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Old October 11th, 2013, 06:32 AM   #1101
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Me either. Stick on scoops were on it when bought truck. A hood swap is in near future.
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Old October 11th, 2013, 11:17 AM   #1102
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Just picked her up. Just a Hemi but I think a gasser fits my lifestyle better, for as much as I pull my Jeep I couldn't justify the cost difference either.

So far I am very happy.

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Old October 24th, 2013, 08:58 AM   #1103
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Old October 24th, 2013, 09:04 AM   #1104
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Old October 24th, 2013, 09:06 AM   #1105
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Just picked her up. Just a Hemi but I think a gasser fits my lifestyle better, for as much as I pull my Jeep I couldn't justify the cost difference either.

So far I am very happy.

2500? I like my diesel... haven't towed with it yet but I don't think I'll ever have another gasser if I can help it.
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Old October 24th, 2013, 09:45 AM   #1106
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Bahahaha. Haven't heard that one before. :D

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Old October 24th, 2013, 01:42 PM   #1107
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2500? I like my diesel... haven't towed with it yet but I don't think I'll ever have another gasser if I can help it.
Yes its a 2500. Would love a diesel but I weighed out the options and couldn't justify it. I live less than 5 miles from work so I was also concerned about the diesel for that. So far I have been very happy it has way more power than my previous truck.
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Old October 24th, 2013, 08:05 PM   #1108
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Yes its a 2500. Would love a diesel but I weighed out the options and couldn't justify it. I live less than 5 miles from work so I was also concerned about the diesel for that. So far I have been very happy it has way more power than my previous truck.
Gotcha. I used to live 18 miles from work now its 3.5 miles... I wish it was 4 because my motor would make it up to temp.
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Old October 25th, 2013, 07:42 PM   #1109
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Put some 20's on that van.
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Old November 3rd, 2013, 11:00 AM   #1110
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What drivetrain is in that lovely van.

I've been thinking about a van.
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Old November 8th, 2013, 09:48 PM   #1111
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Just picked up this truck, 97 Chevy 2500 454 121000 miles no rust at all and clean interior, already has air bags on the rear with in cab controls, runs and drives nice been well taken care of









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Old November 9th, 2013, 08:00 PM   #1112
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What a difference gears make. I pulled the f150 about 20 miles out to wixom at 65 and the truck didn't even down shift once on the freeway. Got to love 4.56's thanks Scott. Now to get my jeep to the mounds.


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Old November 18th, 2013, 10:06 AM   #1113
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Old November 18th, 2013, 10:37 AM   #1114
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Not fancy but gets it done
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Old November 18th, 2013, 06:17 PM   #1115
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225k and still hauling junk around

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Old November 19th, 2013, 05:47 AM   #1116
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Yes its a 2500. Would love a diesel but I weighed out the options and couldn't justify it. I live less than 5 miles from work so I was also concerned about the diesel for that. So far I have been very happy it has way more power than my previous truck.
I was in the same boat as you. I am very happy with my 2500 hemi and the way it tows so far. the breaks, more power, and new 6-speed make it better than my old 1500 hemi.


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Old November 25th, 2013, 10:03 PM   #1117
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Old December 8th, 2013, 07:36 PM   #1118
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Updated lighting and brakes on the tow rig

New Spark plugs.
New EBC rotors and pads
New tie rod ends
4 wheel alignment.

Still need a passenger mirror turn signal lens.

But installed some 2013/14 Black'd out LED headlamps.
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Beats the plasti dip 20footer





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Old December 11th, 2013, 06:42 AM   #1119
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Old December 14th, 2013, 10:55 PM   #1120
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95 Chevrolet C2500 with the 6.5 Turbo Diesel, auto trans (4L80E?) and a 14 bolt 4:11 limited slip rear end. It's going to be my hauler/shop truck. Thoughts?
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