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Old 05-23-2010, 03:38 AM
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hi, I am strugling to pull a 3000lb outboard boat with my 5.2L 5 speed. I have no power at all in 5th gear when I am pulling unless going downhill. is that normal? Even when I am not pulling anything, my truck can not speed up on a incline when I am in 5th. I just purchase this truck and new to Dodge. I am scared to tow anything with the truck cause I dont want to mess up the engine or gear box because it's 4th gear all the time. I am considering changing the axle like you mentioned. I am wondering if it will really make a differance or should I just wait till my current ones goes bad then change. I've got a intake system in there now but not sure if the exhaust is stock or aftermarket. Do you know any ideas that will help me with towing? Please let me know. Fishing season just started and I dont want to ruin my summer because of some minor mods needed to be done on the truck. Thanks
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