New truck.

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by PLS-Tx, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. PLS-Tx

    PLS-Tx LawnSite Silver Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 2,385

    2012 Dodge 2500 4X4 SLT crew cab, with 5.7 Hemi.

    Does a great job of pulling our 8.5X20 enclosed. Mpg is not very good but I knew that before I bought it.


  2. PLS-Tx

    PLS-Tx LawnSite Silver Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 2,385

    A few more pics.




  3. nepatsfan

    nepatsfan LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,142

    sweet truck. I am a ford guy. I have had a million fords. I have 6 now. I am seriously thinking about switchin over to either gm or dodge. That is a nice looking truck.
  4. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,742

    nice truck!
  5. LibertyFarmLandscaping

    LibertyFarmLandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE TX
    Posts: 1,065

    Lookin good! Looks like mine except it's 4x2 diesel.
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  6. ringahding

    ringahding LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 612

    WOW! That's a beautiful truck man!
  7. PLS-Tx

    PLS-Tx LawnSite Silver Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 2,385

    I'm really enjoying this truck, have about 1000 miles on it so far.

    Has a ton of power, more than enough for what I'm pulling. :)

    MPG does stink, oh well, my wife's Camry makes up for it.

    Btw, my last Dodge 2500 had a Cummins. I didn't want another one with all the emissions junk.
  8. Kelly's Landscaping

    Kelly's Landscaping LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,414

    She is pretty even though shes not black. Were sold on the diesels here too my new ram has it and all my future ones will too. The other area I would have to do differently is when I finally do get replacement pick ups for the owners they will be 3500s because under 10k gvw here has to go through emissions.
  9. Deori

    Deori LawnSite Member
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    Gotta ask, what kind of mpg are you getting? Loaded, unloaded? Thanks!

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  10. S-205

    S-205 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ontario
    Posts: 1,316

    Nice truck! We have an 08 which is quite similar. Our trucks get traded in every 4 years or about 100 000 km, so we backed out of the diesels too. Pulling around an open trailer with a few mowers on it is nothing for the Hemi. We had a 5.9 cummins in the last truck and it was nice, but the repairs were killer. With that said, the Hemi doesn't like the dump trailer or the skid steer. So chances are we'll be getting a 6.7 soon!

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