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Old 11-19-2010, 12:17 AM
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Hey everybody, thanks for the input and advice. I finally landed on an '07 Isuzu NPR HD. Automatic/diesel with a 12' landscape dump bed. Basically exactly what I was wanting, even has pw/pl, cruise, ac, and only 27k original miles.

Just got it home late tonight so I'll try to get some pics up in the next couple of days. Just a quick question for NPR owners. On the drive home at 60mph the revs were right at 2500rpm. This seemed pretty high to me and it only got 11mpg (flat ground no real wind). Pressing the overdrive button did nothing. Is that the normal rev range for that or is it not getting into a final overdrive. Other than that everything seems to be in order.
Good deal, where did you find it. 11mpg empty!!!!!!!!
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Old 12-13-2010, 06:08 PM
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Any updates on the truck?
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Old 12-15-2010, 12:41 AM
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Haven't done much with it yet because the bank messed up on some of the paper work so I'm still waiting to get it tagged and re-titled.

I've got a temp tag on it for a few more days and will be taking a load of leaves/branches to the dump tomorrow so I'll try to get a few pics of it tomorrow.

Seems to be doing ok so far, even starting in cold weather, although it does seem to take forever for the engine to warm up. Maybe that's a diesel trait, I have only had gas powered cars/trucks until now. Fuel mileage still sucks though and I haven't got used to the bumpy ride yet.
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Old 12-15-2010, 02:26 AM
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If you need HP then get the NQR or FRR version with the 6 cylinder.
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Old 12-16-2010, 12:20 PM
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Here's a few pics. The truck has been useful but it could definitely use more power and longer gearing, this thing does not like highways and really sucks down the fuel.
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Old 12-16-2010, 12:21 PM
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