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Old 08-14-2012, 05:19 AM   #1
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Went with the F 250 .. So excited !!

After much research ...and thought.. a deal came along i couldnt pass on. I was almost going to buy a new F150 4x2 ,supercrew.6.5 box .xlt trim , 3.73 limited slip rear axel, Heavy duty payload package , Max towing package. 11,300 lb towing capable and 2,300 lb payload capacity.....BUT ..a 2012 F 250 Super Duty, XLT ,Supercab, Diesel , 4x2,.appeared on Autotrader..It was a Ford Executive vehicle that had 3,300 miles on it. This truck should handle whatever our next 5th wheel is going to be in the future. any one with experience using the integrated brake controller .please let me know. i will try and post a pic or 2 soon ..thanks
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Old 08-14-2012, 06:56 AM   #2
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Old 08-14-2012, 07:10 AM   #3
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Awesome ! Good luck with the new ride !
Post up some pics man !
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Old 08-14-2012, 07:54 AM   #4
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The integrated brake controller is vastly superior to add-on products. I find that it particularly beneficial in light braking applications. I believe it works off of the master cylinder pressure so it knows exactly how hard you are braking. You'll love it AND your new truck. Congratulations!
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Old 08-14-2012, 07:58 AM   #5
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Congrats on your new truck, but we need to see some pics!

Sounds like you came across a great deal and you'll love the intergrated brake controller. Easy to operate and very smooooooooth!
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I know it's not my business but since I'm dreaming of a new rig myself
I gotta ask--
What did you pay for it
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You're gonna love that truck. It pulls like a dentist on a dead tooth! The IBC is great. I have mine set on about 6.5 and I have never had any issues, especially in normal controlled braking. I've had two "emergency" stops. They weren't extreme, but did have my heart skipping a beat. But the truck and trailer both stopped fine. I had to pick up some stuff in the trailer when we got to our destination, but better than picking ourselves up off the side of the road!
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Old 08-14-2012, 08:25 AM   #8
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You're gonna love that truck. It pulls like a dentist on a dead tooth! The IBC is great. I have mine set on about 6.5 and I have never had any issues, especially in normal controlled braking. I've had two "emergency" stops. They weren't extreme, but did have my heart skipping a beat. But the truck and trailer both stopped fine. I had to pick up some stuff in the trailer when we got to our destination, but better than picking ourselves up off the side of the road!
Thanks for the reply...So..once you set the IBC at 6.5 is it going to stay at that setting until its changed ?
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I know it's not my business but since I'm dreaming of a new rig myself
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What did you pay for it
Remember mine was "used "with 3,300 miles on it.. It had a MSRP of $46,500...i paid .......$ 35,000 out the door..
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Thanks for the reply...So..once you set the IBC at 6.5 is it going to stay at that setting until its changed ?
Exactly. Of course, your setting may vary, but once it's set, it stays. Did you get the 4" Information Screen with your truck (big screen in the dash instead of the normal screen)? If so, you also get information when you hook up your trailer. It goes through a checklist for you (though I have not played with that yet). Pretty neat stuff.

By the way, great price. You practically stole that truck. What kind of options did it come with?
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