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Old 04-14-2013, 10:44 PM
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'13 GMC Denali 3500 dually

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Old 04-14-2013, 10:54 PM
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I just really hate that big junk of depreciation when you drive a spankin new one off the lot. All my buddies in EMS are raving about the 6.7 Fords on the bambulances. I'm eyeing a newer F350 DRW for my personal use.
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I've been burnt too many times on used vehicles, I don't want to fool with them anymore. I hear you on the depreciation, but I buy trucks for pleasure not as an investment.
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Old 04-14-2013, 11:06 PM
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'12 Ford F-450 CC Lariat DRW

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Old 04-14-2013, 11:07 PM
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'12 Ford F-450 CC Lariat DRW

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Now yer talkin!
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Old 04-14-2013, 11:10 PM
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It'd look pretty sick w a set of black 22.5's on it.
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Old 04-15-2013, 07:45 AM
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Tell me again, why are diesels the economy option on every other continent? If Ford would put a small diesel In a Ranger size truck, I'd take 6 next week. Toyota Hilux. No market for those vehicles here huh?
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I believe ford does, just not in the US. if i remember right i saw a diesel ranger in st. lucia last year on my honeymoon.

just wait till ram does come out with the 1500 diesel. i guarantee that it will blow the doors off of any gas 1500's fuel economy. i get the same fuel economy, or better in a 2500 6.7 cummins with 3.73 gears than i did with a 1500 5.3 silverado with 3.43 gears. towing i get 4-5mpg better than i did with the silverado.
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Old 04-15-2013, 10:03 AM
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It really depends on how long you plan on keeping the truck. I have had diesel for the last 2 trucks and my new one will be a gas truck. Paying 10k for a upgraded motor, then having to pay 75 cents more a gallon on fuel. I just don't see the savings in it. Diesel engine have there place if your towing heavy loads all day long every day.
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Old 04-15-2013, 10:19 AM
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i do believe that the new fords you have to keep exhaust fluid in while the dodges don't. I dont have a new one but my dad bought a new dodge back in october and i can remember him talking about that fluid. but that cummins motor in his new truck is a beast
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Old 04-15-2013, 10:31 AM
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i do believe that the new fords you have to keep exhaust fluid in while the dodges don't. I dont have a new one but my dad bought a new dodge back in october and i can remember him talking about that fluid. but that cummins motor in his new truck is a beast
the 07.5 through '12 ram trucks do not use DEF, instead they inject diesel on the exhaust stroke and use that to clean the DPF. starting in 2013 model year trucks, they will use a DEF system. this results in a substantial fuel mileage drop as well as a tendency for the engine to ''make oil''. IF you HAVE to keep the emissions system on, DEF is definitely a better system as it allows for less EGR use, and who wants to run soot back through their motor at all. fine on a gas motor but diesels produce way more soot.

DEF= diesel exhaust fluid
DPF= diesel particulate filter
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Old 04-15-2013, 01:44 PM
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get you an old 24 valve cummins!
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