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Old 12-24-2010, 11:27 PM
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I am looking at an 03 3500 quad cab with a V10 automatic. I would be pulling a 28' tag trailer weighing about 12K. Would this be a good choice?

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It's close to the towing capacity for the V10. If that's your regular towing weight, I'd look for a Cummins powered 3500 dually.
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It's close to the towing capacity for the V10. If that's your regular towing weight, I'd look for a Cummins powered 3500 dually.

You'd think a V10 would have more stuff. I hear the 8.1 Chevy V8 works pretty well.
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its fuel economy that hes worried about. and thats true. with a v10 and towing that much, you will get horrible mpg. a Cummins has more power to the point to move. true that the v10 has more hp and tq then the 03 Cummins, but shit for mpg
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12k no problem. IMHO
If you want to stay gasser that's as good of a choice as any.

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I'd take any v10, dodge or ford over that junk
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An 03 3500 V10...that's a rare beast. Wouldn't have any problem towing, just, as stated, your mileage would be shit.
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