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New f150 ecoboost with 8 speed auto

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by river rat 69, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. Jun 4, 2011 at 8:58 AM
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    river rat 69

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    NO Chrome,3" NFab's steps,TRD skid,Wet okie's.011 grill, k&n,5100's,All this comes right off when the old lady says let's go get a NEW ONE!!!
    Coming in Aug. what do you think???
     
  2. Jun 4, 2011 at 8:58 AM
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    memario1214

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    I'm sure that it will be a damn good pickup!
     
  3. Jun 4, 2011 at 12:18 PM
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    It'll be interesting to see.
     
  4. Jun 4, 2011 at 12:27 PM
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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    8 speed Auto? Crazy!!
     
  5. Jun 4, 2011 at 12:29 PM
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    do you have any links where it talks about the use with the f150, I can only find where it talks about their new 1.0 3 cylinder
     
  6. Jun 4, 2011 at 12:35 PM
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    No link, was told by dealer last night, 8 speed auto coming in 012 f 150 in Aug. Jim
     
  7. Jun 4, 2011 at 2:56 PM
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    If the new transmission goes in to the F150, I will pick one up for sure.

    Not just Toyota, almost all of the Japanese automakers, have lost that "special feeling" they used to offer. I think it has to do with offering way to many platforms and options.

    I like where Ford is heading, now that they have had what seems like a company wide overhaul.
     
  10. Jun 4, 2011 at 3:47 PM
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  11. Jun 4, 2011 at 3:53 PM
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    That black 4x4 with leather last night was a nice one. going to hold out to see if ford will do a 100 tho. warranty on 012, If so Im sold. Jim
     
  12. Jun 5, 2011 at 4:31 PM
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    8 speed? nice ford is stepping up their game hardcore. good for them. i stick with my yota's though.
     
  13. Jun 7, 2011 at 7:20 AM
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    Ford is making a lot tech. upgrades to their drive trains which is really cool. I just wish we could hear some of this type of news from Toyota. Pretty disappointing that V6 4x4 Tacoma gets very similar mpg to a full size F150. Toyota needs to come to the table quickly with some mpg improvements.

    I'm in the market for a new truck, and I've been holding out for the 2012 Tacoma, with my fingers crossed. ...don't want to but I may have be force to take a look at the Fords.
     
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    Yep, it is a possibility.
     
  16. Jun 7, 2011 at 7:29 AM
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    i think it's a ford, so pass.... :eek:
     
  17. Jun 7, 2011 at 7:43 AM
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    Sounds cool. I kinda see it as a bad thing for some owners. People aready bitch about gear hunting while driving. With more gears it will do it more.

    I think it's funny how transmissions are like razors. Let's just keep adding blades. Well gears in this case.
     
  18. Jun 7, 2011 at 8:45 AM
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    Went to 5 dealers in the last 4 days, up to 9200 off list on a loaded 4x4, also throw in free 5year bumper to bumper.20 k trade for the taco with 42k on it ,365 H.P.,420F.P.T. ,22M.P.G.And can tow 11000lbs.Looks like ford will be kicking alot of ass.....
     
  19. Jun 7, 2011 at 8:49 AM
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    Weigh your options, the turbo is awesome but if you live in a really hilly/mountainous area, your MPGs are going to stay in the low teens. The 5.0L is the well rounded motor.
     
  20. Jun 7, 2011 at 8:55 AM
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    i read somewhere that its not gettin the 8 speed, but is getting a 6 speed automatic. although the f150 sounds like it will be a great buy, u still gotta remember its built by Ford, which will most likely break down before a 1st gen tacoma lol
     
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