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Old 06-11-2015, 09:20 AM   #31
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Love my 2015 Ram 3500 Dually

Have the 6.7 liter Cummins with Aisin transmission, air suspension and factory 5th wheel option. Installed the B&W 25,000 lb. 5th wheel hitch. Am towing a Cardinal 3850 (40' and about 16,300 lbs.). Have taken 2 trips, all on the east coast. Most times I don't even know the trailer is there. Our trip mileage is averaging 11 MPG.
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Old 06-11-2015, 09:26 AM   #32
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Have the 6.7 liter Cummins with Aisin transmission, air suspension and factory 5th wheel option. Installed the B&W 25,000 lb. 5th wheel hitch. Am towing a Cardinal 3850 (40' and about 16,300 lbs.). Have taken 2 trips, all on the east coast. Most times I don't even know the trailer is there. Our trip mileage is averaging 11 MPG.
Thanks CT3850 that's exactly what I like to hear. Hope my new one does as good, mine also has the factory 5th wheel option and Aisin tranny
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Old 06-11-2015, 07:02 PM   #33
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After a recent trip where I almost lost all because of 2 broken studs in 1 wheel decided to trade-in my Tundra for a GM 2500HD/Duramax /Allison/Diesel fully loaded, I'm pulling a Prime Time 290RLT and now have realised its too much for the Tundra, what i'm asking is any advantage to keep my hitch a Husky Adjustable EZ roller 16K.
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Old 06-11-2015, 07:04 PM   #34
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Thanks CST for your help.
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Old 06-11-2015, 07:15 PM   #35
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Clade. You towed that beast with a Tundra? I'd like to see a pic of that if ya don't mind.
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This is a pic of the wheel it cost $311. us dollars at a Toyota dealer to fix everything in regards to the wheel brake etc. The other is at the camp site Lake Osprey Alabama
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Old 06-11-2015, 08:14 PM   #37
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Nice set up.
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Old 06-11-2015, 11:46 PM   #38
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depending on the load I set mine between 6 and 6.5 for my trailer.
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Headed out Friday morning as planned with a full load of about 17,000 lbs. I set the brake controller to 5 but raised it to 5.5 and it worked perfect. The truck had no problem at all towing my 42' Columbus up and down the rolling hills. I set it to tow/haul and set the cruise control to 65. Stopped and added 30 gallons of fuel to the Toy Hauler fuel tank and headed out non stop to our destination. Truck drove smooth and had plenty of power left over. I loved the engine brake also that worked great I never had one of those before WOW. I thought the Aisin tranny was nice and and it down shifted when it needed to and the trans temp was 172 deg. The new Cummins 6.7L got 11.2 mpg towing 17k thru the rolling hills of East Texas. I really like the upgrade of the new Ram and don't miss my 15 yr. old Ford 7.3L. LOL We are planning our next trip already. Love the truck!!!
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Nearly a duplication of my 2007. I tow all day using my cruise control and hardly know the mountains are there.
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