Label: Riverside Records - RLP 5511 • Format: Vinyl LP, Mono • Country: US • Genre: Non-Music •
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Atop its Trailer hitch backed within an inch of the garage wall, its grille still jutted out into the aisle. Folding the power-operated side mirrors was necessary to make it narrow enough to fit at all. Even for a tall guy like myself, sitting in such an elevated position was an unusual sensation. With this size, driving in bustling, unforgiving Los Angeles traffic became a constant mental exercise. Freeway lane markers were constrictive. Wide angles had to be plotted to execute simple corners.
Covered parking was scuttled because it exceeded some height limits. Slender neighborhood avenues became testing grounds for nonverbal negotiation with oncoming drivers. Clearly, this brute is not meant for the confines of dense urban areas. Thankfully, the Duramax 6. Even to MotorTrend test staff, who spend their days launching every manner of performance vehicle, its acceleration impressed.
Our long-term Ford F Super Duty did the sprint in 7. It occasionally got caught between gears at low speeds, a minor gripe considering how well it complements the engine. With so many cogs to move through, the V-8 never feels wrung out. Deceleration, however, is less impressive. The brake pedal is soft, squishy, and long; approximately nothing happens for the first quarter of its travel, followed by a slight reduction in speed.
Has a more troubling test note ever been written? Stopping requires firmness on the halters, and I doubled typical following distances to allow plenty of pasture to slow down.
Still, despite significant bouncing and vibration under ABS, Walton accomplished a best 60 — 0 stopping distance of feet. Nonetheless, when laden weight pushes from behind, the more space ahead, the better. Posting a On the street, handling is predictably trucklike, with vague sensation transmitted through the large-diameter steering wheel.
Despite that, the cabin is comfortable and cavernous—no surprise given those exterior measurements. LTZ trim plushes it up with heated and cooled front bucket seats, LOUD upgraded audio system, and extended soft-touch trim spanning the dashboard.
The 8. And it is tiny compared to the The screen between the gauges is equally high-definition and shows almost any data point the driver might want to know—brake pad life, DEF level, engine hours, and more. Less informative is the Driver assist features include blind-spot monitors and a following distance indicator showing seconds between Transponder (Original Mix) - Various - F15teen Years Of Goodgreef (The Anthems Collected) (File, MP3 vehicle ahead, but adaptive cruise control is a notable omission, perhaps due to inadvisable use while trailering.
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