Looking to buy a good post SHTF vehicle. - Page 2 - Survivalist Forum
Survivalist Forum

Advertise Here

Go Back   Survivalist Forum > > >
Articles Classifieds Donations Gallery Groups Links Store Survival Files


Notices

Advertise Here
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Best vehicle to have around for SHTF rhino33 Vehicles & Transportation 54 06-22-2015 04:45 PM
Shtf vehicle? shadowRaWx Vehicles & Transportation 71 05-09-2015 06:32 PM
Scenario: What would you do if your vehicle battery died post-SHTF n0mad Vehicles & Transportation 61 09-13-2014 03:02 PM
$15,000 SHTF Vehicle? Kaskadian Vehicles & Transportation 38 05-10-2014 08:27 AM
Post SHTF & EMP vehicle? Richintucson Vehicles & Transportation 6 01-21-2014 10:20 AM
What about how to set up your vehicle for SHTF?? kmcintosh78 Urban Survival 17 02-14-2012 03:21 PM
The good of post-SHTF Swampwood General Discussion 8 10-21-2011 01:47 AM
SHTF vehicle Asystole Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 2 06-28-2011 09:23 PM
got any good recommendations for a book about post shtf? neovenus Books, Movies & Stories 10 07-07-2010 04:10 PM
BOV/Post SHTF Vehicle Captain Killgore Vehicles & Transportation 28 03-19-2009 02:09 PM

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-20-2017, 02:13 AM
no guns here no guns here is offline
Hiker
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Germany...
Posts: 578
Thanks: 1
Thanked 712 Times in 290 Posts
Default



Advertise Here

no kidding right...
Old 06-20-2017, 09:58 AM
TacticalFarmer TacticalFarmer is online now
Trapper
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 881
Thanks: 1,205
Thanked 1,103 Times in 445 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by no guns here View Post
I've had the opposite experience. Anything with 700R4 has given up the transmission ghost at about 125k miles every time. Never had a towing problem with my Fords. 5.4 liter and 3.5 Eco. The Ecoboost would run off and hide from my 5.4l. Faster, better mileage and towed much better. Granted nothing over 70k on it but up to that point it was fantastic with up to 9000 lbs even in the Texas summer.

My next NEW truck will be a Dodge Cummins 3500, the next day I'll buy momma a new F150 3.5l Ecoboost. It'll pull anything I need a half ton to pull and more.

But back to the 3yo OP. SHTF truck... get a UNIMOG. Next, a 2.5 from the goverment. Next, any 4x4 v8 pickup with carb.

NGH
I've never owned a vehicle with a 700R4.. No truck made in the same era as the ford 5.4 has the 700r4. You're talking about trucks made almost 40 years ago or something
Old 06-20-2017, 02:00 PM
Brettny Brettny is online now
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Ny
Posts: 214
Thanks: 0
Thanked 148 Times in 84 Posts
Default

If your looking at a ford you should look into there known problem of the supports under the bed rotting. Some years are also known for spark plugs blowinf out or getting stuck in the head.
Landrover? Cmon i think he wants a reliable vehicle and said a pickup.
Toyota pickups are prety good but your going to pay. But they also have high resale value.
As far as good post SHTF nothing beats a 95-98 dodge cummins. Not because its a dodge (they suck) its because there all mechanical.
The Following User Says Thank You to Brettny For This Useful Post:
 
Old 06-22-2017, 07:06 AM
Survival_Joe's Avatar
Survival_Joe Survival_Joe is offline
VIP Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Washington State
Posts: 261
Thanks: 1
Thanked 292 Times in 126 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Brettny View Post
As far as good post SHTF nothing beats a 95-98 dodge cummins. Not because its a dodge (they suck) its because there all mechanical.
I have one, and no they dont suck!
Reply

Bookmarks



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:59 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright © Kevin Felts 2006 - 2015,
Green theme by http://www.themesbydesign.net