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Old 01-04-2013, 12:21 AM
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My dealer said he has not sold one yet but would be surprised to see 5 mpg out of the 650 v 10 combo. But it will spend less time in the shop
It's a Cummins 6.7 so I do not see where spending time in the shop versus a gasser is going to come into play. The 6.7 should be using DEF which the C&C Rams have been using for several years. This is a super reliable setup which is why Ford offers it to begin with.

From what you mentioned prior you going to put 150,000 miles on the truck over ten years. As long as you wash the truck in winter frequently it should be in decent shape and have good resale value 10 years from now. If you can afford it you appear to be easily be in the cost effective range for buying an oil burner.

I think it would benefit you to go on Cummins Forum and see what the C&C guys with 2008 and later 3500, 4500, and 5500 Rams have to say about the DEF 6.7 that has been in use for several years. Instead of speculating about it here where there are no DEF 6.7 users. I think you will find the feedback you get will make you feel very confident about the 6.7.
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Old 06-03-2013, 12:52 AM
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The Ford dealer finally dropped the truck off last Friday! It towed my U55 really well. I have not had a load in it yet but will tomorrow.
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Old 06-03-2013, 12:56 AM
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Old 06-03-2013, 08:48 AM
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How much did it cost in the end? And whats the gvw?
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Old 06-03-2013, 11:27 PM
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$55k

The gvw is 26000. I hauled and towed with it today, I'm pretty impressed how it handled the weight.
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Old 06-04-2013, 06:37 AM
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Thats not a bad price and no cdl....hmmm
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Old 06-04-2013, 07:18 PM
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What do you scale in at empty ?
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Old 06-04-2013, 08:11 PM
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The Ford dealer finally dropped the truck off last Friday! It towed my U55 really well. I have not had a load in it yet but will tomorrow.
nice truck
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Old 06-17-2013, 09:21 PM
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From H&S Press Release:

November 13, 2012
Due to our dialogue with governmental agencies within the United States, H&S Performance, LLC has decided to voluntarily suspend production of all tuning devices and EGR/DPF modification kits, effective immediately...
http://www.hsperformance.com/press-release/

They won't be the only ones. The law makes it illegal for any DPF delete manufacture and sale.

Section 203 of the CLEAN AIR ACT:
(a) Enumerated prohibitions
The following acts and the causing thereof are prohibited—...
(3)
(A) for any person to remove or render inoperative any device or element of design installed on or in a motor vehicle or motor vehicle engine in compliance with regulations under this subchapter prior to its sale and delivery to the ultimate purchaser, or for any person knowingly to remove or render inoperative any such device or element of design after such sale and delivery to the ultimate purchaser; or
(B) for any person to manufacture or sell, or offer to sell, or install, any part or component intended for use with, or as part of, any motor vehicle or motor vehicle engine, where a principal effect of the part or component is to bypass, defeat, or render inoperative any device or element of design installed on or in a motor vehicle or motor vehicle engine in compliance with regulations under this subchapter, and where the person knows or should know that such part or component is being offered for sale or installed for such use or put to such use;...
http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/42/7522
That's why I bought a smarty when it had the deletes in it and I don't even have a truck yet
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Old 06-17-2013, 11:00 PM
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What do you scale in at empty ?
I can't remember exactly but it was a little over 12,000
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