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Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 08-09-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,066
Posted By Fiatx19
Video update.

I have taken the truck for a 120 mile round trip, 60 miles each way with some city driving. Have about 300 miles on the clock and here are the numbers.

9.6Litres per 100 KM

or 24.4...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 07-26-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,066
Posted By Fiatx19
Update

Today I filled up the truck and put in 60 Litres or 15.87 US Gallons of fuel.

I drove a distance from Saginaw Michigan towing my trailer and some around town driving of 528 KM or 330 miles.
...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 07-25-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,519
Posted By Fiatx19
Same problem

Installed as per instructions but the passenger side hung up on the pinch weld. I installed a few washers behind the bolts and removed the bottom Torx bolts from the pinch weld. So far so good and...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 07-25-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,072
Posted By Fiatx19
Tires

Tires make a big difference in the ride and aggravation of the drive.

I didn't even drive the truck off of the dealer lot and ordered a set of Toyo Open Country 10 ply tires. Had them on my...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 07-24-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,066
Posted By Fiatx19
But I am working for it.

Just realize that I am doing all of the shifting to my style of driving. I have control of the shifting not some computer. Mashing the throttle to the floor at a stop light and you will find you...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 07-24-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,066
Posted By Fiatx19
Unloaded

Unloaded that is US Gallons or 9.7 Litres per 100KM.

I shift at about 1750 to 2000 RMP as well. Could be less MPG if I run it to the rev. limiter.

When I fill it up it shows 1103 KM...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 07-23-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,066
Posted By Fiatx19
Tires

I thought about that as well on my trip. The tires are Toyo Open Country 265/70R18. While I was driving I compared my vehicle speed to the GPS and the GPS showed I was going 1 MPH slower than the...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 07-19-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,066
Posted By Fiatx19
Trailer

Yes it was an open trailer.

MPG unloaded on the hwy is about 24 to 26 MPG. But then again the manual transmission engine is tuned for lower HP, which in my way of thinking means less fuel...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 07-18-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,066
Posted By Fiatx19
2500 with 6 speed Manual Fuel Economy

I drove my Ram 2500 with 6.7 Cummins and 6 speed manual transmission to Chicago from Grimsby Ontario towing a sports car on a tandem axel trailer . Towed weight 3500 pounds. I did the drive there...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 07-03-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By Fiatx19
Fuses

I ran into the same problem 2 weeks ago.

The dealer didn't have them and would not pull one from a truck on the lot.

He ordered the fuses and I had them the next day, twice the cost of...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 07-03-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 877
Posted By Fiatx19
Order time

Ordered Cummins 2500 with six speed manual transmission on January 20th and drove it off of the dealer lot on March 27th. Build framing date Feb 20th.

TonyK.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 07-02-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By Fiatx19
Manual Shifter Mods

I have the 2500 Cummins 6.7 with the Six speed manual Transmission.

I put the engine brake switch on the shifter, where it belongs. I also modified the shifter to a location better suited for my...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 08-19-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,496
Posted By Fiatx19
Classic case of Not My Job

I have spent a lot of time reading every post and it appears to boil down to these facts.

First off we as consumers face a flaw in the entire purchasing system of a new vehicle.

The assembly...
Forum: Suspension 08-17-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By Fiatx19
If you could post a You Tube video for all of us...

If you could post a You Tube video for all of us to hear that would be a big help.

Not sure if this is a 4 wheel drive truck or not as well.

fiatx19
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 08-16-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Fiatx19
Kind of a marketing gimic

That is what I was thinking. Buy an auto and Ram gives you an engine tuned for more torque and horse power. Buy the manual and it is tuned back.

It is the rear wheel touching the ground horse...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 08-16-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Fiatx19
Thanks for the response

If you get the chance could you send me a link to the article when you find it.

I realize that the manual transmission has a tuned back output on the engine, but I figured it was do to the...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 08-16-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Fiatx19
How about the Manual in the Diesel

Do you think the manual transmission in the Diesel will get dropped in 2015?

My 2003 Crew cab with the 4.7 and Manual 5 speed is great on gas. Where I live 5 miles to town I have a change in...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 08-15-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Fiatx19
Looking for a new Ram Truck

Currently have a 2003 1500 Ram 4.7 with Manual 5 speed SLT. Great truck but have been thinking of purchasing a new truck. First priority is a Standard Gear box, but not offered in Gas, So this...
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