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Old 03-02-2016, 04:14 PM   #51
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My 2011 EB has 3:73 trans. I have 75000 kilometers on the truck and have towed my 8200 lbs FW about 5000 kilometers with no problem. I'm very impressed with the performance while towing in the white mountains of Vermont. As for gas millage, who cares, if I want to save on gas I'll stay home.
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Old 03-02-2016, 04:14 PM   #52
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Guys I'm about to get a new truck and would like to hear opinions and experiences. I'm inclined into purchase the new F-150 (XLT or Lariat) with 3.5L Ecoboost engine due to it towing capability and gas saving. I'm currently have a 2015 Heritage Glen 272RLS with aprox. weight of 7300LBS.
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Old 03-02-2016, 04:29 PM   #53
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What research was that ? Not consumer Reports I hope. There is no way the EB can match the Ram 1500 eco-diesel towing milage. My son in law pulls a 27 ft camper with his eco-diesel and still gets 20 mpg. When not towing he is in the 28 to 30 mpg range and it has plenty of torque. For the amount of money that you would pay for the F150 EB you can get the 1500 Ram Eco-diesel. I would take the Ram anyday better looking truck and a better ride and interior.
I don't see why anyone would want a truck with coils in the rear. Unless they are hauling groceries.
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Old 03-02-2016, 04:43 PM   #54
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My son in law pulls a 27 ft camper with his eco-diesel and still gets 20 mpg.
if that was true, the eco-diesel would be selling like hot cakes.

i SERIOUSLY doubt this is possible unless it was during a long downhill drive.
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I don't see why anyone would want a truck with coils in the rear. Unless they are hauling groceries.

I can't see why anyone would want a Dodge .....
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I love my 2013 Ecoboost. It towed my 6k toy hauler great....tows my hybrid Roo even better. Three years in and I have no regrets other than I wouldn't have purchased the 20 inch wheels. I get about 16 average non-towing, 8-10 towing...but it is a GREAT experience....never feels like it downshifts.
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I don't see why anyone would want a truck with coils in the rear. Unless they are hauling groceries.
I have a 8k travel trailer. I towed it with a 2011 2500HD Silverado. While pulling out of my driveway I had to be careful because the tongue jack would drag on the sidewalk. My Ram 2500 has coils and is much firmer and the tongue jack doesn't drag. Plus it doesn't mind going to the grocery store.Read up before you speak out!
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I love my FORD F150 Ecoboost. Pulls my 2015 Windjammer 3029 perfect!
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I would check out all the eco-boost problems and issues before buying . owning a truck for 20,000 miles will not tell a full story . I'd never buy a ford eco-boost but that's just me
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I see by your signature your proud of your ride.
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