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post #106 of 463 Old 09-11-2008, 11:36 AM
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post #107 of 463 Old 09-11-2008, 04:34 PM
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post #108 of 463 Old 09-11-2008, 09:31 PM
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post #109 of 463 Old 09-12-2008, 12:32 AM
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Got a better pic of mine, '89 3/4 ton. I love 1st gen Rams, I just wish it had the Cummins instead of the 5.9L.


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post #110 of 463 Old 09-12-2008, 10:54 AM
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i tow with my 98 ZJ 5.9 im getting 10mpg towing can't do anything about that until i pay it off next im getting a Cummins

used to recov/tow(in town pull home) w/ a Pontiac Montana

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D44/9in(spool)5.13s redoing then putting back on the comanche maybe....
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post #111 of 463 Old 09-14-2008, 03:01 AM
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we use a 1996 suburban K2500 4x4. its got the 7.4l 454 in it and a 14b out back. did the hypertech power programmer to free up some more power. get about 13mpg AT BEST empty on the highway. 8mpg is more average.

Completely stock, and keeping it that way...

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post #112 of 463 Old 09-17-2008, 08:16 PM
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post #113 of 463 Old 09-18-2008, 05:15 AM
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Whats the total deck length on that gooseneck, there Matty?

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post #114 of 463 Old 09-23-2008, 09:35 PM
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post #115 of 463 Old 09-24-2008, 03:34 AM
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2005 Nissan Frontier NISMO 4x4

Here is my overloaded Frontier moving all my tools and crap up to my parents house in NC from SC when I was about to leave for Japan. I no longer have this truck but when I didn't have all the crap loaded in the bed, backseat, inside the Jeep and on the trailer on top of the Jeep's weight it did pretty darn good. Of course I had trailer brakes which helped but this U-Haul trailer was a pig and it was a little tounge heavy in the picture. My next tow rig is going to be a used GMC diesel 4x4 2500HD or a 3500.




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post #116 of 463 Old 09-24-2008, 06:11 AM
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post #117 of 463 Old 09-25-2008, 07:52 PM
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Cummins Power

Just joined here. I am pulling with a 08 Ram with a 6.7L Cummins. Big upgrade from a Tahoe with a 5.3L gasser. I can't post a pic up here yet, but will when I can. Quad Cab long bed. I like it when it is pulling, you don't notice anything back there.








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post #118 of 463 Old 09-26-2008, 11:31 PM
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pulling rig. 02 F350 7.3L long bed 4 door. 10" of lift on 41s
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post #119 of 463 Old 09-27-2008, 11:48 AM
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post #120 of 463 Old 10-03-2008, 01:30 PM
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