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Old 08-17-2010, 08:45 AM
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love the trailer, but I have had situations where the trailer can be hard to manuver in residential areas. I had a 20 ft trailer for commercial and a small open top trailer for residential. With cars parked on the side of the street and tight corners, having a big trailer is a liability
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Old 08-17-2010, 07:00 PM
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be sure to consider diesel is 35 to 40 cents per gallon higher and 2x to
service I bought a f150 v6 to try to save
Last time I checked the f150 only came in a 300c.i. inline six not a v6. Did something change?
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Old 08-17-2010, 10:42 PM
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The newer ones have an optional 4.2 v6, I think.
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Old 08-17-2010, 10:53 PM
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Huh, never even knew, rather have the inline six though.
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Old 08-17-2010, 10:56 PM
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I would take the inline 6 over the newer 4.6 V8 anyday, lots of power and very reliable engines. They went well with the bulldog 4 speeds as well.
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Old 08-17-2010, 11:15 PM
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be sure to consider diesel is 35 to 40 cents per gallon higher and 2x to
service I bought a f150 v6 to try to save
You are absolutely right, but still gives you better mileage, 40 cents higher but it can run tree times the gas does. In the long run you'll also see the economy.
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Old 08-18-2010, 03:24 PM
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I use a stepvan. 16' behind the partition with a sliding door. 6'8'' inside with a 7' wide roll up rear door. 60''z- 48''wb 21'' pm + all the hand helds and tools. Easy to park. Portable garage, bathroom, and everything is locked up. 10.000 gross so you don't need med card. Driven less than 100 miles a week so fuel is not a factor.
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Old 08-18-2010, 04:07 PM
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You have a bathroom in your stepvan? I'd be curious to see this set up, could you post some pictures?
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Old 08-18-2010, 04:21 PM
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You have a bathroom in your stepvan? I'd be curious to see this set up, could you post some pictures?
Sorry I don't have a bathroom. I do have an folding potty chair if anyone would need to use it.
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Old 08-21-2010, 04:10 AM
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I'd rather have a trailer. Cheaper maint (especially if you're considering a diesel van), Cheaper INS, etc....
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