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Old 06-27-2018, 01:17 PM
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The dealer we use has a new 2018 Raptor for $52K, another for $54k (race red) and the other 7 are $69-73k.
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Test drove it and it did feel a lot beefer, not sure if I liked the v6 sound and road noise was noticeably louder in the interior compared to my platinum. Iím not sure if the platinum uses much more sound deading insulation. But I think Iím sticking with the platinum and going to put a 4inch bds with 35s.
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For ~ 2k level and put raptor rims on it
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For ~ 2k level and put raptor rims on it
nice truck!
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nice truck!

Yeah it is a nice truck but it ain't no Raptor.
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Op I paid my truck off a couple months ago or so and contemplated this very thing. As I looked around at current stock, price, and another note every month. I quickly changed my mind and dumped a couple grand into my almost new truck, <16k miles even though it's 5 y/o. I could afford a new Raptor easily but there's so much more I'd rather spend the $ on. Perhaps I'd have a different plan if my truck had average miles for it's age, but she is still brand new for the most part.
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Originally Posted by Mudder View Post
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EXACTLY... And you can get the safer 5L engine.
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Originally Posted by Bravo3eco View Post
EXACTLY... And you can get the safer 5L engine.
Is the HO 3.5 dangerous?
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Is the HO 3.5 dangerous?
No. It's a good engine. Honestly any of the engines made by Ford right now are good as long as you maintain them. That said, I won't buy a new Raptor because they don't come with a V8. But that is personal preference. I'm looking for a 14 Raptor myself. V8 is simpler, and I am looking for long term reliability and the ability to work on it myself. And they actually sound good, the New Raptors don't.
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I can't decide on a color, they all look great on the Raptor
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