Originally Posted by awful knawful
I work for my former employer on my "days off". He has an 03 with the 5.9l. It does everything we ask it to without much complaint. And has never let us down. We pull a dump trailer with it daily and well exceed the trailers limits often. HP and torque #s are nice to see, but for most of us in the end they're just for bragging rights! I'd take a Cummins with less power than a Duramax or Powerstroke anyday.
exactly...the American Mantra.....bigger must be better, more HP etc. ....... NOT!
We need to go on a diet IMHO. Lighter is better...better handling and less HP required....lighter cars coming due to increased demands on MPG standards. Get ready......