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    Default Trucks ----- Chevy vs. Ford

    This is just a poll to see which is the prefered truck. Sorry Dodge guys, only Ford and Chevy. No need to explain your answer, just which one do you prefer?


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    Well DUH! GMC baby. I know it isn't in the list BUT since it basically a Chevy that looks better I choose it. Has to be 2500HD with the Duramax Diesel though.

    Oh yeah - NO LEATHER.

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    I 100% agree with the no leather in a pickup. It just doesn't belong. Now the GMC thing, about 75%. I have been driving a dodge at work and it's quite nice. Otherwise it is GMC

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    Default au contraire

    Originally posted by DaSharkie
    Oh yeah - NO LEATHER.

    Leather does not belong in a pick-up truck.
    Leather does belong in a pickup

    In the bed, attaching 4 legs to a nice set of antlers

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    I drive a 1997 Ford F150 Supercab 4x4. It still looks new (I am a clean car fanatic!). I have 72K miles on it... one warranty repair, and other than tie rod replacement the only expenses I have had is routine maintenance ( lube, oil, filter, brakes, etc. etc. etc.)

    My truck is not a work truck. I like it for the convienience of being able to go to Home Cheapot to get stuff for projects and haul stuff when necessary.

    My truck does not have leather, but I do prefer it. Leather is a lot easier to clean after taking the dogs for a ride than vacuuming dog hair from the cloth seating surfaces!
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    Cap, I agree with you that leather cleans up easier, my new Subie has leather and I do like it (though I NEVER thought I would) but it just doesn't seem right in a pick up. A truck is meant to work and haul stuff. Maybe it's just me being a freak - I am known to do that every once in a while.
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    Finally Sharkie knows what he's talkin about!! Hahaha.... just kidding there. Freak! nawww...

    Hell yeah on GMC, and I speak from experience when I say that leather just doesn't work in a truck. I'm not even convinced that most SUV's should have it, either.
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    I dunno, somehow dead cow seats seem to fit right in with a farm or work truck.

    I love leather seats for the ease of cleaning, comfort, and look. The are easier to spillproof and waterproof as well.
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    Freak! nawww...
    My wife, friends, and classmates will probably disagree with you on that one.
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    I choose the Chevy definatley a better looking truck ford just plain sux! What do ya'll think about cars? I choose cadillac or lincoln! ya know some big ghetto cruiser! Ive got a 89 caddy broughm and im only 14 its pretty cool! (its my 2nd car) My friends hate it though!
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    Chevrolet for me

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    Oh yeah - NO LEATHER
    Wait, I'm confused...I thought everyone here LOVED leather. No, wait a minute, that's for helmets.

    I'm so glad that someone came up with something original to argue about instead of the usual "leather vs. plastic", "quint vs. ladder", "Seagrave vs. LaFrance", "engine vs. truck", "vollie vs.paid", "Union vs. non-union", "red trucks vs. every-other-color-of-the-rainbow", ad infinitum, ad nauseum.

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    DM, leather belongs on a helmet, not on a pickup seat! If GM wants to use all the leather, they should start building helmets. Can ya see that -- they'd have mirrors, airbags, CD players.
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    Youse guys got a lot of nerve. DODGE!!!!!!!!!

    IF, you want a real truck, that is......

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    I choose the Chevy definatley a better looking truck ford just plain sux! What do ya'll think about cars? I choose cadillac or lincoln! ya know some big ghetto cruiser! Ive got a 89 caddy broughm and im only 14 its pretty cool! (its my 2nd car) My friends hate it though!
    Ummm...The hell?

    14 and you already have 2 cars? Riiight.

    And we all know the new CXT will beat up all other trucks

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    Ford F-250 all the way.
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    Chevy all the way! Why didn't you make this a poll so we could vote?

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    My original intent was to have this as a poll but i couldnt figure out how. I am still pretty new to these forums so if i figure out how to start a poll i will.

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    I agree with Dasharkie and kghemtp, GMC all the way! Ford is also good, but I like GMC better!
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