actually 2015 440hp and 860 torque.
Me having one personally with only 7000 miles on it, I think their bad a$$. So far no issues with mine.
They are a beast so they are safe, there is a post in here about a member claiming he will always own one because he was able to walk away from a bad wreck, and he believes the SD saved his life.
I do know my kids rather drive it than their own stuff. lol
They are big so second guess the parking spots and drive thru's
Diesel means there are some things to watch and keep up with than a regular Gasser but, it is worth it if you like them. So I wouldn't expect you to come back on here after a purchase of a diesel and complain of the loud engine noise right? lol
Also, some good deals on used ones out there or better personal options on used ones for you possibly?
Thanks, I appreciate the reply.
Back to the 6.0, part of me likes the idea of being able to really bulletproof it and have the freedom to be able to work on it myself, as oppose to the new 6.7L that is so complex and has so many emissions parts, you really have to have a certified mechanic work on it if you want to stay in Warranty, am I right on this point? I love to tinker with motors, and I like to work on Fords (although my diesel experience is none). Again the price point for a 6.0 for me would be more manageable at $25k then say $45k for a nice used 6.7L.
But, the 6.7L is a much, much nicer truck, and like I said I was really excited about the 6.7L until I saw the PowerstrokeHelp videos talking about the ball bearing (ceramic) issues. But also I realize this is a mechanic telling these stories, and he probably sees the worst of the worst. I also lean towards the 6.7L because like I said, this is a TRUE Ford motor, not an International/Navistar piece.
But according to you guys, it sounds like only the 2011 and 2012 6.7Ls were affected by this, and only a small percentage of those models at that.
So is it safe to assume that if I can get a 2013 or newer 6.7L that Ford has ironed out the issues? Are there any complaints about the 2013 or newer 6.7L?
Also, how big of upgrade did the 2015 model get? I know it got a power bump (and a new turbo?) but I wonder if it is substantial enough of an upgrade to warrant paying the extra money for a 2015 - especially considering the 2017 model is right around the corner.
Thank you for your time and patience! Now, do I want a short bed or long bed? that is another question I keep going back and forth on. My neighbor has a 6.0 supercrew longbed, very nice truck.