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A "REAL" Truck

Postby Bill E Bob » Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:32 am

Finally upgraded from this:
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To this:
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All I need now is a larger trailer :roll:

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Re: A "REAL" Truck

Postby Bob Perry » Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:57 am

Nice! Best of luck with the new truck !
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Re: A "REAL" Truck

Postby Tezell » Tue Aug 21, 2012 6:56 pm

I like it! :D
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Re: A "REAL" Truck

Postby Rudi » Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:47 pm

Nice Ferd :D My brother-in-law Ray has a F-150 Lariat. Some nice.
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Re: A "REAL" Truck

Postby Yogie » Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:58 pm

Very nice ride Bill, truth be known I think the picture show his and hers. :wink: :lol:
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Re: A "REAL" Truck

Postby VinceD » Tue Aug 21, 2012 9:26 pm

Congrats. Beautiful truck. I love my F-150 Supercrew. Enjoy!!! :D :D
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Re: A "REAL" Truck

Postby Bill E Bob » Wed Aug 22, 2012 5:11 am

Bob, Tezell, Rudi:
Thanks for the comments guys!
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How's yours holding up? Haven't had mine long enough yet, however, for a 5.0L we're getting 20.9 ave. :{_}:
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You SURE pegged that one :shock: Speaking from experience :?:

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Re: A "REAL" Truck

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Wed Aug 22, 2012 8:34 am

Nice looking rig, but now you do not have an excuse to take along the extra people you did not want to in the first place. :lol: What is the trailer capacity for the new one. It is in the manual if you are not sure.
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Re: A "REAL" Truck

Postby Mr E » Wed Aug 22, 2012 8:44 am

Also, be aware you may have started a "chain reaction". :lol:

When you get a bigger trailer, then you may want a still bigger truck to pull it and the load; which will then mean you need a bigger trailer.................................. :{_}: :{_}:
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Re: A "REAL" Truck

Postby Pony Master » Wed Aug 22, 2012 2:50 pm

Mr E wrote:Also, be aware you may have started a "chain reaction". :lol:

When you get a bigger trailer, then you may want a still bigger truck to pull it and the load; which will then mean you need a bigger trailer.................................. :{_}: :{_}:


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Re: A "REAL" Truck

Postby Bill E Bob » Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:30 pm

John *.?-!.* cub owner wrote:Nice looking rig, but now you do not have an excuse to take along the extra people you did not want to in the first place. :lol: What is the trailer capacity for the new one. It is in the manual if you are not sure.


Says 7000# It's set up for towing and wired for trailer brakes as well, just need to get a controller (more money :roll: )

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Re: A "REAL" Truck

Postby VinceD » Wed Aug 22, 2012 6:52 pm

Bill, I have a 2009, bought new, now has 82,000 miles and not one mechanical issue. I had the recommended maintenance done when due. I average 20+ on the highway. We are thinking about buying a 2013 when they come out.
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Re: A "REAL" Truck

Postby Mr Ziffel » Sat Aug 25, 2012 12:30 am

Beautiful,
Arnold wants to know if he can go for a ride .

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Re: A "REAL" Truck

Postby dgrapes59 » Sat Aug 25, 2012 9:13 am

Great Choice... but then I am a bit bias.....

I had a '06 King Ranch Super Crew and put over 200K miles on it with only routine maintence. It had the 5.4 engine and the mileage was my only concern with the truck (guess around 15 most of the time). I replaced it with a '12 the end of March this year and already have over 15K on it. I went with the 3.5 eco-boost, it actually has a little greater towing capacity and torque than the 5.0 V8 now offered, I believe it is 9,800, the King Ranch has the tow package including the brake controller. I hauled a cub a couple hundred miles, with a cub cadet in the bed, and didn't really know it was there. It is a sweet running machine and I have seen over 22 mpg on a trip!

I absolutely love mine, I hope you have as good an experience as I have,
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Re: A "REAL" Truck

Postby Josh Blair » Sun Aug 26, 2012 9:48 pm

especially awesome! we know what chevy stands for!
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