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Old 02-04-2013, 09:10 AM
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Too much for a gas engine.
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2005 Isuzu NPR turbo diesel 16' box
2000 Ram 2500 24 valve CTD
1999 Ram 3500 24 valve CTD
1996 Ram 2500 12 valve CTD
1999 F350 7.3 PSD flatbed
20' enclosed, 16' open, 14' dump
3 Walker MT's 48", Toro Z500 60",
Toro proline 48", Dixon ZTR 42"
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Old 02-06-2013, 05:52 PM
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I pull a 16ft Doolittle with a 48 and 54 walk behinds, trimmer, edger, blower, misc tools and stuff. All stop and go in town with a 2001 Dodge 2500 Cummins, Automatic. 4x4 with 33 inch AT tires and I average 15-16 MPG!!! Just under 200,000 miles now and when I need to pull a dump trailer or ANYTHING I can do it. Love the diesel!
As far as "not liking all the stop and go" I rebuilt original starter last year for $36! Took one hour to do.
My truck is FULLY loaded with all options, cost me $10,000 used and is still worth $10,000plus! One thing to consider with diesels is the resale value after 100,000 miles is MUCH higher the ANY gasser.
I do think any 3/4 gas would soot you just fine for that trailer set up. This is just my experience. Good luck.
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