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    12-01-2012, 03:20 PM
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ford 250 v10

Anyone ever had one and what did you think of them for towing?
     
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    12-01-2012, 03:39 PM
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I have a F250 v8 as my primary driving vehicle and my tower. I love my truck! LOVE HER!!!
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    12-01-2012, 04:17 PM
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As much as I love super duties. My v10 was the biggest waste of money. Only had it 2 months. Nice truck, drove nice. Power was decent, but nothin to write home about. And they might hit double digit mpg's on a good day goin downhill with a tailwind. Spend the extra on a diesel if you need a tow rig. You'll more than make up the difference in cost in the long run
     
    12-01-2012, 04:23 PM
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No no no no ....lol....

Had a friend who had one, if you like 6 mpg while towing and 9 mpg unloaded and going down hill, then go for it

Several friends have the F250 with the Diesel, almost twice the mileage and pulls just as well

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    12-01-2012, 04:40 PM
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Trained
Ew that's horrible mileage! My v8 gets 13-15 mpg but now I have a bed cover so I'm curious to see if that changes anything.
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    12-01-2012, 05:17 PM
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Wow Dancing, my V8 gets 20 mpg when I'm not hauling, but it's an F150, not a 250.
     
    12-01-2012, 05:39 PM
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Green Broke
I had an F250- V10, gas not diesel. I liked it, It got 12 MPG, loaded or not.
It could pull down brick buildings in a single pull.
Mechanic ruined it, got water in the fuel injectors. I think, something like that.
It was my company truck.

My current F250, V8, gas gets 10 MPG on a good day, 9 with a trailer,
Would not pull down the lamp post.
     
    12-01-2012, 05:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Speed Racer    
Wow Dancing, my V8 gets 20 mpg when I'm not hauling, but it's an F150, not a 250.
Mine is also 4wd...more stuff to lug around.
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    12-01-2012, 05:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Speed Racer    
Wow Dancing, my V8 gets 20 mpg when I'm not hauling, but it's an F150, not a 250.
comparing apples to oranges. The f250 is a lot heavier, different gearing, etc.
     
    12-01-2012, 06:54 PM
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Originally Posted by ls6firebird    
comparing apples to oranges. The f250 is a lot heavier, different gearing, etc.

Which is why I stated mine was an F150. I know very well that the 250 is a different caliber of vehicle. Plus, hers is a 4X4, which adds even more weight to the truck.

Dancing, since you're more aerodynamic now with the lid, you may save some mpg. I had a tonneau top on my last truck but I bought it that way, so I had nothing to compare it to.
     

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