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Old 11-25-2015, 05:41 AM   #43
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Let's make an attempt to get back on the OP's topic.

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Didn't he decide on a DRW and Cummins?
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Originally Posted by wwenstad1 View Post
I pull a 35' Heartland Big Horn. I have a F-250 diesel now and want to move up to a F-350. My question is I am thinking of getting a flex fuel or gasoline. I love diesel but there is a huge price differance. So if I could get some feedback on this subject. Thanks
Just make sure your vehicle is rated to tow AND carry the weight of what you plan to get. Keep in mind that it has not been unusual for people to end up with larger (heavier) trailers than they expected. Also, go look at the F350's and get real load capacities from inside the doors. They are often 100's of lbs less than book rating (won't go into details of why, and true of all brands).

That will give you a better idea of what you are really looking at.

If you can get away with gas, do what you want. But if you really need diesel to be in specs, go diesel.

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