Gen-2 50 mile Break-in Report

John M BUNMAN

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I came across these today. I wasn’t on FRF yet when I picked her up. I apologize for the 45k mile delay in sharing with you my impressions of the Gen2 after 50 miles….
It came with 30miles on it. It took me another 20 miles from the Dealership, to get her in the dirt :)
Having been in my 2010 for 10yrs and 200k miles, I was apprehensive about the eco boost. I knew I would miss the Sweet Sound of that 6.2L.
I am not very mechanically inclined and I was concerned that Off-Roading in temperatures over 120 degrees out, running 5-10mph, wouldn’t provide enough airflow to keep the turbos from overheating.
45k miles later, I have never had a problem.
The electronics upgrade was like going from my first Motorola Brick phone to a Gen14 IPhone!
I had one of the first Raptors to make its debut in Vegas. I waited over 6months from order to delivery, WITHOUT A CHIP OR PARTS SHORTAGE ;)
A front camera or crew-cab wasn’t even an option.
Although I had a long love affair with my Gen1, My New Love is Superior in every aspect, Except that Sweet Sound of that V8.

That is all, Carry-On :) E3085031-8F73-418B-AE5D-C1549BE8EF87.jpeg DD1BA3AC-5BBB-40D0-B500-CBBD605A6D29.jpeg E8218DC1-4546-4944-8E97-2E98795E3032.jpeg 14DE4899-13C9-4731-B76F-FBC29D93BB5D.jpeg A46D0DE2-2B9B-4C8A-A7A5-70A09994DB85.jpeg
 
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John M BUNMAN

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I love your posts. We come out twice a year to Vegas in support of the Nascar races. The last two times we have went and rented UTV's to go explore the desert. Great fun!
Drive the Raptor next time. 1800miles? Plan a week of Raptoring:)
 

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Drive the Raptor next time. 1800miles? Plan a week of Raptoring:)
My day job is flying the NASCAR teams to and from the races. As much as I would love to, driving is not an option. 1,662 miles by air in @ 5 hours versus 2,200 miles in 32 hours by Raptor. Plus I would be leaving 46 passengers in North Carolina. Lol
 
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My day job is flying the NASCAR teams to and from the races. As much as I would love to, driving is not an option. 1,662 miles by air in @ 5 hours versus 2,200 miles in 32 hours by Raptor. Plus I would be leaving 46 passengers in North Carolina. Lol
Well then give me a shout when y’all come into town. If I’m available I’ll give you a tour ;)
 
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