DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - General Discussion > Dodge Ram General Discussion
Register Advertising Gallery FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Notices

Dodge Ram General Discussion General Chat about the Ram. Please look for other categories to post specific questions in.


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 10-16-2013, 03:31 PM
GTyankee's Avatar
GTyankee GTyankee is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member

 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: San Diego East County, Ca
Posts: 20,579
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 2X4
Trim Level: quad cab SLT
Color: sunburst orange pearl
Rep Power: 21
Rep:2657
GTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond repute
Default

The Cummins straight-six diesel is still planned for future Rams; power was boosted to 800 lb-ft of torque. The eight-speed automatic once said to be slated for this engine is a while off, if it's still in the cards at all, given the Cummins’ torque, which exceeds the eight-speed’s design parameters.

VM powers Chrysler/Jeep in Europe. A Fiat diesel is being tested for US certification in Wrangler, and a VM diesel is definitely going into North American Grand Cherokees and Rams — starting in Grand Cherokee, despite the later model year — coupled with the eight speed automatic as we predicted two years in advance. Some believe the VM diesel will end up in Wranglers as well, the main question being “when” — before or after the redesign.


Original is at Upcoming Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, and Jeep Powertrain: Engines and Transmissions http://www.allpar.com/model/upcoming...#ixzz2hunX8zav
Follow us: @allparcom on Twitter | allparcom on Facebook
__________________
Ram 1500 SLT Quad cab, 5.7 HEMI(R) MDS VCT, 5 speed auto 545RFE, 3.55 differential gears, 18" Magnaflow muffler, EGR bug deflector, Bushwacker fender flares, customized Nfab nerf bars, CB radio, Autonet wi-fi router, custom soft tonneau cover, Line_X bedliner, DEBO Step, build date 10/15/08 a Wednesday built vehicle
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 10-16-2013, 03:45 PM
Canadian Hemi Pride's Avatar
Canadian Hemi Pride Canadian Hemi Pride is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Age: 23
Posts: 6,723
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: SXT 4x4
Color: Silver/ Black
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 11
Rep:2826
Canadian Hemi Pride has a reputation beyond reputeCanadian Hemi Pride has a reputation beyond reputeCanadian Hemi Pride has a reputation beyond reputeCanadian Hemi Pride has a reputation beyond reputeCanadian Hemi Pride has a reputation beyond reputeCanadian Hemi Pride has a reputation beyond reputeCanadian Hemi Pride has a reputation beyond reputeCanadian Hemi Pride has a reputation beyond reputeCanadian Hemi Pride has a reputation beyond reputeCanadian Hemi Pride has a reputation beyond reputeCanadian Hemi Pride has a reputation beyond repute
Default

There is no way that could happen.. Cummins and rams go together like milk with cookies or bacon with anything.

And on the topic of Ford.. The F650 comes with the option of a 6.8L ford gas or a 6.7L cummins with an allision tranny and Ford rear end. All in all, other then it looking really stupid and just draws way to much attention for wrong reasons.. It is the perfect set up.
__________________
Brandon...Check out my build thread here
IG:@briley59 For any help or advice, send me a message or post on my profile here
Any Leveling/offset questions? Go HERE
Tow mirrors up for the haters
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 10-16-2013, 04:33 PM
Jim45498 Jim45498 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 167
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2013 Dodge Ram RCSWB
Trim Level: Express
Color: Silver
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:60
Jim45498 will become famous soon enough
Default

Does VM supply Mercedes with a v-6 turbo diesel?

Everything I have read on the ram 1500 diesel says it comes with the v-6 turbo diesel used in Mercedes and will have the 8speed auto.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 10-18-2013, 08:31 AM
05cummins's Avatar
05cummins 05cummins is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Oakville, Ontario
Age: 28
Posts: 129
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 QC Cummins
Trim Level: Laramie
Color: White
Engine: 2005-20?? 359ci (5.9L) Cummins ISB 610 24-Valve Diesel I6 325hp 610 lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
05cummins is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Canadian Hemi Pride View Post
There is no way that could happen.. Cummins and rams go together like milk with cookies or bacon with anything.

And on the topic of Ford.. The F650 comes with the option of a 6.8L ford gas or a 6.7L cummins with an allision tranny and Ford rear end. All in all, other then it looking really stupid and just draws way to much attention for wrong reasons.. It is the perfect set up.
I agree right there...just the wrong body and emblem on the vehicle. I would love to put a allison tarnny in my truck...unstopable.

If chevy had the oppurtunity to grab cummins they would for that their diesel trucks would be the best out there, aside from still being a GM haha.

I cant see dodge getting rid of cummins though in there 2500+ trucks. putting this one from fiat in the smaller vehicles, I can see that. That is what Mercedes benz did right witht he Grand Cherokee for one year no?
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 10-18-2013, 08:46 AM
theGSE10's Avatar
theGSE10 theGSE10 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: VA
Age: 25
Posts: 310
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2013 Ram 1500 4WD Crew Cab
Trim Level: Big Horn
Color: Maximum Steel
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:33
theGSE10 is on a distinguished road
Default

Cummins + Allison + Ram = EPIC

I agree, I cant see them ditching Cummins anytime soon....However I heard the new Titans maybe using a 5.0 Cummins V8 that was supposed to go to Ram but they chose the EcoDiesel instead.

Interesting to see how that works out for Nissan
__________________
Hellwig Sway Bar, Green filter, Borla XR-1, Line-X, Bak RollX, JBA TCC Shorty's, Raptor 4" nerf, Hunter Bull Bar, 20" Cree LB, Moroso Catch Can, Bilsteins @ 2.8, Fox 2.0 rear, TGC 1.75 spacer, Air Lift 1000, Bak Box 2, Trinity T1000

Pics: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ut4enlwx4fslgd8/slpdRXv6z2
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 10-18-2013, 08:54 AM
Gantman's Avatar
Gantman Gantman is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Ram Country
Age: 46
Posts: 1,963
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2014 4x4 Regular Cab w/8ft bed
Trim Level: Tradesman 4x4
Color: White
Engine: 2013-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 395hp 410lb/ft
Rep Power: 5
Rep:974
Gantman is a splendid one to beholdGantman is a splendid one to beholdGantman is a splendid one to beholdGantman is a splendid one to beholdGantman is a splendid one to beholdGantman is a splendid one to beholdGantman is a splendid one to beholdGantman is a splendid one to behold
Default

I love rumors I tell ya! Just raises a whole lot of stink! But just to add to all the Cummins rumors, it has been rumored that Cummins has been in talks with Toyota as well as securing the deal with Nissan.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 10-18-2013, 10:25 AM
Hermes1 Hermes1 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 2,685
Gender: Male
Vehicle: A Truck
Rep Power: 9
Rep:2559
Hermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond reputeHermes1 has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by theGSE10 View Post
Cummins + Allison + Ram = EPIC

I agree, I cant see them ditching Cummins anytime soon
That would be sweet!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:42 PM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors