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Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 04-06-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,290
Posted By cruiserhead
I don't know what you're doing with your truck,...

I don't know what you're doing with your truck, but I just bought the 2012 cummins about three weeks ago. I traded in a 2011 1500 hemi, I needed the 3/4 ton for the extra towing and hauling...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 03-20-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By cruiserhead
Yeah thats exactly what the service guy said....

Yeah thats exactly what the service guy said. Almost word for word.

Thanks for tbe input
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 03-20-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By cruiserhead
2012 speedo cal issue

I just took my brand new 2012 diesel back to the dealer today to get larger tires put on and when I asked him to make sure to recalibrate the the speedo for the larger tires he told me he can't do it...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 03-20-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,282
Posted By cruiserhead
Smarty huh, I don't think I've heard of that one,...

Smarty huh, I don't think I've heard of that one, thanks.

Yeah, that's what I've been hearing is do the DPF delete and I'll be happy the the cummins but I'm concerned about voiding the warranty. ...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 03-18-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,282
Posted By cruiserhead
6.7 Help

I finally decided to take the jump from gas to diesel. I traded in my 2011 1500 CC Hemi for a 2012 2500 CC cummins. I'm not impressed, and the mileage is no better than the Hemi.

The biggest thing...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 03-18-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,497
Posted By cruiserhead
That's pretty much the way I see it. I'll try the...

That's pretty much the way I see it. I'll try the diesel for a few years just because I've always wanted one and I have friends that won't drive anything but diesel.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 03-18-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,497
Posted By cruiserhead
I forgot to mention one thing. The first 70 miles...

I forgot to mention one thing. The first 70 miles or so I was actually only getting about 14 mpg on this route. I was sick to think I just spent all that money for worse mileage. But as I drove more...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 03-18-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,497
Posted By cruiserhead
tow days ago I traded in my 2011 crew cab with a...

tow days ago I traded in my 2011 crew cab with a hemi for a 2012 2500 crew cab diesel short bed with the Ram box. I needed a 3/4 ton for towing a larger toy hauler that I'm in the market for.

I...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 09-24-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,495
Posted By cruiserhead
Ford is living off of a reputation they've been...

Ford is living off of a reputation they've been building since the model T. They have built pretty good vehicles throughout the years. Dodge had some bad years with their trucks in the 70's and has...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 06-22-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,430
Posted By cruiserhead
Don't trade your 2011 in for a 2012 just for the...

Don't trade your 2011 in for a 2012 just for the 6 speed, it's the same transmission that's in the 2011, just called a 6 speed, they both have 2 second gears.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 05-07-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,151
Posted By cruiserhead
Octane slows the rate that fuel burns, making a...

Octane slows the rate that fuel burns, making a more complete combustion. However, with todays computer controlled engines, they make timing changes and fuel changes in less than a second to...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 05-07-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 21,354
Posted By cruiserhead
Just my .02 but I wouldn't touch a 2011 ram rear...

Just my .02 but I wouldn't touch a 2011 ram rear end. With this new recall and all the axle problems I've read about in this forum, I wouldn't take a chance on voiding the warranty. Plus, I don't...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 04-29-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,290
Posted By cruiserhead
I have 2011 with 3.55 gears and yes is doesn't...

I have 2011 with 3.55 gears and yes is doesn't like MDS and hills, even slight incline. The slightest little throttle increase and MDS kicks out, but really, who cares? However, if I didn't know...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 04-27-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,932
Posted By cruiserhead
I have a 1500 with 3.55 gears. I just towed a...

I have a 1500 with 3.55 gears. I just towed a 7500 lb toy hauler, 10k I figure with my 3 ATV's, 20 gal fuel station and 112 gals of water and all my other crap. 8-9 MPG averaged through the Utah...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 04-27-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,184
Posted By cruiserhead
Mine has the 3.55 gears as well but like I said,...

Mine has the 3.55 gears as well but like I said, it had more than enough power. I pulled 70 plus MPH over the mountain pass here in Utah. The trailer is 7500 net and I had it loaded so I guessed...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 04-27-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,184
Posted By cruiserhead
Don't know why you're asking, but if I were to...

Don't know why you're asking, but if I were to buy a 2500 it would be a diesel. I get 16 average in my 1500. I like my 1500 and it's all I need but if I needed a 3/4 ton it would be a diesel. I towed...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 03-29-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 24,822
Posted By cruiserhead
I had a '99 Grand Cherokee replaced with a 2000...

I had a '99 Grand Cherokee replaced with a 2000 under the lemon law, Chrysler was really good to work with when it finally got to that point. I still don't like the dealer, but I was very pleased...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 03-28-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,117
Posted By cruiserhead
All good answers, but the truth is any diesel...

All good answers, but the truth is any diesel will outlast the truck its in if properly maintained. And there is more maintenance with a diesel. With that said, there are some problem years with Ford...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-28-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By cruiserhead
Newbie checkin

Hey all, just bought a new 2011 Ram 1500 crew cab with the Hemi. I'll be using it as a daily driver and for hauling my toys, rock crawlers, ATV's and toy hauler camp trailer. I was going to get a...
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