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Old Yesterday, 02:52 AM   #61
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Old Yesterday, 01:53 PM   #62
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We tow the same RV with a 18 Ram 3500 Megacab Longhorn CTD 4x4, HD towing and B&W companion. Love it! It is also used as a daily driver sometimes.
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Old Yesterday, 05:21 PM   #63
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When you set out to buy a diesel truck it is valuable to talk to someone who sells used ones. They have a unique perspective on how they hold up. My neighbor is in that business. I had no bias among the big 3 as my preference would have been another Mercedes, but they don't make an HD truck for hauling a 5th wheel. My neighbor explained it this way:

Ram: You get that excellent Cummins engine - unfortunately it is in a Ram truck.
Ford: You get that excellent Ford Truck - Unfortunately it comes with the Ford Diesel.
Chevy and GMC: Great engine and Tranny and a great truck. Just buy one!

Expert advice... Decision made!
I dont like the GM bodystyle. Unfortunately..
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Guess which is which..
The size of the Cummins piston and rod donít mean much since it only has 6 cylinders vs 8 for GM and Ford. The Cummins has to create that same power and torque thru those 6 meaning each piston, rod, and cylinder is hit with more force and it has to be built bigger and stronger to withstand it. Think how big they would be if there were only one cylinder.
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