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RE: Will a 3/4 ton do

And this is where it all goes hay wire. We don't want to accept the ratings. We want to challenge them and re-rate the ratings. We want to decide which are valid and which are not. Which ratings apply to our scenario and which can be ignored. At some point it boils down to either you abide by them or you don't. I undersrtand some are tax,ratings and registration ratings but in the end they all serve a purpose. I don't believe your combo is going to explode if you exceed a rating. However I firmly believe a combo that is within all of its ratings will ultimately be safer and out perform a combo that is within some of its ratings. In the end 1500,2500,3500 SRW,3500 dually, MDT,HDT basically step up in performance ratings and capabilty. Stick with all the parameters and your combo will be fine. Or you can Pick and choose the ones you like and pretend there is no ratings system. It did serve a purpose at one point in time about half a century ago when the class system was created. However, the magical 10k GVWR got imbedded in many state laws as the toping point between commercial and personal vehicles so even if the US DOT and EPA were to alter the truck classes to increase class 2b or have it break away into its own class, there would still be many different state laws limiting it to 10k. This the main reason why most 250/2500's are limited to 10k and many 350/3500s can have their GVWR altered free of charge through fleet services to 10k. GM actually just recently broke away from this 10k GVWR limitation on some of their 2500's and they are actually class three trucks just like the 3500's. They still offer 10k trucks for fleets, but have higher GVWR limits for those buying a 2500 for personal use. Also, as Grit stated, it is not always black and white. There are many laws and limits that have grey areas. Take Texas prima facie speed limits(Transportation code 545.352). Even though a county road may have a posted speed limit of 55 mph, I can legally go up to 70 mph(65 at night) if it is safe to do so(ie little traffic, dry road, etc.). Many people and even police officers do not know about this law. So to many who are ignorant about the law and only look at things as black and white, they see the posted speed limit as being there for a reason and is the max safety limit when in reality it is not. The prima facia speed limit is. Same goes with the GVWR the manufacturer is forced to give the 2500 under 10k. It is not binding to the consumer in the eyes of the law, the registered GVWR is and you can even register your vehicles to exceed the manufacturers GVWR in many states.
ShinerBock 06/14/22 06:53am Tow Vehicles
RE: Will a 3/4 ton do

Exactly and is more of OPs waiting for what they want to hear... Selective adherence to ratings...even the most anti-rating advisors revere some ratings Well, as I stated before, it depends on what is limiting the rating. If it is actually hard parts limiting the rating then I would be more inclined to abide by them. If it is half a century old laws and regulations(like truck class GVWR limits) forcing the limits then I am less inclined to abide by them and then refer to the limits of the hard parts. If I am ignorant to what the limiting factor is or I am not 100% sure then I generally abide by the rating and treat it like a hard part limitation.
ShinerBock 06/13/22 02:37pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Will a 3/4 ton do

What’s really funny and to share, while protecting the identity of the guilty, is one person, who fits the bill in the above category apparently, got so wound up over their position, or maybe my position which was contrary (and correct btw ;)) they cussed me out privately! To that person and those like you, you should take a step back and if something like this thread causes you enough anger or frustration to lash out like you have turrets, then maybe find something else to do, as it’s not healthy for you to participate in this game! Btw sorry _______. I only try to provide the best info for folks who are asking a question and admittedly aren’t well read. The collateral damage comes with choosing to dis spell the uninformed wrong answers, objectively and with fact, in an effort to steer the person with the honest question in the right direction. WOW! I don't think I have ever been that into an online convo to cuss someone out in a PM. Don't get me wrong, I will post massive posts to prove my point(if I have nothing better to do at work) or if I feel I am right about something, but to spend the time to cuss someone out in a PM is on another level. In regards to the previous comment about tires. I had a family member who bought a 3500 especially for the added payload rating over the 2500 and a week later put large 20" rims and tires that had a load rating about a thousand pounds less than the factory rims and tires which essentially made his truck a 2500 since the tires were the limiting factor.
ShinerBock 06/13/22 07:05am Tow Vehicles
RE: Will a 3/4 ton do

Show me a truck that IS rated to tow 4 times its own weight. Any DRW 3500 that's rated to tow 30k+ is pushing 10k empty these days. I'm talking about the bare truck fresh off the dealer lot. Puts you down in the mid 3's. Now I'm going to blow your point clean out of the water: The only thing limiting a Class 8 truck is THE LAW. 80K is a legal limit. The truck is capable of far more. You can get overweight permits and tow at 102K gross easy. That gets you solidly into the "3's" with your Class 8 truck strawman. Far more is possible, all you need to do is pull the permit and have enough axles on the ground. The Class 8 truck will do 4-5 times its own weight all day every day with a smile. A DRW 3500 at 4 times is going to start showing fatigue and wear quite early in its life. https://www.ramtrucks.com/content/dam/fca-brands/na/ramtrucks/en_us/towing/Ram_HD-3500-D2_Trailer-Tow-Weight-Chart_MY21.pdf Page 7 of 9. Ram 3500 DRW Regular Cab 4x2 with 8' bed Base weight(according to Ram's Chart): 7,433 lbs Max Trailer: 37,100 lbs 37,100/7,433= 4.99 https://www.fleet.ford.com/content/dam/aem_fleet/en_us/fleet/towing-guides/2022_Ford_RVandTrailerTowingGuide.pdf page 30 of 53 Ford F450 DRW Regular Cab 4x2 with 8' bed Base weight(according to Ford's website): 8,012 lbs Max Trailer: 37,000 lbs 37,000/8,012= 4.62 https://es.chevrolet.com/content/dam/chevrolet/na/us/english/index/vehicle-groups/trailering-and-towing/trucks/02-pdfs/MY21%20Trailering%20Guide%20eBrochure%20v2.pdf Page 37 of 46 Chevy 3500 DRW Regular Cab 4x2 with 8' bed Base weight(according to GM's website): 7,469 lbs Max Trailer: 36,000 lbs 36,000/7,469= 4.82 Also, I know class 8 trucks because I have worked in the heavy duty industry for over 20 years and my point being is that it is not always hard parts that limit a trucks actual capacities. Like class 8 is limited by laws and regulations, so is class 2b that most 2500 trucks are in that the OP was asking about. And also just like class 8 trucks, you can register a 3/4 ton to be able to carry more than the class 2b limit of 10k GVWR, but I would have to pay double the registration. Manufactures will continue to make class 2b HD trucks because fleets demand them so they don't have to pay added taxes/registration along with limited CDL requirements once you get past 10k GVWR(Class 3 and up). So it is not the actual hard parts that is limiting 2500's these days. It is laws and regulations of class 2b trucks just like the laws and regulations that limit class 8 trucks. And no, you will need a special truck to tow 4-5 times the weight. These are called heavy haul spec'ed trucks and they are heavier than your regular on highway tractor with a GCW of 80k due to the added pusher axles and other beefier components. We made a lot of these heavy haul trucks when I worked for Peterbilt/Kenworth, and also made engine for them when I worked at Cummins. Now we sell them at my current company.
ShinerBock 06/10/22 12:12pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Will a 3/4 ton do

Only in the RVnet forum would we boast about our favorite brand’s 3500 DRW being rated to tow more than 4 times its weight yet freak out when someone asks about an 8k lb HD 2500 truck towing 1.75 times its weight. DUDE, don't you know the HIPS make all the difference??????? No other class of truck is rated to tow more than 4 times it's weight even those with double "hips" like the 25k lb class 8 semi that is maxed out towing 55k lbs (GCW 80k). That is only 2.2 times it's weight. Those must be some super special "hips" to allow it to tow more than 4 times it's weight yet a 2500 not able to tow less than 2 times it's weight or a class 8 truck only able to tow less than 2.5 times it's weight.
ShinerBock 06/10/22 06:51am Tow Vehicles
RE: Will a 3/4 ton do

Only in the RVnet forum would we boast about our favorite brand’s 3500 DRW being rated to tow more than 4 times its weight yet freak out when someone asks about an 8k lb HD 2500 truck towing 1.75 times its weight.
ShinerBock 06/09/22 12:27pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Will a 3/4 ton do

If you are person that feels that they have to be within all of the manufacturers numbers even though they are not legally binding to you and are only for the manufacturer to be within outdated US highway truck classes and emissions regulations, then get the 1 ton. If you are not one of these types and have enough common sense and experience to not need stickers like "Do not touch engine fan while engine is on", then any of the current 3/4 tons(which are terms that are outdated as the truck classes) will be fine for a 14k trailer. I have been pulling a 5th wheel around that weight since I bought my truck new in 2014. I have never felt unsafe, unstable, or any of the other things that these weight police alarmist are telling you what will happen. It only squatted about .5 inch more than a family members 3500 of the same model which is about right seeing that my rear axle weight rating was only 500 lbs less than his while my front axle rating was exactly the same.
ShinerBock 06/09/22 08:21am Tow Vehicles
RE: Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride set for Oct 26th !

As of today, EV semi tractor-trailers like the Tesla semi is ideal for regional day trips ONLY! Mainly delivery routes within 250 miles(since the range is only 500 miles) that freight companies like Fed-ex and UPS make. The technology, range, and infrastructure is not there for anything else even regional over night trips. And yes, you are wishing or dreaming if you think otherwise. Reality doesn't support that dream just yet. Maybe in 5-10 years(or more), but no right now.I expect cross country in a Semi will be a contest very soon once released to private owners. Should prove interesting. I hate to burst your bubble here, but all the major manufacturers and fleets say no. Class 7 & 8 truck industry is what I do and have done for the past 20+ years. I currently at mid level at the cooperate headquarters of the worlds largest class 7 & 8 truck dealer group. I speak with most of the top manufactures and fleets on a regular cadence. I am not saying this to bolster my ego, but rather to give you insight that I do know more than most about this industry. I was actually just recently helping with a deal selling several large truck EV chargers to a customer in California. All the fleets, manufacturers, and industry experts say that we have a long way to go to be able to do long haul with EV's. Not just with the trucks and batteries, but also with also the infrastructure along the way. The amount of energy needed to fast charge just one semi(let a lone a whole fleet) in the 30 minutes that Tesla states is huge or even over night is a lot more than places a long these major routes can handle. EV's semi's were actually part of the discussion at the last HDAW conference which is a bunch of industry experts talking about the future of the industry. The panel (some who were EV truck manufacturers) came to the same conclusion that I am telling you know that while they are great for daily runs below 250 miles, the trucks and the infrastructure along these major routes still have a long way to go to be able to support these fleets and it will take a lot more than just placing chargers everywhere. Sorry, but I would take the word of someone who is actually in the industry than a fanboy of the technology who is only looking at if from an bias outsiders perspective purposely neglecting all of the hurdles and challenges that need to overcome. If you want to have a serious discussion about it then we can. I am not anti-EV or opposed to long-haul EV semis. I just know what it would take to make a reality.Once again completely missed what I said. And talking of completely different matter altogether. Pot, kettle. He quoted my post on how the current technology will only allow for local day trips within 250 and turned it around to talk about cross country contest by private owners who will not even be the first owners of these trucks. Fleets that operate in a local region will as I was stating and we have a long way to go in order to do any kind of cross country contest.
ShinerBock 06/01/22 12:28pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride set for Oct 26th !

As of today, EV semi tractor-trailers like the Tesla semi is ideal for regional day trips ONLY! Mainly delivery routes within 250 miles(since the range is only 500 miles) that freight companies like Fed-ex and UPS make. The technology, range, and infrastructure is not there for anything else even regional over night trips. And yes, you are wishing or dreaming if you think otherwise. Reality doesn't support that dream just yet. Maybe in 5-10 years(or more), but no right now.I expect cross country in a Semi will be a contest very soon once released to private owners. Should prove interesting. I hate to burst your bubble here, but all the major manufacturers and fleets say no. Class 7 & 8 truck industry is what I do and have done for the past 20+ years. I currently at mid level at the cooperate headquarters of the worlds largest class 7 & 8 truck dealer group. I speak with most of the top manufactures and fleets on a regular cadence. I am not saying this to bolster my ego, but rather to give you insight that I do know more than most about this industry. I was actually just recently helping with a deal selling several large truck EV chargers to a customer in California. All the fleets, manufacturers, and industry experts say that we have a long way to go to be able to do long haul with EV's. Not just with the trucks and batteries, but also with also the infrastructure along the way. The amount of energy needed to fast charge just one semi(let a lone a whole fleet) in the 30 minutes that Tesla states is huge or even over night is a lot more than places a long these major routes can handle. EV's semi's were actually part of the discussion at the last HDAW conference which is a bunch of industry experts talking about the future of the industry. The panel (some who were EV truck manufacturers) came to the same conclusion that I am telling you know that while they are great for daily runs below 250 miles, the trucks and the infrastructure along these major routes still have a long way to go to be able to support these fleets and it will take a lot more than just placing chargers everywhere. Sorry, but I would take the word of someone who is actually in the industry than a fanboy of the technology who is only looking at if from an bias outsiders perspective purposely neglecting all of the hurdles and challenges that need to overcome. If you want to have a serious discussion about it then we can. I am not anti-EV or opposed to long-haul EV semis. I just know what it would take to make a reality.Once again completely missed what I said. No I didn't. I specifically said fleets and not the private owners like you said because it will mainly only be the fleets(big or small) buying these trucks at first. Like with most new trucks that come on the market, private owner/operators generally lag behind buying new tech. Class 7 & 8 trucks are NOT like your average vehicle. Their main purpose is to make money and fleets or private owners do not buy them as second vehicles like most EV owners do. If they tech is not their for the private owner or fleet to make money in long haul trucking, then they will not buy it regardless of how fast it goes or the emissions it doesn't spew.
ShinerBock 06/01/22 06:32am Tow Vehicles
RE: Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride set for Oct 26th !

As of today, EV semi tractor-trailers like the Tesla semi is ideal for regional day trips ONLY! Mainly delivery routes within 250 miles(since the range is only 500 miles) that freight companies like Fed-ex and UPS make. The technology, range, and infrastructure is not there for anything else even regional over night trips. And yes, you are wishing or dreaming if you think otherwise. Reality doesn't support that dream just yet. Maybe in 5-10 years(or more), but no right now.I expect cross country in a Semi will be a contest very soon once released to private owners. Should prove interesting. I hate to burst your bubble here, but all the major manufacturers and fleets say no. Class 7 & 8 truck industry is what I do and have done for the past 20+ years. I currently at mid level at the cooperate headquarters of the worlds largest class 7 & 8 truck dealer group. I speak with most of the top manufactures and fleets on a regular cadence. I am not saying this to bolster my ego, but rather to give you insight that I do know more than most about this industry. I was actually just recently helping with a deal selling several large truck EV chargers to a customer in California. All the fleets, manufacturers, and industry experts say that we have a long way to go to be able to do long haul with EV's. Not just with the trucks and batteries, but also with also the infrastructure along the way. The amount of energy needed to fast charge just one semi(let a lone a whole fleet) in the 30 minutes that Tesla states is huge or even over night is a lot more than places a long these major routes can handle. EV's semi's were actually part of the discussion at the last HDAW conference which is a bunch of industry experts talking about the future of the industry. The panel (some who were EV truck manufacturers) came to the same conclusion that I am telling you know that while they are great for daily runs below 250 miles, the trucks and the infrastructure along these major routes still have a long way to go to be able to support these fleets and it will take a lot more than just placing chargers everywhere. Sorry, but I would take the word of someone who is actually in the industry than a fanboy of the technology who is only looking at if from an bias outsiders perspective purposely neglecting all of the hurdles and challenges that need to overcome. If you want to have a serious discussion about it then we can. I am not anti-EV or opposed to long-haul EV semis. I just know what it would take to make a reality.
ShinerBock 05/31/22 03:26pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride set for Oct 26th !

As of today, EV semi tractor-trailers like the Tesla semi is ideal for regional day trips ONLY! Mainly delivery routes within 250 miles(since the range is only 500 miles) that freight companies like Fed-ex and UPS make. The technology, range, and infrastructure is not there for anything else even regional over night trips. And yes, you are wishing or dreaming if you think otherwise. Reality doesn't support that dream just yet. Maybe in 5-10 years(or more), but no right now.
ShinerBock 05/31/22 12:48pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Idle/Drive Ratio

On my 2014 Ram , if ya hold the button down you can zero those numbers and start all over ! Maybe ya'll are miss-understanding those gizmos ? Say wut? Ummm, no you can’t “zero out” engine hours….. Lol. Where would you even come up with something like this? Well you say they don't track hours well. I would think Ram would create a recall for something to fix an issue like that to prevent warranty fraud! Even if you could zero out the idle hours on the dash, all this information is stored in the ECM. On many heavy and medium duty trucks, this info is not shown on the trucks gauges so our technicians have to plug into the ECM using Cummins Insite software on their laptops to gather this data for warranty.
ShinerBock 05/23/22 12:27pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride set for Oct 26th !

Pull through Tesla chargers. Getting ready for semis. Tesla Pull-through chargers I don't think those are for semi's. If they were, then it would be very hard for them to get in with a 53" trailer.
ShinerBock 05/18/22 02:03pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride set for Oct 26th !

Hey Marty...please keep this thread open...am hoping it reaches 1,000 pages ! I have seen many things posted in this thread that would have gotten any other thread shut down in a second so if he hasn't shut it down by now then it is unlikely that he ever will. And to be honest, this kind of disproportional treatment is one of the reasons why I stopped posting in this forum as much as I used to.
ShinerBock 05/18/22 01:38pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride set for Oct 26th !

The Tesla Semi is going to kill diesel semi truck sales in the future if diesel prices stay high IMHO. Gas prices get passed onto the consumers the same way higher taxes do and generally aren't absorbed by trucking companies. Also, regardless of what it costs, these Tesla semi's cannot fill the role of long haul trucks truck that can go 1,200 miles and fill up for another 1,200 miles in 15 minutes. Most of your trucks are long haul and this Tesla semi will not be bale to fill that role even 10 or 15 years down he road unless battery and charging technology has a drastic leap forward. In regards to city/day cab truck, yes these EV's will work great. I have already been involved in selling several semi-truck chargers(not Tesla) to customers in our California region at work. Short distance city driving is perfect for BEV's both passenger vehicles and semi's. 8.1 Van, I am sorry, but I think you are spewing nonsense to keep this thread going. You are posting false images, and saying things that aren't even true about semi's or the industry(which I have worked in for over 20 years) in general. I know you believe in your cause, but you are doing more harm for it than good by doing this.
ShinerBock 05/13/22 02:24pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride set for Oct 26th !

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52050508810_f3f88f7b0d_c.jpg video They assemble tractors with a functional trailer attached? What am I missing? Yes, that is a doctored image. From the reflection on the side of the truck and trailer, you can tell they took the pick from a truck driving down the road and does not show the glare of the lights up above. They definitely would not have a trailer hooked up on the assembly line(I have been to several semi-truck assembly lines in my career). The lights of the truck would not be on while on the assembly line. The brakes and calipers are NOT from a class-8 semi-truck. You can tell buy what looks like Isuzu or UD cabovers chassis on the automated vehicle dollies in the back ground that it is a plant for these vehicles and not a Tesla plant. It is stiff like this, which I mentioned in the Lightning truck thread, is part of the reason why it is so hard to take hard core EV'ers seriously. Anyone who looks at the image for more than 30 seconds can tell it is fake. 8.1 Van, if you want anyone to take you seriously or want to pull more people to your cause, then I would recommend doing a better job of vetting this kind of fake news.
ShinerBock 05/13/22 08:36am Tow Vehicles
RE: Cummins 6.7L Gasoline Engine in a Ram?

Back in the day, I had the most powerful gas engine you could buy(plus mods) in a truck to tow my 8k lb trailer. Truck had a 4 speed and after one trip towing through the Texas hill country, I traded that truck in for my first diesel. I am not saying that the truck could not pull it, it just didn't do it to my preferences and expectations. Of course, everyone's preferences and expectations are different though. So, don't get defensive about the "My trailer is too heavy for gas" (which is not what I said). I just said that diesel is the only way "I"(as in me, myself and I) would go with "my" trailer. Not saying a gas couldn't pull it, just that I wouldn't want to be driving any current gas engine HD to do it. If I had to pull it with a gas truck, then I would probably go with a Ford 7.3L unless this Cummins 6.7L gas engine comes out and it is turbocharged. None of my 427s where built. I would call the parts department at GMC dealer, load new, not rebuilt, but new engine in pickup, and change it in a parking lot. All same as what was installed in new twin-screw trucks. Now I was stopped for overload, driving a diesel, at age 14. But 6 years later, buying my own truck, I bought what I could pay cash for, worked it until I could upgrade. Hauling asphalt, first truck to plant got first load, and first truck to paver, first unload. Near a roadrace, grossing over 30 tons. All the 671s and some of the 871s could load behind me all day long. Now when we hooked up the pups I was EZ to pass. My point is with the technology available back then engines burned gas, and moved what needed moved. Coupled with the fact that emission systems on spark fired engines are pretty well sorted out, and compression fired is not, I can see light duty, (less than 30,000 gross) might be better to use gas. It is not necessarily the fact that emissions systems on gas engines are figured out, it is just that the US EPA has a hard on against diesels and therefore have stricter requirements on diesels. Even though gas engines are more harmful to the environment due to their inefficiency and today's direct injected engines emit a lot of particulate matter, diesels emit a lot of NOx which is only harmful in very heavily populated areas. In les populated areas, NOx dissipates into the upper atmosphere and gets turned into a good thing since NOx is a helpful greenhouse gas which is also created by lightning, forest fires, and many other heat sources. So, it is not that they just haven't gotten diesel emissions figured out, it is just that they keep getting stricter and stricter because the activist powers that be seem to have a disdain for them. If you look at all of our emission requirements and fuel economy test standards, they are all made to get the best possible outcome out of a gas engine, not a diesel or CNG vehicle. Although, after the SCR/DEF systems, they have been getting a lot better.
ShinerBock 05/10/22 06:36am Tow Vehicles
RE: Cummins 6.7L Gasoline Engine in a Ram?

I think cummins see's the writing on the wall for the future of diesels in this market segment and the trend of more Hemi's replacing the cummins (My observation) so as a company they have to evolve. Also I don't see Stellantis' designed 3.0 gas engine making it to the HD duty line up. I think the fact that there are more gas engines in the HD segment than there used to be is not limited to Rams. With today's more powerful gas engine options and more gears, I see a lot more gas engines in the HD segment of all brands than I used to to. Of course, most of these are the guys that really didn't need a diesel to tow what they do and only had diesels before due to the dismal performance of the older gas engines. If I only had to to tow 10k, then I would likely have gotten a gas HD over a diesel. With my trailer, diesel is the only way I will go. If I could of made a living running 20,000 miles a year I would of parked a 427 GMC the day I retired. As for "My trailer is too heavy for gas" back in the early '70s I would haul a load every day where my GCVW was about 55 tons. Back in the day, I had the most powerful gas engine you could buy(plus mods) in a truck to tow my 8k lb trailer. Truck had a 4 speed and after one trip towing through the Texas hill country, I traded that truck in for my first diesel. I am not saying that the truck could not pull it, it just didn't do it to my preferences and expectations. Of course, everyone's preferences and expectations are different though. So, don't get defensive about the "My trailer is too heavy for gas" (which is not what I said). I just said that diesel is the only way "I"(as in me, myself and I) would go with "my" trailer. Not saying a gas couldn't pull it, just that I wouldn't want to be driving any current gas engine HD to do it. If I had to pull it with a gas truck, then I would probably go with a Ford 7.3L unless this Cummins 6.7L gas engine comes out and it is turbocharged.
ShinerBock 05/09/22 08:17am Tow Vehicles
RE: Cummins 6.7L Gasoline Engine in a Ram?

I think cummins see's the writing on the wall for the future of diesels in this market segment and the trend of more Hemi's replacing the cummins (My observation) so as a company they have to evolve. Also I don't see Stellantis' designed 3.0 gas engine making it to the HD duty line up. I think the fact that there are more gas engines in the HD segment than there used to be is not limited to Rams. With today's more powerful gas engine options and more gears, I see a lot more gas engines in the HD segment of all brands than I used to to. Of course, most of these are the guys that really didn't need a diesel to tow what they do and only had diesels before due to the dismal performance of the older gas engines. If I only had to to tow 10k, then I would likely have gotten a gas HD over a diesel. With my trailer, diesel is the only way I will go.
ShinerBock 05/09/22 06:33am Tow Vehicles
RE: Cummins 6.7L Gasoline Engine in a Ram?

After doing some more reading about the "Hurricane" inline 6 Chrysler plans to replace it's V8's with, I firmly believe that this Cummins 6.7L gas version will replace the 6.4L. They are stating that these inline 6 Hurricane engines will replace both the 5.7L and 6.4L in the cars and half tons so it wouldn't be economical to make the 6.4L just for the HD trucks. They don't make enough HD trucks to warrant it being the only vehicle to have the engine. I guess we will have to wait and see. TWIN TURBO MUSCLE CARS: WILL DODGE USE THE HURRICANE INLINE-SIX TO REPLACE SCAT PACKS & HELLCATS?
ShinerBock 05/06/22 03:54pm Tow Vehicles
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