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Old January 19th, 2008, 12:32 PM   #21
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next time your on the highway with it, set the cruise at 65 and you should see a nice jump in mileage.
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Old January 19th, 2008, 05:23 PM   #22
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sweet truck!!!

how did the hemi do towing? I just bought a 1500 with a hemi and i am dieing to see what it will tow, i just havent had a chance yet.....
just about anything within reason you throw at it.. IMO it's capable of towing same of others 2500's but im not willing to risk injury to myself and others





POwer Wagon's ROCK ! if only they could handle a cummins
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Old January 19th, 2008, 08:45 PM   #23
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They pull like the 5.9's. They have similar numbers at 2,000 - 2,600 RPM. Where you spend most of your time pulling a trailer.

Around town the Hemi spanks the 360 though.
good to know......



Oh and ive been getting 10.1 MPG for the last week or so with all city driving....And mine is only a half ton....
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Old January 19th, 2008, 09:37 PM   #24
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I get anywhere 8-13 MPG with my 5.9. Depends on how I drive it, if it's loaded or unloaded, etc..

Manual trans and 4.10 gears.
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Old January 19th, 2008, 11:40 PM   #25
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just about anything within reason you throw at it.. IMO it's capable of towing same of others 2500's but im not willing to risk injury to myself and others





POwer Wagon's ROCK ! if only they could handle a cummins
No one is asking you to hurt yourself or others.

I believe the reason the PW doesn't have a Cummins is because the winch and the diesel intercooler? seem to fit in the same area?
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Old January 20th, 2008, 12:33 AM   #26
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I have the same trailer but your truck is a little nicer than mine :miff:
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Old January 20th, 2008, 06:35 AM   #27
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I have the same trailer but your truck is a little nicer than mine :miff:
How do you like your's so far? I had to have the tires balanced on mine after the first trip because it was vibrating the truck/jeep so bad.
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Old January 20th, 2008, 07:09 AM   #28
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How do you like your's so far? I had to have the tires balanced on mine after the first trip because it was vibrating the truck/jeep so bad.
I really like it. No problems with the tires but I need a weight distribution hitch like you have.
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Old January 20th, 2008, 06:37 PM   #29
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ArticCat843, you should be getting better then 11 mpg with a half ton. I am almost positive that Nyxis gets better then that with his 1500 hemi.
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Old January 20th, 2008, 07:58 PM   #30
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I dont know??? I do pretty much 100% city driving.....Plus i have a problem keeping my foot out of it....but i dont have to drive very far to work so i dont have to worry about it to much....
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Old January 20th, 2008, 08:25 PM   #31
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I would think the 1500 Hemi gets better milage just due to different gearing and smaller tires.
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Old January 21st, 2008, 05:20 AM   #32
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mine has 3.92 gearing.....I dont know what sized tires.....
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Old January 21st, 2008, 05:55 PM   #33
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I'm sure that gearing will help.
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Old January 21st, 2008, 07:08 PM   #34
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No one is asking you to hurt yourself or others.

I believe the reason the PW doesn't have a Cummins is because the winch and the diesel intercooler? seem to fit in the same area?
didnt say you were... I thought i had read when the PW package was 1st released.. the non cummins option was becuase dodge felt the Torque would tear the locked axles to peices ?
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That is quite possible also.
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