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mtdman
08-04-2004, 12:34 AM
Here it is. Got it 2 weeks ago. Old F150 sprung a trans leak, didn't want to put the $$ into it at 150,000 miles. So I traded it in, got lots of rebates and an A plan from my brother in law, and got this one. 2004 F150 STX, supercab. No carpet, very simple inside, nothing fancy. V8 engine vs the old V6. Didn't want to get a new one, but it's grown on me and I like it.

:D

MOJO111
08-04-2004, 07:28 AM
Its good mate! like the front end profile, would look real good with alift kit:D
PHILL

ElephantNest
08-04-2004, 09:29 AM
Very nice truck!

FreshCuts
08-04-2004, 11:41 AM
Nice Truck. I think you will be happy with it.

Turfdude
08-04-2004, 10:26 PM
Nice truck, but IMHO should always go w/ the 250HD. That is sweet for estimates, meeting w/ clients and occasional trips to nurseries for small plant materials.

tiedeman
08-04-2004, 10:49 PM
what happened to your old one? Wasn't it like a F-150 or something?

......forget it I just read through everything on your post

Frosty_03
08-04-2004, 11:34 PM
It should last a few seasons,

mtdman
08-05-2004, 12:11 AM
Originally posted by Turfdude
Nice truck, but IMHO should always go w/ the 250HD. That is sweet for estimates, meeting w/ clients and occasional trips to nurseries for small plant materials.

A F250 and above is far more truck than I'd ever need.

:D

EastProLawn
08-05-2004, 12:25 AM
Nice truck ! Good luck with it...................

nriddle77
08-05-2004, 12:54 AM
nice looking truck. What kind of gas mileage are you getting with it?

Turfdude
08-05-2004, 10:50 PM
I guess if you only mow grass, dont haul clippings, do no mulching, no landscaping and don't plant 3+inch cal trees, then yes a 150 will suffice. I know the first new full sized truck I purchased was an '88 f-150 5 speed (still going strong w/ 122Kmi) was nice, but I realized w/in 2 months I should have gone w the 250 HD 4X4. Good luck - I wish you as many good years w/ your truck as I've had w/ mine!

mtdman
08-06-2004, 09:03 AM
Originally posted by Turfdude
I guess if you only mow grass, dont haul clippings, do no mulching, no landscaping and don't plant 3+inch cal trees, then yes a 150 will suffice.

That describes me exactly.

:D

mtdman
08-06-2004, 09:05 AM
Originally posted by nriddle77
nice looking truck. What kind of gas mileage are you getting with it?

The sticker says 15-19 mpg. I'm not sure, yet. I haven't really measured it, letting it break in.

:D

Tscape
08-08-2004, 11:04 PM
Nice Tom. Do I see professional lettering in your future? I can recommend a guy who did mine for like $125 (included designing my logo).

mtdman
08-10-2004, 11:21 PM
Nah, I'm going to stick to my magnetic signs. Although I need new ones. When I get a committed business vehicle, I'll get the vehicle lettered.

:D

ElephantNest
08-11-2004, 12:49 AM
Originally posted by Turfdude
I guess if you only mow grass, dont haul clippings, do no mulching, no landscaping and don't plant 3+inch cal trees, then yes a 150 will suffice. I know the first new full sized truck I purchased was an '88 f-150 5 speed (still going strong w/ 122Kmi) was nice, but I realized w/in 2 months I should have gone w the 250 HD 4X4. Good luck - I wish you as many good years w/ your truck as I've had w/ mine!

Wow, I do ALL of those things with a half ton truck, and always have. Try 6" 16' clevelands, one at a time of course, pallets of stone, sod, filled with mulch, pulling a trailer with over 3 tons loaded on it. Maybe I should cut back to only cutting grass?

Stark_Enterprises
08-14-2004, 10:30 PM
BADDDDDDDDDDD . DODGE !!!! DODGE !!! DODGE!!!!

GreenMonster
08-14-2004, 10:35 PM
Originally posted by DodgeLawnGuy
BADDDDDDDDDDD . DODGE !!!! DODGE !!! DODGE!!!!

Yeah, you sprang a tranny leak with the Ford at 150k. The dodge you'd be picking your tranny from the middle of the road at about 10k:p

Nice wheels, Tom. But for me, I don't see me ever getting a half ton again. I'm still have 97 F150, but all towing and most other stuff is done with the 1 ton dump now.