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Old 01-25-2008, 10:30 PM
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i need some dirt on chevy/dodge

so everybody at my school is a chevy guy/girl of course they all say ford sucks, and i always retaliate with "well chevy uses izuzu engines that dont pass quality control," but i need some cold hard facts that ford is better. like statistics, or known facts like 70s chevys rust out because of the whole 3 panel fender thing.

i fugure this is the best place to find answers so here it goes.
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Like as in it doesn't matter which brand or even country of origin they are all junk type of stuff?
Yes as a mechanic that was always my answer to that question honestly they all have good and bad.
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I cant figure that one out either. Nobody ever says Chevies suck. Just look at the Ford vs the competion threads. I think we all agree on here that ford has the truck out there bar none. An they all have there lemons no matter waht the brand.
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Just search Youtube. There is hours of entertainment making each truck look like they are bulletproof.
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Give up it's all OPINION when you get right down to it it's just personal prefrence. Full sized trucks are on apretty level playing feild and have been for years.

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, or known facts like 70s chevys rust out because of the whole 3 panel fender thing.

OK but what about the dissapearing cab mounts on 70's Fords. They sell aftermarket replacments for a reason.

The fact is NO trucks from the 70's are particularly rust resistant. The corrosion resistant steels simply weren't avalible back then..

ALL brand X vs brand Y do is proove how little both parties know about vehicles.
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For starters you could show them the frame test and bed ounce on youtube.
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Let them know that Fords dominate in towing and hauling, and that they outsell chevy every year.
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And a few years ago they sold half if not more than all trucks sold.
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Just ignore em. Who gives a s**t what they think
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i don't consider myself just a ford truck person but a truck person in general. i will take great appreciating in a 1970 chevy as much as a 2008 ford.

i like some more than others and like fords above all but to me all trucks are pretty cool in some way or another. with exceptions of course.
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Let them know that Fords dominate in towing and hauling, and that they outsell chevy every year.
Sure they do and I just saw a penguin fly.
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pull up in your ford with about 3000-4000 pounds in your box, then they will realize you could basically put a small tractor or average car in your box, show them that built ford tough stands strong and true
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pull up in your ford with about 3000-4000 pounds in your box, then they will realize you could basically put a small tractor or average car in your box, show them that built ford tough stands strong and true
yeah basicly no guy who owns a chevy/dodge can do that, let them know GMC = Gay Mans Chevy, tell them about frame flex while off road.
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Looks like someone's agreeing with them-self...

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