I bought this truck after a fleet retired it at 115k. It pulled a 14,000lb trailer every day before I bought it. I did have to rebuild the trans at 190k. But nothing else. I have the peppy 5.8L, and at 255k it will still pull a full size van on the trailer at 65mph and not slow on the hills. MPG 14-16, no matter what. The body is rusty now but from the drivers seat the truck still feels new. I love my big white beast. Way better truck that my '02 c2500 Chevy. I only wish Ford still made this exact truck!
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This truck has a real quality problem
and is poorly engineered as a work
vehicle. From day one, the front
brakes would stick. Ford could never
fix them. From 40K miles,
leaks sprang up everywhere; valve
guides, main seal, A/C compressor, rear
axle, pinion seal, clutch slave
cylinder, master cylinder, and a rusted
gas tank. The engine bay is cluttered
and hard to work on. The fuel filter
is in a bad spot for replacement. Very
poor torque from a standing start.
Many other problems that seem to be the
result of Ford trying new ideas and
materials that didn't work out.
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