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Old 04-29-2015, 08:35 PM   #11
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Awesome power....and a jake.
I love the rig.
It's actually an exhaust brake not a jake. The jake controls the engine exhaust valves.
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Old 04-29-2015, 09:32 PM   #12
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Thought a exhaust brake worked like a Jake brake. Any way being new to the Ram Cummins (;o) Taran) engine it say's it develops 350 HP @ 2800 RPM doesn't seem like a lot. What am i missing?
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Old 04-29-2015, 09:41 PM   #13
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it say's it develops 350 HP @ 2800 RPM doesn't seem like a lot. What am i missing?
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TORQUE is 850 ft-lbs! Torque is what pulls you up the hill without downshifting. Some tractor trailers have the same horsepower, but have 1500-2000 ft-lbs of torque.
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Old 04-29-2015, 10:06 PM   #14
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Crazy stuff wb. My 2500 HD has about 430 hp and something like 680 ft-lbs, And what the hell is a Eco Diesel? I am now looking at a 2015 Ram 2500 4x4 cummins(thanks Taran ;o) with 200 miles on it for 46 K
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Old 04-29-2015, 10:12 PM   #16
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Thanks sch. Southern california.

I searched all over and talked to multiple dealers before buying my Ram 2500. Best dealer (by far) I found was Browning in Norco. Talk to Mary Jane or Danny. I don't know what price you're looking at for a '14 but you can probably pick up a new one for about the same or close. Thats what I found when I was looking.


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Crazy stuff wb. My 2500 HD has about 430 hp and something like 680 ft-lbs, And what the hell is a Eco Diesel? I am now looking at a 2015 Ram 2500 4x4 cummins(thanks Taran ;o) with 200 miles on it for 46 K
I feel like I've made a difference today.

Yeah, I believe what comes factory on the 6.7 is an exhaust brake, not a true "jake" (whatever that is.)

Ecodiesel is the smaller diesel found in the 1500 Ram. Less displacement, less torque, but much better mileage, and pretty decent towing (9k pounds+). So a good truck for a small to medium sized camper (the trailer, not you.)
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My 2010 Ram 2500 mega-cab 4X4 gets 15-16 hwy empty and 10-11 pulling our Silverback 29RE that we just traded for the Wildcat. The 2014 should get better fuel millage but you have to add DEF for regenn.
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Old 04-29-2015, 10:31 PM   #19
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My 2009 Cummins has 350 HP, 650 lb. ft. of torque. Sometime since then they increased that to 370/800 with the standard 68RFE automatic transmission, still 350/660 with manual, and 385/865 with high output engine option.
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It's actually an exhaust brake not a jake. The jake controls the engine exhaust valves.


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