The used truck market

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by LandFakers, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. z71tiger

    z71tiger LawnSite Senior Member
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    The 6.4 is just a piece of crap, I know I have one.
     
  2. YellowDogSVC

    YellowDogSVC LawnSite Gold Member
    from TX
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    Other than fuel economy, I have to disagree. 65k miles and only a few warranty items.
     
  3. LandFakers

    LandFakers LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
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    I, nor him dont have the kind of money for 6.0 or 6.4's... too new. I have heard the 6.4's are horrible on fuel and have similar problems to the 6.0's. No thanks. Id much rather buy trucks from before emission took over so basically, 06 for ford, 07.5 for dodge, and 08 for Chevy. Thats when the major emmisions equipment went in, and when the diesel motors went to crap. So it would be a 96-04 truck of any make really. But prices are just crazy!
     
  4. TeamYardsale4

    TeamYardsale4 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Up here the banks use NADA instead of KBB for loans and there's always a decent price diff
     
  5. Chris_NC06

    Chris_NC06 LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Sanford, NC
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    All the truck makers added the DPF in 2007.
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  6. GQLL

    GQLL LawnSite Senior Member
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    First the 6.4 is not a gas guzzler. That might be part of the problem if you put gas in a diesel motor.
    6.4 is not a piece of crap it a good solid motor that can produce massive amounts of horsepower and torque. Most people bash the 6.4 that have problems you usually don't hear the good. Ford sold tons of these truck. I have a 6.4 that has 50k and no problems, just normal wear parts.
     
  7. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
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    I'd think that to be inline for that low of a mileage.
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  8. hometurfmaintenance

    hometurfmaintenance LawnSite Member
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    2009 ford f-450 6.4 getting 10 mpg . is there a way the increase fuel mileage ?
     
  9. Chris_NC06

    Chris_NC06 LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Sanford, NC
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    I understand it was low mile. But it's still 10 years old.
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  10. Monroe74

    Monroe74 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 322

    Gear vendors under/ over drive. Or change the gear ratio.
     

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