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Chevy or Ford?

Arcc

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Not really brand loyal but I’ve had great experiences with Chevrolet. Had two Nissan 240sx, great cars. After the last one I had blew a head gasket and needed a engine rebuild, I bought a 07 Chevy Cobalt. I put 180k miles on it with no problems at all except for normal maintenance and was still going great until we wrecked it. We also had a Chevy Uplander, which drove great but had some annoying problems with the auto doors. After that we bought a 09 Suburban and after 186k miles it is just starting to have minor issues. I bought a 11 HHR last year and while its ugly as sin, it is a great car and has tons of cargo room. It has 111k miles on it and if it is like the Cobalt it has another 60-80k good miles on it.

The Suburban is about to be sold and we are going on the market for a Chevy Express. We really need the room.
 

Sleet City USA

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I drive a white ‘97 F-150 that used to be my dad’s. I love it, but I’m a nostalgic kinda guy. The check engine light is almost constantly on, it rattles at red lights, and the cruise control makes the engine rev alarmingly high. My dad always says “know what that check engine light means? Means it’s a Ford” 😆
 

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We hear ya Allan Jackson. "Gonna buy me a mercury and...."

Had a 1972 F-150 , 3 on the tree in HS 1985. Had a 2004 Dodge 1500 4x4 for 14 years 245,000 miles before selling. Got one foot in the market for a chevy now.
 

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My favorite car to date was a 2003 Nissan Murano. The first year they came out. I loved that car! Was black on black, 245 HP, comfy, roomy, nothing looked like it at the time, except the Lexus SUV. Had about 180,000 miles on it when the tranny gave out! 4000$ later, back on the road! A few sensor issues, driver power India motor broke, sold it with 260,000 miles! Would buy it again, in a second!
 

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I have over 650k on my 1993 4runner and T100 combined. I still get 20mpg and can drive circles around the new 4x4s on the beach. I also have a 2001 F250 with the v10, it's got about 225k on it. It's rusting bad but the Toyota's aren't. My favorite was my 2001 tundra, it only had 200k when it was wrecked.
 

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I have over 650k on my 1993 4runner and T100 combined. I still get 20mpg and can drive circles around the new 4x4s on the beach. I also have a 2001 F250 with the v10, it's got about 225k on it. It's rusting bad but the Toyota's aren't. My favorite was my 2001 tundra, it only had 200k when it was wrecked.
I always wanted a T100. Solid truck and I always wanted one.
I got a 1998 Ford Ranger back in 2000 with 34000 miles on it. I drove it to Atlanta everyday while at Georgia Tech and then work. 14 years and almost 350000 miles and it rarely let me down. The coolant system was always a problem but I could always fix it. New tranny at 300k was the only major thing. She was never the same after the snow in 2014 but we gave her to a cousin who took her to the west coast and is still driving it.
 

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First car was an old '86 cougar. 5.0 in that bad boy and I can tell you I personally cracked the block and blew a water pump. Gotta ginger them, and can't stomp a hole in the floor with 'em.
 

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Driving a Ram now, but my first truck was a 2006 Nissan Frontier. I had 186,000 miles and 2 fender benders in that thing and it still ran like a champ! The only, and I mean only issue it ever had, was the fuel sensor gauge in the tank went bad about a year into it. $100 dollars and an afternoons work, I had that replaced. That thing is probably still kicking it somewhere! I only sold it because it was 2016 and I wanted bluetooth to stream music from my phone, and 4 wheel drive.

I still miss it tho.
 

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What do y'all think of the Ford F150s with the built in generator? I heard people who had those in Texas were able to use those quite a bit to power a few appliances during the recent winter storm they had. Sounds like a pretty good feature to have especially if you're rural or live in an area susceptible to winter/severe or hurricane conditions.
 

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What do y'all think of the Ford F150s with the built in generator? I heard people who had those in Texas were able to use those quite a bit to power a few appliances during the recent winter storm they had. Sounds like a pretty good feature to have especially if you're rural or live in an area susceptible to winter/severe or hurricane conditions.
Sounds like an expensive excuse to just buy an generator. Little 2200 watt portable generators cost like $500 and most those small ones you can carry around with you.
 
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