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Old 04-28-2007, 02:25 PM   #1
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input please

You all have been so helpful and informative. Thank you.
Is my Dodge Ram 2500, 5.9L Cummins adequate for a 25' A/S over mountainous terrain?
Please let me know what you think.
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Old 04-28-2007, 02:34 PM   #2
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Make sure you reinforce the tongue of your trailer so your truck don't

YANK IT OFF!!!

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Old 04-28-2007, 02:35 PM   #3
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I used to sell them there Dodge's with that Cummins Diesel...I love those trucks...you will have plenty of power!

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Old 04-28-2007, 02:37 PM   #4
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Welcome to the Forums. We're glad to have you with us.

I think that your 3/4 ton Dodge diesel should be more that sufficient to pull a 25' Airstream in any conditions.

We pull our 2005 25' Safari with our 3/4 ton Suburban with the 6.0 liter gas engine. We have done about 15,000 miles in the last year in all conditions and terrain, and have always been well within our comfort zone.
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Old 04-28-2007, 07:01 PM   #5
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You all have been so helpful and informative. Thank you.
Is my Dodge Ram 2500, 5.9L Cummins adequate for a 25' A/S over mountainous terrain?
Please let me know what you think.
I say this tongue in cheek...YOU GOT TO BE KIDDING?...RIGHT???

Of course its more truck than you need to pull a 25 footer. Matter of fact your probably at least 5,000# under the GCVW of the truck. COME on tell us your jokin
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Old 04-28-2007, 07:03 PM   #6
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You will be fine to go up any mountain you can get traction on.
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Hell, you can carry four people, go up an 8% grade with the AC on !
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Old 04-28-2007, 10:22 PM   #8
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Hi Gleebin,, yep,, lots of power,, you will have no problems,,, wish i had your truck,, i need it,,,, donna
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As long as you do not attempt to climb more than a 90 degree grade.
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i have just towed a 31` classic through western Pa. and.W.Va, with a Dodge diesel. In tow haul, I had no problems at all. The diesel is not modified and felt as if it wanted more, just to prove itself. good luck
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You can even pull your Airstream straight up El Capitan in Yosemite with that truck!
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gleebin, I just towed a 12000lb 5th wheel back from Florida, I don't think you will have any trouble with your Dodge. But I did pass two Dodge's pulling trailers and they were both going up hills.
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Dodge 2500 and a 25 ft AS not a problem.
I have a F-250 6.0L Diesel and a 31 Classic. No Problem passing trucks going up hill. Try that with your gas trcuk on Cabbage Hill!
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