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  • About smokewagun
    Location
    N. Illinois
    2 Letter State/Province (use "--" for outside USA/
    IL
    Country of Residence
    US
    Make
    Ford
    Model
    F-150
    Year
    2017
    Current Mileage
    0 - 24,999
    Miles per year
    50,000 - 74,999
    Gender
    Male
  • Signature
    2017 Lariat F-250. 6.7L Stroke. High Capacity Tow Package. This Truck's In Between. In Between the last 2016 King Ranch F-150 and the Next 2019 Super Duty. Almost 3 Million Miles Logged.

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  • Last Activity: Yesterday 10:50 PM
  • Join Date: 02-12-2004
  • Referrals: 0

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  1. 12-19-2018 07:55 AM - permalink
    Diesel vs eco boost vs 5.0L. MPG mainly. Never considered the smaller of the two. I did not want to put this answer out in public as I didn't want to get into a long debate over gas vs. diesel price. And some long drawn out formula about it will take you x number of years to get that back. I happen to be in a situation where the big picture budget is watched but the small stuff I can afford.
  2. 03-07-2017 10:41 PM - permalink
    Hey, been seeing your posts about trading your 2016 F150 for a '17 F250 and just wanted you to know I feel your pain! I bought a '16 F150 King Ranch that listed for $66,XXX, paid $57,000 for it, and now 9 months later and 24,000 miles the best trade-in offer I've had is $44,000. Seems absolutely crazy to me! I have a buddy that traded his '16 Platinum that listed for $64,XXX and 44,000 miles and they gave him $44,000 as well. I love the King Ranch, but thinking my next one will be a Platinum just from a resale perspective. This is my first Ford and I'm pretty frustrated about the resale value! I traded Denali Duramax HD's for years for $10 to 12k per year with 40,000 miles. I like the Ford better tho, so I won't go back! Anyways, just wanted to share in your frustration!

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