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Old 06-30-2015, 11:17 AM   #81
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We pull a 2015 Saber Silhouette 322 BHTS weighing 11,000 loaded with a 2015 ram 2500 6.4 hemi.

The truck handles the load flawlessly. 11,000 pounds is towards the top of what this truck is rated for, but it still actually pulls it fairly well. Runnning at 61-62 usually and getting 8 mpg.
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Old 07-08-2015, 09:44 AM   #82
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Old 07-08-2015, 09:49 AM   #83
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We tow a Rockwood 8280 with a Silverado 1500 series 4x4 extended cab . We travel all throughout New England with no problems .
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Old 07-08-2015, 09:59 AM   #84
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2014 2500HD with the Duramax/Allison combo. Deleted and tuned with no china bombs on the fiver. 12K loaded.

Pros-everything! She tows at 70-72 getting 11-12 mpg with absolute ease.

Cons-If I had to nit pick, maybe that the 4wd makes the truck sit higher so I had to adjust the trailer to tow level. But..... 4wd comes in handy so I would still have it.



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Old 07-08-2015, 10:20 AM   #85
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The other bad is the 26 gallon fuel tank. It drives me crazy that I have to stop for fuel after only 4 hours of driving.

Other than that, I wouldn't change a thing on this truck!
Wow, I didnt know they put that small of tank on the D maxs back then. I have a 38 gallon. I'd really love an additional transfer tank but having a wife and a 9y/o daughter prevent the need for that anyways with the bathroom breaks.... LOL
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Old 07-08-2015, 10:23 AM   #86
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I'm towing the 3200BHT Tracer with a '14 Silverado 1500 DBL Cab with 6L Max Tow package, tows the TT like a dream, a lot better then my 2010 1500 did. The only thing I'd change is that is was a crew cab instead, for the extra room for the kids on long trips.
bagged123, I think you're trying to throw us off your trail. Here you list a 6L engine, your signature says 6.2L and the following post says 6.3L. I assume it's a 6.2L since that was available in a 2014 1500. Am I right?

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I have a tracer 3200 bht, the lacrosse 329bht twin, and tow it with a 2014 Silverado 1500 6.3 with max tow.
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Old 07-08-2015, 10:25 AM   #87
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I have heard that the 05-06 models weren't as bad as the 03-04, but can't confirm that. I think a different EGR tube was used that mitigated some of the issues with that system. But, you do realize that if 50% of the trucks had a catastrophic failure within, say, 50,000 miles, there would be thousands upon thousands of people with your testimony, right? Just because we can produce accounts of happy customers doesn't negate the fact that it was a seriously flawed design that caused thousands upon thousands of people some serious problems. This is the same logic smokers use- they find the 90 year old like George Burns that smokes and say, "See, smoking is good for you!", even though volumes of evidence say otherwise.
I had an 07 and in late 05 they went thru the 6.0 and make over 100 changes to it. They were better for sure but the EGR system still was the acilles heal. Delete that or bullerproof it and do head studs and you got a solid TV. Mine made ass loads of power and in the end, it was the EGR that casued me issues but that happened at 104K miles. When I saw the signs, I traded it. I had checked on a bulletproof and it was 1800-2000 so I figured it was tie for a new TV. I did love it though and it sounded amazing with a 4 inch turbo back exhaust!
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Wow, I didnt know they put that small of tank on the D maxs back then. I have a 38 gallon. I'd really love an additional transfer tank but having a wife and a 9y/o daughter prevent the need for that anyways with the bathroom breaks.... LOL

They changed to the 38 gallon tank in 2011 when the LML was introduced. I don't know if you ever get on Duramax Forum at all, but a few guys on there had the same issue as you with the truck sitting too high. All of them fixed it with drop shackles for the rear suspension.


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It could be worse... could have a 34 gallon tank and only getting 7-8 mpg like I do... still having to stop every 3-4 hours...

gasser problems...
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