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Old 11-22-2021, 03:05 PM   #1
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Ford F750

Forget the F350 vs F450 debate.
A real man drives a F750.
https://www.thedrive.com/news/43237/...nds-in-the-bed
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Old 11-22-2021, 04:31 PM   #2
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Forget the F350 vs F450 debate.
A real man drives a F750.
https://www.thedrive.com/news/43237/...nds-in-the-bed

Hate to take a driving test and have to parallel park that thing. Actually think it looks a bit over cooked (gaudy and ugly in plain English) but to each his own. All the big trucks are starting to look a tad cartoonish with the hood scoops and all.
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Old 11-22-2021, 08:14 PM   #3
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Forget the F350 vs F450 debate.
A real man drives a F750.
https://www.thedrive.com/news/43237/...nds-in-the-bed
Boy wouldn't that be fun in a Walmart parking lot?
I'll have to agree with George, that's about the ugliest thing I've seen.
I'm a real man & I wouldn't drive that thing across the street.
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Old 11-22-2021, 09:24 PM   #4
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I struggle with how much money and weight it has and only 300hp cat motor! Thatís some lite duty garbage.
Iíd be interested in the wheelbase length for curiosity towards the Bus comment in the article
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Old 11-23-2021, 10:13 AM   #5
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I wonder how many places in Europe and other counties that large truck can travel on the city streets or find a place to park.
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I wonder how many places in Europe and other counties that large truck can travel on the city streets or find a place to park.
In 1975, we had a "baby blue" Grand Torino station wagon. When we went on vacation for a month to tour Italy, there were places in Rome, Naples and Florence that I promised the Lord that if he'd just get me out of these narrow streets, I'd NEVER own another car that big. We traded for an Opel 1900 station wagon when we got back to Germany.

We wound up, more than a few times, on cobblestone streets where there was literally "inches between the buildings on both sides" and two Fiat 500's trying to pass us, one on each side... An "unspoken rule" in Italy is that whoever blows their horn first has the right of way... That provided us with some pretty obnoxious "hand signals" from the Italian "horn blowers"...

It gave us an entirely different perspective on those "Narrow Road Ahead" signs
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Old 11-23-2021, 08:37 PM   #7
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In 1975, we had a "baby blue" Grand Torino station wagon. When we went on vacation for a month to tour Italy, there were places in Rome, Naples and Florence that I promised the Lord that if he'd just get me out of these narrow streets, I'd NEVER own another car that big. We traded for an Opel 1900 station wagon when we got back to Germany.

We wound up, more than a few times, on cobblestone streets where there was literally "inches between the buildings on both sides" and two Fiat 500's trying to pass us, one on each side... An "unspoken rule" in Italy is that whoever blows their horn first has the right of way... That provided us with some pretty obnoxious "hand signals" from the Italian "horn blowers"...

It gave us an entirely different perspective on those "Narrow Road Ahead" signs
We had the same issues with a CC DRW 1 ton in the French Quarters of New Orleans while I was saying nearly the same prayer.
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Old 11-24-2021, 05:06 AM   #8
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I just want to point out that thing is about as close to a F750 as My Avalanche is to a popup camper...
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Here is a real F750 with 7.3 gasser for $62,100 MSRP. Put a flatbed on the back and a gooseneck ball and you are ready to rumble. The yellow would not be my first choice. I got excited but a search turned out there are none within 100 miles. Good thing as I was getting ready to buy one. What would my insurance company think?

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Old 11-25-2021, 09:39 AM   #10
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It's just plain fugly. Why?
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It has a purpose for sure, flat bed tow truck, landscape company truck, not bad except that crap gas motor!
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Here is a real F750 with 7.3 gasser for $62,100 MSRP. Put a flatbed on the back and a gooseneck ball and you are ready to rumble. The yellow would not be my first choice. I got excited but a search turned out there are none within 100 miles. Good thing as I was getting ready to buy one. What would my insurance company think?

https://www.ford.com/commercial-truc...traight-frame/
A F750 with a V8??
Yes, I know that new 7.3 is supposedly the greatest thing since sliced bread, but c'mon that's a big truck put a diesel motor in it! You might be able to clear the city limits before needing to fuel up that gasser while listening to it scream all the way.
That's like putting a rubber band propeller on a 747!
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Old 11-28-2021, 08:21 AM   #13
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If you are going to spend that amount of money why not just buy a Freightliner? Besides how do alley dock a 40+ ft fifth wheel trailer with an F750 with that added extra length?
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Old 11-28-2021, 09:42 AM   #14
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Is a F750 capable of making a right turn on a regular residential street?
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Old 11-28-2021, 09:50 AM   #15
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Based on the mirrors, the dash and steering wheel plus the rear tail lights, that truck is at least as old as a 2007. Maybe older.
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Here is a real F750 with 7.3 gasser for $62,100 MSRP. Put a flatbed on the back and a gooseneck ball and you are ready to rumble. The yellow would not be my first choice. I got excited but a search turned out there are none within 100 miles. Good thing as I was getting ready to buy one. What would my insurance company think?w.ford.com/commercial-trucks/f650-f750/models/f750-sd-gas-straight-frame/[/url]
Wait a minute, you are ready to spend $62k and not ready to drive 100 miles?
Okay, forget that, the OPs truck is an eyesore at $5K or $500K.
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........That's like putting a rubber band propeller on a 747!
Just slow down, that is a time tested automotive engineering technique.
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Old 11-28-2021, 05:26 PM   #18
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The picture of the 750 monstrosity shows that money canít buy good taste
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