The new Colordao---yuck, I guess it's the new age designs, but I prefer my 73-87 box Chevys!
How did that line not come up as a quote? I quoted the post that line was from and deleted "most" of the rest
yeah if I were to buy a Chevy that would n\be the newest I would want... 67-62s better and 62-66s were better yet
I wish I knew just when the auto trans passed up the stick for towing capacity... I just like driving the stick better except in bumper to bumper Chicago traffic which I am in MAYBE twice a year... I live in the sticks and I would rather drive a stick.
for 4 doors, yeah if you have a bunch of kids or a construction crew, I can see a need. Neither applies to me and I just do not like the looks of many vehicles that have 4 doors. I have taken a liking to a club cab (extended 2 door) but have never liked a crew cab; Couple that these days with beds that are 5' long and to me that equals a useless "truck".
I have my eye on a 1st gen Cummins truck that has a good body except for peeling paint. The guy knows I am interested, just waiting for him to give me the word...
reg cab 8' bed and 3/4 ton. Perfect. Add in the cost of paint and a little elbow grease, and who needs to spend upwards of $50K on a full size truck? My boss just paid very nearly that for a gas, Silverado Denali 1/2 ton with one of those extra short useless beds and too many doors (he doesnt even have kids, just him and his wife) but I doubt I'll ever see much more than maybe some groceries in that bed..... he really does not even need a truck at all
IH Cub Guy/ 11 MPG from a Ford 4.0? I have never seen one that bad. My neighbor gets over 20 from his 95 4WD with around 300K miles on it....
but regarding my current Dakota, (93 club cab 318 V8 that I converted to a stick, with parts from a wreck) I am surprised at its mileage, which is as good on a "bad" day as my last Dakota got on a "good" day (94 reg cab shortbed 3.9 V6/auto) This time a year back n forth to work and back is about 17-1/2 MPG/ summer, same driving conditions gets me 19, solid straight highway driving and it's over 20
I could give up a little bit in the MPG department seeing as though I do not have car payments/
Edited by dodge trucker, December 17, 2014 - 07:05 PM.