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Old 03-15-2010, 11:20 AM
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Diesel is the way to go to pull more than 7K on a regular basis, but the 5.4L could handle it, and performance will suffer but mileage will be similar to the diesel unless you plan to climb hills 90% of the time.
We do alot of work in the mountains and the diesel has never dissapointed us. Don't get my wrong, I bought my boy a F250 gas, but later bought him a Dodge Cummins. The cummins pulls great up the mountains here in AZ. He uses his F250 gas for riding in town, and minor stuff, pulling small trailers etc. So it goes both ways, but I still prefer diesel over gas. Cummins is the way to go. Just my .02
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Old 03-15-2010, 02:08 PM
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because everyone I know with a Tundra says it's the best truck they have ever owned.every one I know with and American truck is having nothing but problems.

I'll stick with Toyota,at least they have the balls to admit they made a mistake and fix the problems.
Then you must not know many people.
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Old 03-15-2010, 03:54 PM
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I had a Toyota Tundra with the 4.7 it was the body style before the present. It was a good truck but not comparable to a f250 by any means. I wouldn't rate it over a f150 either in the same year. Not because it broke it just couldn't handle a trailer not even as good as my 4.2l f150 can.
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Old 03-15-2010, 05:22 PM
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I'll stick with Toyota,at least they have the balls to admit they made a mistake and fix the problems.
Balls eh? They were FORCED to make recalls after years of lies and denial and 35 people dead.

And even then Mr. Toyoda's statement was "We are working very hard to prepare an explanation ..." WTF?

These recalls are just the tip of the iceberg. Hey Ford is no jewel either, just as fat a liar but their vehicles and parts are cheaper.
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Old 03-30-2010, 10:02 PM
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I have a 2005 f-250 supercab with the 3v 6.8l v-10 and this thing is a ****** beast,pulls my t-300 bobcat like its not even on the trailer. My friends got a 04 supercab with the 5.4 in it and its not bad but depending on what your pullin, bigger is better.
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Old 03-30-2010, 10:03 PM
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Oh yeah, toyota trucks SUCK!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 03-30-2010, 10:37 PM
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Oh yeah, toyota trucks SUCK!!!!!!!!!!
You consider those trucks? They're a new class called GPM's; glorified people movers. I like how Toyota can have a 10K+ tow rating with the Tundra, yet the payload is only 1180lbs (min). How's that work with a driver? Hmmm.

The only one I'd consider would be the Tacoma with the 2.7L engine. It's not good at hauling more than two people even with the ext cab, but it can tow small trailers which is in my ballpark.
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Old 03-30-2010, 10:51 PM
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I remember back about 18 months ago when diesel was $5 a gallon a whole lot of people crying here on Lawnsite about it. There is no way in the world I would get sucked into a diesel unless I absolutely, positively must have it.

Diesel is already $3 a gallon in spots here in NC and as high as $4 a gallon in California and $3.80 in New York.

http://www.californiagasprices.com/7...040/index.aspx

http://www.newyorkgasprices.com/Mobi...642/index.aspx

They are raising the fuel prices so slowly that hardly anyone is noticing. But I am and I'm not happy about it.
I wasn't crying about it and I won't. When diesel is high gas is high too. I would rather have a diesel.
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