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I am looking to switch from Ford f150 sport mode. I will be towing a cargo trailer maybe 3500 lbs. In the future maybe a travel trailer. Have been looking SR5 and TRD for the 18 in wheels. Dont want 20 in wheels.

Looking for all and any advice on a used Tundra... done w FORD!!!
 

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The ECO boost motor just hasnt been good. In doing research a turbo charged engine doesnt hold up. After a stern discussion w Ford the will do the repair but not confident in the engine anymore. I have been looking on carmax and seen a few of the SR5 and TRD that I like in the 2019 models. After this experience I am leary of any "turbo" charged engine for a truck.
 

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The ECO boost motor just hasnt been good. In doing research a turbo charged engine doesnt hold up. After a stern discussion w Ford the will do the repair but not confident in the engine anymore. I have been looking on carmax and seen a few of the SR5 and TRD that I like in the 2019 models. After this experience I am leary of any "turbo" charged engine for a truck.
Tom your thinking is accurate. Turbos add complexity, cost, and heat whitch leads to shorter life spans in general. Time will tell how the 22 Tundra holds up. 2007 -2021 Tundra's have the iForce V-8 4.6 & 5.7L. These Motors are known to be good beyond a million miles. The transmissions need more attention. The trans fluid needs changing at 50,000 miles intravles in my opinion. The trans is a sealed system no dip stick. Pan bolts can break with removal. The trans is fine if maintained. These motor's are also known to get poor fuel mileage. A reprogram from companies like HP Tuners can bump the tundra into respectable mileage figures.
 
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