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Old 02-22-2009, 07:50 PM   #113
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I have had several tow vehicles - until my most recent SUV, my Ford F250 was at the top of the list. We bought a Dodge Durango with a Hemi in 2006, and it by far the best tow vehicle we have had - with 360 HP and 390 pounds of torque it tows with no effort, and is a comfortable ride. We use an equalizer hitch - and backing up is a cinch.

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Old 02-22-2009, 09:37 PM   #114
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Here's my 2/100th dollars:

I tow with a 2001 F-350 Supercab, 7.3 liter diesel 4x4, and love it. It goes up and over the Continental Divide like the mountain doesn't exist.

I opted for the 6 speed manual transmission for the better fuel economy, better engine braking, and I also don't like paying big bucks for a new trans every 80,000 miles.

I also opted for the rare captains' chairs, and that has also made a huge difference in being able to stay in the saddle for 12-14 hours per day. It is almost as good as the Lazyboy.

I rent cars often when I'm traveling for my job, and have found that most cars ride rougher, and accelerate slower than my truck. Exception being the super luxury sport models $$$$$.

My toolboxes necessitated a truck, so I didn't really have much of an option.

Would I do it again?? Definitely, I'm getting ready to trade it in on a 2009 F-350 diesel.


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Old 02-23-2009, 06:08 AM   #115
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tow my 31 classic with an 2005 6.0 diesel excursion.had ordered with factory tow package with rear sway bar.added bilstiens and timbrens,along with hensley hitch.i use this truck as my daily driver and at 55k have done nothing but regular maint.still on original e rated factory tires.trailer and truck tow like a dream.

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