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Hi everyone! I'm new here and thinking about switching to the duramax. I've currently got a F-250 that is giving me some grief. Ford still has major issues with the 6.0. Anyway, I'm here doing research trying to make my mind up on a duramax.
 

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Welcome to the place. I have 3 friends that have dumped their furds and never been happyer:D . Can't hurt to try it
 

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Welcome

I'm here doing research trying to make my mind up on a duramax.
First of all :welcome: to the forum.

I think you'll find lots of information here that is useful.

I've never owned a Ford, but my wife loves her Mercury Cougar... ):h

If you decide to purchase a new truck do some research before going to the dealer... Use the following...

http://www.gmbuypower.com/homePage.bp?

http://www.cudirect.com/

http://www.kbb.com/

to get "Pricing" and "Insight"... Before you talk to the salesman...

And "Post Questions" HERE for some Good Advice...

Have fun and "Enjoy the Ride"... :exactly:
 

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I just got rid of my 05 6.0 and bought an 03 LB7 dmax/allison. No comparison to whatever that F350 was called. Go dmax and never look back.
 

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First of all :welcome: to the forum.

I think you'll find lots of information here that is useful.

I've never owned a Ford, but my wife loves her Mercury Cougar... ):h

If you decide to purchase a new truck do some research before going to the dealer... Use the following...

http://www.gmbuypower.com/homePage.bp?

http://www.cudirect.com/

http://www.kbb.com/

to get "Pricing" and "Insight"... Before you talk to the salesman...

And "Post Questions" HERE for some Good Advice...

Have fun and "Enjoy the Ride"... :exactly:

Thanks for the welcome. Currently I've got a dealer willing to sell me a duramax at invoice minus the rebate. That sounds fair enough to me plus they are going to give me kbb trade in value in good condition for my truck. What do you guys think?
 

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I think it would be a wise move, heard a lot of horror stories about the power stroke. There is a guy at the dealership where I bought my truck who owns a furd PS and his truck had a list of things wrong with it that is to long to list. His truck is always in the shop. Not saying GM'S trucks are perfect but from what I hear the PS is a bad motor:eek::
 

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buy the dmax......you wont be sorry.....
 

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Welcome, Haven't had any trouble with mine.
 

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IMO, most Ford owner bought the truck for the body looks. It is already lifted and has a built-in Brake Controller. I almost bought one until I found this Forum. Again this is JMHO. :ro)
BTW, I own a Ford truck trouble free with 52k miles. It is in my sig.
 

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Welcome, I also have friends that have made the switch. Most seem pretty happy.
 

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IMO, most Ford owner bought the truck for the body looks. It is already lifted and has a built-in Brake Controller. I almost bought one until I found this Forum. Again this is JMHO. :ro)
BTW, I own a Ford truck trouble free with 52k miles. It is in my sig.
True, I have always liked the looks of the SD trucks I'm just tired of the under powered problematic 6.0.
 

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Do you have towing coverage??

I sure hope you have GOOD towing coverage! I have been reading about owners sueing Ford over the drivetrain! 58 settled as of 9-05. I have also read that the Powerstroke has lost Ford half a billion since they started with it in April 02. Now they are going to replace it with a 6.4 soonest! Meanwhile GM can't get enough engines to satisfy demand without any huge amount of money lost over the engine since it's '01 start date. I would dump the Ford real quick.
 

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