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Pulled my Sunny with my EcoBoost first time (Read 3347 times)
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Pulled my Sunny with my EcoBoost first time
Feb 15th, 2014 at 11:47am
 
I gotta say, I couldn't be happier with going for the EcoBoost. Plenty of power for the big hills coming back from Full Throttle Marine and I never felt like the boat was pushing the truck around on big turns.

Stopping power is very good as well. Enough so that I thought my brakes were working on the trailer. Took it right to Discount Tire for new tires, as soon as the tires were off I saw my brake lines hanging. Apparently they broke loose and judging from the rust on the discs...they have been inactive for a loooong time. But the truck handled it just fine. I guess my EoH isn't an upgrade anymore and now a necessity.

Very glad I didn't go with an F-250 or 2500. The EcoBoost is a great ride for every day work and handles the boat perfectly. All while getting 12 MPG from Spicewood with all the hills. I imagine the ride to Kemah should do easily more than 12.
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Re: Pulled my Sunny with my EcoBoost first time
Reply #1 - Feb 15th, 2014 at 11:50am
 
I thought for sure I'd need airbags but I think she's balanced pretty well.
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2005 Sunsation Dominator 32 MCOB - twin 6.3L
2004 Dodge Viper SRT-10: 460 RWHP, 503 RWTQ
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Re: Pulled my Sunny with my EcoBoost first time
Reply #2 - Feb 15th, 2014 at 12:02pm
 
Couldn't help but go and vaporize $100 in gas for my Valentine's Day...
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Re: Pulled my Sunny with my EcoBoost first time
Reply #3 - Feb 15th, 2014 at 3:02pm
 
the sunny looks great behind the truck.  glad to see them finally together!!
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Re: Pulled my Sunny with my EcoBoost first time
Reply #4 - Feb 15th, 2014 at 7:13pm
 
Look-in good, real good!!!  I can't wait to vaporize some gas myself.  28 March can't come quick enough.
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