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Old 11-10-2007, 11:46 AM
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I agree totally- I only need to drive a gasser once and have it downshift going up the same hills my diesel never downshifts on, and I'm right back into a diesel. There's no substiture for the torque made by a diesel engine!
If you use the torque all the time then fine, most don't use it to it's full potential which includes me, not worth the $6k additional investment. V10 with 4.10s will suit me fine, the expense of the diesel maintenance/repairs will be worth the occasional downshift, I only pull a 33' boat short distances and the truck is my daily driver too. I'm also tired of the noise, stink, sluggish response, and vibration of the diesel.
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Old 11-10-2007, 12:33 PM
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If you use the torque all the time then fine, most don't use it to it's full potential which includes me, not worth the $6k additional investment. V10 with 4.10s will suit me fine, the expense of the diesel maintenance/repairs will be worth the occasional downshift, I only pull a 33' boat short distances and the truck is my daily driver too. I'm also tired of the noise, stink, sluggish response, and vibration of the diesel.
Nio matter what no gas engine will beat a diesel for power on a dailt driver, my diesels have been the most reliable trucks I have had yet, start all the time!

No fouled plugs, no ignition module..

I agree they are more expensive when they do break luckily it is not often!
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Old 11-10-2007, 01:26 PM
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$3.29 a gal for diesel

boat 93 was 3.09
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Old 11-10-2007, 01:29 PM
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$3.84 for 93 on the water in Pompano Beach Fl
$3.94 for 93 on the water in Miami at TNT.
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Old 11-10-2007, 02:23 PM
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2.99 for 87 and Diesel is 3.39 here in maryland
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Old 11-10-2007, 05:33 PM
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I don't pay for gas, company does. This thread made me look today at diesel prices. Chevron $3.94 and Texaco $3.99!
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Old 11-10-2007, 08:35 PM
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I don't pay for gas, company does. This thread made me look today at diesel prices. Chevron $3.94 and Texaco $3.99!
I tried to get my "company" to pay for my fuel....Now they just don't visit me anymore....
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Old 11-10-2007, 08:58 PM
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$4.04 gal in Key West harbor today. Welcome to Key West ! LOL
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My old man runs home heating oil in his 47' motoryacht which he just paid $ 2.35 per gallon for over 600 gallons which doesnt last long. He always said if you cant afford the gas then you cant afford the boat.
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3.29 in nw nc desel . it sucks the oil co. need to be hung and shot . bastered.
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