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Old 08-05-2017, 08:53 PM   #1
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Made the move to HD

Pulled the trigger on a 3500 HD today. Looked at a 2500 as well. They were the exact same price and I didn't notice any difference in the ride. 3600 pounds of payload vs 2100 in the 2500. Can't wait to pull the camper and experience the difference from my half ton. Too bad we tried a seasonal this year so I won't be moving the camper until November!
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Old 08-05-2017, 08:58 PM   #2
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Old 08-05-2017, 09:01 PM   #3
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You will love it! We have a 2015 short bed like that, 117,000 and no real problems so far.
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You will love it! We have a 2015 short bed like that, 117,000 and no real problems so far.
Thanks! That's great to hear. It's my first diesel and I was a bit worried with all the talk of emissions issues.
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Old 08-05-2017, 09:35 PM   #5
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my 2005 is still going strong. you will never want to tow with a gas motor again
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Old 08-05-2017, 11:12 PM   #6
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Man look at the hood scoop, love it!
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Old 08-05-2017, 11:23 PM   #7
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Congratulations! Nice truck. You will be so much more happy towing than you'll ever believe.
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Old 08-05-2017, 11:36 PM   #8
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Looks like my kids 2017 High Country, and the scoop is actually functional...not for show.
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Old 08-06-2017, 07:52 AM   #9
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Looks like my kids 2017 High Country, and the scoop is actually functional...not for show.
Yes I know very nice.
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Old 08-06-2017, 12:50 PM   #10
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Wow, that is one beautiful truck. Congratulations.
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That is one BA Tow Vehicle, congrats !!
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You will love it! We have a 2015 short bed like that, 117,000 and no real problems so far.

117k on a 2015?! I'm not sure I could handle that much window time. My 2004 doesn't even have 117k yet.
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Old 08-06-2017, 05:27 PM   #13
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Thanks for all the replies everyone. I really can't wait to tow with it.

Definitely agree with the comments on the hood scoop. I drove another brand (I'll avoid the brand wars) and it was nice but not for me. I had my wife and kids with me, we pulled into the Chevy dealer and my wife said she saw the fireworks going off when I saw this truck. I just loved the look of it and well, the rest is history.
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First of all, allow me to say, dam nice looking truck. I also made the change in 2016, went from a 2001 2500HD gas to a 2015 2500HD diesel, there is no comparing the two when it comes to towing and fuel mileage. My first diesel also and I will never go back to a gas powered truck.
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First of all, allow me to say, dam nice looking truck. I also made the change in 2016, went from a 2001 2500HD gas to a 2015 2500HD diesel, there is no comparing the two when it comes to towing and fuel mileage. My first diesel also and I will never go back to a gas powered truck.
Funny how many people this... I will never switch back either.
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Congrats you will love ❤️ it is it black? I have one too , I'm not sure if it was the scoop, tubegrill , or backseat (for the dog) that got me. I was bite by new truck fever. Enjoy
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man oh man that is a great looking truck.
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Old 08-06-2017, 07:53 PM   #18
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B.e.a.utiful... We love our 2008 3500. 132000 miles and only issue has been the no. 8 glow plug that I replaced over the winter. Other than that zero issues. The grin never goes away while driving a diesel. Congrats.
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Congrats you will love ❤️ it is it black? I have one too , I'm not sure if it was the scoop, tubegrill , or backseat (for the dog) that got me. I was bite by new truck fever. Enjoy
Yep it's black. I totally understand new truck fever!
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