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Old 01-09-2010, 01:02 AM
tr4petty tr4petty is offline
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Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Wartburg TN
Age: 63
Posts: 12
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2005 Ram 2500, 1950 Dodge Stke
Trim Level: SLT, on the '05 Ram
Color: Red/Black
Engine: 2005-???? 359ci (5.9L) Cummins ISB 610 24-Valve Diesel I6 325hp 610 lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
tr4petty will become famous soon enough

The sign above the barn door is an original "Dodge Brothers Approved Service Station" sign from about 1925.
The old truck is original. Still in good shape with 53,000 miles on the clock. I use it around the farm but try not to abuse it. Original flat six with 4 spd manual incorporating a "granny" low gear. Not much on the highway but it's geared low enough to pull/haul heavy loads at slow speeds. Never checked the rear gearing but I bet it's at least 4.88, maybe even 5.33. On the open road she's really humming at 55 mph!
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