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Old 08-12-2013, 02:39 AM
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As the title states I'm looking at a Ram for my next vehicle and I have some questions about the trucks. My dad has a 2006 2500 CTD with 250,000 miles on it that he's willing to sell me at trade in value but of course I wonder if I need a truck that large as I generally would be using it as a Daily Driver. Right now I don't have a boat but will eventually be getting one. Probably at the largest a 22' pleasure boat. We do a lot of our own work on our house and I know that a larger truck could come in handy then. I'm also willing to look around locally and I like the 1500 Hemi as well. A lot of the vehicles in my price range don't have all the features I'm looking for or have higher miles than I'd like to see on a gas engine sine I don't want to have to be doing repairs constantly.

Some details on the 2500 are that it's got transmission fluid that after a long time sitting the truck seems to leak about a quart - 10 days. My dad thinks it's the torque converter. Never had the trans rebuilt either. Been well maintained and it does get worked from time to time.

I guess my question is should I jump at this 3/4 ton or should I be looking at a 1/2 ton since I will drive to and from work or to the grocery store, mostly city and some highway to work. I think maybe 10 miles from home. No matter what I'm looking at a quad cab and short bed. Any advice is greatly appreciated.
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