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Old 04-13-2009, 02:42 PM
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I'm currently in the Truck Forum looking for advise on a dually..Any input there would be great, see you there...


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I picked up an 08 F450 King Ranch late last year and really like it a lot. No problems and it tows great. The only thing is the 80 mph limiter. I'm probably gonna get a programmer to fix that but the new powerstrokes are so much quieter than ever before.
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08 F350 PS DRW 3.73 rear LSD FWD 8' bead Supercab. Tows a Formula 382 without difficulty. I have never felt uncomfortable in any of the conditions I have towed. It even stops it pretty well the two times the trailer brakes failed last year. I am pretty close to the GCVW when fully loaded (steel trailer) so you might consider an F-450 if you have a 38 footer or larger. Its a beast parking but you get used to it. Back seat is fair sized but you wouldn't want to sit back there for a long trip. The LSD is pretty worthless. I ask the dealer to make sure it was still working the last time I had it in for an oil change because I needed FWD to get out of a pile of snow when one rear wheel was on pavement. He said it was working fine. It just didn't seem like it because the torque of the PS was overpowering the clutches in the rear end. No other problems or issues.
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I really like my GMC 3500 dually. It's a 2004 with the Duramax motor and the best part about it is the Allison transmission which is far and away the best tranny on the market. 4:10 rear end makes any launch ramp a breeze and it also has 4x4 if you get into a slippery situation. ZERO problems and I love the truck. My 35" cig in the steel trailer weighs 12,500# and it pulls it no prolem at all.
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Duramax or Cummins. I have had all three,Did not have any luck out of Ford 6.0.I do not know about the 6.4 ,Hell they are all nice I know from experience you can get a lemon in all of them.
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I Have A 03 Dodge For Sale HO Cummings Auto Loaded
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'04 F350 crew cab dually diesel 4x4 with Edge lifted 4" towing a 45 Sonic with no problems

mcraymond3 on here has helped quite a few people find what they were looking for

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Duramax or Cummins. I have had all three,Did not have any luck out of Ford 6.0.I do not know about the 6.4 ,Hell they are all nice I know from experience you can get a lemon in all of them.
I've heard of others with bad luck with a Ford 6.0. I have a F-350 with a 6.0 and (knock on wood, maybe i just got lucky) have had great luck and love the truck. I understand that the 7.4 gets better milage. My 6.0 get 14 mpg loaded or not. It pulls my 35 Cig like a dream and pulls my work trailer everyday (12,000 lbs).
Just my 2 cents.
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Ozzie,,,Heres A Couple Of Shots
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I have a grea deal for you, I have a 08 f-450 diesel crew cab x4x, all the power options. but it has the cheap seats and no carpet. only 10,000 miles no dents or scratches. Super nice theft recovery, no damage at all. There are bad boy trucks. Ill let this one go for 30500.00
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