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Old 02-01-2013, 11:13 PM
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Need advice for good towing vehicle for enclosed trailer

Ok... my 92 f150 is struggling pulling my fully equipped 16ft enclosed trailer. LOL. I originally bought it without knowing i was going to be in this industry. I need to find something else to replace it. Considering bumping up to a 2008 or newer superduty. f-350 maybe.

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Old 02-01-2013, 11:16 PM
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3/4 ton or bigger you'll be good to go.
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Old 02-01-2013, 11:18 PM
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Should i go with a gasser or diesel?
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Old 02-01-2013, 11:23 PM
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3/4 gas will pull it fine. I would go diesel for the long haul. It kind of comes down to how much cash you wanna drop... You can get a fully loaded 3/4 ton cummins for 45k. That's not to bad.
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Old 02-01-2013, 11:25 PM
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I have two diesels, love them other than the cost of fuel. lol Find a good clean truck at the right price, I would go with either one.
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Old 02-01-2013, 11:26 PM
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Im going with the ford line up.

2008 or newer used in good condition. something around 8-15k

F250-F350

XL - XLT

(gas or diesel)

just started really looking tonight. pulled my trailer today and my truck has gotten worse

here's a 2008 f350 with a custom bed

www.carsforsale.com/used_cars_for_sale/2008_Ford_F350_171094353
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Old 02-02-2013, 12:56 AM
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May look at this tomorrow

2008 chevy silverado 2500 4x2 123,000miles 8cylinder gas

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Definatly get a diesel
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Old 02-02-2013, 11:10 AM
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why do you say that? people around here dont use them. do you think a diesel is really necessary for a mowing route with a 16' enclosed vnose trailer? im looking at getting a 2500 silverado. its rated for 10,000 standard towing and 15,000 for max towing
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You don't need a stinky diesel to pull a couple lawn mowers.
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