck Prep Pkg.,
Spray In Bed-Liner,
Supplemental Cab Heater,
Camper Pkg.,
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9025 Lbs. on the CAT Scales.

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My Truck: 2001 F350 | 7.3L PSD | 4R100 | Crew Cab | Long Bed | 4x4 - 222,000 miles - 10 Years of ownership
Mods: Autometer Z-series Gauges | K&N GenII FIPK | MBRP 4" TB Exhaust | Hypertech PP3 | Toyo OC ATII (LT285/75R16 "E") | SilverStar 9007/9145 | Dura-Flap Mud Flaps
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