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Old 03-15-2018, 05:08 AM
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Dodge dirt cheap....and that's about it.....
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Old 03-15-2018, 05:20 AM
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Chevy for sure!
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Old 03-15-2018, 05:29 AM
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Ford.
If you like having vehicles fresh out of the body shop that are brand new. As a tech at ford I would nevvver buy one.
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Old 03-15-2018, 05:33 AM
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Actually wait. Putting box sides on BRAND new fords makes me money. Lol
All joking aside, some of the things needed fixed on vehicles that havent left the lot is scary.
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Old 03-15-2018, 05:50 AM
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If its going off road ,better buy a Ford! Front end will fall off the dogde
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Old 03-15-2018, 06:02 AM
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Ford.
If you like having vehicles fresh out of the body shop that are brand new. As a tech at ford I would nevvver buy one.
Well this says a lot.
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Old 03-15-2018, 06:12 AM
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Ford.
If you like having vehicles fresh out of the body shop that are brand new. As a tech at ford I would nevvver buy one.
What exactly is meant by this?
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Old 03-15-2018, 06:12 AM
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Whichever has the less expensive "heated tailgate" option.

Or you could just get a Taco.
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Old 03-15-2018, 06:50 AM
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My 2001 Dodge Ram diesel with 360,000 km still going strong, get almost 30 mpg and only had to dealer twice, last for fan belt. it spends more time on gravel and mud than on pavement.
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Old 03-15-2018, 07:00 AM
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Ive had 3 new Dodges and one New Ford. Ford was nicer to drive because of more bells and whistles. Ford Drove nicer. Doges Lasted Way longer and my Ford Blew up at 101 500KM and Ford wouldn't do a darn thing for me and wanted over 10K to fix it!
My dodges have all ran real well for a very long time and little money to fix anything.
That being said I think I will give GMC a try next time
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Old 03-15-2018, 07:00 AM
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What exactly is meant by this?
My guess is he's a terrible driver and his car is in the body shop alot.
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Old 03-15-2018, 07:06 AM
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What exactly is meant by this?
From his post, it sounds like he'd highly recommend the upgraded heated tailgate option.
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Old 03-15-2018, 07:09 AM
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Toyota of course.
But if I had to choose between those two, then:



But I guess Ford. Wouldn't go near a Dodge.
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Old 03-15-2018, 08:05 AM
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There's a reason most fleet vehicles are Ford's.
I think that has more to do with cost than reliability.

My last Ford fleet truck was a 2013, and it went back to the dealership six times for warranty repairs. Transmission eventually gave out at only 54,000kms. It was absolute garbage. Since it was out of warranty (just), the fleet guys just decided to dump it at auction rather than fix it. My new Ford has been the complete opposite...problem free so far. It's weird how two vehicles - virtually identical in every way - can have completely different personalities.

I think with the way vehicles are manufactured these days, they are all about the same when it comes to reliability. Some are a little better or a little worse than others, but more or less the same. Drive both, buy the one you like better.
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Old 03-15-2018, 08:25 AM
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Dodge if im buying a diesel. Love the Cummins for heavy duty work.
Ford if im buying a gas pot. 5.0ltr for just normal every day use.
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Old 03-15-2018, 08:34 AM
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Old 03-15-2018, 09:04 AM
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Drive them both, read customer reviews and consider the cost of ownership (maintenance) for the period of time (or # of km's) you will drive it then, finally the resale on selling the truck after you finish with it.

https://www.edmunds.com/ram/1500/201...0/cost-to-own/

https://www.edmunds.com/ford/f-150/2...9/cost-to-own/
Yup. Good idea. I rented each for a week, then decided on Ford. Both were good. However Ford felt like home.
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Old 03-15-2018, 10:44 AM
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Go sit in the service waiting area of the dealership of your choice and find out the complaints. I would have no problem buying another dodge but sure won't see a minute in Grande Prairie did he Chrysler. I'll repeat. Stay away from Grande Prairie dodge.
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Old 03-15-2018, 12:28 PM
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Go sit in the service waiting area of the dealership of your choice and find out the complaints. I would have no problem buying another dodge but sure won't see a minute in Grande Prairie did he Chrysler. I'll repeat. Stay away from Grande Prairie dodge.
Stay away from Okotoks Dodge too...Turned me from a Dodge guy to a Ford guy real quick.
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Old 03-15-2018, 04:22 PM
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Get the Ford. It is definitely more comfortable than the Dodge tailgate.
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Old 03-15-2018, 04:30 PM
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Had 2012 for I bought new had nothing but problems. Trying another dodge now. They all have problems thatís the bottom line. I wouldnít say one is way better then the other. Just seem to get some that are really good and others are lemons.
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Old 03-15-2018, 06:41 PM
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What ever your butt is most comfy in. They all have issues. But the for you can eat the wiring harness insulation for survival itís made with soy
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Old 03-15-2018, 07:44 PM
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Go sit in the service waiting area of the dealership of your choice and find out the complaints. I would have no problem buying another dodge but sure won't see a minute in Grande Prairie did he Chrysler. I'll repeat. Stay away from Grande Prairie dodge.
Who would you recommend? Iím entertaining on ordering a 3500 with a G56.
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Old 03-15-2018, 11:35 PM
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Ford.
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Old 03-16-2018, 08:40 AM
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Who would you recommend? Iím entertaining on ordering a 3500 with a G56.
I'm liking inland in Dawson creek or heard good things about spirit river.
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Old 03-16-2018, 09:02 AM
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There's a good reason dodge is the cheapest....you get what you pay for
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Old 03-16-2018, 09:44 AM
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They all have their issues. Take one for a spin and see which one suits you.
You meant to say " take several for a spin, then BUY the 1 that's gets you back to the dealership, without calling a tow truck"
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Old 03-16-2018, 10:01 AM
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I've had them all, if you get a good one you're lucky, lemons come in all makes and models. Drive what you can afford like shotguns fit is more important than make.

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Old 03-16-2018, 10:45 AM
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You meant to say " take several for a spin, then BUY the 1 that's gets you back to the dealership, without calling a tow truck"
I've seen a lot of Fargos in the patch. Seems like theres more dodges and chevs on the road then there is Ford.
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Old 03-16-2018, 04:19 PM
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I've owned both and have a dodge now and it's JUNK compared to the fords I've owned,I gave my ford to my oldest son and it has 250,000 and not one leak,we do get mait and it's been a awesome truck,so my vote is FORD

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