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#3275182 - 06/25/13 08:20 AM Re: Truck question [Re: Allen Sullivan]
SignalG
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One other thing-forgot to state-mine is 3.55 rear end, electric locker. The differential will very slightly affect your mileage, but probably not enough to matter. I was advised that you want to upsize tires or hsve some very heavy towing needs get the 3.73. I drove them both stock and couldn't tell the difference.
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#3275657 - 06/25/13 07:19 PM Re: Truck question [Re: SignalG]
Allen Sullivan
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I'm planning on getting a 2 wheel drive model if I can find one lol. Most seem to be 4x4
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#3275884 - 06/26/13 06:38 AM Re: Truck question [Re: JeepKuntry]
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 Originally Posted By: JeepKuntry
Some of the Frontier's had them. I think the years were somewhere around 05-10 give or take.
[quote=JeepKuntry]
They were supercharged not turbo. Ran from 01-05
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#3275909 - 06/26/13 07:47 AM Re: Truck question [Re: Buckblaster]
striker12
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I just bought a new 2013 Ford F150 XLT with the 5.0 V8 and i'm thinking I may have made a mistake. I am only getting about 13.7 mpg and that's driving it easy.
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#3276275 - 06/26/13 04:42 PM Re: Truck question [Re: striker12]
Allen Sullivan
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Striker, the V8 I had in a 2010 F150 got about 13 around town and 17 highway. I don't drive fast either. That is why I was wondering about the 6 Cyl
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#3276542 - 06/26/13 09:56 PM Re: Truck question [Re: striker12]
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 Originally Posted By: striker12
I just bought a new 2013 Ford F150 XLT with the 5.0 V8 and i'm thinking I may have made a mistake. I am only getting about 13.7 mpg and that's driving it easy.

My brother in law has a 2012 4-door 4x4 Lariat with the 5.0 and averages around 17. The ride is unbelievable too. I drove an eco boost before I bought my F250 and it will fly. My only concern was whether or not the towing capabilities touted by Ford would hold true.
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#3276563 - 06/26/13 10:31 PM Re: Truck question [Re: striker12]
TAFKAP
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 Originally Posted By: striker12
I just bought a new 2013 Ford F150 XLT with the 5.0 V8 and i'm thinking I may have made a mistake. I am only getting about 13.7 mpg and that's driving it easy.


Ummm, that's a lot low. My real-time MPGs are generally 16 or better. Run it to the dealership
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#3276572 - 06/26/13 10:54 PM Re: Truck question [Re: TAFKAP]
infoman jr.
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Check it out. It looks pretty impressive.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tEqwXrqzH4

That being said, I have 2 friends who bought new 150's in the last 2 weeks. Both drove the Eco and the 5.0 and felt that the 5.0 had more power. Beats me...
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#3276670 - 06/27/13 06:51 AM Re: Truck question [Re: infoman jr.]
Allen Sullivan
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Looks like one bad engine
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#3277301 - 06/27/13 06:48 PM Re: Truck question [Re: Allen Sullivan]
Allen Sullivan
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Thanks everyone for your input, found one like I was wanting at Dyersburg today and brought it home with me :-)
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