Links for Buying Advice


Consumer Reports 2013 Most Reliable New Cars
http://www.autonews.com/assets/PDF/CA915411028.PDF
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Type: Buying Advice
Year: 2013

10 things I should check when purchasing used V10 - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/874184-10-things-i-should-check-when-purchasing-used-v10.html
Pre-purchase checklist for Ford SuperDuties, with some specific notes on the gas engines.
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Type: Buying Advice Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.8L V10

How to find a hard-to-find truck/engine combo: search wide and consider flying to get it
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1188194-possible-diesel-convert-2.html
Thread is about the Ford V10, but can apply to any buyer wanting a specific used vehicle (e.g. 2500 Suburbans are know to be scarce too).
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Type: Buying Advice Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.8L V10

2013' model year to end early. - PowerStrokeNation : Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
http://powerstrokenation.com/forums/showthread.php?t=140794
Speculation that changes will come with the 2014 model year, which start ordering in March 2013, about 3 months earlier than usual.
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Type: Buying Advice
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350

RV.Net Open Roads Forum: Tow Vehicles: $15,892.41
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25439208/gotomsg/25442135.cfm
About the Ford 6.4L diesel from a master tech's perspective. Short answer: watch out.
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Type: Buying Advice
Year: 2008, 2009, 2010
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.4L V8

Ford V10 vs Dodge Hemi - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/868108-ford-v10-vs-dodge-hemi.html
Considering buying a Ford or Dodge, and comparing the 5.7L Hemi to the 6.8L V10.
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Type: Buying Advice
Year: 2003, 2004
Make/Model: Dodge 2500; Ford F250 Engine: Dodge 5.7L V8; Ford 6.8L V10

Comparing the payloads for truck campers for Ford F-350 and various years of F-450 pickups and chassis cabs
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/24971170.cfm
Comparing the Ford F-350, F-450 pickup (2008-2010, and 2011+) and the F-450 cab/chassis. Owners talk about experiences hauling truck campers with each.
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Type: Buying Advice Tech Topic: Suspension, Towing & hauling
Year: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Ford F350DRW, F450CC, F450PU, F550CC

Fords: Anyone buying below invoice? Holdback calculations
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/159773-anyone-buying-below-invoice-2.html
Specifics about the Ford holdbacks (3% of invoice, less transportation), and what can constitute a 'good deal'.
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Type: Buying Advice
Year: 2000, 2001, 2002 ... 2009, 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Ford F150, F150-SVT, F250, F350, F350DRW