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Old 10-24-2012, 04:31 PM
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Towed the boat down to Lake Powell last month and had an awesome time. The Ram had no issues pulling the boat and averaged 12 mpg. There were some big grades to climb but the engine temp never got above 210 and the trans never got above 190. We camped on the Lone Rock Beach where beach launching is allowed. I had to back in pretty deep to get the boat to float but I didn't even need to use 4wd to launch or retrieve. While there we made the trek to Rainbow Bridge, it took about 1.5 hours to boat there but was definitely worth it. Here are some pics of the trip.






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Old 10-24-2012, 06:23 PM
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Very nice! Looks like a great trip! Glad the Ram worked well for ya.
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Very nice pics, glad you made out okay with the boat. Thanks for sharing
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Great lookin truck there Dustin and that was a cool pic of your Ram in step bar deep water bud. Weather is gettin real nice nowadays and can't wait to get out on the water myself.
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Nice lookin truck there!!! What gear does your truck have 3.55 or 3.92? Thats very good mpg for you towing the boat with the lift and bigger tires. are those 35" tires?
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That shot of the Ram & the boat in the water, would make an excellent photo for the 2014 RamforumZ calendar

looks like a fun weekend too
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Nice lookin truck there!!! What gear does your truck have 3.55 or 3.92? Thats very good mpg for you towing the boat with the lift and bigger tires. are those 35" tires?
They are 35 inch tires with 3.92 gears.
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Wow, looks like fun. Those are some great pictures. Thanks for sharing
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very nice!

I cannot believe the water level though!!
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