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We have lost the plot 29 Jun 2020 22:46 #211999

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In the race to ...where? This is the offering for the 2020 American pick-up truck market. In your wildest dreams how could you effectively use 450hp in a ute?

Ranking The Most Powerful Pickup Trucks For The 2020 Model Year
1 2020 Ford Super Duty (6.7L Power Stroke) - 475 HP.
2 2020 Ford F-450 Lariat (6.7L Power Stroke Diesel) - 475 HP. ...
3 2020 Ford F-150 Raptor and Limited - 450 HP. ...
4 2020 Ford F-350 (6.7L Power Stroke Diesel) - 450 HP. ...
5 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD - 445 HP. ...
6 2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD - 445 HP. ...

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We have lost the plot 30 Jun 2020 06:47 #212006

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Lang wrote:
...how could you effectively use 450hp in a ute?


Heh... only fer the younger driver me-thinks........





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We have lost the plot 30 Jun 2020 06:51 #212007

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When you look at the size and weight of some of their fifth wheelers, they probably need that much power.
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We have lost the plot 30 Jun 2020 07:11 #212010

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unbelievable, is that necessary....?

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We have lost the plot 30 Jun 2020 10:00 #212021

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Should be fun unless they have traction control.
I have around 200HP/450-500 ft/b torque in the F350 weighing in at 3200 KG. Any heavy foot on wet roads and it will break loose at 70-80 K's in 9th gear.
All the Ford, Chev and Dodge are close to 1000 ft/lb of torque now. Must be a real mongrel on snowy,icy or wet roads, even good dry roads will need a gentle foot on take off.

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We have lost the plot 30 Jun 2020 12:25 #212028

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I must be young at heart.

My yellow Pick Up weighs 1680KG and has a bit under 500 at the flywheel.

Yep lots of fun without Traction Control.

And I wouldn't swap it for any other car.

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We have lost the plot 30 Jun 2020 13:49 #212029

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The Ford F-150 Raptor has a twin turbo V6 for 450hp.

But the insanity does not stop there. Both Ford and Dodge/Ram are offering a model with 700hp!

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We have lost the plot 30 Jun 2020 20:06 #212037

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And here I am driving an 84 LN65 2.4L hilux.... All of 84hp
You might Laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same
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We have lost the plot 30 Jun 2020 20:40 #212048

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Did a job for a guy last week and he told me he had a 600hp Ram on order. Costa around $200,000 landed and registered.

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We have lost the plot 30 Jun 2020 22:18 #212057

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I was going to mention those deep sea boat anchors name Dodge Ram.
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