Hello from Florida i'm the proud owner of a 1998 ram 12 valve 3500 drw quad cab. Bought it in 2000 used with 65000 miles has 146000 on it now won't own anything else but a ram diesel one ton drw. My first ram was a 1995 3500 drw straight cab long bed 12 valve brand new with every option except leather, used it for our hot shot service i hauled boats crosscountry never let me down we ran 23,500 pounds constently at 10 mpg. Bought the truck with 34 miles on her sold it with 68000 miles still looked like new. My current truck has 4 inch exhaust turbo back muff delete, airaid intake, tweeked fuel control that's it. We will use it to haul our race car hauler/rv to take our 1966 barracuda to shows around the US in the future.