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Old 08-31-2016, 04:19 PM   #1
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2017 Ford Super Duty

If anyone is thinking of buying a close out 2016, wait until you drive a 2017. There are too many new and exciting options in the new Super Duty for me to list here. Go on the Ford truck web site for the real skinny. One of the best new options is the 48 gallon tank for both diesel and gas. The diesel also has an 11 gallon urea tank. The new electronics are absurd and estimated 450hp and 1000lbs of torque will blow the tires off your AS. I am not a diesel guy any more, but if I was, the 2017 is way above bad ass.

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Old 08-31-2016, 04:26 PM   #2
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I was looking at it and lusting about it. Unfortunately, I live in a condo where my parking is 215" long. I can't even fit a Tundra. So I'm stuck with a GMT900 platform or comparable. Thankfully towing, payload, GCWR, GVWR, and similar rating are all within spec, even with a full tank of water on my 30'. So I trudge along with an SUV...

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Old 08-31-2016, 04:47 PM   #3
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Can't wait to check it out. The big diesel tank is a major plus, my 2013 only had 26 gal.
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Old 08-31-2016, 04:51 PM   #4
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Big tank is for long beds but even the short bed got a 36 gal upgrade.
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Old 08-31-2016, 05:27 PM   #5
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I picked up my 2017 F250 diesel yesterday. This is a completely different truck than my 2012, more sophisticated, quieter, better ride and handling. I haven't towed with it yet but i expect with 925 ft lb of torque it will be great.
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Old 08-31-2016, 05:43 PM   #6
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The new advancements but the same 6.2L gas engine. Its got a little more torque but seems to be an old component in such a new vehicle. Why is Ford still in love with suicide doors on their extended cab models?

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Old 09-01-2016, 11:49 AM   #7
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Love my 2015 but I must say I lust for the increased factory fuel capacity!! A beautiful hauler but I'll wait till I accumulate 300,000 miles on mine. Think I'll opt for an after market tank. Enjoy your beautiful truck!!
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Old 09-01-2016, 12:16 PM   #8
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Same engine and emissions control issues?
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Old 09-01-2016, 12:16 PM   #9
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My 2011 F250 (first year with the new diesel engine) is a great truck. While we are in the process of specking out a new 2017, I have to say I have mixed feelings about upgrading from my 2011 with only 78K miles. It has performed flawlessly and not even dripped one spot of oil. Having owned a long line or Ford diesels from the first one, this 2011 has been a great truck even better than my bulletproof 2001 7.3.
There are however 3 things (minor) that I don't like. First the entertainment and navigation systems are terrible. Second, why can't they put full roll down windows on the rear doors like they have on the F150 Supercab? Third, there is no overhead light on the rear seat area of the Supercab. You have to have a flashlight to find anything behind the front seats. Still the 2017 has a lot of great improvements over the 2011.
The ability to follow instructions is highly underrated.
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Old 09-01-2016, 12:31 PM   #10
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Yeah - we are about to pull the trigger on either the 350 diesel or the Sierra equivalent- we are going to get the 2016s for several reasons (1) year end deals and (2) my understanding is that the Ford 2017 includes some major changes - wd rather have the old tried and true platform than one that may need a few years to get kinks out.
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Old 09-01-2016, 12:57 PM   #11
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I knew of course that the 2017's would be nice but a year ago I just could not wait so I bought a 2016 F250. Very nice truck but now the 250's and above offer the same sophistication that the 150's have had for a couple of years.
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Old 09-01-2016, 01:21 PM   #12
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The electronics are insane on the 2017 F-250. 9+ cameras, rear portable camera for trailer. Trailer assist backing. Side vehicle detection.

Not to mention bigger better brakes and beefed up frame and suspension.
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Old 09-01-2016, 01:35 PM   #13
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Waiting for build date for my 2017 F350 Platinum 6.7L! I briefly considered a 2016, but the appeal of 925 ft lbs of torque and all the new technology made it no contest!
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