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Old 04-26-2014, 01:00 PM   #1
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From Gas to Diesel TV

Have a 2011 Ford F250SD 6.2 Gas and looking to change to a 2014 F350SD, 6.7L diesel with a 3.55 axle with 11500 GVWR . Have no problems with the gas except pull power and mileage. Any thing I should really be looking at?
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Not really. Maintenance cost will be a little more, but the benefits far outway that. I think you'd love it. They are definitely a dream to tow with. Did you have any particular concerns?
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I like the ability to fuel at Pilot/flying J travel centers...or Loves...or T/A..and have PLENTY of room to manuvere...also the exhaust braking..when exiting on a "short ramp" of the freeways...better mileage ...YES...Power...Yes...
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Looking at your Sig and it looks like you are pulling a lot, using the large areas to fuel is a piece of mind especially in tight lots. But the power was my turning point going to diesel, and unless I downgrade (will never happen), I will stick with the extra price of ownership. Sounds like you have made your mind up, and you will be telling yourself I should of did this up grade years ago......
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Old 04-26-2014, 02:46 PM   #5
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Have a 2011 Ford F250SD 6.2 Gas and looking to change to a 2014 F350SD, 6.7L diesel with a 3.55 axle with 11500 GVWR . Have no problems with the gas except pull power and mileage. Any thing I should really be looking at?
...watch out for the everlasting grin you'll have on your face when towing with the diesel...worth every penny over the cost of the gasser...good luck
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That grin gets a lot bigger going across Colorado on I-70.

I love using the truck pumps to fuel up.
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Agree with Cajun on that one. You'll never want to go back to a gasser tow vehicle after you swap.
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Thanks all, there was nothing wrong with the gasser except miles and power, love the truck and was able to find a diesel with everything on it and I mean everything from sunroof to nav, as Lou told me when we where in FL that he was not going to ride in my truck because it did not have enough cup holders, now it does LOL.
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Thanks all, there was nothing wrong with the gasser except miles and power, love the truck and was able to find a diesel with everything on it and I mean everything from sunroof to nav, as Lou told me when we where in FL that he was not going to ride in my truck because it did not have enough cup holders, now it does LOL.
That's a great looking truck...enjoy!
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I just did the plunge and upgraded from Silverado 1500 5.3 to a Sierra 2500HD Duramax. My only problem now is waiting to start pulling with it.
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