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Old 05-14-2015, 04:42 AM   #15
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Old 05-14-2015, 05:24 AM   #16
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Diesel exhaust fluid. Stuff the epa thinks we need for all newer diesel engines. Pickups, semi trucks, farm tractors ect use this stuff now.

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Same here Eco Boost vs Diesel, had both, still have the diesel!!! Better tow vehicle, better mileage towing, round trip form WI to AZ 12.9mpg......
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Agree that a F-150 eco-boost towing a 7,000 trailer and would not know the trailer is back there - simply is not true.

I roll my eyes when I hear that comment.

I, on occasion tow a 7,000lb. Keystone Vantage 25RBS trailer with a 2012 F-450. No WD, just hook and go. Even that truck 'kinda' knows the trailer is back there. MPG drops from 16.5 empty to 13 towing the Vantage trailer.

I would guess an eco-boost F-150 mpg would drop from 19 to 11.

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