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Grit dog

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Posted: 10/16/20 08:42am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Ford owners be butt hurt....again.
Like said earlier , this is completely old news.
All vehicles are the best thing since beer in a can some days and complete junk others.
Only thing is, the bluelaid drinkers have the most blind loyalty it seems.


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When I bought my X in 06 I really wanted the 6.0. But I came across A very clean low mile V-10. Glad I did. This was before all the problems of the 6.0 were evident. The V-10 never left me stranded and made it up the mountains just as easily as the diesel did. I’ll take a few less mpg over being stuck in the middle of no where!


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Grit dog wrote:


I’d love to follow him up Vantage hill and see what he considers a dream!


And Cabbage hill too!

At least Vantage hill is mostly straight. Cabbage hill require me to slow way down going around the hairpin turns.


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StirCrazy wrote:

you know I think I know about 20 people whi had 6L and the only ones that ever had issues were the ones that "tuned" the engines, the guys that left them stock love them.

Steve


Mine was bone stock and it was a high maintenance POS. After thousands in repairs, both warranty and out of pocket we still had a truck that we were afraid to take far from home. I tried to sell it, no luck. I had a very tough time finding anyone to take it on trade; finally found a dealer who would when I bought the truck in my signature new. I made the change and have absolutely no regrets. Ford didn’t spend $1B in warranty repairs on the 6.0L because it was a good engine....


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dodge guy wrote:

When I bought my X in 06 I really wanted the 6.0. But I came across A very clean low mile V-10. Glad I did. This was before all the problems of the 6.0 were evident. The V-10 never left me stranded and made it up the mountains just as easily as the diesel did. I’ll take a few less mpg over being stuck in the middle of no where!


Yep, the V10 is a bulletproof workhorse! [emoticon]

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blofgren wrote:

dodge guy wrote:

When I bought my X in 06 I really wanted the 6.0. But I came across A very clean low mile V-10. Glad I did. This was before all the problems of the 6.0 were evident. The V-10 never left me stranded and made it up the mountains just as easily as the diesel did. I’ll take a few less mpg over being stuck in the middle of no where!


Yep, the V10 is a bulletproof workhorse! [emoticon]

The V10 is a great motor and a workhorse.
Unfortunately it's not a diesel.


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Lantley wrote:

blofgren wrote:

dodge guy wrote:

When I bought my X in 06 I really wanted the 6.0. But I came across A very clean low mile V-10. Glad I did. This was before all the problems of the 6.0 were evident. The V-10 never left me stranded and made it up the mountains just as easily as the diesel did. I’ll take a few less mpg over being stuck in the middle of no where!


Yep, the V10 is a bulletproof workhorse! [emoticon]

The V10 is a great motor and a workhorse.
Unfortunately it's not a diesel.


I’ll correct that for you. Fortunately, it not a diesel!

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I am another happy 6.0 PSD owner. 10 years and over 125k miles when I sold it to get a larger truck. Not all were bad, but the ones that failed were expensive to fix. My Ford dealers were much better than my Ram dealers - I have little trust in FCA and double check all their work even though I am happy with the truck.


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Grit dog wrote:

^ Ya Shiner, but “your” story isn’t near as dramatic and flashy.....
I love just listening to people talk who don’t know a muffler bearing from blinker fluid!

Just last night at sons hockey practice, one of the dads is braggin up his new 38’ TT that he bought last week.
Basically he got one upped by another dad who bought a peenis enlarging 5ver and towed it to the last tourney and “saved money” by not staying in the hotel (for one night, 700 mile round trip...lol). But I digress...
Dad with the new TT, he and the other dude are “camping” this weekends tournament in Boise, cause a $48 RV spot is cheaper than the hotel.... He11 I ran the numbers and it was break even driving the TC over there compared to 3 nights hotel and taking the SRT. Plus with the car I can get to Boise in about 2 hours quicker.
Asked him how it tows (his tow rig is a tundra with about a 8” lift and brodozer wheels, biguns like 37 15.50s or something). He said “great, towed like a dream, still got 15 mpg too.”
I’d love to follow him up Vantage hill and see what he considers a dream!
He’s a dumb arse btw. Nice guy but...wears bedazzled Western jeans and he’s a city slicker.

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dodge guy wrote:

Lantley wrote:

blofgren wrote:

dodge guy wrote:

When I bought my X in 06 I really wanted the 6.0. But I came across A very clean low mile V-10. Glad I did. This was before all the problems of the 6.0 were evident. The V-10 never left me stranded and made it up the mountains just as easily as the diesel did. I’ll take a few less mpg over being stuck in the middle of no where!


Yep, the V10 is a bulletproof workhorse! [emoticon]

The V10 is a great motor and a workhorse.
Unfortunately it's not a diesel.


I’ll correct that for you. Fortunately, it not a diesel!

That's Funny I never thought of it that way!

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