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Old 06-15-2016, 09:34 AM   #21
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Any of you all have one?

I've decided I need to upgrade my towing capabilities and a dealer not too far away has a 2016 F350 dually with 13,500 miles on it. Crew cab and long bed, 4x4.

Being a Chevy man for the last 18 years I don't know what Ford has going on.

Thanks for any info.
Just curious. Are you getting this truck to pull the camper in your sig or do you have a new camper coming soon?

As for the 6.7, you will truly be amazed. I'm on my second one. 26,500 lbs. of truck and camper and I just set the cruise around 68 mph on the interstates and relax while the truck just rolls on down the highway.
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Old 06-15-2016, 10:03 AM   #22
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Just curious. Are you getting this truck to pull the camper in your sig or do you have a new camper coming soon?

As for the 6.7, you will truly be amazed. I'm on my second one. 26,500 lbs. of truck and camper and I just set the cruise around 68 mph on the interstates and relax while the truck just rolls on down the highway.
To pull the Windjammer in my sig. My 1500 pulls the sunset trail alright, although I'm sure a heavier truck would pull it better. Plus thinking just in case I can talk the wife into selling this house and going full time with a 5th wheel.
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Old 06-15-2016, 10:09 AM   #23
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Any of you all have one?I've decided I need to upgrade my towing capabilities and a dealer not too far away has a 2016 F350 dually with 13,500 miles on it. Crew cab and long bed, 4x4.Being a Chevy man for the last 18 years I don't know what Ford has going on.
Thanks for any info.
My truck is not a dually, but it is a 2016, F350 4x4, CC, SRW Lariat. It only has 8000 miles on it so far, but probably 40% of that is towing 13,000 lbs of fifth wheel. The truck is a pleasure to tow with. My fiver hitch is the Reese Goosebox, so I dont deal with the chucking that is common with regular fifth wheel hitches. The engine brake is phenominal and very effective. The 6.7 is an awesome engine. I'm getting around 17-20 solo, and 10-12 towing. I have a friend who owns a '12 Ram with the 6.7 cummins. He does tow a lot, but he has had a lot of trouble with the DEF system, and has had to replace the rear springs because the bushings were worn out. This has all been under warranty, but still...its a heavy duty truck, and should be built to tow without these issues.
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Old 06-15-2016, 10:26 AM   #24
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I suggest that you look at the Ford Enthusiast 6.7 Forum. There is more to the story on this truck/engine than has been discussed in this thread. Issues with $$$ repairs after factory warranty expires, frequent regenerations, etc will give you a more balanced view of this truck.
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Old 06-15-2016, 10:27 AM   #25
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My truck is not a dually, but it is a 2016, F350 4x4, CC, SRW Lariat. It only has 8000 miles on it so far, but probably 40% of that is towing 13,000 lbs of fifth wheel. The truck is a pleasure to tow with. My fiver hitch is the Reese Goosebox, so I dont deal with the chucking that is common with regular fifth wheel hitches. The engine brake is phenominal and very effective. The 6.7 is an awesome engine. I'm getting around 17-20 solo, and 10-12 towing. I have a friend who owns a '12 Ram with the 6.7 cummins. He does tow a lot, but he has had a lot of trouble with the DEF system, and has had to replace the rear springs because the bushings were worn out. This has all been under warranty, but still...its a heavy duty truck, and should be built to tow without these issues.
I have a serious hate for dodge so not looking at those.

Another wrench has been thrown into the cogs of the machine now though. They have a 3/4 ton double cab duramax 4x4 at the same place, brand new for $1000 more. Same truck I have now with a little less equipment in a 2500HD.
Wife says she thinks it would make more sense.
Could use my expensive camper shell off my current truck and also my bedrug instead of just giving them away. She says she thinks it will be quite awhile before we can afford a 60 thousand dollar 5th wheel and she's probably right.

2016 Silverado 2500HD double cab 4x4 duramax with tow package New $42,500
2016 Ford crew cab dually 4x4 long bed with 13,500 miles and has 5th wheel prep package $41,500

Ford doesn't have backup camera.

Chevy has backup camera and sonar. We both really like the backup camera for hooking up.

Chevy has onstar and sat radio, Ford has neither (yes I know that no Fords have onstar). We really like onstar and sat radio also.

Will probably end up doing nothing.
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Old 06-15-2016, 11:32 AM   #26
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I don't know if this will make a difference but I believe the 2017 Super duty trucks will have the aluminum frame like the current F-150.
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Old 06-15-2016, 01:54 PM   #27
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Look at the warranties... The new trucks have a shorter warranty than a "Ford certified" truck. I bought my 6.7 ford barely used and looked brand new. Now my power train warranty is 100k instead of 60k. But of course the truck you are looking at has to be at a Ford dealer for it to get certified.

And I saw someone mentioned they got free oil changes for life... that's great cause Ford dealer charges 140 some dollars for an oil change on the 6.7. You may want to ask about that when you are dealing as I wish I did haha
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As I expected the trade offer was an insult. I'll be pulling with the green 1500 for another year or 2.
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Old 06-16-2016, 11:19 AM   #29
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As I expected the trade offer was an insult. I'll be pulling with the green 1500 for another year or 2.
I forgot to mention one thing. I was talking about this trade in the golf course bar after we got done playing yesterday. A buddy of mine does a lot of advertising for car dealers and knows a lot of them. He called a friend of his who is a broker. Sent him a pic and the vin of my truck.

The broker offered me $1,000 more in cash for my truck than the dealership offered me in trade and that was still low. He apologized for it being so low. He said the reason is the market is flooded with trucks just like mine right now. Some still new on the lot that the dealerships are dying to get rid of.
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Old 06-16-2016, 11:37 AM   #30
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Have a 2014 F350 single and the 6.7 will pull the chrome off the bumper. It pulls out 2015 36 CKTS with no problems.
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