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Old 10-31-2017, 08:27 PM   #183
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F-250 Super Duty ďAirstream EditionĒ

This is my third Ford diesel truck, past truck was a 2003 with 6.0 crew with long bed purchased new and I was the only driver for the 175K never had a issue. Sold it for this new 2017 two tone Ingot silver and grey Lariat with extras. I have installed the TPMS and this is working great, going to install the camera this coming week. Pulled my 05 28í Classic like itís not back there.

Iím a long time Ford guy, I have 3 old Mustangs, one new Boss
302 and a 97 F-450 7.3 with 275K. Most vehicals will have a lemon in them, no matter what the logo is on the fender! However itís the maintenance and driving records that will keep any brand on the road longer with carefree miles.

This is a great forum and only my 4th post, learning a lot about the passion about this Airstream brand...even these will have a lemon of issues, Iím learning that too. Anything that is man made will sooner or later need a repair. My father was a Ford mechanic, just lost him at 79 this August.
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Old 10-31-2017, 08:49 PM   #184
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This is my third Ford diesel truck, past truck was a 2003 with 6.0 crew with long bed purchased new and I was the only driver for the 175K never had a issue. Sold it for this new 2017 two tone Ingot silver and grey Lariat with extras. I have installed the TPMS and this is working great, going to install the camera this coming week. Pulled my 05 28í Classic like itís not back there.

Iím a long time Ford guy, I have 3 old Mustangs, one new Boss
302 and a 97 F-450 7.3 with 275K. Most vehicals will have a lemon in them, no matter what the logo is on the fender! However itís the maintenance and driving records that will keep any brand on the road longer with carefree miles.

This is a great forum and only my 4th post, learning a lot about the passion about this Airstream brand...even these will have a lemon of issues, Iím learning that too. Anything that is man made will sooner or later need a repair. My father was a Ford mechanic, just lost him at 79 this August.
Ford makes great trucks! I have a RAM 1500. It's also a great truck! It's great to have choices!

Not to hijack the thread but I'm so sorry that you lost your father recently!
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Old 10-31-2017, 09:45 PM   #185
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Ram trucks suck. Their starters, front ends, brakes and frames are terrible. Their transmissions continually "hunt" for a gear. I was in a neighbour's Ram and his door panel sounded like it was going to fall off. All you Ram dudes that linger on Ford threads, are just Ford wantabe's and sorry because you bought a Ram instead of a Ford. I am sorry for you.
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Old 11-01-2017, 05:00 AM   #186
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Ram trucks suck. Their starters, front ends, brakes and frames are terrible. Their transmissions continually "hunt" for a gear. I was in a neighbour's Ram and his door panel sounded like it was going to fall off. All you Ram dudes that linger on Ford threads, are just Ford wantabe's and sorry because you bought a Ram instead of a Ford. I am sorry for you.
Yep who had that costly 6 liter? I used to have fords, owned a lot of them, even the LT 9000's , My last ram had 10 years and 110,000 miles in front of an as...never been in the shop...my 17 feels good also....you should go to a shop that works on fords.....you aren't going to tell me anything...:
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Old 12-24-2017, 06:12 PM   #187
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I just got a 2017 F250 Lariat, it is completely awesome. Use it to pull a 2016 27FB International Signature. Going to lose the weight distribution ball as well.
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Old 01-01-2018, 07:18 AM   #188
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I recently sold our 1500 Ram that we pulled our 19' int'l Serenity with. We ordered a new Globetrotter for March delivery and upgraded our TV to a new F250 Platinum. Never been a Ford guy but absolutely adore this truck, simply amazing and cannot wait to hook up to the new GT.
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Old 01-02-2018, 09:10 AM   #189
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We are very happy with our F250 pulling our 28'. The technology today in these TV's is unreal. Not sure if you got the 6.7L diesel, but the automatic engine braking and tow haul features when engaged, are a real great addition to pulling an AS. We have 24K miles now since June when we purchased both the F250 and a week later picked up the new 28'. The AS has 13K miles and has been all over the NorthWestern Rockies....great combination.
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Old 01-02-2018, 03:31 PM   #190
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Ram trucks suck. Their starters, front ends, brakes and frames are terrible. Their transmissions continually "hunt" for a gear. I was in a neighbour's Ram and his door panel sounded like it was going to fall off. All you Ram dudes that linger on Ford threads, are just Ford wantabe's and sorry because you bought a Ram instead of a Ford. I am sorry for you.


Someone needs a timeout!
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Old 01-02-2018, 04:26 PM   #191
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Yep who had that costly 6 liter? I used to have fords, owned a lot of them, even the LT 9000's , My last ram had 10 years and 110,000 miles in front of an as...never been in the shop...my 17 feels good also....you should go to a shop that works on fords.....you aren't going to tell me anything...:
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Old 01-02-2018, 08:03 PM   #193
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Not trying to piss on anyone's cornflakes, but is a truck, still a truck, if it has the words "Platinum", "Denali" or "Longhorn" plastered all over it? Some of these high zoot trucks have so many bells and whistles on board it cuts the payload down to a wheelbarrow load.

Sorry, but I'm a Toyota Landcruiser pick up fan; roll down windows, no power locks, straight six diesel and a 1 ton payload capacity.

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Sorry, but I'm a Toyota Landcruiser pick up fan; roll down windows, no power locks, straight six diesel and a 1 ton payload capacity.

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Bet you still have a corded phone at home too.
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Old 01-03-2018, 04:29 AM   #195
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Bet you still have a corded phone at home too.
Nope, totally high tech in that area.

Just love old tech in others.

The 5.8l Isuzu turbo diesel in my 310 is a true three wire, gear driven fuel pump diesel; if it lights up and has fuel, it will stay running until I tell it not too.

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Old 01-03-2018, 07:08 AM   #196
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Not trying to piss on anyone's cornflakes, but is a truck, still a truck, if it has the words "Platinum", "Denali" or "Longhorn" plastered all over it? Some of these high zoot trucks have so many bells and whistles on board it cuts the payload down to a wheelbarrow load.

Sorry, but I'm a Toyota Landcruiser pick up fan; roll down windows, no power locks, straight six diesel and a 1 ton payload capacity.

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Hi

My truck has Platinum on it and it comes in at 1.5 tons payload on the sticker.

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