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Old May 12th, 2012, 01:55 PM   #801
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2003, 2500HD with 6.6 Duramax and 5 speed Allison. Truck also has a 2" lift and level, K&N cold air intake and a bully dog power pup.



Nice looking dirty! What size tires are those it looks like its the perfect size for towing

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Well She is ruff around the edges but man she runs like a top!!!!..... And the buggy will be on the trailer or vise versa or one for me one for you lol

I love your Colorado I hope to build a sasd one someday!

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From when I got my 1st jeep over 12 years ago when I was in highschool, I have always wanted my own tow rig, pulling my jeep. I've borrowed tow rigs and trailers, drove my jeep to events and always want to have my own truck, pulling my jeep. For the first time I'm finally able to do that. I was worried after reading how people like towing with 5.3 liter trucks that I would be largely unsatisfyed with the performance. Running almost 50/50 interstate/2 lane roads, I'm happy to report an averaged mpg of 11/14 respectively. That is with the jeep on the trailer, and the bed loaded with 3 large coolers (full), camping supplies and luggage for 4 people and a table. I was overjoyed and the performance of my truck this weekend.

That's pretty good gas mileage I only get about 10 pulling my Jeep with my dads 04 Yukon. What speed do you tow at?
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Old May 12th, 2012, 03:57 PM   #802
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That's pretty good gas mileage I only get about 10 pulling my Jeep with my dads 04 Yukon. What speed do you tow at?
60 on 2 lane roads, in D, with Tow Haul, and on the highway, in 3rd with tow haul on.
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Old May 12th, 2012, 04:37 PM   #803
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I love your Colorado I hope to build a sasd one someday!
Thx man she is going under the knife again soon I was up a blessing did you see it?
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Old May 12th, 2012, 05:38 PM   #804
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6.0 or 6.2?
6.0, I asked the same thing. So I thought it would of had the 6.2 also but even his owners manual says it was not an option for the 2500, but it was for the 1500.? I thought that was weird.

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Old May 13th, 2012, 12:27 PM   #805
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6.0, I asked the same thing. So I thought it would of had the 6.2 also but even his owners manual says it was not an option for the 2500, but it was for the 1500.? I thought that was weird.
True, as of right now no 6.2L in the 2500HD's. Not really sure why, hoping they do it in the next couple years or so.
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6.0, I asked the same thing. So I thought it would of had the 6.2 also but even his owners manual says it was not an option for the 2500, but it was for the 1500.? I thought that was weird.
Yeah it is the 6.0 but it has plenty of power with or without the jeep in tow. I got 11.6 mpg towing the jeep at 70 so I'm not mad

It's only 40hp difference between the 6.0 and 6.2

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6.0 or 6.2?
this Jim... LMAO it's 40 hp
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Yeah it is the 6.0 but it has plenty of power with or without the jeep in tow. I got 11.6 mpg towing the jeep at 70 so I'm not mad

It's only 40hp difference between the 6.0 and 6.2
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this Jim... LMAO it's 40 hp
So, what you are saying is that you are content with less. Sucks to be you.
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So, what you are saying is that you are content with less. Sucks to be you.
Actually I will take my 2500HD with its factory Class V hitch and certaily won't be content with less when I actually have more... 40 HP can be picked up with an air intake system...
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Actually I will take my 2500HD with its factory Class V hitch and certaily won't be content with less when I actually have more... 40 HP can be picked up with an air intake system...
40 hp with an intake???? Lmfao

If I could get 40 with an intake in have 8 of them stacked up
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Old May 14th, 2012, 05:52 AM   #812
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40 hp with an intake???? Lmfao

If I could get 40 with an intake in have 8 of them stacked up
Let me clarify... air system, programmer, and maybe exhaust... bottom line 40 HP can be added easily..
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Yea we saw it at the blessing. Looked pretty sick!
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