2019 Chevy truck reveiled.

Discussion in 'Washington Fishing Reports' started by Ducky Duckworth, Dec 22, 2017.

  1. Cohoho

    Cohoho I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    Hahaha!
     
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  2. Captain Decent

    Captain Decent I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    After the 6.0 and 6.4 ford shouldn't have been able to legally sell another diesel. BUT, they nailed it with the 6.7.
     
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  3. Fog Ducker!

    Fog Ducker! Misanthropical member

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    Oh Crap, another mines bigger than yours thread!

    Ducker!
     
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  4. cohotr

    cohotr Member

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    Just pulled the trigger and bought the 2018 3500 HD
     
  5. Ducky Duckworth

    Ducky Duckworth Well-Known "Member"

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    I'm in the market for a diesel 2500 in the next year. I've been debating the 3500 also. Anyone understand why a 2500 and 3500 have the same tow capacity on a hitch?
     
  6. aknelson

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    One reason is You cant change the gear ratio unless you get a dually.. At least it was that way when i ordered my Ram.
     
  7. WaterOps

    WaterOps JUST A HO

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    Terry good seeing you at the dealer, good looking truck. I thought my daughter would never fine a car she would like.
     
  8. Cohoho

    Cohoho I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    I think just payload, my reason was I got a better deal on the 3500 than I could on a 2500.
     
  9. TwoTapPat

    TwoTapPat Oh ya that's jazzy

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    You know the rules. Pictures or it's BS.
     
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  10. Blackfish

    Blackfish Fishing, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.

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    LOL


    they are thinking about it.
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  11. Blackfish

    Blackfish Fishing, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.

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  12. Area13

    Area13 That's gonna leave a mark!

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    Same gears, same engine, very little tongue weight at the hitch, just pulling. 3500 gives you more payload in the bed if you ever throw a camper back there or a little more gravel. I suggest to ALWAYS get the F350/3500. Not much price difference, better payload, better resale.
     
  13. KimH

    KimH Someday I'll live the dream.

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    Yup!!!! Also might as will make it a dually. If you ever stick a camper on the back of a truck the dually makes a huge difference in feel plus you get a lot more exercise as you'll end up parking further out in the lots.
     
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  14. Ducky Duckworth

    Ducky Duckworth Well-Known "Member"

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    I've been leaning toward the 3500. I think you just made up my mind.
     
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  15. BiggestT

    BiggestT I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    So my son bought a 2017 F250 with 6.7 diesel. It’s a 4 door with 4wd. He still has my ‘73 Bronco which we’ll work on finishing the restoration. He has a ‘94 diesel Suburban K2500 that he’s keeping. Point being that he not a fixated Ford vs Chevy guy.

    I was surprised at the F250 purchase and asked if he looked at the Chevy. He said that he did and that the interior was smaller, making it harder to put the baby seats in.

    I asked him if he had done his homework on the 6.7. He said that he had and generally they were fine if they were not chipped. The older turbos were smaller and had ceramic bearings that proved to be problematic when the trucks were turned up with a chip. The only other issue is that Ford’s design continues to require full removal of the Cab for major engine work. So I’ll let him be the guinea pig.

    He works for our neighbor as an environmental engineer doing Phase 2 testing. Neighbor’s son just blew a timing chain on his F150 at 200K miles. Inspired by my son’s purchase, he came back with the same truck but in a F350. So now I have two guinea pigs and two trucks to tow my Conch27. I feel like the Po Man with my ‘99 K2500 diesel Suburban.

    My understanding is that GM completely upgraded all the internal components of the Duramax. Forged everything to make it more robust. The only part aluminum on the Duramax are the cylinder heads.
     
  16. Chtucker

    Chtucker Lowe boat denter

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    I think all three now require the cab to come off for anything substantial.

    I hate Ford. BUT the 2017 towing imrpovements (Frame, fully integrated 3” reciever hitch, 5th wheel/goosneck prep, trailer camera/TPMS) are gane changers. 20k hitch with no weight distribution required.

    That is huge for boat towing.
     
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  17. BiggestT

    BiggestT I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    If so, that would be a major bummer.

    I'm looking at replacing the NP246 transfer case in mine. 215K miles and it's stuck in 4 Hi. Encoder motor is out. Might as well get a reman unit with the pump rub fix already done. Pulling the case this week.

    The '99 K2500 Suburban is an oldie but goodie. Easy to work on. Not much invested in it. No payments. Until I build that 2nd garage for the boats and trucks, I'll hold off buying a new truck.
     
  18. Captain Decent

    Captain Decent I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    Until you jump to a dually literally the only difference is a spring and an emblem. You can add airbags or helpers to a 250/2500 and make up the difference.

    My boat and trailer combo weighs 16k and my 6.7 PS f250 tows it with no concerns.

    A dually is obviously better for heavy loads and trailers but it wouldn't pay off for me.
     
  19. BiggestT

    BiggestT I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    My sources says to wait a couple years on the LP5 Duramax until they work through any all issues. Apparently, they were past due in development due to a number of issues, including overheats.

    Looks like a lot of shit on top of that LP5:



    GM rates the LP5 at 445 hp and 910 ft lbs torque, but apparently GM is sand bagging it and using conservative SAE standards. In real world tests, the GM Duramax typically beats the Ford 6.7.

    Banks says the LP5 dynos at 485 hp here:

     
  20. goatram

    goatram Notable Member Gate Keeper to the Great Northwest

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    Ryan borrow a DRW truck and tow you fat girl to Westport and back. You'll change your tune!
     
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