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#541 of 577 Re: Trucks period [ashertrucking]
Aug 18, 2009 (10:36 am)
I would have kept buying American trucks but i switched to the tundra because it's more reliable. Tundras can do anything a F-150, a silverado, or a ram can do, except with more horsepower and torque. Tundras can tow 10,000 pounds like its nothing, and you can drop 1,600 pounds of anything in the bed and the truck will still have the get up and go like it does if it were dry.
#542 of 577 Re: Trucks period [osellr]
Oct 11, 2009 (2:06 pm)
maybe its just coincidence but everytime i take my camry in for service i see a tundra with the transmission apart. maybe i wouldnt notice it but a friend has a 3 year old tundra and the teansmssion been apart 2 times.
#543 of 577 Re: Trucks period [morganv]
Oct 11, 2009 (4:56 pm)
No it's not a coincidence. Go to any dealership that sells trucks and there will be trucks in the service center.
Ford, chevy, dodge, Toyota. No truck has a 0% defect rate.
#544 of 577 Re: Trucks period [morganv]
Oct 12, 2009 (2:12 pm)
Without question there is going to be mechanical failures with any Truck. I have had GM and Ford pick pkups as well as Dodge cars in the past. The difference is, should it be it a major transmission problems( which every one of my Dodges had) or a simple burnt out light bulb, I was properly serviced by Toyota the issue was fixed. Unlike my Ford and GM where I always felt gouged or over charged often the problem not being fixed properly. I am happy to say I have had three new Toyota trucks including the new Tundra with no problems what so ever and a resale at trade that only Ford,Dodge, and Chev could not even come close to. Sure the big three cost a little less to purchase however the trusting consumer takes a drastic loss at trade in.
#545 of 577 Re: Tundra works that hi-way hard... not them fields... [osellr]
Nov 15, 2009 (4:09 pm)
Tundras suck. The box frames on a tundra snaps easily because they aren't built for heavy towing. they get horrible miles to the gallon and are only driven by idiots who think that it's a more reliable truck. Well it's not because once you kill the frame trying to tow what it's not or ever should try and tow and makes your truck look like some one treated it like silly puddy bending it out of shape. This is what it comes down to if you want a great street truck with good speed then you need to buy a dodge ram hemi. If you want a truck to tow small loads then you need to get a gmc. If you want a heavy duty hauling truck that gets the job done then get a ford. If you want a piece of crap not meant to be driven and only tow your trash to the end of the driveway then get a tundra and other foreign trucks. They don't farm in other country's like we do so don't complain when you buy a foreign truck meant for just driving plants in and nothing else.
#546 of 577 Re: Save $4K [chrmdome]
Nov 15, 2009 (4:17 pm)
your all idiots Ford has the best towing out of any truck. It tows at the max about 10,700 and the max for a dodge ram is about a 9,100. It says on both of they're sights if you really want a good towing truck do your research. I hate you idiots who know nothing of trucks and just put your two cents in because your never broke down. The reason behind that is you never did any really strenuous work on that truck dummies. Until you really know what your talking about get off this forum and don't look back.
#547 of 577 Re: Tundra works that hi-way hard... not them fields... [tonyviper09]
Nov 15, 2009 (4:28 pm)
My goodness did someone poop in your pancakes today? Oseller are you a Ford sales rep? I know what I have experienced and frankly I will never go back the LITTLE THREE. If you drive a Ford then expect poor resale THAT'S A FACT and being gouged for service. OH by the way your hard earned tax dollars bailed the other two companies out and Ford is next... why is that? Because they build quality vehicles? Toyota is leading the way to quality cars with resale that is next to literally non. Sincerely if they improve their quality,their reliability, and greatly improve their resale I may come back but not till then...
#550 of 577 Attention...
by kcram HOST
Nov 15, 2009 (8:37 pm)
The name-calling and cursing can stop right now, or you may be surprised to find out what happens as a result. Got it?
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