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Old 09-29-2012, 01:58 AM   #1
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Pulled the plug....

Got rid of my 2008 GMC 2500HD 6.0 today and went with a 2012 F150 EcoBoost SS CRW w/ Max Tow & 6.5' Bed! The kids love the back seat!

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Old 09-29-2012, 02:03 AM   #2
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Re: Pulled the plug....

Wow! Nice! What I wouldn't do for a crew cab or mega cab for our kids!
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Old 09-29-2012, 02:18 AM   #3
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We love our Ford too!
That's our rig in the picture at the top of this page!
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Re: Pulled the plug....

Very nice new Truck you got yourself my friend...
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Old 09-29-2012, 12:31 PM   #5
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Re: Pulled the plug....

Nice looking truck!
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Old 09-29-2012, 09:26 PM   #6
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Re: Pulled the plug....

Thanks! Only one problem... have to fold in one of the mirrors to get in the garage door! Never had that with the GMC and they are basically the same type of folding mirror. Hope it doesn't rain or snow too much...
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Old 09-30-2012, 03:25 PM   #7
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You will LOVE the way the Ecoboost tows. It will climb hills in 4th gear at only 2,900 rpm that had every other engine I've towed with screaming at over 4,000 rpm. It tows more like a diesel.....very little downshifting. We love ours, and tow nearly 9,000 pounds with it.
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Old 09-30-2012, 09:33 PM   #8
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Congrats....very nice unit.
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Old 10-01-2012, 12:14 AM   #9
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Re: Pulled the plug....

Very Nice, we've been fumbling around trying to make a decision on an upgrade to the EcoBoost, just haven't been able to pull the trigger yet. A co-worker has one an absolutely loves it. Keep us posted on how it works for you while towing and unloaded. I really like the fuel economy #'s especially while unloaded, should make a good all around use vehicle.
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Old 10-01-2012, 12:48 AM   #10
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Re: Pulled the plug....

So far it's been a great all around vehicle. A lot smoother ride than my GMC was, but that's not comparing apples to apples either. The kids love the big back seat. Only about 100 miles on it and have to get close to 1,000 miles by Thursday before we head out camping... I'll let you know how it tows after that.
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