I've been researching and doing forums for awhile. What I've noticed is folks ignore the differences in 4x4 options between a gasser and a diesel. Here's an example, I have a Cummins diesel 4x4 purchased with a lift (but I don't take it off-road). I have a Cummins diesel 2wd just for hauling.
These rigs are purpose built for hauling loads in my humble opinion. In other words 7,500 lb rigs crawling rocks, climbing hills, banging through trails on short jaunts risking ball joints, track bars, Pitman arms shocks etc............... (is it me)?
I think the Ram 1500 4x4 is THE 4x4 for off road use (mine is a 98 SLT quad and only weighs 5,100 lbs.) I'm sure the Hemi 1500's weigh less than diesels.
I would like to see a random discussion on this issue. I have friends who want the diesels and jack them up, put big tires on them and stick them in the mud.
I think a myth-buster would be appropriate if our audience could stomach it, R...