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Old 12-10-2014, 10:08 PM   #1
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ok guys lets hear your opinions i recently opened my big mouth ( last night ) and priced mu 00 dodge dually with the cummins well guess what it drove away while i stood there in shock of how fast it all went down he asked me to price it i said no he said price it i threw out a number and now its gone well now to the replacement vehicle ... we are setting up permanent next year so i wont be hauling my tt all over the place but there is always the what if i'm leaning towards the 4 door 4wd long bed chevrolet with the 6.0 gas engine my old truck was ext cab so kids are gonna love the room but will i be sick when i hook to camper ? i have a 2011 shasta revere 26rls sticker says around 6700lbs empty
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Old 12-10-2014, 10:14 PM   #2
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Nah, you won't be sick. The 6.0 may not pull like a diesel but is a very reliable low maintenance engine that will pull that weight without trouble.
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Old 12-10-2014, 10:50 PM   #3
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ok guys lets hear your opinions i recently opened my big mouth ( last night ) and priced mu 00 dodge dually with the cummins well guess what it drove away while i stood there in shock of how fast it all went down he asked me to price it i said no he said price it i threw out a number and now its gone well now to the replacement vehicle ... we are setting up permanent next year so i wont be hauling my tt all over the place but there is always the what if i'm leaning towards the 4 door 4wd long bed chevrolet with the 6.0 gas engine my old truck was ext cab so kids are gonna love the room but will i be sick when i hook to camper ? i have a 2011 shasta revere 26rls sticker says around 6700lbs empty
We have a 2013 Silverado 2500 HD 4 door, 4 wheel drive, standard bed with 6.0 Ltr gas engine and LOVE it. You won't have any problem towing your Shasta 26rls.
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Old 12-10-2014, 11:02 PM   #4
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Cheaper to run with gas as well. Diesel cost and maintenance is making me look really hard at a gas engine.
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B and B...what kind of mileage are you getting when you tow your Rockwood?
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B and B....what kind of mileage to you get when you pull your Rockwood ?
Most of us EcoBeast drivers get @ 13MPG @ 65MPH towing flat. Hills & Mountains drop that by 3-4 MPG.

When we went to The Goshen IN RV Rally this August, we averaged 11.2 MPG - mostly interstate, pulling through the hills of TN & KY, through IN, then looping back through MI, OH & back through KY & TN)
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Old 12-11-2014, 01:46 PM   #7
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Cheaper to run with gas as well. Diesel cost and maintenance is making me look really hard at a gas engine.
Flat ground the gasser might be ok. IMHO I think the Diesel suspension/trans/drivetrain is far superior to non Diesel. Plus they last forever. Diesel is $3.23 in socal and it cost $75.00 for an oil change and tire rotation. Depending on driving habits I can go between 8k and 10k per service. Again this is just MHO. This debate has been going on for a long time
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Old 12-12-2014, 05:57 AM   #8
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thanks for all the comments now the dw has me looking at a nissan titan from what i have read it has a tow capacity of 9500 lbs anyone towing with one of these ??
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ok guys lets hear your opinions i recently opened my big mouth ( last night ) and priced mu 00 dodge dually with the cummins well guess what it drove away while i stood there in shock of how fast it all went down he asked me to price it i said no he said price it i threw out a number and now its gone well now to the replacement vehicle ... we are setting up permanent next year so i wont be hauling my tt all over the place but there is always the what if i'm leaning towards the 4 door 4wd long bed chevrolet with the 6.0 gas engine my old truck was ext cab so kids are gonna love the room but will i be sick when i hook to camper ? i have a 2011 shasta revere 26rls sticker says around 6700lbs empty
Your (Change of Plans) made it easy for you, hire someone to take your unit to the (Permanent Spot) and Buy a Mini Van for the Lids! Youroo!!
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i'm leaning towards the 4 door 4wd long bed chevrolet with the 6.0 gas engine my old truck was ext cab so kids are gonna love the room but will i be sick when i hook to camper ? i have a 2011 shasta revere 26rls sticker says around 6700lbs empty
6.0 will do a fine job. I tow 8500 lbs no problem
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