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Old 07-27-2008, 12:36 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ford guy thinking about buying an 06 CTD

I am a Ford guy. I have had nothing but good luck with my Fords. I drove a few trucks today and I really like the new Ford with a 6.4 but I came accross an 06 with a 6 spd. The Dodge is much cheaper to purchase. I like the fuel economy of the CTD.

I need to know if the 06 is a good truck.

Will it run on bio fuels OK? My old 7.3 would run on butter with no problems (just kidding but it did run very well on bio fuels).

I like this truck but I really think the Ford truck itself is built better. There is no way I would buy a Ford 6.0.
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Old 07-27-2008, 12:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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don't know bout the bio fuel but it is a tough truck i agree with you on the body of the ford is better but the cummins is enough for me to stay a dodge owner had a 97 f350 before this one and omg the dif in the two i will stick with the cummins from now on and id much rather the 5.9 over the 6.7 but that is just me ,good luck,
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Old 07-27-2008, 12:54 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Make sure you get a hold of a 2 micron fuel filter kit to keep the injectors happy.
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Old 07-27-2008, 01:06 AM   #4 (permalink)
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32k and no problems worth mentioning. I think it says in the owners manual that you can run Bio but only a 5 or 10% blend, not real sure on that though. This is the first diesel I've own so I can't compare to other brands but a buddy has an '07 D-max and seems to think my truck has better accel. and he's running a Banks six gun.
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Old 07-27-2008, 01:10 AM   #5 (permalink)
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DONT DO IT!! haha. just kidding. the cummins are awesome engines. my freind has an 06 and he loves it. there are plenty of problems with the 6.4L ford. good luck with your purchase
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Old 07-27-2008, 01:40 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Man this is tough. I have bought Fords for so long. I feel like a traitor just thinking about it.
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I stopped being brand loyal years ago. Used to be a Chevy fan. It's about bang for the buck. I think I got a pretty good deal on the truck I have now 30,500 brand new SLT package. Best Chevy would do was 31k for an extended cab gasser.
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The Ford 6.0 is a very fast motor. But...they do have a Head gasket problem. The 6.0 is good with a mild tuner, but if your looking for big #'s go with the cummins. I am still running stock injectors and a stock Cp3 and I produce 506 Hp(No head studs). Granted its not the safest but studs are soon to come.
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I am not interested in any mods unless it improves economy. I just want to tow my 3 horse trailer.
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Old 07-27-2008, 02:16 AM   #10 (permalink)
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I'm happy as can be since I dumped the 06 f-350 and got the 06 Dodge. Twice the truck as the Ford, but the Ford did ride a little better. Powerstroke vs Cummins is not even a comparison. How can you compare light duty to medium duty?
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