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01-08-2017 07:24 AM
southernfriedcj8
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Originally Posted by Valon5150 View Post
How are you liking your new ram? I ordered one end of November, getting anxious to start towing with it once it shows up, hopefully next week
I like it. The only complaint I have is that the Aisin always seems like it needs to be in one gear lower from a "feel" standpoint.
01-06-2017 10:11 PM
AZ6point9
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Originally Posted by DaKing View Post
Lots of good looking rigs. Here is an updated picture of my setup.


How much does that weigh and how well does it pull from the bumper? WD hitch?
I've hauled about 12k from the hitch before and I don't think I'd ever want to do more without sway control and weight distribution.
Clean looking rig though. Props.


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01-06-2017 09:56 PM
Valon5150
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Originally Posted by southernfriedcj8 View Post
This.

Traded in my F150 for a new 3500 a week before Christmas. So ends the gasser experiment after almost 4 years. As I've said before, the F150 is a car with a large trunk.



Still have the '97 F350. It's waiting for a Cummins swap and a 4x4 conversion.


How are you liking your new ram? I ordered one end of November, getting anxious to start towing with it once it shows up, hopefully next week
01-06-2017 01:25 PM
southernfriedcj8
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Originally Posted by inthefield View Post
Just dumped an ecoboost F150 on Monday and got back into a diesel after 10 years of settling for gas motors because I "didn't need a diesel". I can't accurately express how happy I am to have a real truck bed back, and the tradesman trim package is plenty to keep me satisfied even moving out of a King Ranch trim.

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This.

Traded in my F150 for a new 3500 a week before Christmas. So ends the gasser experiment after almost 4 years. As I've said before, the F150 is a car with a large trunk.



Still have the '97 F350. It's waiting for a Cummins swap and a 4x4 conversion.


01-05-2017 11:17 AM
Josh40601
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Originally Posted by twales View Post
I'm sure the overpriced police will chime in but I paid around 7k for it. Cheaper than a monthly note and hopefully once my k2500 suburban sells I will recoup some of that cost. I am positive I could clean it up some more and make some money on it. The pic listed is the day I bought it so you can tell it is taken care of. California prices........probably 12+. I'll be in Cali for work next week and I will keep my eyes open just to see what I see.

Ty
looking at condition based on the picture, the options, mileage, and little issues, I think that is a good price. Clapped out piles of shit sell for 5-6 so I think you're sitting well sir.

/threadjack

Sorry everyone else
01-05-2017 09:51 AM
twales
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Originally Posted by Josh40601 View Post
mind disclosing what you paid for it? Or around what you paid?
I'm sure the overpriced police will chime in but I paid around 7k for it. Cheaper than a monthly note and hopefully once my k2500 suburban sells I will recoup some of that cost. I am positive I could clean it up some more and make some money on it. The pic listed is the day I bought it so you can tell it is taken care of. California prices........probably 12+. I'll be in Cali for work next week and I will keep my eyes open just to see what I see.

Ty
01-05-2017 09:39 AM
Josh40601
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Originally Posted by twales View Post
I picked it up about 2 weeks ago. Was driving around and this sat on the side of the road for sale. Was only about 2 miles from where I live. It's in pretty good shape and I am sourcing interior pieces to fix the little things. Ordered all new headlights/tailights/new cab lights just to spruce it up some. Drivers window is INOP so I'll more than likely have to put in a new window motor. Heat/AC all work great. My first diesel so I have been reading like crazy to keep my head above water.
mind disclosing what you paid for it? Or around what you paid?
01-05-2017 06:59 AM
twales
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Originally Posted by Josh40601 View Post
damn that's a fine truck you have there. You recently pick it up or had it for a while?
I picked it up about 2 weeks ago. Was driving around and this sat on the side of the road for sale. Was only about 2 miles from where I live. It's in pretty good shape and I am sourcing interior pieces to fix the little things. Ordered all new headlights/tailights/new cab lights just to spruce it up some. Drivers window is INOP so I'll more than likely have to put in a new window motor. Heat/AC all work great. My first diesel so I have been reading like crazy to keep my head above water.
01-05-2017 05:53 AM
Josh40601
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Originally Posted by twales View Post
Nothing new and shiny like some of the ones above but it will work great for me.
Picked up a 1994.5 f250 5 speed 4x4 with the powerstroke. Has some flavor of 6 position tuner on it and will smoke like a brodozer on any setting past the third setting. Runs darn well for its age.

damn that's a fine truck you have there. You recently pick it up or had it for a while?
01-04-2017 06:05 PM
twales Nothing new and shiny like some of the ones above but it will work great for me.
Picked up a 1994.5 f250 5 speed 4x4 with the powerstroke. Has some flavor of 6 position tuner on it and will smoke like a brodozer on any setting past the third setting. Runs darn well for its age.

01-02-2017 01:46 PM
Mud Slayer 2.0 shes a 10!!!
12-31-2016 09:49 AM
inthefield Just dumped an ecoboost F150 on Monday and got back into a diesel after 10 years of settling for gas motors because I "didn't need a diesel". I can't accurately express how happy I am to have a real truck bed back, and the tradesman trim package is plenty to keep me satisfied even moving out of a King Ranch trim.

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12-29-2016 02:39 PM
mike_belben Thanks alex.. that one was around 27-28 or so
12-29-2016 01:05 PM
Highrolleres [QUOTE=mike_belben;39344586[/QUOTE]

Looks great Mike! What did that load weigh in at?
Hope everythings been going good.
12-29-2016 07:28 AM
mike_belben
12-28-2016 03:39 PM
FlatBlackXJ Just picked this up a few weeks ago. 1994 Chevy k2500 burb, 454 auto. Pretty clean for a midwest rig. Haven't got a chance to haul the XJ yet but should be better than finding a ride to get my junk around. 170k on it.. planning on ditching the nerf bars, putting some better headlights in it and doing some small detail shit, nothing major...keeping it stock.

11-08-2016 06:05 PM
'Mad Max' here's the new rig with the toy hooked up. It's an 07 Ram megacab, last of the 5.9s, with a G56. Cool part is I now have one of the first and last 5.9's under the respective hood(s)

10-28-2016 05:17 PM
Mikel
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Originally Posted by Blakes View Post
my '75 GMC C35 pulling a 34' Kaufman GN with my '78 J10 Honcho on it.

Damn, that's nice.
10-28-2016 02:08 PM
Blakes my '75 GMC C35 pulling a 34' Kaufman GN with my '78 J10 Honcho on it.

10-24-2016 10:39 AM
three60fish 95 Ram 2500 V10. Tugs this stuff around fairly well, I can maintain 70 on grades in Ohio at least! This trip we had the kayaks on the roof, the VStrom in the bed, the Starcraft 25ft trailer and bicycles on the back of it for a week vacation in the camper. I get about 6mpg towing the trailer.
10-24-2016 09:26 AM
crashnzuk Heres my current setup. 15 Ram 2500 4x4 shortbed crew with cummins and 6 speed manual. '16 Load max 20' low deck goose with rear hitch and wiring. 2013 Coleman 19' travel trailer. This setup gets right at 10 mpg @ 58 mph. 66' overall length.
Travis..

10-23-2016 05:16 PM
blay127 2014 F250 - 6.2, 3.73s, stock tires. First trip pulling the Jeep, averaged 8.5 mpg from north Houston to las cruces NM rolling 80 mph.

10-22-2016 01:13 PM
Devil's Ride Attachment 2418097

My two second gen CTDs on the ALCAN/Cassiar last spring.
10-22-2016 06:54 AM
95yj For the past 8 years I've been pulling my camper and boat with an 06 f-250 6.0. I put 10k into there motor trying to make it reliable, and it still left me on the side of the road more times than I could count. It was always nerve racking wondering where it would leave me. I sold it to my diesel mechanic and bought a 2011 GMC 2500 Denali with the Duramax. Can't wait to pull with it next week.

10-08-2016 01:34 PM
sleepsontoilet Got 11 mpg towing from Houston to Moab and back.

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