Best full size truck for long travel

Titanium

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I was wondering what everybody thought the best full size truck to stick long travel under out of f150, silverado, titan, tundra and the ram. i looking to build a sweet daily driver. Selling 2 of my vehicles to build one gnarrly a ss D.D. i was thinkin the Silverado was probably my best bet. looking to be able to compete in this vehicle too. So lemme know what you guys think.
 

gunit

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I think you are nuts for even considering trying to build a daily driver that you can compete in. Why do you need long travel in your daily driver?
 

Titanium

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i've had long travel on my daily driver that i have now 90' f150 for a long time and i dont think i could drive a truck that has stock suspension on it now. i've been driving a 06 dodge ram off and on and its just not the same when you have to slow down for dips and what not. so i figure why not put it on my next vehicle.
 

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Id say an F-150.... it has a very strong frame and has alot of bolt on LT kits in the aftermarket, not to mention its sooooo comfy....
 

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I say f150 but I think the Silverado's have more travel available.
 

jvbmx

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go with the silverado
do you prefer a 4wd or 2wd??

cuz if you get a new silverado
BMS has an awesome 4wd LT kit out
 

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I've had an F150, a Toyota and a Titan, my vote would be for the Titan. My set up is a mid travel PRG set up. In the dirt the front works great but the rear could use more travel but I did not go through the bed. In 18 months I have put 55,000 miles on the truck, a lot of highway and city driving and it is as good as my wife's stock SUV, actually I can run harder through mountain passes in the Titan as it handles really well.
 

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Booooo APex!

I think in these times we should really try to keep our purchases in America. I know a lot of stuff is farmed out but we need to help the companies that are here!

I think the F150 is a good choice.........
 

Titanium

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what years of f150/silverado should i look into... i was thinkin 03 or newer for the silverado. i'd prefer 4wd since my other truck is 2wd that way :Dif i end up up to my ass in some mud i can tug her out a little easier.
 

LukeHuff

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sedans ftw! ahah no really i'd go silverado they look niiiiiiiice when done right. besides everyone has f150's :D :p
 

michael_loomis

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Booooo APex!

I think in these times we should really try to keep our purchases in America. I know a lot of stuff is farmed out but we need to help the companies that are here!

I think the F150 is a good choice.........

for the record, thats one GAY ASS reason to not pick an "import", hell, you cant even call them that anymore!! Those trucks are built right here in the states putting food on the table for US workers!

As for the Titan choice.. My Titan and I have a love hate relationship.. I dont even take it off road, and its been thru both motor mounts, 2 trans mounts, complete driveshaft/u joints, a complete rear end, and a right hand exhaust manifold. Pretty lame for a complete stock truck, with stock tires and wheels. 2006 with 63k on it.

By the way... its for sale... all the afore mentioned stuff is NEW (warranty) Loaded 4x4 off road package with Nav. :D
 

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Sounds like you got a lemon Loomis ;) So far the only issue I have had with the Titan is the AC compressor crapped out, but even with all the mods on the truck the dealer was cool and covered it fully.
Matt/Durka Durka and I have the same truck, same suspension and he has had some rear end issues but the guy really pushes his truck and fully abuses it. But at the same time any truck out there would have the same issues that Matt has had the way it was being used at the time.

And Shred I hope you were just being funny, for the reasons that Loomis pointed out and for the fact that I bet if we visited your house it is full of stuff truely made overseas as we all end up buying imports of some sort.
 

Shred918

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Sounds like you got a lemon Loomis ;) So far the only issue I have had with the Titan is the AC compressor crapped out, but even with all the mods on the truck the dealer was cool and covered it fully.
Matt/Durka Durka and I have the same truck, same suspension and he has had some rear end issues but the guy really pushes his truck and fully abuses it. But at the same time any truck out there would have the same issues that Matt has had the way it was being used at the time.

And Shred I hope you were just being funny, for the reasons that Loomis pointed out and for the fact that I bet if we visited your house it is full of stuff truely made overseas as we all end up buying imports of some sort.

All in good fun Apex... there is some truth to my sarcasm but isnt there always?

Hell my wife is somewhat of an import herself!
 

jvbmx

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like i said
go with the silverado 4wd
just check mine out in my album

i put fox racing shocks all around
and total chaos upper a-arms
and front fiberwerx fenders
the thing performs pretty nicely

and plus i drive my truck 30 miles to school everyday
and it does amazingly better than my friends 09 stock f150
as for titans--i hear their awful on gas
 

randy s

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sedans ftw! ahah no really i'd go silverado they look niiiiiiiice when done right. besides everyone has f150's :D :p
that last statement speaks volumns. wonder why that is? hint. start with who has the strongest frame. then you can build around it.
 
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