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08-10-2008, 06:58 PM #1
No More Fords- New in PA
Hello all. After four Ford Truck in a row I just bought a Chevy.
Had a nice 2000 Ford F150 4X4 STD cab long bed with a 4.6L v-8 auto. The Mrs. & the dog didn't like the standard cab or the height off the ground. Hated the lack of power and the 13 to 15 mpg too. (not to mention a $1600 trans job. $400 to repair the exhaust manifolds and studs and two starters in the 26K I owned it) Traded the Ford in on my 2002 Silverado Extended cab LS 2 wheel drive. Indigo Blue. 4.8L V-8 auto. 85K on it, pretty clean. Drives great! 17.8 MPG on first tank of gas. Only cracked 17MPG twice in four years with the Ford.2013 Chevy Silverado LT Ext. Cab 4X4 5.3L Ruby Red Metallic
08-10-2008, 08:43 PM #2
congrats on the switch from the ford and welcome!!PETE
95 GMC Sierra 2500
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1999 Jeep Cherokee, 3" Rustys lift, 33" BFG MT's, locked, armored: Rolled :(
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08-11-2008, 01:24 AM #3
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Welcome to the site and congrat's on the new truck! Yes, I switched back to Chevy from a '02 Super Crew, no regrets!
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08-11-2008, 02:04 AM #4
a great mechanic i know said some very wise words.
"the nice thing about a ford is its easy to work on, the bad thing is your always working on it."
he also said
"a chevy is just easy to work on"
welcome to the family :D
08-11-2008, 05:36 AM #5
to the forum!!Matt
2005 Silverado 1500 LS Crew Cab 5.3L 2WD
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08-11-2008, 03:25 PM #6
Welcome to the sitePeter Smet
08-11-2008, 07:05 PM #7
i am a chevy man at heart, but there is a little room in there for ford's.... welcome to the family!98 Z71 x-pipe and Magnaflow XL 3 mufflers
08 Lancer GTS
06 Honda 919 Hornet
08-11-2008, 07:56 PM #8
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Haha, if only half the ford guys knew what they were missing in the GM world.
Congratuations! and Welcome.
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