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Old August 6th, 2008, 04:15 PM   #1
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well i have no need for my diesel but if i sell it i'm gonna loose my ass as far as what i still owe and what i think it's worth. but i've got some 38's that would be cool on it. 94 f250 with the 7.3 turbo. it's got 4:10s so the tires would help the highway rpms. any thoughts.

but i would only use it at the dunes and daily driveing
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My Jeep blows thick black smoke and uses 4 quarts of oil per tank of gas, does that count??
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Old August 6th, 2008, 04:46 PM   #3
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Old August 6th, 2008, 08:00 PM   #4
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diesels are so fun if ya ask me. so much torque. i wheeled my buddys and it was fun
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I dont do anything crazy with mine, just a little mud and the sand dunes...but it does just fine.
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It might need more gear to run 38's for a DD. They will bring the rpm's below the power band.

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why? I have my Jeep for my offroad play toy, my f-250 is the tow rig/DD. I feel diesel trucks are just to dang heavy.
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I took my dually to the sand hills on some private property near my house up north. It was a lot of fun.
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I have taken mine on the dunes, up north two trackin, in some mud pits. Heck mine is still stock hieght. But I usually stay on solid ground with it.
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to each their own. I'm not a big jeep fan, so I use my truck...if my truck is too big for the situation, I use my RZR.

And you really dont need to worry about a "power band" on a diesel truck, low RPM's and tons of torque is where its at. My 38's and 3.73's have never let me down...I dont rock crawl or anything, but I have never not made it up a hill on the dunes with it.

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And you really dont need to worry about a "power band" on a diesel truck, low RPM's and tons of torque is where its at. My 38's and 3.73's have never let me down...I dont rock crawl or anything, but I have never not made it up a hill on the dunes with it.
i was thinkin the same thing
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well you want to sell that truck
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Took my 93 without a turbo through some stuff before, never fully stuck but close to it.
Almost got her stuck in my buddy's back yard, unloaded & no locker in the back the front wanted to just sink in in the mud. Weight of the engine + a 150lbs bumper ain't the best combo...
Atleast had a turbo on it this time.

Will it do it........Yes

Is it the right tool for the job....not exactly
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