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Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 06-12-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,485
Posted By rawhide007
I tow 6,000 lbs regularly with my 1500,gas costs...

I tow 6,000 lbs regularly with my 1500,gas costs per mile is abt. 33 -35 . I doubt a diesel would do any better but it sure would tow better.
Forum: Automotive Industry News and Dodge Press Releases 02-24-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,259
Posted By rawhide007
I'm betting the Titan or Tundra 1/2 ton with a...

I'm betting the Titan or Tundra 1/2 ton with a cummins diesel will cost as much as a ram 2500 with the i6 cummins. The fuel mileage difference won't be that much,with all the emissions on the new...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 02-12-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,056
Posted By rawhide007
I'm thinking more like 25.

I'm thinking more like 25.
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 01-30-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 25,453
Posted By rawhide007
It is noiser the center storage bin on my 2013...

It is noiser the center storage bin on my 2013 shakes and rattles,the latch is made from a cheap metal.My 2012 never had any kind of noise,other wise the truck is flawless at 8,000 miles and gets...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 11-29-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,129
Posted By rawhide007
The power outlet on the passenger side is hot all...

The power outlet on the passenger side is hot all time.The power outlet on the drivers side requires the switch turned to ACC.,I made the mistake of plugging into the driver side power outlet and...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-28-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,084
Posted By rawhide007
My mistake. the 1500 6.2 option is 420 Hp,460...

My mistake. the 1500 6.2 option is 420 Hp,460 torque,in the HD 2500 the 6.0 is rated 360 hp, 380 torque,the F250 ,superduty,6.2 V8 is rated 385 HP,405 Torque.The Ram claim to most HP and Torque is...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 11-28-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 20,774
Posted By rawhide007
My son-in-law has a 2002 he bought new,has 215...

My son-in-law has a 2002 he bought new,has 215 thousand ,nothing other than oil changes and tune-ups. He faithfully changes oil and rotates tires every 5,000 miles.
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 11-27-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,129
Posted By rawhide007
Better yet they did a free oil change and all...

Better yet they did a free oil change and all computer updates. My truck is at 4800 miles.landmark Dodge in Morrow,Ga.big dealership with small town attitude.
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 11-27-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,129
Posted By rawhide007
Smile The dealership did pretty much what you did,but...

The dealership did pretty much what you did,but was not previously aware of the problem.The battery was fine and thanks for your help.I 'm not out any money just inconvience.roadside assistance payed...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 11-27-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,129
Posted By rawhide007
The dealership just called me.the battery is...

The dealership just called me.the battery is fine. They disconnected the battery and it checked fine .they hooked it back up and the truck started and everything is working normal so far.They were...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-27-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,084
Posted By rawhide007
The 6.2 chevy option has 430 hp.,460 torque,rated...

The 6.2 chevy option has 430 hp.,460 torque,rated 21 mpg. I'm afraid the 6.4 is a waste,unless they bump up the HP and torque to its capabilites.
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 11-26-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,129
Posted By rawhide007
dead ram 1500

last night I went out to my truck to make sure my car charger for my cell-phone was working. to charge the phone ,the keys have to be on. I forgot the keys in the ignition, in the on position.this...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 11-08-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,991
Posted By rawhide007
The 2014 6.2 chevy 420 HP 460 torque,21 MPG in...

The 2014 6.2 chevy 420 HP 460 torque,21 MPG in 1500. I think ram has been bested .
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 11-08-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,565
Posted By rawhide007
My new 2013 has a rattle like a dime in a...

My new 2013 has a rattle like a dime in a tin-cup.Its the cheap metal latch they used on the fold down console.My 2012 was rattle free after 40k. I don't understand why they used that cheap stamped...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 11-04-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,347
Posted By rawhide007
The tow ratings on ram and all the other half-ton...

The tow ratings on ram and all the other half-ton trucks are way over-rated, for extended towing.The weight rating don't take into account sail area of an RV,wind resistance can be as much a drag on...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 10-01-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,141
Posted By rawhide007
Angry Don't spend money on it. My 2013 express has the...

Don't spend money on it. My 2013 express has the intergrated controller,it is useless,because there is no sensitivity adj. when i apply brakes there is a delay before the trailer brakes apply and...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 09-26-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 36,307
Posted By rawhide007
I traded my 2012 express with 3.55 rear for a...

I traded my 2012 express with 3.55 rear for a 2013 express 3.92 rear.The fuel mileage is the same or better and the driveability is much improved,especially towing my horse trailer with two big...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 08-17-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,668
Posted By rawhide007
The only advantage i can see to the diesel is...

The only advantage i can see to the diesel is someone driving 50K plus annually. The MPG is not that significant and diesel is .50 more per gallon. The torque curve will be nice,but the HP weak...
Forum: Automotive Industry News and Dodge Press Releases 08-17-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,137
Posted By rawhide007
I recieved an email bulletin from chrysler with...

I recieved an email bulletin from chrysler with two articles,the first one says,its now official 2014 ram 1500 hemi 8sp. auto most fuel efficent v8 in class at 22mpg.confusing because chevy announced...
Forum: Towing 07-13-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By rawhide007
You were going up the east side of black...

You were going up the east side of black mountain,on I-40,extremely dangerous hill,not long,but very steep. I towed horses over black mountain and always dreaded a rainy day.Many unwary haulers have...
Forum: Oil Change 03-27-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By rawhide007
Thanks!problem solved. Rawhide:wavey:

Thanks!problem solved.

Rawhide:wavey:
Forum: Oil Change 03-27-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By rawhide007
change engine oil message

I had my oil changed at the dealer two weeks ago,now I'm getting a change oil message. I'm assuming they didn't reset .Can I reset myself,if so does anyone know the procedure? 2012 1500 express.
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Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 03-24-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 18,435
Posted By rawhide007
That is a long trailer,setting pretty high,lots...

That is a long trailer,setting pretty high,lots of wind effect.There's more to towing than just the weight rating. A horse trailer with 6000 lbs is short ,close to the road and the weight is low in...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 01-09-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,579
Posted By rawhide007
2012 5.7 hemi. same issue.I drive in 5 on surface...

2012 5.7 hemi. same issue.I drive in 5 on surface streets.The MDS is seamless on the interstate. Took to dealer,was told no TB or software that addresses the problem.
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 12-29-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,701
Posted By rawhide007
The 1500 ram diesel is in testing now. has a...

The 1500 ram diesel is in testing now. has a 3.0V6 fiat diesel ,rated 247 HP and 410 ftlbs torque,rate 24 city,32 hwy mpg.
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