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Originally Posted by ScottFL My neighbors got into my new Longhorn (non filigree) to check it out and raved about ...


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Old 07-17-2017, 06:47 AM   #31 (permalink)
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My neighbors got into my new Longhorn (non filigree) to check it out and raved about it, he went home and came back with a magazine showing a Bentley and was talking about how my tuck looked better than the Bentley...
Yep, I couldn't believe the difference in the seating leather between the Laramie and the Longhorn/Limited trims. My 2013 is a Laramie and when it came time to buy a tow vehicle, I took a look at the leather in a Longhorn, the seating comfort (this is subjective of course) was much more supportive. I figure since I'm going to traveling America pulling an RV I might as well be as comfortable as I can get.
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I certainly would not want the stiff ride in a 2500 if I did not need it to haul/tow with. My 1500 rides like a car... my firend's 2016 2500 is too stiff unless loaded up with gear or big load on the rear...
I luv my 5.7 with 8 spd and 3.21 gears and the gas mileage I get.
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Since you're potentially looking at the Cummins for your 2500 option, this may not apply. But there is a rumour the 2019 Ram 2500 Hemi will be coming with an 8spd option.

I keep going back and forth on whether or not to buy a new Ram in 2018 and I'm thinking more and more that upgrading to a 2500 might be the right choice, but I don't want to downgrade to the 6spd.
This might make it worth waiting another year and going for a 2500.

Anyway just a thought.
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Originally Posted by dRAMbuie View Post
Since you're potentially looking at the Cummins for your 2500 option, this may not apply. But there is a rumour the 2019 Ram 2500 Hemi will be coming with an 8spd option.


Are these rumors based on anything more than internet speculation because none of the current 8sp transmissions, including the one in the hellcat, are rated for the GCWR of a 2500.




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Can't get a Rebel with leather interior.


Black version has black leather


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Black version has black leather
I stand corrected then.
My interior color must be the Canyon Brown/Light Frost Beige, red exterior is the preferred color.
Ok, guys, I have the 3.21 rear end, at 60 MPH, in 8th gear, my RPMs are 1400.
I have the stock size 20 inch tires, with the 3.92, can any one tell me the RPMs?
If I stay with a 1500, I may also stay with the 3.21 gears.


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I stand corrected then.
My interior color must be the Canyon Brown/Light Frost Beige, red exterior is the preferred color.
Ok, guys, I have the 3.21 rear end, at 60 MPH, in 8th gear, my RPMs are 1400.
I have the stock size 20 inch tires, with the 3.92, can any one tell me the RPMs?
If I stay with a 1500, I may also stay with the 3.21 gears.
The math yields 64 MPH at 1,400 RMPs with a 3:21 axle ratio in eight gear (1,300 would be just under 60 MPH). Same RPMs and same eight gear with 3:92 axle ratio would give you 52.5 MPH.


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Thank you very much.


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It's not leather, it's vinyl. And it still has the same cloth inserts with the embossed tread pattern.
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I just traded a 2500 for a 1500. The 2500 was my daily driver and the ride really sucked. I hated every minute of driving it. I love my new 2017 1500....smoooth..
My wife told me to get rid of the 2500 and get another truck, OR get another wife!!!!
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