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Old 06-10-2013, 10:44 AM
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IMHO, a diesel is not needed for what you plan to tow, as the weight you quoted is well within the capability of a Hemi and you should have no problems towing on the higway at speed with a Hemi. I tow a TT in the same weight category you mentioned and the only limiting factor are my TT tires which have a maximum speed rating of 65 MPH, that and I prefer to keep my speed down to save on fuel. I recently towed my trailer up a long 6% grade and had no problems maintainig 65 mph and easily could have gone faster. The advantage the diesel will have is in better fuel mpg, but I would think, you will need to put on a lot of miles per year to compensate for the higher cost to purchase a diesel truck and the cost per gallon of fuel.
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