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Old 11-03-2014, 07:25 PM   #15
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Thanks to everyone for your advice.

After careful consideration and hours spent researching the issue, I have decided the best course of action is to upgrade to a ram 2500. I could make my 1500 work if I was going to limit myself to the flat areas, but since we plan to head out west I worry about making it up any serious grade.

Talked to the dodge dealer today and the cost to upgrade is 15,000. A bitter pill to be sure, but less expensive than careening off the side of a mountain.
Wendigo,
Now you will have ample capacity in the truck to haul what you want and not belong to the "overloaded club". Good luck on the negotiation.
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Wendigo,

Now you will have ample capacity in the truck to haul what you want and not belong to the "overloaded club". Good luck on the negotiation.

+1 I carry my heavy stuff (tools, spare parts, and propane grille) in the bed of our tv. I love the power of the CTD when ascending and the exhaust brake when descending the mountain passes.


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