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    Generally speaking, diesels do about 20-30%...

    Generally speaking, diesels do about 20-30% better than gas same model otherwise. However, its more towards 10% now with emissions... wanna get more MPG out of your diesel, just do something you...
  2. Ok, so empty its roughly #8500 (couldn't reach...

    Ok, so empty its roughly #8500 (couldn't reach the scale button to push for weigh in)... but with Tow/Haul on, and cruise set for 65mph, I got an average of about 8.4mpg. That is roughly 1 mpg...
  3. Ok, folks, well, I done did it. Here is the...

    Ok, folks, well, I done did it. Here is the package...
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    463 miles as of last night, 1 week old.

    463 miles as of last night, 1 week old.
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    Ok, well, adding to the thread, we paid someone...

    Ok, well, adding to the thread, we paid someone to install a Reese/DrawTite "Hide-a-Goose." For those RV guys, this is the equivalent hitch for a horse trailer to a 5th wheel (actually the 5th for...
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    Ok, was under the truck today for installing nerf...

    Ok, was under the truck today for installing nerf bars... Looks like from the factory they "dipped the frame in something." there are runs in the paint (no biggy), but its on so thick, it ran. I...
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    Nerf bars (black) installed today. Rewashed it,...

    Nerf bars (black) installed today. Rewashed it, waxed again. Tomorrow night it goes into the shop for a hide-a-goose hitch installed.
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  8. Wow small world. We live in Bear Creek, but I...

    Wow small world. We live in Bear Creek, but I graduated at Wilkes-University... I've moved around a few times, but keep winding up back here.
  9. Posted a picture of a new one earlier.... a new...

    Posted a picture of a new one earlier.... a new one of these runs about $36000 (more than the truck)... we are less than half that for the used one posted, for a 6 year old one. I am good with that!...
  10. Ok, well, it happened, wife found an awesome deal...

    Ok, well, it happened, wife found an awesome deal on a LQ trailer, so guess what? We just negotiated a deal for it. Unfortunately it is 490 miles away! I have a schedule for getting a gooseneck...
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    With the same engine and gears and bed the towing...

    With the same engine and gears and bed the towing is same but, GCVWR goes up on the 2500 in turn with payload (in turn with extra leaf)keeping in mind that tongue weight deducts from payload and...
  12. Thread: Towing Capacity

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    Also there is a yearly publication about towing...

    Also there is a yearly publication about towing put out about tow ratings that'll tell you all the ratings plus has advice on proper tow technique
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    New here too, welcome!

    New here too, welcome!
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    yeah the body shop I do computers for,...

    yeah the body shop I do computers for, recommended the POR15 to me before my old dodge truck made an untimely mating with a tree. After that it seemed pointless... but then, it was the underbody it...
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    Same truck I got, only with Duramax, upgrade to...

    Same truck I got, only with Duramax, upgrade to 3500HD, and Allison. Turn the beast into a TOWING monster! Now the trailer... different story ;)
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    Marko, would you then recommend another coat a...

    Marko, would you then recommend another coat a paint on the frame? I just want to make sure this thing lasts me over my 6 years... after that I am golden. I'll likely put less than 10k a year on...
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    New truck, prevent rust, what to do.

    I know one of the big deals with my Ram was they didn't LINE the rear wheel wells with anything. With the gravel, rock, mud, and salt over the years, the lips on the inside of the wheel wells became...
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    Ordered nerf bars for the beast... Actually the...

    Ordered nerf bars for the beast... Actually the wife ordered Nerf bars for the beast. She got them power coated black 3 inch round for $136 shipped (I love my bargain shopper wife!). They'll likely...
  19. Seen the dodge uterus example (on the DODGE forum...

    Seen the dodge uterus example (on the DODGE forum hehehe)... yes the length is, we aren't rock crawling, so don't need a short wheelbase, and steep angles, we're all about the TOW! This truck will...
  20. Update.. OK, sold the old truck today, for 2...

    Update.. OK, sold the old truck today, for 2 times what I could get on trade... LIFE is good. Wife informs me that with the sale of the old truck we're on track now on our bills again to have most...
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    IT Manager for a Manufacturing company, actually...

    IT Manager for a Manufacturing company, actually 3 Manufacturing companies, and 1 Auto Repair/Auto Body shop. The 3 manufacturing companies, make stuff here in the USA (actually in PA), and 2 of...
  22. Thread: New Truck

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    Pictures? heheheh. Welcome!

    Pictures? heheheh. Welcome!
  23. Thread: 2011 2500 hd

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    Could you shoot a picture if you manage to get...

    Could you shoot a picture if you manage to get them off? I am curious to what it'd look like.
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    Ok, first CAR? Don't laugh to hard... a manual 2...

    Ok, first CAR? Don't laugh to hard... a manual 2 door Chevette, 1980 Chevette actually. Like this (this is a 1979) only no where near this nice:
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    My 2nd car? a 1979 Full size regular cab...
  25. Yes they do make 8 foot beds on crew cabs. ...

    Yes they do make 8 foot beds on crew cabs. Sorry, darned cellphone cut the rest of my response off. We struggled to find a long bed CC. Generally speaking longer wheelbase better ride, and in our...
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