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J&R Landscaping
02-04-2007, 12:15 AM
Just thought I would post this for those who were curious on the new trucks:

The truck I test drove was equipped with a 6 speed manual tranny and the new 6.7L cummins diesel engine.

Pro's:

Seemed to have a good gear ratio

Plenty of power in the upper gears!! (After shifting into 4th or 5th, you could floor it and launch!!)

Realitivley quite (Not something I prefer but...)

The turning radious seemed top be real tight, Tighter than I was expecting

Huge 52 gallon fuel tank

Didnt have the tipickle diesel smell like the older units did (again not something I would prefer...)

Con's
According to the dealer, very few of these trucks come standard with a factory PTO set-up.

Low ground clearance (Lower than I was expecting anyway)

All the new emmission crap

The truck I looked at was set-up as a work truck, nothing fancy. Sticker price was $32,876. If anyone has any more specific questions that I might be able to answer, post them or send me a PM.