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That's your only defense to a lack of a column shifting automatic? To down a Chevy?

Brand loyalists kill me.....
Dude i have owned a 2001 Silverado 4x4 4.8 and a 2003 Silverado 5.3 Z71... both had plenty of problems and never impressed me with ride quality. had good power. but next time your steering wheel has a rattle in it, don't be surprised.. it only cost me $1300... F chevy. They have screwed me out of thousands bro... between My Colorado, Silverado's and Cobalt... I'm done... about $6500 Done... all had warranty....
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try to find a supercrew although those are all nice. but DON'T sell the ranger keep that thing. its too nice to put in the hands of another driver lol
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That's your only defense to a lack of a column shifting automatic? To down a Chevy?

Brand loyalists kill me.....
I'm not going to comment on the 4.8 chevy... good luck bro....
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I forgot you are in Ark. I thought that pic looked familiar, I bought mine at Lewis Ford.
DUDE!!!!! you coming to Branson, Mo for the meet!?!?!?!? its in my sig
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Especially chevy loyalists on a Ford site.
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.....i must agree with this thread title though. It has gone insane! to be honest with you, I almost bought a FX4 SuperCrew today I went to look at it but I really can't be throwing money away that fast I gotta get through school haha
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June 18th-21st? If so that is possible.
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My truck is no where in the same class as most of these guys. I just starting to mod it.
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June 18th-21st? If so that is possible.
hell yea!!!! Come to bella vista and caravan with me
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My truck is no where in the same class as most of these guys. I just starting to mod it.
good reason to go! get some ideas from other member's trucks...which may not be a good thing because you will go on a mod frenzy...like i did lol and i have just begun
...im in college so money is tight yet i always end up sneaking out some money from savings haha
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That's your only defense to a lack of a column shifting automatic? To down a Chevy?

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Doesn't have so much to do with brand loyalty I don't think, just that Chevy trucks are piles.


I actually like the center shift more every day. I didn't like it when they first came out but now I love it. It's much smoother to shift between gears, and you can select 1-2-D and then lock/unlock O/D. I downshift to into 2nd a lot of the farm so I don't ride the brakes around. Always hated doing that with column shifters for some reason.
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Yeah Ben I highly recommend the super crew, the amount of room is incredibly. Especially if you and the wifey are thinking about kids anytime soon. Good luck man, its totally worth it!
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Doesn't have so much to do with brand loyalty I don't think, just that Chevy trucks are piles.
don't forget the ugly as sin part
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you have to come through my neck of the woods to get to Branson
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Dude i have owned a 2001 Silverado 4x4 4.8 and a 2003 Silverado 5.3 Z71... both had plenty of problems and never impressed me with ride quality. had good power. but next time your steering wheel has a rattle in it, don't be surprised.. it only cost me $1300... F chevy. They have screwed me out of thousands bro... between My Colorado, Silverado's and Cobalt... I'm done... about $6500 Done... all had warranty....
I won't even tell you how much my FORD has cost me, which is why it's still sitting....broken.

I hate to break it to you, but not every auto manufacturer makes a perfect vehicle. Wait until you put some miles on something, and then tell me you aren't going to have to put money into it. Yeah, maybe you had issues with your previous choices of vehicles. But as I said, no automobile is perfect. Nothing with moving parts is going to be perfect.

I have done my research, and Ford just doesn't fit with me. I hate the interiors, I hate the price of parts, I hate the styling. I don't hate my Ranger, because it's not a new truck. Parts are fairly cheap for it (still not as cheap as an equivalent Chevy or Dodge compact pickup), and I like how it looks. Although, I do like the new style Ranger, the new F150's and super duties just don't do it for me.

But hey, if you like them, that's all that matters. All I said was that floor shifters for an automatic truck are a failure. Cars have floor shifter auto's. If you showed me a picture of a Chevy truck with a floor shifter automatic, I would say the same thing. Same with Dodge. Same with Nissan. Same with Toyota. That is all I said.
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don't forget the ugly as sin part
Square wheel wells sure are good lookin.
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Doesn't have so much to do with brand loyalty I don't think, just that Chevy trucks are piles.
X168, I known a few people have luck with them. (my brother) but most of us have not. Ford f150=caddy of trucks
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Oh and I almost forgot. DO IT!
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Doesn't have so much to do with brand loyalty I don't think, just that Chevy trucks are piles.
Apparently you didn't read the all the posts:

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All Bowties=FAIL... Ford FTMFW!!!!! Sorry bro.... i am a a Ford Lifer Now... No more crap vehicles for me... just FORDS
I believe that is called "brand loyalty".

You guys hate Chevy's, I hate the new Ford full size trucks. End of story. You can call a Chevy a pile all you want, it's not going to change my opinion. And if you don't like it, then ignore it
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The coal company I work for (400+ employees) has a ton of work trucks, probably 50/50 split Chevy/Ford. The Chevy trucks all have the lower valances ripped off, junk hanging from the bottom, rattle like an SOB and have super squishy suspension. The Fords are a hell of a lot tighter, F150's and super duties.
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Its all personal preference, we could argue this until the internet dies.
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X168, I known a few people have luck with them. (my brother) but most of us have not. Ford f150=caddy of trucks
I thought International was the Caddy of trucks?
Oh well, still like the Tundra haha.
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I believe that is called "brand loyalty".

You guys hate Chevy's, I hate the new Ford full size trucks. End of story. You can call a Chevy a pile all you want, it's not going to change my opinion. And if you don't like it, then ignore it
Apparently I did. I wasn't speaking only for him. Don't worry, I will ignore your pro-chevy ford bashing comments on the ford sites.
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Its all personal preference, we could argue this until the internet dies.
Lmao...
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You all want my honest opinion... the 04+ F150's are ****. Sorry, they have yet to wow me. The 09's are better, but I doubt I'll ever own one because I have no liking for a new half ton with luxury accessories. Personally, the only Ford trucks I like from the new ones are the Super Duty's.

1997 when they re-styled the F150, put the mod motor in, did away with small block pushrods... the F150 became a pile of junk.... and still is.

Now, I have a 3/4 ton Ford. Why? Because I choose to drive a Ford. I like Fords, but I don't call myself loyal to em. In all honesty, if I could afford one, I'd love a Dodge Cummins. Halftonwise, I'd take a new Titan or Tundra over a Chevy, Dodge, or Ford. American cars arent made like they used to be.
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