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Old 11-15-2010, 08:45 PM
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A half ton here is like a F150. Your Nissan would be a 'compact'. My 250 pickup gets 12-13 mpg and the 550 gets like 9 mpg.
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Old 11-15-2010, 08:48 PM
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my john deere 6400 gets better road mileage than that lugging a 14 ton trailer haha

9mpg ouch, i do over 600 miles a week, i can live with my nice little! nissan.
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Old 11-15-2010, 08:55 PM
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A half ton here is like a F150. Your Nissan would be a 'compact'. My 250 pickup gets 12-13 mpg and the 550 gets like 9 mpg.
I'll take shitty mileage all day long over the weak a$$ liberal Europe sized trucks.
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Old 11-15-2010, 09:02 PM
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I'll take shitty mileage all day long over the weak a$$ liberal Europe sized trucks.
Haha. See I told you so! It's called the rest of the world there LandContract. Look around and see what's used in Africa, Asia, Australia, and yes, Europe.

Don't get me wrong, I love to drive my F350 dually to and from work, but the only reason I do so is because of the relatively cheap cost of fuel. Pay world prices and reality changes things fast.
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Old 11-15-2010, 09:05 PM
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I'll take shitty mileage all day long over the weak a$$ liberal Europe sized trucks.
I wasn't picking on you personally.

As for small trucks, I don't need to compensate so I'm good if it got 30 mpg.
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Old 11-15-2010, 09:08 PM
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Haha. See I told you so! It's called the rest of the world there LandContract. Look around and see what's used in Africa, Asia, Australia, and yes, Europe.

Don't get me wrong, I love to drive my F350 dually to and from work, but the only reason I do so is because of the relatively cheap cost of fuel. Pay world prices and reality changes things fast.
Main reason for the rest of the world driving sh!tboxes like smartcars is socialism, creating high taxes on fuel, registration, etc. Causing a lower standard of living, look at the sizes of average houses everywhere else in the world. I'll say this straight up, living anywhere but the United States would suck absolute a$$ !!
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Old 11-15-2010, 09:09 PM
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the standard 8 wheel(4 axle) tipper truck in construction over 12L 400bhp diesel get

8.8mpg with an all up weight of 37,000kg liberal europe or technically advanced,



id like my son and my potential grand sons to be able to enjoy the planet as much as me,

has a girl ever let you get into bed with your big truck haha lol hahaha

are you honestly saying you wouldnt mind saving some fuel and money?

Land contact have you lived anywhere apart from the USA? to qualify your point that is?

quick bit of math as road diesel at $9.119808 a gallon here
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Old 11-15-2010, 09:12 PM
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diesel is $3.30 plus a gallon here right now....I drive an F350 diesel with all the Gale Banks aftermarket performance stuff you can get as my daily driver. I am looking at options if fuel keeps climbing.....milage could soon become important to the pocket book as we go par with the rest of the world.
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Old 11-15-2010, 09:20 PM
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the standard 8 wheel(4 axle) tipper truck in construction over 12L 400bhp diesel get

8.8mpg with an all up weight of 37,000kg liberal europe or technically advanced,



id like my son and my potential grand sons to be able to enjoy the planet as much as me,

has a girl ever let you get into bed with your big truck haha lol hahaha

are you honestly saying you wouldnt mind saving some fuel and money?

Land contact have you lived anywhere apart from the USA? to qualify your point that is?
Anywhere there are extremely high taxes restricting me from doing/having things I enjoy is a place I would not want to live.

And as for your grandsons, diesel hardly pollutes at all, black smoke is mostly soot which basically becomes dirt eventually.
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Old 11-15-2010, 09:22 PM
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I'd be driving that Land Rover. Thats a cool truck. Unless of course you buy that Unimog.
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