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Old 04-09-2014, 11:20 AM
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Which truck for my situation?

I am starting my second year and i have to decide between two trucks. I will be pulling a 5'x8' carry on trailer with a exmark metro 36. I only have a handful of accounts but am looking to grow. I have the option between a 1997 f150 4wd 4.6l v8 triton W/ 202k miles and a 1992 f250 HD 460efi 7.5L with only 90k miles Has brand new tires and is mint condition inside. It has the E4OD trans. Which truck would yall choose a why? I have today to choose.
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Old 04-09-2014, 11:30 AM
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I would go the f250 all the way if you can afford the 7-9 mpg
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Old 04-09-2014, 11:38 AM
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I am starting my second year and i have to decide between two trucks. I will be pulling a 5'x8' carry on trailer with a exmark metro 36. I only have a handful of accounts but am looking to grow. I have the option between a 1997 f150 4wd 4.6l v8 triton W/ 202k miles and a 1992 f250 HD 460efi 7.5L with only 90k miles Has brand new tires and is mint condition inside. It has the E4OD trans. Which truck would yall choose a why? I have today to choose.
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The 250 for sure. More power, higher bed capacity and lower miles on it
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Old 04-09-2014, 11:51 AM
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I would go with the F150. It's 4wd, will get better mileage evening pulling a trailer than the f250. Don't let the miles scare you. It's also 5 years newer. Remember even with low miles that f250 is a 22year old truck.
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Old 04-09-2014, 12:04 PM
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I would go with the F150. It's 4wd, will get better mileage evening pulling a trailer than the f250. Don't let the miles scare you. It's also 5 years newer. Remember even with low miles that f250 is a 22year old truck.
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I dident see the 4wd. In that case go with the f150.
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Old 04-09-2014, 12:13 PM
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Here's an update.... F150 shifts hard/shudder into O/D has a small rear main leak, power windows dont work and interior is pretty ruff, needs tires. Runs good 4wd flawless.6600gvwr <P>

F250 needs front bumper everything works great pw,pl,ect. runs very smooth shifts great has lots of new parts and seems good to go. Interior is 9/10 *'s 9900 Gvwr
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Old 04-09-2014, 12:15 PM
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I would go with the F150. It's 4wd, will get better mileage evening pulling a trailer than the f250. Don't let the miles scare you. It's also 5 years newer. Remember even with low miles that f250 is a 22year old truck.
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It depends on where is from. He may never need 4wd and parts relating to it is pricy. I am having to redo my ford front axel. Yes it would get way better milage. Also just because its newer doesn't always mean better.
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Old 04-09-2014, 12:16 PM
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Here's an update.... F150 shifts hard/shudder into O/D has a small rear main leak, power windows dont work and interior is pretty ruff, needs tires. Runs good 4wd flawless.6600gvwr <P>

F250 needs front bumper everything works great pw,pl,ect. runs very smooth shifts great has lots of new parts and seems good to go. Interior is 9/10 *'s 9900 Gvwr
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Do you have pics?
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Old 04-09-2014, 12:17 PM
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Here's an update.... F150 shifts hard/shudder into O/D has a small rear main leak, power windows dont work and interior is pretty ruff, needs tires. Runs good 4wd flawless.6600gvwr <P>

F250 needs front bumper everything works great pw,pl,ect. runs very smooth shifts great has lots of new parts and seems good to go. Interior is 9/10 *'s 9900 Gvwr
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What's the price of each?
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Old 04-09-2014, 12:17 PM
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I will post some soon in about 5 minutes.
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