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Old 06-16-2013, 10:57 PM   #57
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Originally Posted by dkottum View Post
We have a gas truck but I like diesels too, one in our VW Jetta gets about 45 mpg and never bogs down. But the truck diesel options are near twice the power needed to easily pull an Airstream. That's about to change

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I am currently in the market.

I also own a VW TDI jetta wagon...has 3 payments left on it (at which time I have the go to purchase our TT and TV.

We also bought a honda minivan last year and I remember thinking "darn it, why not have a diesel in this and get me 25-35mpg's?!"

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Old 06-17-2013, 04:34 AM   #58
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Old 12-15-2013, 12:15 PM   #59
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Thumbs up TV is a Ram Cummins

I tow a 25' FB FC with a 2012 Ram Mega Cab 2500 6.7L Cummins diesel 4x4 Laramie. It tows much better (especially throughout the Rocky Mountains) than my previous 2002 GMC Denali 6.0L Quadrasteer gas P/U. Going up and down the passes is now seamless with the diesel and it's exhaust brake. The Denali 6.0L gas engine was as little stressed going up the higher passes even with its 4.10 gearing.
However, in the Winter one needs to use anti-gel fluid in the diesel fuel in temps below 20F to ensure a reliable running diesel engine.

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