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Old 02-25-2008, 06:34 AM
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Nope Turtle I sure won't be trying no, 'on a dime' edge stops in fact NOW that I felt the power of a Hemi I don't even want to go close to the edge's....

I filled up yesterday and it looks like my first calculation show's I'm averaging about 14 mpg (that's a mix of city and hwy driving) but it should get a little better as the engine breaks in properly...

Mark buddy, I bet your local Dodge dealer would be honored to take your trade towards a new Ram...

ya know RAM stands for "Really Awesome Machine"
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Old 02-25-2008, 07:50 AM
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Wow,super Nice Truck.i Look At It This Way About Gas Milge If You Want A Truck Your Going To Pay More For Gas No Matter What.i Am Looking For A Truck As Well And Found That They All Get Nearly The Same Milege Unless You Go 3/4 Ton.but What A Nice Truck You Will Love It I'm Sure.
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Old 02-25-2008, 09:00 AM
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Originally Posted by BruceBruce1959 View Post

Mark buddy, I bet your local Dodge dealer would be honored to take your trade towards a new Ram...

ya know RAM stands for "Really Awesome Machine"
Im sure they would. Its just the payment that I would have to endure for the next several years.
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Old 02-25-2008, 02:49 PM
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You can't go wrong with a Dodge, depending on the size of trailer you want you may wish for a 3/4 ton. We started out pulling a 31 foot airstream with a 1/2 ton and while it did the job I never was very comfortable. We traded in and got a Silverado 2500 HD
4X4 and man what a difference with the auto loc differential and the 4:10 rear end it is a great tow vehicle. Fully loaded the trailer wieghs about 7,500 lbs and while I know it's there I am very comfortable on the highway.
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