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Old 10-31-2015, 06:48 AM   #31
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Yep, and the "old goats" that have been around the longest, with the most experience, recommend a Ram! Of course we do, experience has always been the best way to learn and make decisions. Ford/Chevy owners will "be in the know" some day, if they're lucky!

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Old 10-31-2015, 07:04 AM   #32
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We've had all 3.

Cost is important.
Comfort and convenience high on the list
Quality always at the top of the list

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Chev, did GM ever get both of their DRLs to work at the same time
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Old 11-01-2015, 08:51 AM   #33
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Thanks to all for your input! In the end we went with the GMC based mostly on more comfortable seats and a local dealer who really wanted our business and showed it. I asked about a bed liner as the truck had none and he threw it into the deal, which was already very good and better than the Ford's. So, now on to looking for a new trailer. I'll work hard to keep that GVWR down so I don't get arrested by the weight police!
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Old 11-01-2015, 09:40 AM   #34
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Personally I'm a chevy man and partial to them but i would seriously look into a 3/4 ton truck you'll be much more happier when towing just the braking and extra sturdiness will be well woth it no mater what your towing
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Old 11-01-2015, 09:58 AM   #35
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I'm quite happy with my 2015 F-150 Lariat Crewcab Ecoboost. I have the tow options that include a brake controller, electric tow mirrors that both fold and slide out at a push of a button, electronics monitors the trailer and lets me know if the lights are working properly. Large gas tank is a huge benefit. My cargo capacity is 1723lbs, which is fine for our ultralite trailer, but probably not good enough for most fivers. The transmission has a tow/haul mode that downshifts for me when I'm decelerating; also a 'super' mode that is a lot of fun...sorta like the red button in a Tesla.

My neighbor has a 2015 GMC with a similar tow capacity and is quite happy with her vehicle.....

Either way is probably a winner.
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Old 11-01-2015, 12:27 PM   #36
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Per the Ford website F150 has a 23 gal tank not 36, Chevy and Ram have 26 gal tanks. The F250 has 35 gal tank.
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Old 11-01-2015, 01:30 PM   #37
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our 2015 f150 will be in Tuesday. it has 36gal cost 395.00 also max tow package 11800 lbs 3.55axle ratio
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Old 11-06-2015, 12:10 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by kathyp View Post
our 2015 f150 will be in Tuesday. it has 36gal cost 395.00 also max tow package 11800 lbs 3.55axle ratio

I went from 2010 ram 1500 to a 2015 F150 same specs as yours. You won't regret it. I liked the dodge and had no problems with 2 of them both over 120K miles. Just wanted a change of pace. Never really liked GMC products but all 3 are better at quality equally these days.
The 36gal tank is great. Sometimes have to remember to look at the gas gauge these days.
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Old 11-07-2015, 06:58 PM   #39
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Hey if you can find a 2013 or 2014 F150, there's a few out there with a 6.2L engines. I have one, love it!!! I have a 2014 coachman 242rbs and can pull the passes in colorado most times at posted speeds.
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Towing capacity = 11,300
Tongue capicity = 1,130
I also have a diamond back carrier and put my honda atv on top of it. Good luck!!
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Old 11-07-2015, 07:00 PM   #40
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New TV: Ford F-150 or GMC Sierra 1500?


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