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Just drove an EB F150...

And I was very impressed. I drove one about a year and a half ago during their test drive event, and this one drove home the impressions that I got back then.

It's a freaking animal! I've had a 6.4L and a 6.7L diesel Super Duty since my last F150 and I liked the way this drove much better. The low end power with virtually no turbo lag really put a smile on my face. My relatively light-footed test drive achieved only about 15.5 MPGs on the rural highway drive, but I would guess that this would improve as it got broken in.

I may be joining the EB club in the next year or two.
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And I was very impressed. I drove one about a year and a half ago during their test drive event, and this one drove home the impressions that I got back then.

It's a freaking animal! I've had a 6.4L and a 6.7L diesel Super Duty since my last F150 and I liked the way this drove much better. The low end power with virtually no turbo lag really put a smile on my face. My relatively light-footed test drive achieved only about 15.5 MPGs on the rural highway drive, but I would guess that this would improve as it got broken in.

I may be joining the EB club in the next year or two.
Welcome Tom!

If you're still pulling a heavy trailer an HD F-150 with an EB is a common piece of equipment. You'll likely have to order a beast like that.
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Don't expect the MPG to blow you away, its not that much better than previous models of F150's... However, the power and thrill of driving it makes it a worthwhile purchase
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