which one

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by texas, Apr 9, 2006.

  1. texas

    texas LawnSite Member
    Posts: 192

    i have a choice: (btw, im gonna drive either one until the axles crack and the engine explodes, OR some idiot buys it for $100000)

    a new chevy 2500 ex cab 6.0L 4x2 power everything $29000

    OR

    a new chevy 2500 crew cab diesel w/ allison 4x4 power everything $35000

    which one?

    the biggest trailer ill pull will be either my 14 foot dump or 24 goose w/ skid and mini ex.

    thanks.
     
  2. texas

    texas LawnSite Member
    Posts: 192

    sry. the first one is 27500.:)
     
  3. Allen's LS

    Allen's LS LawnSite Member
    Posts: 0

    I'm not a Chevy fan, but that isn't the point here. Always, if you can afford it go with bigger/more power. Its better to have too much and not need it, than to have to little and not have it. Just my 2 cents. :drinkup:

    Kev
     
  4. TURF DOCTOR

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,138

    True the worst thing in this biz,is to buy some thing and not be pleased with it.
     
  5. qualitylawnmanagement

    qualitylawnmanagement LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,001

    Why not just use your f-250 diesel?
     
  6. rfed32

    rfed32 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Hatboro
    Posts: 680

    #2 by a long slide in my book....was looking at them last night...
     
  7. texas

    texas LawnSite Member
    Posts: 192

    using that for my second crew. this one's for me.:cool2: :cool2: :walking:
     
  8. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Posts: 2,207

    Definately get number 2. You'll be a lot happier with it than a gasser.
     
  9. ripple

    ripple LawnSite Member
    Posts: 205

    DURAMAX is the way to go
     
  10. efaubert1

    efaubert1 LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 109

    I am not a Chevy fan, but given these choices, Duramax. Even my wife, who HATES the sound and smell of a diesel, missed it when pulling any of our trailers large or small. And honestly, the engine is well built, and the Allison transmission.........well being a Ford guy I won't be to nice, it would look bad.
     

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