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Old 05-07-2003, 08:52 PM
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A great commercial........totally unrelated SUV, but funny!
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I've seen Indy's truck...you could pull a house down with it while towing your boat !!!!!
Wes...you're right, it would pull that nice new boat of yours right to my house with very little effort...I'd be more than happy to prove it also
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Old 05-07-2003, 09:24 PM
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Go with the Ford, I have a 1999 Ford F-350 with the PowerStroke it would pull anything you want.
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Old 05-07-2003, 09:32 PM
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I bought a new Chevy diesel this year and love it, but if the Ford would have been 7k cheaper, I'd spent 2k on a good stereo cranked it up and not heard that rattle trap engine and kept 5k in my pocket
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I am totally a GM guy, but for $7K less, go with the Ford. Stick the deal for the Ford in front of the Chevy guy, and see if he comes down. I would pay $2K more for the Chevy.
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Old 05-07-2003, 09:46 PM
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$7000 less...Go Ford. I've driven Chevies for 39 years , still have four in the garage , but bought a PSD ex cab SRW last week and I'm impressed as he11 My buddys got a 94 with 180,000 miles on it and still going strong. Oops , except for the "5" transmissions , but the newer ones are better.
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Old 05-08-2003, 12:16 AM
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Let's see now.... 17 for FORD, 2 for CHEVY..........
I guess I did the right thing then.... I bought the FORD PSD !!

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Curious, what did the Ford go for?
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Old 05-08-2003, 02:36 AM
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I just went to a horse auction in Kentucky and it was a sea of Ford PSD's. It was like a Ford Ralley. You wouldnt think anyone else built a truck. The new Powerboat mag tests a GM with the Duramax. They didnt seem to like the power delivery for towing. Peak HP was just below redline and peak torque was at a higher (1800rpm) RPM than the Dodge or Ford.
 
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