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Old 03-02-2019, 04:36 PM   #1
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New TV

Ordered a 19 Ram 3500 crew cab 4x4 diesel today. Will be a huge upgrade from my current f150 pulling the travel trailer. At least 1, maybe 2 more trips before it comes in though.

The wait is going to be difficult!
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Old 03-02-2019, 05:43 PM   #2
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Whoa, that’s a huge jump!

Is there a camper upgrade planned, too?
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Old 03-02-2019, 07:11 PM   #3
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Nice! Youíll really feel that difference. Congrats. I just made the jump to a dually! F350 diesel. Went from F350 SRW due to need for more payload. Now have 5200 lbs!
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You won't hardly feel the camper back there at all, compared to your F150!!


Congrats on the new mule!!
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Old 03-02-2019, 07:35 PM   #5
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Ordered a 19 Ram 3500 crew cab 4x4 diesel today. Will be a huge upgrade from my current f150 pulling the travel trailer. At least 1, maybe 2 more trips before it comes in though.

The wait is going to be difficult!

Little over kill for the size and weight of tt. Guess you will be upgrading later to a bigger camper. Post pics of the new TV. Later RJD
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Old 03-02-2019, 07:42 PM   #6
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Little over kill for the size and weight of tt. Guess you will be upgrading later to a bigger camper. Post pics of the new TV. Later RJD

Nah... You can't hardly ever have "too much" truck. Well, you can, I guess... but you have to go waaaay past a 1 ton dually LOL... Mack, Kenworth, Peterbuilt...


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Old 03-02-2019, 08:03 PM   #7
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Haha, single rear wheel, didn't go too crazy. The 2500 only has about 2k of payload, feel like I already made that mistake once, so, I wanted to get something big enough to not have to worry about it.

We do plan to upgrade to a fiver in the next few years and the Mrs said I can't have a new truck again for a while. Only had this one 2 years, I think "a while" is quite a bit longer than that.

Thought about the 6.4 with new 8 speed, but, I think want outweighed need on that front. I also worry about longer term resale value on the gasser. Probably a non issue, just helped justify it to myself.
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I justified myself into 2018 Ram Dually in October went from SRW F350 went from high 3k payload to 5830 still need the airless bags but love the Ram
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