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Old 08-21-2013, 09:03 PM
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Need to replace my Ram 1500 that got totaled last summer. I tow my car to the drag strip as often as I can on a 18" open trailer, guessing about 6000 to 6500 lbs. Probably will end up using the Ram as a daily driver. Trying to decide between a 1500 or a 2500 and if a 2500 gas or diesel. Any opinions?
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I just bought the 2500 Hemi. I love it. You have lots of payload and the towing power is still plentiful.
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i like having more truck than i need to tow. towing and daily driver, the 1500 should be fine though with better mpg. check out the outdoorsman.
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I'm no expert, but I think a 1500, with 3.92's and probably even 3.55's and 4x4 would be more then enough to tow that trailer, but 2500's are built to tow and it would have enough towing power if you need to tow more in the future. The 2500 with diesel would be the ultimate towing machine if you not worried about MPG's and cost of diesel!
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Old 08-22-2013, 01:23 AM
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Nothing like having options. You could probably find a 3rd gen diesel quite reasonable with around 110,000 miles. I'd suggest an 04 or 05 2500 Cummins.

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