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Old 12-25-2017, 02:03 PM   #11
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We're not currently in the market, but our next vehicle purchase is a common topic of discussion in this household...... but hopefully I've provided some food for thought. I'm at least glad to see that I'm not the only one that struggles with this!
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Old 02-06-2018, 09:55 AM   #12
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Mornin guys just wanted to update you that after really thinking about the feedback members gave me I ended up buying a 2007 F150 supercrew 5.4 v8 4x4 xlt mechanic owned with shell and new all terrains ko2’s for $9,600.00 member carringb got the F150 bouncing around my skull and since this is the first 4x4 I will have since high school 34 years ago I will need to re-learn driving offroad and it will no doubtedly have pinstripes from bushes etc i thought with this price range I wouldn’t feel the guilt of a $40k rig I’m bouncing around and leaves me about $10-k for some decent suspension.it was a daily driver with no offroad use,not one scratch on factory skid plates,suspension,frame etc.only towing it saw was a small utility trailer to pick up firewood etc.guy is retired now and has a small car.
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Old 02-06-2018, 10:01 AM   #13
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It has some goofy Monroe coil overs and some stink bug butt that will be addressed.doug kept detailed maintenance log/receipts,no leaks,interior like new and the the supercrew with electric windows will keep my wife and dog happy!! I will go to the local desert for a shakedown run before my one week camping trip to Baja Mexico starting 2/17 for some offroad/beach camping.
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Old 02-08-2018, 09:30 PM   #14
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Good choice! Raptor is tough to beat as a desert go fast truck from the factory. If sand blasting isnít your thing, the 150 will be great!
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Old 03-02-2018, 11:54 PM   #15
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Good choice! Raptor is tough to beat as a desert go fast truck from the factory. If sand blasting isnít your thing, the 150 will be great!
Thx bud! For phase one the F150 will be just fine...
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Old 03-03-2018, 12:14 AM   #16
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Hey e-body just wanted to update you,made it to Baja mexico and back,San Felipe,Gonzaga bay,Bahia de Los Angeles,San Borgia mission,Guerro negro & San Ignacio.my wife got lucky and was able to pet some whales.the truck worked awesome,I changed all fluids with amsoil before I left,trans,diffs,transfer case & engine oil.i also got 4 new black wheels on sale for a $100 ea and bought two extra all terrains k-o2.a smittybuilt rack & some Fox 2.0 shocks.mexico is beautiful and the people & food were great.if anybody is doin some local off-roading let me know and I’ll see if I can make it,thx
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Old 03-03-2018, 12:21 AM   #17
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Sorry mission pic is googled my girl took most of the pics & I havenít gone through them yet,this was our crew of rigs
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Old 03-03-2018, 12:30 AM   #18
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Hereís a couple more
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Nice photos. Your route is pretty much the exact same one we did in November after the 1000. The mission was pretty cool too..................
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