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CMKworm 10-13-2005 04:56 PM

Diesel Truck Opinions!
 
Need help deciding! Chevy, Ford, Dodge? And why is it your pick! Please help! Thanks!

butch4242 10-13-2005 05:40 PM

RE: Diesel Truck Opinions!
 
i would choose the Dodge with the commins because diesel engines is all commins builds,not like Ford or GM witch only builds a few,unless you buy a GMTopkick witch you can geta CAT in it!!! jeff

Muliefever 10-13-2005 09:59 PM

RE: Diesel Truck Opinions!
 
being a diesel Mech.. I would only have to say.. Stay away from Chevy.... I own a Powerstroke and love it! Had a cummins and is was okay too..

Fish N Chicks 10-13-2005 10:38 PM

RE: Diesel Truck Opinions!
 
We have the duramax diesel, never had a problem go with the crewcab long box lt, rides like a caddy, we can tow 1300lbs on a 70mph cruise control over the pass....that tells ya something... btw.... chevy > ford and dodge

cj7zrcool 10-14-2005 10:50 AM

RE: Diesel Truck Opinions!
 
I have a2004 F-350 SRW Lariat w/6.0 litre Power Stroke and Torque-Flite 5-speed auto transmission. It will pull anything, anywhere and do it in luxurious fashion. The last 3 trucks I've had have been Ford diesels, and I wouldn't have anything else. I don't have anything against Dodge or Chevy, just don't have any experience with them. Good luck.

Georgetownboys 10-14-2005 12:50 PM

RE: Diesel Truck Opinions!
 
Dodge all the way, the Cumins is a tough act to follow. I have owned 2 of them now and the only problems where items other than that motor. Best HP and tourque if you get the HO option. If I had to pick a second it would be the Ford for sure but the GM stuff scares me. . .

Cornfed_IL 10-16-2005 01:21 PM

RE: Diesel Truck Opinions!
 
No doubt the Cummins, everyone I know who owns one has had zero problems and still runs like the day it was bought. (No suprise coming from dodge) The best motor every made IMO

Besides, Id rather be a Cummin then a Stroken:D

flyzitdyz 10-18-2005 06:15 PM

RE: Diesel Truck Opinions!
 
I have a 94.5 Direct Injection (first powerstroke) Ford and love it. Just turned over 100k on it, and these older Powerstrokes are awesome trucks.

shump 10-23-2005 06:05 AM

RE: Diesel Truck Opinions!
 
chevy duramax unless you like to wear ear plugs just stand close to a ford or a dodge and you will hear what i mean

uncle matt 10-23-2005 05:35 PM

RE: Diesel Truck Opinions!
 
CHEVY: Best auto. trans./weakest motor (in my opinion)

FORD: Good auto and man. trans/fine motor too.

DODGE; Best motor (especially favorable if you want to do HP add-ons)/good man. trans (but not so hot auto trans)

If I were doing a brand new 2005/6 I would go Ford w/ auto trans. IMHO


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