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Old 05-30-2012, 07:33 AM
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My buddy at URI had a 2011 6.2 Raptor and we would periodically race when I had my titan (just exhaust and 2* timing advance, on heavy ass wheels and tires), and he would beat me by half a length or so before we would shut em down. They're pretty dang fast for stock rigs. When you ride in one you'll want one bad, so incredibly smooth and road manners are unreal
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They're pretty dang fast for stock rigs. When you ride in one you'll want one bad, so incredibly smooth and road manners are unreal
Ha ha. They also cost a lot more. For the extra cost I hope it can beat my Ram (most likely) and ride smoother (doubt it) and have better road manners (doubt it).
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Old 05-31-2012, 07:24 AM
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Ha ha. They also cost a lot more. For the extra cost I hope it can beat my Ram (most likely) and ride smoother (doubt it) and have better road manners (doubt it).
... they cost a lot more, because you get a lot more. Not saying they're god's gift to the truck world, but if you get a chance to ride in one do it. They're quite remarkable and yes I've rode in a 4th gen 1500, the raptor rides nicer on and off road. comparing apples to oranges here chief
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I like them but I'm sure I would get hounded for turning it into a street queen and slamming it. Haha
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Do the raptors only come with the 6.2? I see some that have the "svt" badge and some that don't. I wonder if they have diff engines or maybe just debadged?
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I think the first few years they were 5.4 and then went to 6.2. I think anyway.
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Nope they have been out since 2010 and only came in the extended cab that year with a 6.2. 2011 they came out with the crewcab model with the 6.2, just like the Harley edition they only come with the 6.2....trust me I use to be a ford man
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love stories like this because it doesnt happen often, when people tell the truth and admit they lost and you were a good sport! like you said its all fun! and you recommend it! i lose very rarely and i post when i do!
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Nope they have been out since 2010 and only came in the extended cab that year with a 6.2. 2011 they came out with the crewcab model with the 6.2, just like the Harley edition they only come with the 6.2....trust me I use to be a ford man
When they first came out they had 5.4 in 2010, 2011 they switched to 6.2L. You are right tho, no crew cab 5.4s ever just extended cab in 2010.
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Damn I stand corrected, just looked it up myself....I feel sorry for the poor bastard that bought a 2010 because that old 5.4 was a dog. That's one of the main reasons I get out of my 2010 Black Platinum...I had a need for speed but what really sucks is the whole Locked PCM on the 2011s and up which limits my options right now. The on the plus side though I have a much faster truck than I had before and now saving a hundred dollars a month.

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