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Old 11-14-2013, 08:06 PM   #11
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Thanks for all the feedback! I really appreciate it. I will probably breakdown and buy a 2500 with a diesel...
What would the cost difference be between the 2500 and a 3500 be?
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Old 11-14-2013, 09:39 PM   #12
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Thanks for all the feedback! I really appreciate it. I will probably breakdown and buy a 2500 with a diesel...
Congrats and good choice. Get the 4X4 if the expenses will allow you.
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Old 11-14-2013, 11:01 PM   #13
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What would the cost difference be between the 2500 and a 3500 be?
About $1,000 at the base price level.
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Old 11-14-2013, 11:06 PM   #14
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About $1,000 at the base price level.
That would be one or two payment depending on terms.
Why not be ahead of the game in case you want a larger trailer later.
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Old 12-01-2013, 09:22 AM   #15
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Thanks again for all the warm welcomes and advise on tow vehicles. Well here is an update on our first camping trip....We loaded up the 25 RR with everything we thought we would need for a weekend trip. Decided not to take the Harley on our maiden trip. That turned out to be a good decision. After hitching up the TV and headed out to our destination, I was not impressed with how the 25 RR towed with only an extra 2 or 3 hundred pounds loaded. The engine and transmission strained the entire time. Will definitely need a stronger TV. Going to go with a 2014 Ram 2500 4x4 unless some convinces me otherwise. Put the 25 RR through its paces and everything worked great. Tow brakes, electrical, plumbing, gas, and sewer. We were very pleased! Now for the things we did not like. The leveling jacks that came with the 25 RR are junk! Very light weight. They are not meant to carry any load, just used to stabilize. After getting the 25 RR leveled, we did not like how the trailer moved around when you enter and exit or walk around inside. So when we returned I bought 4 new HD leveling jacks from Harbor Freight that is capable of carrying a 5000 lb. load for each. They stabilize the 25 RR much better! The cabinet doors that open from bottom to top is a problem. You have to hold them open with one hand while you get things out with the other. So I purchased cabinet struts to fix this problem. Next we realized there were no racks to hang stuff like wet towels. So I installed tension rods in the bathroom and rear storage cabinet to hand the towels. Also installed a cloths hanger over the bathroom door. Next the position of the heating duct for the rear of the 25 RR (lower side of sink cabinet) is almost useless. Heat blows straight under the fold-down seat. I will be relocating the duct to the front of the sink base cabinet. (saw this modification posted on "Pimp my 25 RR"). Next, I banged my head more than once on the sharp corner of the wall cabinet as you enter the 25 RR. So I installed a child corner bumper. Next, there is no illumination for the fold-out entry steps. Not sure what I will do to fix this issue but I will do something. Also, the table that makes into a bed in the rear of the 25 RR is extremely heavy. I will be replacing this table with a much lighter and steadier table. There are a few more modifications that I will be making but will post them later.
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Nice mods!! As far as the TV, Nissan is coming out with the V8 Cummins Diesel.
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Old 12-01-2013, 04:13 PM   #17
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Nice mods!! As far as the TV, Nissan is coming out with the V8 Cummins Diesel.
Diesel Nissan Titan: Cummins 5.0L V8 - Diesel Power
Hmmmm...then Diesel engine trucks aren't that bad after all (as this site will lend you to believe)! ,)
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Old 12-01-2013, 05:36 PM   #18
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Look around Europe and see the ratio of diesel vehicles compared to gasoline and one would be astonished.
They have vehicles we can't even get in North America. Unfortunately.
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Old 12-04-2013, 12:00 AM   #19
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They are even making diesel passenger cars in Korea now.
Our Hyundai has a Mitsubishi motor, and it is strong.
I prefer diesel over gas, except for a big truck if it's going to be used for short trips daily. The big engines (6+ liter) really need to warm up and cool down to last.
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