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Ford F-250 Super Duty, Ford F-350 Super Duty, Ford F-450 Super Duty, Truck
#24 of 45 Re: 2011 Ford Super Duty [shinbone1]
Jul 18, 2010 (8:16 am)
Good timing on your part, we just got back from a fast trip to Northern MO from the NW Georgia Mountains. The F350 Lariat/Ultra with Nav system and all the options you can get performed perfectly except for the Nav taking us off to a gas station that didn't exist. But all in all, road noise, speed, overtaking at speed, cruise control etc was great, no use of oil what so ever we monitored that part closely! We have the 20 inch wheels with little noise etc. Overall fuel mileage came in at 17 mpg that's hitting 90 mph at times plus town and very country back roads in Northern MO. I you have any further questions we should be able to cover most, good luck, it is a great truck.
#25 of 45 Further Post on the New Ford 2011 SD F350/450
Jul 18, 2010 (9:20 am)
Given our great ride to MO and back to NW Georgia, we feel confident unless another post comes in on the F450 (011) Lariat/Ultra that we will go ahead and get this model to pull our big (LQ) horse horse trailer and trade in the 08.
#26 of 45 Just ordered 2011 F-350 last week.
Aug 17, 2010 (1:08 pm)
It should be here in 6-10 weeks as per the dealer. Got the Lariat longbed crew-cab. I'm very excited about the truck. Took a test drive and loved the quiet diesel engine and comfy ride. Should be a nice change from years past. Had a newer Tundra but inadequate payload forced the switch. Otherwise was a good truck too. Hope recent posts are just anomalies as far as oil consumption etc... I hope Ford hits it out of the park with this truck.
#27 of 45 Re: Just ordered 2011 F-350 last week. [mrtoad3]
Aug 17, 2010 (4:07 pm)
We have had our F350 for about 4 weeks, we've been to Northern Missouri and Central Florida twice, mileage is 7,010 and one service behind us. So far this is the best truck we have owned, fast, economical and able to pull our smaller horse trailer as if nothing was behind with avg mpg around 16-18, towing at 14 so far (foot down). Top speed again so far 95 mph with more to go. DEF Fluid lasts around 5 or 6 thousand miles, no oil consumption. Everything about this truck is aesome, can't wait for the re-flash for the new program which yours will have! The only negative moment was the Nav guidance, its a little off at times......... But for mechanical and luxury from a big truck I don't think there's a better machine out there yet.
Good luck on the new arrival...........
#28 of 45 Re: 2011 Ford Super Duty [shinbone1]
Aug 22, 2010 (10:19 pm)
That post was by hdh2....not me. I do not currently own a Ford as my fundage has been crippled in this economy and housing market. My wife owns a 2005 Yukon gasser that we use for towing. I will be getting a diesel in three years when her vehicle is paid off. I have not heard of anyone having the problems that hdh2 has complianed about, not saying they don't exist, but no one has complained of burning oil and engine trouble. I hope that he gets his fix, but I sometimes wonder on these internet forums if it is just some b.s. from a hater.
#29 of 45 Purchased New 2011
Sep 05, 2010 (6:23 am)
I know this should be a new Topic, but my browser is not giving me the option to began a new one. Just purchased new 2011 F350 Lariat. I didn't get the best deal I could possible get, but the truck had every option I wanted and there were none other in all of So. California equipped to my needs and color preference. I also needed the truck pronto being that I need to get it ready for an upcoming out of state hunting trip. MSRP was $61.5k, OTD (minus rebates and discounts of $2,500) was $60k (even). I had worked out a much better discount on another unit at dealer that was much closer to my house; however, it did not have the FX4 package
#30 of 45 800 Ft/Lbs Upgrade!!!
Sep 05, 2010 (6:24 am)
So I buy my new F350 after waiting a long time for the '11 to come out and when I get home began to search the internet for add-on options, I come across the below listed article. Looks like Ford will be upgrading the new diesel by tweaking the programing to produce an additional 10 HP and 65 Ft/Lbs of torque bringing the final power to 400 HP and 800 Ft/Lbs. At first, I was a bit upset that I didn't see this article before buying my truck, but as I read on I saw that it was not a mechanical upgrade, only a computer programming upgrade and that Ford will be offering a free program upgrade at their dealers. ROCK ON FORD!!!
http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2010/08/2011-ford-f-series-super-duty-getting- - -upgrade-to-800-ft-lbs-of-torque.html
#31 of 45 Re: Purchased New 2011 [shinbone1]
Sep 05, 2010 (6:23 am)
We have had our F350 for about a month and with 7,000 + miles on the machine all goes well, getting about 16 - 18 mpg though a little lower pulling the horse trailer etc. DEF Fluid lasts about 5,000 ,miles I guess you have or will have like myself the new upgrade on the computer, looking forward to seeing how far that goes. We paid about the same price as it was hard to find all of the options that we wanted. (Black is not our favorite color but looks great when clean. Be aware of the Nav system it is not the best, we were taken to a gas station that did not exist. So we have our Garmin on board just in case - Well go luck, good hunting.................
#32 of 45 weight issues
Nov 03, 2010 (3:36 am)
Im in the market for an f450. I was about to purchase a dually but im reading that it lost payload from a 2008-2010 model. I need to haul a 4 car hauler. Ill be trying to stay under 26000 pounds but you never know hauling cars. Im not gonna over do it and ruin my engine either but if im not hitting a scale ill probably go slightly over. Here is my main issue. DOT really only cares if the weight at the axle aint over. I heard a 08-10 have bigger axles. Does that mean i can carry more weight then a 2011 new truck? Im confused here. Im not that familiar with all the ratio and max weights. I just need to haul it legally since i will be going out of state and hitting scales and i really dont want to be over weight and get tickets. Thanks
#33 of 45 press request
by kirstie_h HOST
Nov 04, 2010 (9:54 am)
If you now own a Ford F-Series but previously drove a Chevy or GMC truck, a reporter wants to talk with you. Please respond to predmunds.com no later than Monday, November 8 2010 and indicate which year and trim level Ford you bought.