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OT- Trucks, What do you drive??

TideEggHeadTideEggHead Posts: 1,096
I am in the market for a new truck so I figured I'd see what some of y'all are driving while I'm at it! I've done a lot of research and will probably stay tundra just because I've had so much luck with mine! Here she is, we've been rocking out for 14 years with no problems at all except I had water leaking into my floorboard for a little while (fixed). She's been a great truck, totally reliable and I've never been left stranded. I just need something bigger for longer trips and when we have kids. 



Ive been looking at the new tundras but they are pretty expensive around here for me at least, I've also been eyeing the new Nissan titans (I like the 7 year 100k warranty). I am open to other brands besides Toyota. So what are some of you driving? Have you been happy with the truck? I want something reliable as I plan to keep this next one at least 10 years. Thanks guys!
LBGE
SC AL
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  • DoubleEggerDoubleEgger Posts: 16,849
    I had the 06 Tundra and loved it. I bought a 16 Sierra last year as I wasn't convinced that the new Tundras were as good. They rank last in every truck shootout these days. New Tundras are terrible on gas and that led me to the GMC as well. 
  • TideEggHeadTideEggHead Posts: 1,096
    @DoubleEgger Thanks for the input. You're totally right on the gas mileage, that's part of the reason I haven't pulled the trigger on one yet.
    LBGE
    SC AL
  • bucky925bucky925 Posts: 1,961
    2004 tacoma 4 door 4x4 with 85k on her.  I'll keep it till it dies, if it ever does.

    Be careful when following the masses. Sometimes the M is silent.

  • ColtsFanColtsFan Posts: 5,505
    Chevrolet power 

    ~ John - https://www.instagram.com/hoosier_egger
    (2) XL BGE, LG BGE, KJ Jr, Ardore Pizza Oven, King Disc 
    Bloomington, IN - Hoo Hoo Hoo Hoosiers!

  • DoubleEggerDoubleEgger Posts: 16,849
    The Tundras are long overdue for a complete makeover. 
  • sloveladslovelad Posts: 1,742


    05 taco with 150k miles I bought from a navy seal who took incredible care of it.

    the Chevy in front of it was my 2014 Silverado rally edition that my dad bought from me. It was a fun truck 
  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 19,636
    I have an 04 Siversdo step side I bought used 2 Years ago.  150k miles and runs like a champ.  Probably not helpful but stil...
    Sandy Springs & Dawsonville Ga
  • 04 f-150. 210,000 and still hammering. Gonna buy a 2500hd soon. 

    Little Rock, AR

  • HeavyGHeavyG Posts: 7,956
    2012 Nissan Frontier Pro4X with just over 5,000 miles.

    Yeah...it's not a daily driver. :)
    “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.” ― Philip K. Dik

    Camped out in the (757/948/804)




  • TideEggHeadTideEggHead Posts: 1,096
    @ColtsFan @bgebrent I've also looked at the chevys and like the full 4 door version but most of those around here are over $40k. I'm hoping to keep it at $35k or less, I've seen some new f150's, Titans, and rams in that range. @slovelad I like the tacos too just not sure it's enough room in the back seat, me and the wife have long legs haha. I've got friends that love them. Thanks guys for the info especially the high mileage!
    LBGE
    SC AL
  • dougcranndougcrann Posts: 1,129
    02 Cheby 2500HD, Duramax with an Allison. Great truck. Just replaced the problematic injectors...other than that have had 0 problems in the 105k I have had it. 
  • DoubleEggerDoubleEgger Posts: 16,849
    @ColtsFan @bgebrent I've also looked at the chevys and like the full 4 door version but most of those around here are over $40k. I'm hoping to keep it at $35k or less, I've seen some new f150's, Titans, and rams in that range. @slovelad I like the tacos too just not sure it's enough room in the back seat, me and the wife have long legs haha. I've got friends that love them. Thanks guys for the info especially the high mileage!
    They discount the GMC/Chevy's heavily when they are on sale. You can find one in your price range. 
  • FockerFocker Posts: 8,364
    edited June 2017
    9-fo, Wildcat Blue, KY truck, made in IN, zero rust....pulls the 2 tons of fun around quite nicely.

    She gets a little dirty,

    and smokey, at times.

    Paid off this year, plan on rebuilding both motor and tranny, or dropping a crate 350 in, eventually.  

    Like Dierks sings, "wouldn't trade it in for a rocket".

    And like Aldean, "If my truck could talk", lol

    Best of luck, my buddy has a black Tundra quad, beautifully solid $50K truck after rims and tires.
    Brandon
    Quad Cities
    "If yer gonna denigrate, familiarity with the subject is helpful."

  • g8golferg8golfer Posts: 1,025
    2015 Chevy 1500 LTZ crew cab. Got all the bells and whistles and it rides like a car. I got the 100k mile bumper to bumper warranty also. 
  • I have a 2015 f150 larriet with ecobooost. Absolutely love it. Wouldn't trade it in for anything. As a matter of fact my next truck will be the newer model. 
    Midland, TX XLBGE
  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 19,636
    I have had a 93, 01, 03, and 09 Silverado and a 13 Sierra. 

    93 was my favorite. Long bed. Standard long bench cab. Manual transmission. Contractor white. Inflatable mattress in the tool box.

    I pissed off more rich daddies with that truck than the Affordable Care Act. 
    Inflatable mattress in the tool box!  I'd say did more than piss off some rich daddy's.  Guessing you ducked some double 00 buckshot along the way.
    Sandy Springs & Dawsonville Ga
  • FockerFocker Posts: 8,364
    edited June 2017
    I have had a 93, 01, 03, and 09 Silverado and a 13 Sierra. 

    93 was my favorite. Long bed. Standard long bench cab. Manual transmission. Contractor white. Inflatable mattress in the tool box.

    I pissed off more rich daddies with that truck than the Affordable Care Act. 
    LOL, the cloth bench seat and roominess comes in handy for sure. 

    Years ago, my buddy was so proud of footprints on the inside windshield on his 90s white Chevy, cracked me up.
    Brandon
    Quad Cities
    "If yer gonna denigrate, familiarity with the subject is helpful."

  • JNDATHPJNDATHP Posts: 458

    2007 GMC Sierra 6.6 turbo diesel 4x4. 
    Michael
    Large BGE
    Reno, NV
  • TideEggHeadTideEggHead Posts: 1,096
    @Hook_emHornsfan_74 do you have the 2.7 or 3.5 ecoboost?
    LBGE
    SC AL
  • g8golferg8golfer Posts: 1,025
    @JNDATHP love the turbo diesel 
  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 5,666
    2011 GMC Yukon, best car I have owned. 115,000 and no issues. 
                                                                
    _________________________________________________
    Don't let the truth get in the way of a good story!
    Large BGE 2006, Mini Max 2014, 36" Blackstone, Anova Sous Vide
    Green Man Group 
    Johns Creek, Georgia
  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 19,636
    My other truck and my everyday mule is a 2008 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet.  It's old but reliable.  They could improve the payload for sure. ;)
    Sandy Springs & Dawsonville Ga
  • @Hook_emHornsfan_74 do you have the 2.7 or 3.5 ecoboost?
    3.5 and I was wrong with the year. Had a brain fart. It's a 2013.   My company uses fords as well.  The newer models are even better than mine.  As to the engine, it has more power than I could imagine. I love he fact that when I'm driving to Austin and need to pass people, the power is there. 
    Midland, TX XLBGE
  • DMWDMW Posts: 13,807
    2014 Silverado double cab.

    Morgantown, PA

    XL BGE - S BGE - KJ Jr - HB Legacy - BS Pizza Oven - 30" Firepit - King Kooker Fryer -  PR72T - WSJ - BS 17" Griddle - XXL BGE - Akron Jr - BS SS36" Griddle
  • BotchBotch Posts: 11,842
    She's been a great truck, totally reliable and I've never been left stranded. I just need something bigger for longer trips and when we have kids.
    Keep her, take shorter trips and don't have kids.  :tongue:
     
    My only new vehicle was a '92 Toyota, put 220,000 miles on it before a #@%&%@!! ran a stop sign and totaled Her.  NO unscheduled maintenance!
     
    Got a "lightly used" (1,700 miles) '07 Taco in '07; she has only 48,000 miles on her now and I don't expect to buy another truck this lifetime.  Mileage is not great, nor is the legroom, but she'll do, provided the jacka** above doesn't cross my path again.  :anguished:  
    ____________________________________________
    "When stupidity is considered patriotism, it is unsafe to be intelligent."
      - Isaac Asimov  
            
  • saluki2007saluki2007 Posts: 5,578
    2015 1500 Sierra All Terrain. First truck I've owned and love it. 
    Large and Small BGE
    Central, IL

  • Randall_LeeRandall_Lee Posts: 157
    edited June 2017
    Picked up 2016 GMC 3/4 ton a couple of months ago, loving it, pulls the travel trailer with ease.

    Niceville, Fl
  • ColtsFanColtsFan Posts: 5,505
    Here is the grocery getter for Sunday's. 
    ~ John - https://www.instagram.com/hoosier_egger
    (2) XL BGE, LG BGE, KJ Jr, Ardore Pizza Oven, King Disc 
    Bloomington, IN - Hoo Hoo Hoo Hoosiers!

  • JeremiahJeremiah Posts: 6,412
    @TideEggHead I work on cars all day. What do you need a truck to do? What price range are you looking in? 4wd or 2? Work, pleasure, daily driver, hauler, etc. So many variables. Pm me if you want. 
    Slumming it in Aiken, SC. 
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