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post #1 of 23 Old 05-11-2007, 11:12 AM Thread Starter
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I am new to Powerstroke Diesels/FX4.....so i have been scouting other web sites to see where my Powerstroke fits in the world of offroading. Lets see if I got it right ?
The jeep is nimble and great for rock climbing and tight places.
The Powerwagon is just loaded with power and better for offroading cause it so much lighter than a stinky diesel.
The Dodge has a Cummins.Its great for towing but a little heavy for offroading.
The Duramax is a very fast from the factory performer.
The Tundra is so teriffic because of side airbags and cupholders.

When they all go off road...and break down...or get stuck...It will be a guy in a Powerstoke Diesel ,pulling a trailer offroad and carrying a 100 foot cable that will go rescue them.....do i have this right???

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post #2 of 23 Old 05-11-2007, 11:13 AM
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post #3 of 23 Old 05-11-2007, 11:18 AM
Thats Mr. Oil Leak.....

 
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Sounds about right to me

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Your theory is a good one, I have pulled plenty of trucks that have been stuck with my p-stroke

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sounds about right... i always have to pull people out of the sand or mud....
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I think you got it right. I was just called yesterday by a friend to pull him out because he was stuck. He thought my truck would have better luck pulling him out than my buddy with his duramax, I thought it was kinda funny. But I couldn't do it due to my truck being in the shop for some last minute bumper to bumper work before it runs out.
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hit the nail on the head. EXCEPT. you forgot Old Skewl (pre '96) Toyotas. Those are nimble, reliable and badazz.

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They haven't all rusted away yet???


just kiddin!
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post #10 of 23 Old 05-11-2007, 07:33 PM
Is it even worth it???



 
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I like that.. you hit the nail on the head!!

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