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Old 01-12-2018, 08:35 PM
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My new 2018 Lightning Blue XLT 3.5EB

Man, I love this truck! I've played with powerstrokes and V8 half tons but this thing is awesome. Tons of power, Tq and the mileage is great. I'm getting 17.9 in town with moderate driving. I've already put Maxfloormat's in it and am considering lifting it. I tow 2 RZR's on a tongue heavy trailer at a total of 5000lbs as well as my hot rods at the same weight total so I don't know about the lift yet. Maybe a leveling kit with 33's and a helper bag setup. We'll see.
I have read about the oil catch cans for these engines but read on a site that the 2018 was improved with a high and low pressure fuel injection system to alleviate the buildup concern from previous models. Any truth to this?
I've towed 2 different midsized cars on my trailer with it and there was no hesitation and I really didn't feel the drag. It was just like being in my old modified 7.3 trucks again. I love this thing.


 
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That's one great looking truck. I hope you enjoy it as much as I have my new 2018 F-150 Platinum FX4.
 
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Congrats & good luck with the new ride..
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Thumbs up New Truck!!!

Very Nice Looking Truck, Hope you have Many years of Enjoyment, That Color really stands out!!!
 
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Thanks guys. I love the truck. Was looking at a carry over platinum and my wife brought me to reality. I'm a dirty boy so leather wouldn't do me well. Plus I got confused with all those features. Even with a Masters degree I can't see myself figuring some of them out so I just went for a look I like and gave up those features. I'm glad I did and got this.
 
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Hell, I don't even use all of the functions on my XLT.
 
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Very Nice, My Favorite color!!
 
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nice truck. i'm looking at getting me the same exact truck here really soon and great to hear how nice it tows as I plan on getting a boat after I get the truck. hope all goes well with it.
 
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I love those wheels, they remind me of the 04 Lightning wheels.
 
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