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Old 06-28-2013, 12:51 PM   #51
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2014 Dodge ram 1500 now gets the same Jeep v6 ecodiesel option for $2,850
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Old 06-28-2013, 02:13 PM   #52
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That is great news for the upcoming larger 5th wheel. That engine has a bit more torque than the V8 Hemi, and way better fuel economy, and hordes more torque than the V6 option.

I am liking this, and can't wait to see what the competition does to keep up. Good news for consumers, in my mind.
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:28 PM   #53
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New Study Finds U.S. Diesel Vehicles Have Lower Total Cost of Ownership Than Gasoline Vehicles

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Old 07-01-2013, 12:43 PM   #54
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Old 07-01-2013, 01:45 PM   #55
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I didn't know a larger 5.0 was in the making? Where did you read or hear about the new 5.0?

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I didn't know a larger 5.0 was in the making? Where did you read or hear about the new 5.0?

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Hi: Scuba55... Seems like a natural progression to me, but I haven't heard any plans as yet. Alf
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Old 07-01-2013, 02:16 PM   #57
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Well, that certainly makes sense!! BTW, how well does your 5.0 tow with the Frontier?

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Well, that certainly makes sense!! BTW, how well does your 5.0 tow with the Frontier?

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Hi: Scuba55... Like a dream!!! Aver. 19.25 mpg's on our spring trip to Tenn& S.C. Can't say I fudged the figures as my wife did the math!!! The Frontier is finally broke in at 60,000km's/40,000mi. Alf
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Alf,

Looks like a great set up. I too have a Frontier, but its the short bed, the only known disadvantage. The 5.0 has always been my first choice, and I don't want to upgrade my truck if possible as I really like my 2011 Frontier. There is a couple with a Frontier (short bed) picking up there 5.0 later this month so I'm hoping they offer some insight into how well it tows.

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Alf,

Looks like a great set up. I too have a Frontier, but its the short bed, the only known disadvantage. The 5.0 has always been my first choice, and I don't want to upgrade my truck if possible as I really like my 2011 Frontier. There is a couple with a Frontier (short bed) picking up there 5.0 later this month so I'm hoping they offer some insight into how well it tows.

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Hi: Again... The easy solution is a pin extender. That will move the trailer nose away from the cab. The other is a slider style hitch that does the same thing, but must be activated on turns. A good hitch shop is a must!!! Alf
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