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Author Topic:   HEY, You got a hemi in that thing?
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 95
posted October 11, 2003 11:24 PM  
Anyone pulling their trailer with a new Dodge hemi? What's the verdict, enough power to pull a decent trailer? What kind of mileage do you get. I've kind of been looking that way but I would like to hear some feedback.

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 223
posted October 12, 2003 10:19 AM  
Leased one before my diesel, 4x4 Hemi 1/2 ton, pulled awesome, but the milage wasn't real good, got about 8 towing and 18 not towing.
All around it was a great truck

Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 95
posted October 13, 2003 07:22 AM  
18 MPG not towing??
I'd love to have a truck that did that well. Before the dually, I had a '95 Dodge Ram 1500 with the 5.9L magnum. It did about 8.5 pulling the trailer, about 13 normally and might get about 15.5 going down a mountain pass in neutral with a 100mph tail wind!!
Anyone else had one yet?

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 396
posted October 13, 2003 02:47 PM  
I'd opt for the Cummings diesel, I get about 14 mpg and its never short on guts. Better yet is the Dodge will stop too. Unlike the Ford diesel (11mpg)I have, but its so hard to start that stopping it is secondary.

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