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Is it worth it?.....

HELL YES!! <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">

I love my HO! I wish I could have several, so I could be a Cummins <IMG SRC="smilies/grinpimp.gif" border="0"> I'd have a stable of em'

My '01 3500 4x is awesome. I love it. My only complaint is that it needs more. With 8K lbs. of dirt in the back, it's a little slow!!! <IMG SRC="smilies/eek.gif" border="0">

But I can hook up my 8K lb cruiser/trailer combo behind it, set the cruise at 60 in 6th and Pull hgwy 50 all the way to Icehouse without any issues.

If your buying a stick, do the 6 speed and you won't regret it.

[ 10-08-2001: Message edited by: Patman ]
 

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I love my 98 3500 4x4. I pull my jeep on a heavy flatbed and pop the sucker on cruise and sit back, relax, sleep and watch tv...ok...I just relax, but the Dodge is a work horse...love it. You also won't have to worry about people parking next to you in a parking lot <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">
 

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Originally posted by Butch:
<STRONG>My 98 7.4 Vortec is acting stupid and 600 bucks later still failed emissions so it is time for it to go. </STRONG>
Serious bummer for a truck that new to flunk emmissions. Hope you're able to SELL it like that <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0"> Good luck on the new ride.


Here's what little (VERY little) I know about recent Cummins. Buddy of mine has a 2000 with the 5-speed. He recently towed another guy's 36' race-car trailer with a CJ7 inside. Told me that he had to stay at 80MPH to keep from losing speed on hills. He has 3.54's & 265/75R16's. Said he thought 4.10's would be too much, but that something like 3.73's would put the engine right in the sweet spot at a slightly lower speed. Or MAYBE 3.54's with the HO would be the way to go?????


Not much help, & second hand at that, but thought I'd comment all the same <IMG SRC="smilies/blush2.gif" border="0">

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Oh yeah! I have a 2000 with the 6 spd. I've done the chip and 4 inch exhaust.
The trip back from the clean up. Set the cruise at 75 in 6th and hauled a$$ gettin 13.5 miles to the gallon. <IMG SRC="smilies/eyemouth.gif" border="0"> I love that truck..
 

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I have the 6 speed and the best thing is the strength of the tranny! It is much stronger than the 5 speed (NV4500) and the extra gear helps with the 6000# load I pull.

I have not gotten mine broken in yet (3K miles) so it is still getting 12-14 mpg with a load, but I hear that will go up and up as the engine gets older.
 
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