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Old 11-14-2018, 09:52 PM   #1
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For you guys who have had the new 17+ super dutyís with the 6.7 for a while what do yíall think about them? Starting to kick around the idea
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Old 11-14-2018, 10:19 PM   #2
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32k on my 17’ F-350. Love it so far, but it’s a diesel guzzler.
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Old 11-14-2018, 10:34 PM   #3
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I like mine. It'll run and that 48gal tank is NICE. I did the 1000 miles to Gregory, SD last summer on a tank and half of diesel. That will spoil you.
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Old 11-14-2018, 10:40 PM   #4
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I like mine. It'll run and that 48gal tank is NICE. I did the 1000 miles to Gregory, SD last summer on a tank and half of diesel. That will spoil you.
Gregory will spoil you, especially if you are pheasant hunting.
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Old 11-14-2018, 10:41 PM   #5
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Gregory will spoil you, especially if you are pheasant hunting.
I love it up there. I'll be going in early January this year. Colder than a well digger's butt.
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Old 11-14-2018, 10:45 PM   #6
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Love mine. I get 14-15 in town and 19+ interstate. I drove from LaPryor to quitman on a tank with 99 to E! Been my favorite truck so far
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Old 11-14-2018, 10:46 PM   #7
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Love mine! 2018 F-350
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Old 11-14-2018, 11:05 PM   #8
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35k on my ‘17 F250. Leveled with 35s, stepping up to 37s in a few weeks. Love it a lot more than my ‘15 F250.
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Old 11-14-2018, 11:07 PM   #9
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Old 11-14-2018, 11:23 PM   #10
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50K on my 17 F-250. Loved every minute of it. I put 110 on a 13 with the same drivetrain and sold it to a buddy. His son has been driving it since then. Still going strong.

The 6.7 is a stud motor. I love the power. Wish mine had Curt’s 48gal tank though.
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Old 11-14-2018, 11:27 PM   #11
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My only regret is not deleting mine from day one. I waited til 10k miles to do it. I guess technically I couldn’t have deleted right away, as they didn’t come out with the delete tunes until I had a few k miles on it. Doing it over now I’d have it ripped off before the first tank of fuel was empty.
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Old 11-14-2018, 11:29 PM   #12
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How are they in mud? Tell the truth because I know
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Old 11-14-2018, 11:45 PM   #13
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I had a 2012 f-350 and I loved it. I love my duramax now but it’s a dually and I don’t need it anymore. Wanting to get back in a single wheel ford.
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Old 11-14-2018, 11:46 PM   #14
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How are they in mud? Tell the truth because I know


Mine did pretty good today, I was pleasantly surprised, although it was an expensive clean up..







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Old 11-15-2018, 08:37 AM   #15
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How are they in mud? Tell the truth because I know
Probably like most other Superduty's...they'll get stuck on a cow terd. That front end is HEAVY.
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Old 11-15-2018, 08:42 AM   #16
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Old 11-15-2018, 10:44 AM   #17
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Probably like most other Superduty's...they'll get stuck on a cow terd. That front end is HEAVY.
You got that right. I had to pull mine out with my 1/2 ton GMC. And, the Ford is also a 4 WD. Sinks like a lead terd.
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Old 11-15-2018, 10:50 AM   #18
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My 04’ off road wasn’t bad for what it was

My 08’ was useless off road. I got stuck with back tires on pavement and that’s the only time I’ve had 4x4 stuck

My 17’ with street tires is by far seemingly the most capable off road... just remember to turn the traction control OFF!!!!!
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Old 11-15-2018, 10:54 AM   #19
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thatís the only time Iíve had 4x4 stuck

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Old 11-15-2018, 11:08 AM   #20
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My 2002 7.3 running strong, showroom looks. I take pride in her.
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Old 11-15-2018, 11:26 AM   #21
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Old 11-15-2018, 11:27 AM   #22
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Alright..... What app is that?

Could be awesome for budgeting
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Old 11-15-2018, 11:29 AM   #23
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Alright..... What app is that?

Could be awesome for budgeting
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Old 11-15-2018, 01:19 PM   #24
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Love my 2017 with 42K on it. Just better know your limitations in the mud or this will happen.
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Old 11-15-2018, 06:47 PM   #25
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Nice!!! I try to stay away from the mud so I won’t get stuck and so I don’t have to wash it lol
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Old 11-17-2018, 12:49 PM   #26
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Love mine. 2017 F350 drw. 48 gal tank. . Average 13-14 mpg all stock
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Old 11-18-2018, 11:18 AM   #27
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Old 11-19-2018, 12:41 PM   #28
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Old 11-19-2018, 12:52 PM   #29
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Love mine. 2017 F350 drw. 48 gal tank. . Average 13-14 mpg all stock
So none of yíall are having trouble with the fuel gauge like I am? I have the 48 gallon tank on my 2017 F-350 and if my gauge was in this position, it would say over 500 miles till empty 😳. Have to pay close attention so i donít run out of fuel. Need to take it in to be fixed. Only have 7500 miles on it. Other than that, I love it
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Old 11-19-2018, 01:17 PM   #30
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So none of yíall are having trouble with the fuel gauge like I am? I have the 48 gallon tank on my 2017 F-350 and if my gauge was in this position, it would say over 500 miles till empty . Have to pay close attention so i donít run out of fuel. Need to take it in to be fixed. Only have 7500 miles on it. Other than that, I love it


No havenít had that issue with mine
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Old 11-19-2018, 03:50 PM   #31
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31k on my '17 f250. average 16.7 overall in Austin traffic.
About to start looking into a delete package although it runs like a scolded ape bone stock.
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Old 11-19-2018, 04:08 PM   #32
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I know you asked about the '17 but, I have a '15 F250 long bed crew 4x4 with the 6.7. At just under 61K miles I have averaged 14.78 mpg (real number based on mileage and $ spent). My cost per mile (including all services and fuel) is $0.213
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Old 11-20-2018, 11:16 PM   #33
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I know you asked about the '17 but, I have a '15 F250 long bed crew 4x4 with the 6.7. At just under 61K miles I have averaged 14.78 mpg (real number based on mileage and $ spent). My cost per mile (including all services and fuel) is $0.213
Thatís not too bad! I had a 12 f350 before this last truck and I want to get back in a ford again but if Iím going to I want to be in the new body!
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Old 11-21-2018, 06:35 AM   #34
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35k on my Ď17 F250. Leveled with 35s, stepping up to 37s in a few weeks. Love it a lot more than my Ď15 F250.


Iíve got a 17 250 as well. Bought in March. Was thinking of a 2Ē level on the front, then 295ís or actual 35ís.

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Old 11-21-2018, 07:31 AM   #35
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Have a 17 350 and the ride is terrible. Much rather drive the 06 350.
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Old 11-21-2018, 08:36 AM   #36
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I have a 17' 250 with 58k miles.

like has been mentioned its a diesel hog, when I leveled it and put 35's on it the computer reports 13.5-14.2 mpg empty.


Ton of power, I love the truck. Offroad its fair for what it is, but I try and avoid mud because even a little bit of it is a butt pucker. I got stuck in 4wd in 3" of mud on a slight uphill grade.....truck would not go forward and I could not go in reverse. neighbor went thru it in a 2wd tundra.


I drive a ton of miles and for what I do its the most capable truck, I pull a 4k lb trailer behind me for hundreds of miles about 4 times a week and would not have wanted to do that with a 1/2 ton gasser
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Old 11-21-2018, 09:39 AM   #37
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I’ve got a 17 250 as well. Bought in March. Was thinking of a 2” level on the front, then 295’s or actual 35’s.

What amount of level did you do up front?



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I did an Icon 2.5” level with piggyback reservoir 2.5” shocks front and rear. So 2.5” front and nothing in the rear. 35s look small now, but my plan has been 37s all along. I’ve got 35x12.50r17 Toyo MT as well.

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Old 11-21-2018, 09:46 AM   #38
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2019 1500 miles so far and love it. Put 283000 on 2008 super duty loved it also but this 2019 is really nice lots of Getty up!!!
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Old 11-21-2018, 09:56 AM   #39
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have 5 of the new ones in my fleet and I drive a F250 2017 and they are absolute work horses. My F250 is best towing truck Ford has ever made and I own a gob of Fords.
Hell I have two 1997 models still going strong 7.3 baby!
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Old 11-21-2018, 09:58 AM   #40
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I have a 17' 250 with 58k miles.

like has been mentioned its a diesel hog, when I leveled it and put 35's on it the computer reports 13.5-14.2 mpg empty.


Ton of power, I love the truck. Offroad its fair for what it is, but I try and avoid mud because even a little bit of it is a butt pucker. I got stuck in 4wd in 3" of mud on a slight uphill grade.....truck would not go forward and I could not go in reverse. neighbor went thru it in a 2wd tundra.


I drive a ton of miles and for what I do its the most capable truck, I pull a 4k lb trailer behind me for hundreds of miles about 4 times a week and would not have wanted to do that with a 1/2 ton gasser


You might know this, but turn off that traction control and stability feature. The truck loses all power if those features are on in the mud.
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Old 11-21-2018, 10:46 AM   #41
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I drive a 15 F250 and I wonít ever be driving anything but a super duty again. I left from a 99 7.3 (stupid move) to an F150. F150 was a great truck til I hit 100k. Went back to the super duty and never looked back!


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Old 11-21-2018, 11:14 AM   #42
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I saw one of those new Ford Ranger double cabs the other day and it looked just like a Toyota Tacoma nock off.
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Old 11-21-2018, 12:23 PM   #43
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You might know this, but turn off that traction control and stability feature. The truck loses all power if those features are on in the mud.
Yes all traction controls were off in 4 low with rear axle locked.

If I would have aired my tires down to 30 psi it would have gone forward but with 65 lbs in a street terrain all the tires just spun
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Old 11-21-2018, 02:08 PM   #44
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I have a 2018 F-250SD with 14k on it. These trucks are bad ***. Ford knocked it out of the park with the 6.7.
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31k on my '17 f250. average 16.7 overall in Austin traffic.
About to start looking into a delete package although it runs like a scolded ape bone stock.


This is where I got mine done

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Old 11-21-2018, 03:29 PM   #46
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Old 11-21-2018, 05:20 PM   #48
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I did an Icon 2.5Ē level with piggyback reservoir 2.5Ē shocks front and rear. So 2.5Ē front and nothing in the rear. 35s look small now, but my plan has been 37s all along. Iíve got 35x12.50r17 Toyo MT as well.


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Old 11-21-2018, 05:56 PM   #49
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Probably like most other Superduty's...they'll get stuck on a cow terd. That front end is HEAVY.
This is so true !!!
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