An International dealer where I grew up got an orange Scout in.
looked really nice.
Driver side with all that shiney orange paint.
Passenger side with the wood grain decal down the side.
It was something that just did not register right away—just that “hmm, something funny here, just can’t put...
I have had mine for 3 months now, so take this with a grain of salt.
( ordered in august-delivered in February)
if I cared one iota in the value of a year old truck, I would wait for the new model year. Chances are pretty fair that I would consider just that if I were still waiting. Six months...
If you are monitoring, I would get it serviced and oil changed at the dealer you use, and then, drive it til it quits.
A qt every 500 mi and it should do bad things around 2000 mi.
If a Coyote, perhaps 3000 mi.
That should require a motor replacement..
Ive checked my oil twice since Feb.,
There is a truck dealer near where I live and his inventory is predominantly
white F250, F350, Transits, and f150 XL, with a few base Expeditions.
probably about 75-100 vehicles in his lot.
he does have a smaller lot with the higher end packages (in color), but those
are not his forte. He is...
Coming from stick shifts for the eon, I have been in the habit of shutting the truck down before I actually stopped rolling.
I have an XLT and the first time I did that, was pretty interesting.
it is weird watching the shifter move up on its own. Pretty sure the parking brake sets as well.
A windshield leak can be very difficult to find.
One poster here removed his door sill plates and found the trough full of water.
All this has to do is catch a corner or edge of the carpet or padding and it will just suck up into the carpet by capillary action. This can get the whole carpet...
SuperCab, 8’ box, 4x4, 275/60-18 tires. 2500 mi
Mileage has steadily been creeping up
One trip meter I have not reset and lifetime is now reading 20.0
Trip two is reset at fill up and last tank showed 21.5.
Meter is a bit optimistic as calculated I got 20.7.
I’m rural, so little to no city...