What Kind of Ford F150 Should I Get?

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    I am looking for a truck with

    4X4
    8-foot bed
    towing
    4 seats (four doors?)

    would use for general hauling, some towing, and maybe light snowplowing.

    Do not care about off-roading. Do not care about having a "country cadillac" or some jacked-up, tricked-out shiny thing. Actually, a few dings would be ok.

    What is a good model?
     
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    A black one.
     
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    A white one.
     
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    And thus begins the Great Black/White (F-150) Debate
     
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    We could compromise and go with .... fuchsia.
    :eusa_eh: Where's may art class books?
     
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    Father-in-law's is AQUA MARINE. He doesn't care about color and that was the color of the one on the lot.
     
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    Black is great if you like to wash your car every day.

    Mr. Joyce are you buying it new or used? You would be smart to buy a used, low mileage one that someone else had already paid the depreciation on.
     
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    can you get a power-stroke diesel in this model?
     
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    Get the one with the 8-foot bed, make sure it's an XLT with the half-cab as there are no XLT's with just the single cab. Do not get 4 x 4 as it reduces the amount you can tow.
     
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    I doubt he wants the truck to last over 500,000 miles like the diesel would do. I know people who are still driving one from the 1990s and have never had a problem with the engine.
     

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