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Oct 22, 2011 (3:24 pm)
I want to buy a pickup truck for my daughter. She rides horses, and she will need a strong vehicle so she can tow a two-horse trailer, and also carry a lot of riding gear. Her trainer has a Ford F-350, so my daughter wants a F-series too.
We canít afford a new truck, so we will look for a recent model year. She has heard that these trucks go on forever, so buying one with well over 100,000 miles is not risky. I have driven cars and worked on cars for decades, so I know a lot about cars. But I know nothing about trucks.
Can anyone provide suggestions on best/worst makes and models, how many miles a good truck can be expected to provide before it costs too much for repairs to keep it going? What about reliability and capabilities of diesel vs. gas? Any advice will be welcome.