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Old 10-15-2014, 03:17 PM   #1
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Default How reliable is a Raptor for 300mile daily driver?

A friend of mine has an oilfield job where he drives around 300 miles a day in Texas/Oklahoma.
He wants to get a Raptor with less than 40K miles and keep it stock. (He currently has a lifted 2007 GMC Sierra with Nitto Mud Grapplers)

He does not care about gas mileage, just wanted to know about the reliability of the Raptor.

Thank you

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Old 10-15-2014, 07:49 PM   #2
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Would say he would be just fine. Would trust the 6.2 over the 3.5.
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Bout 80 bux a day on gas but what the hell you gota raptor not a prius!!
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Agreed that the 6.2L should treat him fine. Mine has been strong and trouble-free from day one (knock on wood).
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For 300 miles a day buy a Prius beater
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300 mile work commute, I would find a place to stay closer to work, at 60 miles thats 5 hours wasted driving a day.
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He has more money than brains and they always say...a fool and his money are soon parted.
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There are a couple guys who have hit 100,000 miles on their Raptor's in about 2 years with no troubles. A few them being in the oil field.
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There are a couple guys who have hit 100,000 miles on their Raptor's in about 2 years with no troubles. A few them being in the oil field.
well.. I know what I'm doing for a living.. Haha jk
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I would buy a king ranch f250 fx4 before I did a raptor for that long of a commute.
at least the high mileage super duty would have decent resale value next year when oil field jobs tank because oil is dirt cheap right now.
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