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I haven't really posted in a while, so I decided to share a little story.

So today, i went into my school's bookstore to look at some magazines and to see if i can extend my work hours. I ALWAYS go to the automotive magazine section first. Anyways, picked up a Motortrend (i'm pretty sure) and saw something on the bottom "Towing Trucks"... so i flipped to the back to glance over the article. Anyways, it was a comparison between the disel trucks of each company: Ford, Chevy, Dodge. These are the big trucks... i.e. F350. So 3rd was Dodge, which was quite surprising IMO. And first? yup! Ford F350... Pretty cool :D Also, at the end of the article, there was this section showing the new trucks.. the "future" trucks.. and turns out.. Dodge is going to have a Ram with a "nearly invisible" "powerful" winch.. that sounds pretty cool.. ok, just a little story, kinda pointless.. but yay for Ford!
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yup motortrend does that every year and Ford one a couple years ago too, cause bascaiully they said.. when you buy a truck like that, it's ok that some of the creature comforts aren't there... because it was made to HAUL a load, not make you feel all warm and cushy.

I remember motortrend doing the same thing with the Lightning, SS Silverrado and the RT/10. Ford won in that too cause the RT/10 cost so damn much.
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yup motortrend does that every year and Ford one a couple years ago too, cause bascaiully they said.. when you buy a truck like that, it's ok that some of the creature comforts aren't there... because it was made to HAUL a load, not make you feel all warm and cushy.

I remember motortrend doing the same thing with the Lightning, SS Silverrado and the RT/10. Ford won in that too cause the RT/10 cost so damn much.
yup, i remember reading that too, and that the SS is "underpower"
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But the SS is AWD and comes in different cab configurations, couldn't do that on the Dodge or Ford (although Dodge is adding other cab configurations to the R/T). GM meant to grab the market the the other trucks neglected.
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The SS doesn't come in different cab configurations...
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You're right, different than regular cab is what I mean. Some people avoid the lightning because it is a regular cab.
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well they can just buy a harley than :D
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WTF???

My next truck is gonna be a Reg Cab Turbo Diesel F250 "if they make it"


They look soooo bad ***....
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