congrats. im looking to do the opposite switch in a few months. id like to get my hands on a 07 5.9 CTD. surprisingly enough, my dads 04.5 isnt much harder on fuel then my car, diesel is just quite a bit more then regular gas around here.
Good luck! I couldn't find one, hence the 6.7. The 6.7 was a badass motor once I got the emission stuff off it, but now its getting pretty hard to find an offroad tuner since the EPA cracked down recently.
The guy said, "are you interested in the extended warranty program?"
"if you knew me you would know I probably won't own this car past the expiration of the factory warranty."
I loved that truck, it had some coming issues I didn't have time to deal with though.. i.e. rear main leak, a/c work, fun stuff.
And you're right, its not THAT much better but the price of fuel makes a huge difference.. I'm slightly annoyed though, sold the truck a week and a half ago, diesel was near $3.80, today its down at $3.50. I waited, and waited, and waited, and waited for diesel prices to come down.. now after its gone they come down.
The main reason for selling is I started the fire academy which is an extra 150 miles a week so that was going to add up quick on a fuel bill i was barely affording as it was. Once I'm out of the academy and get a job I'll see how I like the car but I'm willing to bet I'll be back in a truck.
Welcome to the club. Any plans for it?
Not sure, no major plans, if I had AWD I would be more likely to mod it.. After having the truck straight piped, then stack with straight pipe, then stack with muffler, then 5" with muffler out the back again......................
I'm enjoying the peace and quite for now.
I would like to do some small stuff, I've always modified everything I owned. Maybe wheels when it comes time. I've been thinking about a shock tower brace and rear sway bar, maybe that Steeda rear engine mount(?).
I've read mixed reviews about the shock tower brace, mixed reviews about the rear sway bar (which one does more)... I know I bought a FWD car but I want to make the most of it.