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The 2017 Super Duty Makes the Switch to Aluminum

It's getting harder and harder to find a truck that isn't made of aluminum these days, at least if you're looking at the Ford lineup. The perennial favorite Ford F-150 first made the switch to the lightweight military-grade alloy for the 2015 model year, acting as a guinea pig for the industry. Others waited on bated breath for whether the material would flop, or fly.

Aluminum has many advantages over steel. It is:

  • Lighter weight
  • Immune to rusting
  • Highly recyclable
  • Equally, or even more dent and ding resistant

Following the F-150's success, the 2017 Super Duty…

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