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My Next Truck Will Be a Ford 6.4.

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by JD Dave, Jan 23, 2009.

  1. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,046

  2. mike psd

    mike psd PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,028

    fords been doing for that a long time vans and cut away chassis especially . 25,5 hrs thats flying . its a flawed system for sure
     
  3. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,046

    Prettty cool vid though.
     
  4. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    Another reason to Dodge CTD and not a Ford
     
  5. Sweetpete

    Sweetpete Senior Member
    Messages: 325

    I'd have to agree. What a hassle. And I'm a Ford guy. I'll stick to the gas engines for now.
     
  6. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    Just think what something like that would cost after the warrenty is out. :dizzy:
     
  7. farmerkev

    farmerkev Senior Member
    Messages: 849

    For big or major repairs, I could see that beeing okay. You wouldnt need to lift it for most repairs. But I put a 3 inch body lift on my chevy, and the engine sits 3" lower than the body know, and it makes it a pain working on many things.
     
  8. creativedesigns

    creativedesigns PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,929

    I knew JD Dave had a "soft side" for FORD's! lol :p Wait until the scorpion diesels come out tho, they're supposed to be better tech than the powerstroke.:nod:
     
  9. exmark1

    exmark1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,321

    I would NEVER own one of those out of warranty! WOW that looks like a pain.
     
  10. musclecarboy

    musclecarboy 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,303

    LOL Dave you're a character.

    And the guy said that was to just replace a fuel line!! Imagine the out of warranty repair costs!!
     
  11. Dustball

    Dustball Senior Member
    Messages: 274

    And the high pressure fuel pump
     
  12. swtiih

    swtiih PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,179

    I bought an 08 f250 at the end of the summer. I have owned Ford trucks with nothing but diesels for the last 20 years and have been satisfied. When I learned that working on the 6.4L required pulling the cab I didn't want any part of that. I went with the gas motor.
    The potential for problems was not worth it for my situation.
     
  13. ducatirider944

    ducatirider944 Senior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 469

    lol, High pressure fuel pump and 2 injectors at 115k miles, bargian price $3100.00 and yes, I know
     
  14. NICHOLS LANDSCA

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,310

    Just think when the trucks get rusty. But I'm sure all the bolts have plenty of antiseize on them from the factory:rolleyes: You guys better get under your trucks now and put Fluid Flim or something on those cab mounts and whatever else
     
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2009
  15. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    so you might want to change your signature to FORD trucks and John Deere tractors.
     
  16. Triple L

    Triple L PlowSite Fanatic
    from Canada
    Messages: 5,988

    i dont know... when i can pick up a fully loaded 08 extended cab diesel up for 36K brand new..... its got me thinking............... expecially when the sticker price on the door says 53.... but i have to agree, that body lift sucks!
     
  17. Triple L

    Triple L PlowSite Fanatic
    from Canada
    Messages: 5,988

    no no, ford truck, new holland tractors :D if ones gonna be blue then both have to be blue ;)
     
  18. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    hahaha i think kubota tractors but new holland/ford is good to me.