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Ram 1500 or F-150

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by vtragweed, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. Apr 13, 2009 at 6:25 PM
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    My company is looking to buy 4 new half-ton trucks. ford and dodge both offered us special deals on them, longetivity isnt that big of a deal as we usually sell them when they reach 100k. So, my question of the day now is which one is better ive drove both of them and both ride well and will pull what we need.
     
  2. Apr 13, 2009 at 6:29 PM
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    What does your company do?


    My opinion: Dodge is good for "service" trucks whereas F-150's are good for hauling stuff
     
  3. Apr 13, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    the new 1500 are awesome
     
  4. Apr 13, 2009 at 6:31 PM
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    Dodge is my second choice to Toyota...
     
  5. Apr 13, 2009 at 6:32 PM
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    When I worked for an oilfield supply warehouse, we used Ford F-250s. And we had a Dodge 3500 and 1500.

    I didn't like that 1500 so much cause it sagged like a brother when you loaded it down. But all the other trucks were great. I know that doesn't really pertain to and F-150, but I was getting at how I didn't like the 1500. :)

    ^^ (That was not intended to be a racial comment.)
     
  6. Apr 13, 2009 at 6:32 PM
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    Get ford, I dont like to see a Dodge used as fleet stuff
     
  7. Apr 13, 2009 at 6:35 PM
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    The Ford is what I would choose over the dodge. Other than the Cummins the Dodges aren't built to last or retain resale value.
     
  8. Apr 13, 2009 at 6:35 PM
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    Ford- Doing well. Churning out quality trucks on there own money


    Dodge- Might as well be our trucks. I wouldn't take it though. I dislike Chrysler products with a passion




    What about TUNDRAS?!
     
  9. Apr 13, 2009 at 6:39 PM
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    You dont want to see a tundra used as corporate fleet vehicles, they dont deserve that kind of abuse
     
  10. Apr 13, 2009 at 6:42 PM
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    we use them for farm work and hauling light loads
     
  11. Apr 13, 2009 at 6:43 PM
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    When I worked at a John Deere dealership, we had 3 Tundras. :D All we did was pull trailers with lighter loads.
     
  12. Apr 13, 2009 at 6:44 PM
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    The only Tundras I see in Auburn are usually Charter cable trucks.
     
  13. Apr 13, 2009 at 6:45 PM
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    Well Dodge is perfect!!!:p It can only handle light loads and it used to be carrying manure!!! :laugh:
     
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    :rolleyes:
    ..................:rolleyes:
     
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