Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by Texas*Golf*Bum, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. Texas*Golf*Bum

    Texas*Golf*Bum LawnSite Member
    Messages: 126

    What are you finding more dependable? All my trucks are 3/4 ton and drive within a 45 mile radius.
    • Gas
    • Diesel
    • Ford
    • Chev.
    • Dodge
  2. Sprinkler Buddy

    Sprinkler Buddy LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 1,185

    Diesel is my opinion.
  3. Vecchio Lawn Care

    Vecchio Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 905

    I find Chevy vortec engines are great also the duramax' engines. Seems like most fords are blowing turbos or transmissions. Just my family owns both
  4. TJW_692

    TJW_692 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 134

    love my Chevy S10 4.3.
  5. Texas*Golf*Bum

    Texas*Golf*Bum LawnSite Member
    Messages: 126

    Yep I paid $4,000.00 on my turbo repair!!!!
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  6. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,793

    Ford with the 6.0 dizzle. Can't beat the purchase price either!
  7. BladeGunner

    BladeGunner LawnSite Member
    Messages: 65

    My work truck is a 1990 Chevy K2500 RCLB with a 350 engine.

    My other truck is a 1998 Chevy 1500 ECSB with Vortec engine.
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  8. baileylawnservice

    baileylawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 530

    Anything but a 6.0 powerstroke or a 6.4 powerstroke
  9. CuttingEdgeLandscapes

    CuttingEdgeLandscapes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 196

    We run a 6.0 powerstroke and a duramax. Definaty prefer the duramax getting 24mpg pulling a 20' trailer
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  10. bp lawn

    bp lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 99

    I'm a ford guy, but let's face it. Most trucks made today well last a long time. Take care of them and don't over load them. The only reason I like ford more is they seem to have the suspension to handle more weight.
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