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I need some help guys. I'm interested in buying 3rd generation 3/4 ton with the 5.9 Cummins. Am I correct in thinking that 2007 was the last year produced without all of the current emissions crap.

Right now I'm looking at 07s so let me know if I need to break contact and re-group.
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You have to be careful with 07 the only had 5.9 till the half year and switched to the 6.7 for the rest of the year, finding an 07 with a 5.9 isn't easy
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like stated above. Really the only diff between the 06/07 body wise is the head/tail lights and the ram logo. Niether engine makes more/less power. Same engine since 04.5's.
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You have to be careful with 07 the only had 5.9 till the half year and switched to the 6.7 for the rest of the year, finding an 07 with a 5.9 isn't easy

I wound up buying an '06 for that reason, I did not want the next generation engine with the loss in fuel efficiency. Could have made a couple of excellent deals if I had been willing to accept the 6.7 for my limited trailer hauling.

Have had my 5.9 up to 25.2 MPG on a 600 mile trip with much construction and traffic delays that took 4 hours to do a 2 hour drive, and lost over a 1/2 hour in construction, for a 2.5 hour stop and go fuel eater!
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Check your "6" and get one with the 5.9L Cummins. As stated above, some of the early production units in 2007 came with that engine but they did transition over during that model year to the 6.7 and the particulate filter system.
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