1. Joe
    Joe October 5, 2014 at 2:02 pm | | Reply

    I’ve had Fords for 25 years. I slipped up with a Chevy once and it was a mistake. Diesels are another matter. I’ve heard good things about the duramax. but I think its true that an old Fords a good Ford. Way to go. And my ex-wife drove a dodge ram and she drove it about like you’re talking about in this story. and i was glad to see it and her go.

  2. Janet Morocco
    Janet Morocco October 5, 2014 at 9:18 pm | | Reply

    My boyfriend totaled his Tacoma taking a washboarded road just a little too fast just a little too soon after a rainstorm. We gave up pickups for Jeeps after that, which serve our needs better, but still, five years later, every time he hears, thinks, or sees a Toyota pickup, he sighs under his breath: “my god I miss that truck.” Like it was his dog. Or a better, nicer, more forgiving sort of girlfriend.

  3. Andy Shepheard
    Andy Shepheard October 6, 2014 at 5:15 pm | | Reply

    Yeah I agree about the dodges, good drive train and engine, but thats it. I have been driving ford diesels for 12 years, I have overloaded it and towed half way across the US and have had few reliability issues. I had a diesel chevy suburban which always needed work , would blow black smoke and dog for power til I sold it. Another great thing about ford is that they never took bailout money from uncle sam during the recession.

  4. PS
    PS October 9, 2014 at 10:52 am | | Reply

    Dodge guys have attitude? Really? More than other guys have attitude? I’ve been a Dodge guy forever, but mostly in my mind, and only because my uncle Herb was a Dodge mechanic back in the day. When i got my first (and only) Dodge truck, it was a 1967 Power Wagon. It could do anything, and did it all better with at least 500 pounds in the bed. Uncle Herb never saw the truck, but he knew it inside and out from memory. In his memory, i named the truck Uncle H.

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