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Old 03-13-2013, 08:24 PM   #21
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And, to further sharpen my point, diesel in these parts is up over 4 bucks again. Thank goodness for the focus.
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And, to further sharpen my point, diesel in these parts is up over 4 bucks again. Thank goodness for the focus.
Its that way up here & Premium is 3.90
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It's almost always higher here...right next to 3 refineries...go figure
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It's almost always higher here...right next to 3 refineries...go figure
1/4 of the oil in America is refined within 100 miles of me. I really understand what you're saying. There's only two explanations: Taxes, and Gouging, and those are not so different from one another.
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It's almost always higher here...right next to 3 refineries...go figure
I know, thats why I have at least a 1/2 tank when I go see my sis. Plus the northerner's come down too. The 539 hi-way is always packed w/ them.
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Can we have at least 1 pic to see what you're working with!?
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Can we have at least 1 pic to see what you're working with!?
Sure! Here you go... (posted elsewhere, but it is easier to just post here)...



I bought him new, from dealer stock, 34 days after he was built. I wanted a different color, but it was equipped the way I wanted, so I took it rather than ordering.

If I knew then what I know now, I'd have ordered SRW with 3.73 (or even taller 3.55?) gearing and then gotten my desired color (that coppery King Ranch color, I love it). And, of course, knowing what I know now, I'd have ordered the V-10 gasser instead of the diesel, since diesel is about the same price as Chivas Regal these days. Live and learn.
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Awesome King ranch, I love those seats=Thick cow hide, comfortable & wear like iron. Yeah, I like the cooper also. White's the next pick & better then the green. Similar to my Amarillo. W/ a dualey is standard 4.10 gears.
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Awesome King ranch, I love those seats=Thick cow hide, comfortable & wear like iron. Yeah, I like the cooper also. White's the next pick & better then the green. Similar to my Amarillo. W/ a dualey is standard 4.10 gears.
I love King Ranch seats, too. I would probably really like your Amarillo, but would need a 1 ton for my trailer (did they make Amarillo 350s?) even though I now know a SRW 1 ton would suffice for my needs.

This poor truck has suffered cosmetically from lack of a garage and being under oak trees. And it also suffers from my application of touch-up paint. Sooner or later, I'm going to have a body shop take out some acorn dings and re-shoot problem areas where I've touched up the paint. But I'm going to get the RPMs down at cruise (wheels or OD unit) and the engine bullet-proofed before I do anything cosmetic.
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Amarillo's are a '06 only in Blazing yellow w/ left over harley edtion seats, powerstroke/auto w/ 4wd only. 250 & 350 w/ 6' or 8' box & srw. The only options you could get are s/r, tow command, camper pkg & power pedals. Which I don't have. I have the standard no option truck, except it is a 350 w/ a 8' box. like my focus, a st w/ no options. Thats one thing I do is stand in the bed & clean the roof & if you stand on the edge of the box & can reach the front. I make sure there plenty of wax on the truck, when its parked outside. Its sitting in the corner of my brothers shop w/ no insurance on it now, been there for over a yr now. My focus has almost 60,000 miles on it now.
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