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ChrisK
11-02-2011, 08:46 PM
Hey all, I'd appreciate it a lot if a bunch of you could take this survey I've put together for my marketing research class. It's about trucks! Thanks!

http://trulaske.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_d7mxG77d9MZiwCM

rc5695
11-03-2011, 12:15 PM
i like surveys, and do quite a few of them. only suggestion i have for ya is to clarify which truck you want responses for, as some of us are lucky enough to own more than 1...

zabooda
11-03-2011, 12:49 PM
Why is the University of Missouri's logo "MU" instead of "UM?"

bergermaister
11-03-2011, 12:50 PM
Yeah, little tricky with multiple questions within a question. I currently own GM but am planning to buy Ford or Dodge. Hmmm...

ChrisK
11-03-2011, 01:36 PM
zabooda, I have no idea, it bugs the heck out of me.

Thanks for the input guys

kaneboats
11-04-2011, 12:24 PM
That was a blast. Sample answers:

Some words you think of when you hear "green vehicles":

liberal, sissy, lies, that idiot Al Gore, fake science, gun control

Words you think of when you hear V-6:

wife, daughter, niece, Buick

Words you think of when you hear V-8:

muscle, work, dual exhaust, reliable

Words you think of when you hear "Econoboost":

fairy tale, expensive, ethanol

KG's Supra24
11-04-2011, 02:03 PM
fake science

LOL! I believe that is an oxymoron.

zabooda
11-04-2011, 02:11 PM
When I think of econoboost I'm thinking of a device that latches onto the vehicle in front of you.

sandm
11-04-2011, 03:24 PM
econoboost? is there such a word? sounds like something some pitchman should be selling to those with insomnia..

now ecoboost is a different story. couple years ago it was nonexistent, now it's all over the trucking world..

ChrisK
11-07-2011, 06:51 PM
kane, glad I could provide some entertainment for you! Yourself and multiple others have been providing me with entertainment as I read all the results.

Also, I just ran across this article on Ecoboosts, thought it was interesting: http://blogs.wsj.com/drivers-seat/2011/10/13/ford-raises-sales-forecasts-for-ecoboost-f-150s/?mod=wsj_share_twitter

Keep taking the above survey! Thanks!

rdlangston13
11-08-2011, 09:00 AM
If I had an extra 35k laying around I'd pick me up a new ecoboost fx4

rc5695
11-08-2011, 11:47 AM
I don't remember which rag, but one of them pitted 4 different Ford trucks against each other with a big gas engine, little gas engine, EcoBoost, and big deisel. Ecoboost looked great by the numbers. Since I was in some sort of dr. office, I didn't get a chance for the full read...

kpvikes
11-10-2011, 11:22 PM
My dad gives me a hard time for owning a Chevy since he retired from Ford truck plant. May have to look at Ford??

ChrisK
11-12-2011, 07:45 PM
Interesting opinions guys! Bumping this thread, thanks!

http://trulaske.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_d7mxG77d9MZiwCM

jpetty3023
12-23-2011, 03:21 AM
took a little bit to get around to posting but here's a few shot's of my new to me tow rig
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f287/jpetty3023/Rockstar%20GMC/1b1f40f2.jpg
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f287/jpetty3023/Rockstar%20GMC/8f4569cf.jpg
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f287/jpetty3023/Rockstar%20GMC/c89a1b8c.jpghttp://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f287/jpetty3023/Rockstar%20GMC/d3358c37.jpg

wolfeman131
12-23-2011, 07:22 AM
Did you buy Dusty's truck or just the same style wheels?

I'll warn you, as I did him, to watch out for Chuck Norris. Walker Texas Ranger is gonna be pissed that you done stole his badges to put on your wheels!

jpetty3023
12-23-2011, 09:12 AM
lmao, no didn't buy Dusty's truck!! We just got great rims that happen to look alike!


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I am here: http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=31.098576,-97.482325

rdlangston13
12-23-2011, 10:52 AM
Yay! It's NOT a Toyota!

KG's Supra24
12-23-2011, 11:11 AM
That's one nice ride. I really like those tires.

rc5695
12-24-2011, 03:38 PM
jpetty, very sharp truck!

newty
12-24-2011, 05:38 PM
Yay! It's NOT a Toyota!

Like This!

Jpetty, beautiful truck. I want the long bed duramax version. Some day... Some day.

jpetty3023
12-25-2011, 04:35 PM
Yeah Newty! I'm sure soon enough you and your long bed duramax will be towing your 08 Pimped LSV!

bergermaister
12-25-2011, 09:09 PM
Buddy of mine got a 2011 F150 Crew 4x4 Lariat Ecoboost for Christmas from his wife. Jet black, all leather, loaded, etc. Had 150 miles on it. He has a 23' Bu Wakesetter. I'll be curious how it is to drive and how it tows. Have to report back on it! (lucky bastid)

mmandley
12-25-2011, 10:40 PM
Congratz man nice looking ride bro.

jpetty3023
12-26-2011, 02:18 PM
Thanks Mike. It's no black Betty but I'll have a name for her soon

viking
12-26-2011, 03:44 PM
nice - gasser or duramax?

jpetty3023
12-27-2011, 01:08 PM
Gasser but wish duramax

rc5695
12-28-2011, 01:07 PM
Buddy of mine got a 2011 F150 Crew 4x4 Lariat Ecoboost for Christmas from his wife. Jet black, all leather, loaded, etc. Had 150 miles on it. He has a 23' Bu Wakesetter. I'll be curious how it is to drive and how it tows. Have to report back on it! (lucky bastid)
anxious to hear how it does...

mmandley
12-29-2011, 08:57 AM
D Max in time bro keep that one a couple years then get your self a nice loaded used D Max with 25k for 40k that's the smart way to go.

Just remember having a Diesel is like having a wakeboat, there's always upgrades you want to do. Always some project to add to her and when it's maintenance time she demands attention lol

But like ive said before I'll never own a gas truck again. Diesels make so much power, pull so well, and hey it's cool saying Got Diesel? Lol

You could always name her Snarky lol