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Last summer I was the proud owner of a 2000 3/4 ton Chevy Silverado extended cab, long bed truck, which I absolutely adored; however, it was too big for me to climb into and consumed too much gas. The reason it was too big is because of a hip condition and arthritis in my knees, so I sold it. A few days later, with the help of an uncle, I came into possession of a 2002 Ford F-150 XLT work truck. I didn’t like Ford’s because until that day I was a Chevy man and then I drove it, and needless to say I was hooked. It belonged to a paving company in Atlanta before I got it and they had sold it off when they bought a new fleet of trucks. It looked like it’d been thrown through the ringer, and I had to buy a new tailgate a few weeks after buying it. It came with a set of brand new Michelin tires and even though it looked bad it drove like a dream at over 150,000 miles. I still don’t like the way it looks but still, after a year of ownership, the truck still amazes me at how well it rides. If this is how an F-150 drives after it’s been through the torture of a paving company’s wear and tear then I can only imagine how a brand new one drives. I don’t think I’ll be driving a Chevy truck anytime soon, the next truck I buy will definetely be a Ford F-150.

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