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Old 01-14-2020, 06:40 PM   #1
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2020 RAM 2500 Laramie Nice

Next door neighbor brought home his new 2020 Ram 2500 Laramie ... super nice it is a Gas with the 6.4 bed ... Has all the toys ... and I am happy to say the street is now no longer over weight ... even with all the toys he has a payload of 3311 ... he pulls a Highland Ridge lite his weights are close to mine which puts him well within his capacities
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Old 01-14-2020, 06:42 PM   #2
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Let us know how he likes it 3 years from now . . . . .
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Old 01-14-2020, 06:51 PM   #3
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Let us know how he likes it 3 years from now . . . . .
Sure ... he pulls mostly in Florida and was opposed to a diesel ... the truck will do well and is a good fit for his 5ver and he takes care of his vehicles ... biggest draw back will be mpg
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Old 01-14-2020, 07:31 PM   #4
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I like my 2012 Ram so much that after 6 years I got a 2018 Ram.
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Old 01-14-2020, 07:59 PM   #5
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Let us know how he likes it 3 years from now . . . . .
I liked my 2005 Ram so much that after 194,000 miles I bought a new 2017.....itís 3 years old now and I still like it very much!
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Rams aren't like Harleys of the past where you needed a chase truck and you took a chance following one on another MC cause they leaked so much oil on the road.
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Let us know how he likes it 3 years from now . . . . .
I liked our 2002 1500 so much we finally upgraded it after having it for 13 years and got our Ď17 2500 diesel.
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My 2005 ram was so bad I traded it in on a ford and haven't looked back. A buddy has a new 1500 Laramie that's loaded to the gills and very nice. It looks like they've really upped their game.
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Old 01-15-2020, 02:27 PM   #11
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Lol. Was a 5 time Ram owner until late last year. My 2017 was a complete slug. Lots of electrical issues the dealer couldn’t find. I’m not normally a brand basher but for me I’m glad I’m in my Silverado. But ram is on top of the interior design game in my opinion.
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Old 01-15-2020, 03:07 PM   #12
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Rams aren't like Harleys of the past where you needed a chase truck and you took a chance following one on another MC cause they leaked so much oil on the road.

They don't leak oil, they just mark their spot.
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Lol. Was a 5 time Ram owner until late last year. My 2017 was a complete slug. Lots of electrical issues the dealer couldnít find. Iím not normally a brand basher but for me Iím glad Iím in my Silverado. But ram is on top of the interior design game in my opinion.
One downfall of Ram is they donít have good electrical connectors. I learned very quick to put dielectric on any connector I had apart - solved a lot of gremlins on my Ď02.
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[QUOTE=Lins;2253846]One downfall of Ram is they donít have good electrical connectors. I learned very quick to put dielectric on any connector I had apart - solved a lot of gremlins on my Ď02.[

An Ď02 is two generations of Ram design in the past, hardly an indication of a late model truck. All 3 brands have come so far in the last five years that comparing any aspect of anything older Really has no validity.
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One downfall of Ram is they donít have good electrical connectors. I learned very quick to put dielectric on any connector I had apart - solved a lot of gremlins on my Ď02.[

An Ď02 is two generations of Ram design in the past, hardly an indication of a late model truck. All 3 brands have come so far in the last five years that comparing any aspect of anything older Really has no validity.
An Ď02 1500 is only one generation behind and at least up to model year Ď18 suffers from the same issues. Similar corrosion issues still as well.
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An Ď02 1500 is only one generation behind and at least up to model year Ď18 suffers from the same issues. Similar corrosion issues still as well.
I must be lucky then, Iíve never suffered an electrical issue with my Ď05 or my current Ď17, combined 265,000 miles. And yes the third gen trucks do have rust problems above the rear wheel openings. This has largely been eliminated with the 4th gen 2009 redesign, which includes wheel well liners as standard equipment.
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Next door neighbor brought home his new 2020 Ram 2500 Laramie ... super nice it is a Gas with the 6.4 bed ... Has all the toys ... and I am happy to say the street is now no longer over weight ... even with all the toys he has a payload of 3311 ... he pulls a Highland Ridge lite his weights are close to mine which puts him well within his capacities

I had a 2500 Laramie with a Hemi. The first time I pulled my toy hauler on a long trip it had plenty of power in the mountains but only got 6 mpg. The toy hauler weights around 7,000 lbs. Had to over ride the cruise control to maintain speed on upgrades. When I came back bought a 2017 2500 diesel. On the same trip the cruise held the speed and got about 10 mpg which should improve as I put more miles on the truck. Wish I had bought a diesel sooner.
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I have a 2008, Dodge Ram Mega Cab 6.7L Cummins that has a 135K on the OD. If I was to purchase again it would be a Ram 6.7L Cummins truck and none other.
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