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Old 06-13-2014, 05:50 PM
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If you're looking to go small get a Ford or Yota they are the best Chevy's suck period.
I agree, I wouldn't purchase a Chevy either. I like throwing money at mechanics/dealer service depts too much. Helps the economy out too keeping those guys employed.
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Interesting you say that... Plow fleet of all GMC/Chevy, some have 300k on them - run mint, no problems at all.
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Old 06-15-2014, 07:08 PM
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Interesting you say that... Plow fleet of all GMC/Chevy, some have 300k on them - run mint, no problems at all.
Read my comment again, it's tongue and cheek. I own multiple problem-free GM vehicles myself.
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Love gmc/ Chevy but they aren't the best in the small truck world. Toyota and ford make good small trucks.
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Old 06-17-2014, 08:41 AM
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Love gmc/ Chevy but they aren't the best in the small truck world. Toyota and ford make good small trucks.
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The S-10 and Colorado were fine trucks. They had cheap interiors, but so did a Ranger or Taco of the same vintage. The 4.3 V-6 was a very reliable little motor.
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Old 06-17-2014, 10:03 PM
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The S-10 and Colorado were fine trucks. They had cheap interiors, but so did a Ranger or Taco of the same vintage. The 4.3 V-6 was a very reliable little motor.
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True. But it is hard to beat a toyota. Their interiors are cheap looking but they don't fall apart.
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The S-10 and Colorado were fine trucks. They had cheap interiors, but so did a Ranger or Taco of the same vintage. The 4.3 V-6 was a very reliable little motor.
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The 4.3 is identical to the tried and true 350 its just short 2 cylinders. Heck of a motor but yes interiors sucked. If you're buying a work truck based on interior quality all I can say is priorities. Mechanically its tough to go wrong with any of the small trucks. The 3.0 ford put in the rangers for a bit is kind of a dud but other than that they're all pretty reliable long life engines. Have you thought of a dodge Dakota? Still small but can get it with a v8 so you're not pushing it to the limit constantly while towing. You lose some fuel economy and I don't trust them for quite as many miles but not bad trucks. With any vehicle who cared for it last is more important than who built it.
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