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Old 11-28-2011, 06:00 PM
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Hi everybody, I'm trying to decide what truck to buy and I got 3 choices
1. 06 Megacab 1500 SLT Hemi 2wd with 55k for $16000
2. 06 Megacab Laramie 3500, 5.9 cummins with 110k, brand new 20s wheels and tires, Nav for $23900
3. 06 QC SLT 5.9 cummins with 109k for $19000

I would like to have Megacab and #2 choice I like the best but is $8k more then choice #1, will be using the truck for work and travel not haulling anything to heavy maybe a 6x10 trailer, I always wanted a diesel but don't know if is worth paying a lot more.
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Always thought 1500 mega cabs were a bad idea so i wouldnt go with that. With that being said i would go with either diesel you listed. 110K on a cummins is nothing but diesels are more expensive to repair. If you arent going to be doing any towing or off roading i would just get a 2wd 1500 quad cab with a Hemi! Diesel would be over kill for just a 6X10 trailer. Welcome to the forum and GL finding a truck!
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Always thought 1500 mega cabs were a bad idea so i wouldnt go with that. With that being said i would go with either diesel you listed. 110K on a cummins is nothing but diesels are more expensive to repair. If you arent going to be doing any towing or off roading i would just get a 2wd 1500 quad cab with a Hemi! Diesel would be over kill for just a 6X10 trailer. Welcome to the forum and GL finding a truck!

something wrong mechanical with those trucks or ? it got a Hemi
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Hello and welcome to the forum glad to have you join us! IMO, all sound like good choices. However, if you're really not towing that much weight, the HEMI will give you plenty of available power for what you need and still give you all the room of the mega cab. I've always wanted a diesel myself just couldn't justify the price without having the need for a diesel. Choice #1 is also great mileage and not a bad price but good luck and be sure to keep us posted! Lots of great people and info here, so any help you need, just ask and I hope you enjoy the site!

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something wrong mechanical with those trucks or ? it got a Hemi
Lets just say they didnt make a lot of them for a reason lol. I dont think 2wd Mega Cabs look right that low to the ground. Maybe im just used to seeing all the giant lifted Mega Cab Diesels in my area idk
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