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RE: [RC] GMC/Dodge Diesels also Ford - Ridecamp Guest

Please Reply to: Robert Grosser rgrosser@be;;atlantic.net or 

Not to change the subject.  One point of importance when purchasing a new 
vehicle is to check into the type computer system the vehicle uses and the 
ability of the dealership to correct computer malfunctions.  There is a system 
used in Fords which most of us have never heard of or could imagine.  It?s 
called "The Adaptive Learning Curve Computer" (Fords products for certain, GMC 
and Dodge unknown).  Simply explained; the computer that controls/runs your 
truck (engine and transmission) is programmed to learn as you drive, the 
vehicle is supposed to give you the best fuel mileage/lowest emissions possible 
for your driving style and conditions (this is a federally mandated thing).  
Well, the bottom line is that you can train this thing incorrectly when 
towing/hauling and the vehicle will give you the worst fuel economy imaginable 
under all your driving conditions.

Do your homework prior to purchasing a new vehicle.  Search the web for all the 
motor head web sites pertaining to diesel trucks and read the owner comments.

This is not intended to bash any new vehicle or the innovations undertaken by 
vehicle manufactures.  Only a word of caution to the consumer before spending 
$30,000 - $40,000 on a new truck.

Robert B. Grosser

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