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Old 11-12-2009, 07:51 PM
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What do you have the 5.7 in? Mine's a '95 K2500 extended cab/long bed with the 4.10:1 gears.
Mines in the sig. 98 1500 reg cab long bed...no clue on the gears.
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Old 11-12-2009, 08:07 PM
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Oh okay. The old pre-'96 TBI engines weren't as good on gas as the EFI engines which started in '96. You probably also have 3.73 gears which are better on gas until you have a load. The 4.10's will keep me right about 10-11 unless I have a couple ton of rocks or trees on my trailer.
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Old 11-12-2009, 08:09 PM
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The exhaust should open it up enough to make a negligible positive difference, however, the 33's are what killed it. And my 5.7 isn't any better, believe me.
The exhaust lowered it because I LOVE how it sounds so I am on the pedal more.
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Old 11-12-2009, 08:09 PM
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Nice looking 2500. What was wrong with your stander?? did you get it back??
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Old 11-12-2009, 08:20 PM
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Its about time you got a 2500! lol Truck looks nice but a few words of advice. Buy a drop hitch for your trailer. Also, look into selling that blue truck in the future. It WILL cost you in a few years. I used the hell out of my 1500 when i first started out like you did, and am now paying for it. I pretty much replaced everything except the engine in it. Just trying to save you the hastle i had. The 6.0 is a great engine but a PIG on gas. Dont expect what you got in the blue truck to get in the white one lol You're looking at 9mpg tops lol
Thanks! lol. Yeah I gotta go get 2 hitches to keep in this truck there is a 2 inch drop on there now but thats the hitch I use for my blue truck. Yeah the blue truck will stay around for a little while-way better on gas so its nice to use sometimes plus it wont get beat on as much now. I dunno it was my firt truck so it would be tough to get rid of but I will see what happens down the road.

As for gas mileage yeah it sucks. But its a work truck. If I just have to do runnign around I will use the blue truck. I think with this past week- had a trailer on about 50% of the time-it seemed to be getting 8-9mpg. gotta fill her up at the end of tommorrow
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Old 11-12-2009, 08:22 PM
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Nice looking 2500. What was wrong with your stander?? did you get it back??
Thanks. I dunoo some kind of bearing at the bottom of the mower. NO they are really starting to Pi$$ me off. I need it I already sent an email to wright complaining about the dealer
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Old 11-12-2009, 08:28 PM
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Thanks. I dunoo some kind of bearing at the bottom of the mower. NO they are really starting to Pi$$ me off. I need it I already sent an email to wright complaining about the dealer
brad i forgot to tell you this today i would go get your mower as soon as possible man they dont care about it if you didint buy it there i would get it tommorow nd take some place else. MO
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Old 11-12-2009, 08:43 PM
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brad i forgot to tell you this today i would go get your mower as soon as possible man they dont care about it if you didint buy it there i would get it tommorow nd take some place else. MO
yeah they are a bunch of idiots. I need to just start up a mower shop and deal wrights. I am sure I would get tons of business since all the wright owners in this area are unhappy with dealer support!
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Old 11-12-2009, 08:48 PM
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I would keep the half ton if I were you. Its just fine for pulling your mowers around and you can use the 3/4 for the bigger jobs that require hevier loads. I bet that half ton is rated to tow 4500-5000 pounds. Your mowing setup does not weigh that much, so your not beating on it. Plowing with it maybe, just take it easy. I like that blue color. You could also use the half ton as a strict personal truck and a backup truck. That way you drive the half to school and come home and the 3/4 is already loaded and ready to go. Even though loading only takes ten minutes, it sucks to do it everyday, it gets old.
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Old 11-12-2009, 08:55 PM
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I would keep the half ton if I were you. Its just fine for pulling your mowers around and you can use the 3/4 for the bigger jobs that require hevier loads. I bet that half ton is rated to tow 4500-5000 pounds. Your mowing setup does not weigh that much, so your not beating on it. Plowing with it maybe, just take it easy. I like that blue color. You could also use the half ton as a strict personal truck and a backup truck. That way you drive the half to school and come home and the 3/4 is already loaded and ready to go. Even though loading only takes ten minutes, it sucks to do it everyday, it gets old.
yeah I will still plow with it might still use it for mowing unless I get a bigger trailer. white one is really nice for the dump trailer and anything else heavy. I would love to keep everything hooked up to the white truck so its always ready to go but I gotta find a shop first there is no enough room at our house to always leave it loaded up and hooked up
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