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Old 06-16-2017, 09:30 PM   #11
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Nah. It turns 2500 rpm at 75. Half ton 5.3L trucks aren't much lighter than mine but they have way taller gearing and get 18 is on the hwy. The duramax adds a lot of weight.
Half tons are something like a thousand pounds lighter. C-channel frames and thinner steel. Looks like the dmax adds 1500lbs or so on top.
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Old 06-17-2017, 12:55 AM   #12
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Great truck, good luck with sale...
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Old 06-17-2017, 10:10 AM   #13
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Half tons are something like a thousand pounds lighter. C-channel frames and thinner steel. Looks like the dmax adds 1500lbs or so on top.
The extra weight might affect city fuel economy a bit but not highway.
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Old 06-18-2017, 05:21 PM   #14
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Old 06-18-2017, 11:02 PM   #15
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Nice. Quick sale.

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Old 06-18-2017, 11:33 PM   #16
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Cool beans. Nothing like good value and clear, easy transaction.
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Old 06-19-2017, 06:32 AM   #17
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Friend of a friend replacing her existing truck. Selling cheap stuff is usually easy and this was no exception
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Old 06-19-2017, 11:03 AM   #18
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Congrats on the sale; my wife was also pretty interested in it for towing her horse short distances but her trailer needs a lot of work before it belongs on the road with an animal in it. I'm still afraid to get a real truck because it might make me do stupid things to my car if I knew I could trailer it places.
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Old 06-19-2017, 11:07 AM   #19
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Congrats on the sale; my wife was also pretty interested in it for towing her horse short distances but her trailer needs a lot of work before it belongs on the road with an animal in it. I'm still afraid to get a real truck because it might make me do stupid things to my car if I knew I could trailer it places.
I've trailered stock cars all over the place. If nothing else, it's great for having a comfy place stocked with dry clothes and food.
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I've trailered stock cars all over the place. If nothing else, it's great for having a comfy place stocked with dry clothes and food.
Haha, I do it a little different, although I could put stuff in the Focus.

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