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Old 05-23-2015, 11:47 PM
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Diesel or gas engine

Any guys using diesel trucks with no problems from short trips all day?
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Old 05-24-2015, 09:10 PM
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I've been using an isuzu diesel 4 years now with no issues. It does occasionally go about 60 miles on highway.
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Old 05-24-2015, 10:17 PM
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Pre emissions diesels, yes. For many years. Not sure how much of an issue it REALLY is with post 07 trucks.
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None of my Duramax's had problems with it. My 6.0L PSD had problems, although I don't think they were caused by short trips. It might have exacerbated it though.
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the only diesel effected by short driving is the 6.0.
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the only diesel effected by short driving is the 6.0.
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Thanks for the comments. I'm trying to decide whether to get a used gas or diesel. Sounds like stay away from anything older than 07 and the 6.0's
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No you mainly want anything before 07 except a 6.0 powerstroke. Mid year 07 they started putting dpf and other emissions equipment on that just adds more maintenance and issues. What are you looking for?
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I'm actually going to be looking for something myself soon, is the 6.0 ok if its been bulletproofed or just not worth the trouble regardless?
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Not real particular on the make but need a long bed and crew cab. Especially something that'll get better than 8 mpg. pulling a trailer.
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