It did not have a lot of power towing that trailer. Beyond the imposing edifice are new fender-mounted vents, available telescoping mirrors and optional 20-inch forged aluminum wheels. Did have a problem with the low oil sensor going and then an bad oil leak, leading to a blown engine at around 60,000 miles Had a 2000 F450 4x4 V10 dump for about 3 years. Given the importance of towing capability to the Super Duty mission, the receiver is a standard feature any owner can appreciate. Ford offers three engine choices for work, play or any combination of the two. I was driving a f250 v10 for years, would put 2 tons in the back all of the time and you couldn't feel it back here at all. All trims benefit from new materials, surfaces and accents.
Not only was the 6. And for those venturing off into the Great Unknown, an optional navigation system should get you there and - hopefully - back again. I was wondering if anyone has any personal experince with these trucks. But I'm concerned about the notorious Honda valve train. I was told that could be an ugly repair. The repair work done in the 30K I owned it were the plugs, 3 coils, 1 front bearing assembly, 2 ball joints.
Whether you're into commercial construction, agriculture or recreational towing, if you use a truck as a truck you'll benefit from the Super Duty's enhanced capability, refinement and convenience. Add a five-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty for peace of mind and you've got a segment-leading package. The pricing of an early-release 2008 Ford Super Duty is fully competitive with what Chevrolet and Dodge are marketing for the 2007 model year. How is the motor overall? Base powerplant is a 5. In a year in which the big news - both literally and figuratively - was presumably focused on Toyota's launch of its new Tundra, Ford arguably trumps Toyota's thunder with its debut of an all-new Super Duty. I know the previous years had some valve issue where valves lasted not long at all. Lariat and King Ranch owners will enjoy dual-zone climate control.
Better cooling means, of course, bigger towing. Suspension, handling, breaking, ergonomics I'm tall 6. When I got it, it had no repairs ever, other than basic maintenance tires, brakes, fluids and filters. And while the custom-spec car may have died a long time ago, the variety of permutations available from Ford's Louisville truck plant gives the Super Duty customer a chance at real customization, seemingly with more content variables than the U. The plugs came out fine, although I'm an advocate of very regular changes. It has a v10, and has 100,000 miles on it.
As noted, the Super Duty order form provides a wealth of choices for virtually any commercial or recreational use. That thing was a power house for thousands less than the diesel option. That being said, it was run hard and was very reliable in my opinion. It did need work though, as the exhaust manifold studs were popping off regularly and only half were left. Those intending to tow with their Super Duty trucks will appreciate Ford's factory-installed TowCommand System. From its enlarged grille to the tailgate, everything on the new Super Duty has been redesigned or aggressively tweaked. We have owned three 5.
Vehicle Details With the debut of the current F-Series, Ford established a benchmark for pickup interiors. Bought it with 60K and sold it with about 90K miles on it. I love my rmz 450 but it's the 05 and while everything is basicly new I'm tempted to go red again at the most you are talking about some head work. To be sure, both Extended and Crew Cabs accommodate passengers quite comfortably, but if you're not regularly hooking up to a 10,000-pound trailer or loading an eight-foot bed with more than a couple of two-by-fours, you've overbought what Ford has overbuilt. I am currently looking at possibly buying a 2004 f450. In the new Super Duty the benchmark is moved upward in available choices, functionality and appointment.
When compared to the previous Super Duty, the grille and hood blister provide the main visual differentiation. Power Stroke Diesel With its 6. Accessing the bed is made easier - and safer - by the why-didn't-they-think-of-this-before tailgate step option. Constituting some 40 percent of Ford's F-Series sales, the Super Duty is intended to secure the most profitable segment of the pickup market. Finally, there's the aforementioned 6. .
I have heard alot of problems with the Ford trucks having problems with spitting out spark plugs,etc. Constituting both interior Chaparral leather and exterior PowerScope mirrors upgrades, the King Ranch enhances over-the-road comfort with material, workmanship and appointment upgrades, adding immeasurably to the Super Duty's attractiveness. I have an 08 crf450r and it has been an amazing bike, it handles good, gots power in every rpm and feels very solid. I'm keen on a Honda and want to leave my Suzuki behind. Functional enhancements include a foldable bed extender, which improves load utility when in place and stays out of the way when not needed. And, unlike some luxury pickups, there's no intention of appealing - overtly - to the Country Club set; this remains a work truck and not a work-in-progress.
But now Ford has created a diesel offering more power 350 horsepower and torque 650 pound-feet , along with a cleaner burn, quieter operation and better throttle response via dual sequential turbos. The expansive grille is for more than simply show - it fronts a confluence of cooling capability for engine, transmission and the intercooler that serves the diesel's two sequential turbochargers. I loved the V10 and wish they had not got rid of it. I was was planning to use it as a sealcoating truck and putting a 550 gallon tank on it. A walk-around with Ford's head of truck design, Pat Schiavone, begins with the grille. In back Ford includes a hitch receiver - matched to each model's capabilities - on every Super Duty, along with seven-pin and four-pin connectors. Never had any issues with the spark plugs.