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1998 ram 2500 v- 10

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by cclandscape 28, Mar 17, 2011.

  1. cclandscape 28

    cclandscape 28 Member
    from CT
    Messages: 56

    Hey guys My 1500 ram with a 318 finally died and iam looking at a 2500 with the v-10 engine
    How are these motors ? Any input would be great

    DAFFMOBILEWASH PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,581

    Very thirsty!!
  3. justme-

    justme- 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,138

    From what I've been told by an owner, very powerful- you'll be passing 80 before you know it, but you will be stopping at every gas station along the way. I'd take that over a v8 since the power/torque is there with the Diesel and the MPG is not much different in reality from the 360 in the 2500. Keep in mind the 2500 is a much heavier truck than the 1500- it will use more fuel right off the bat from that alone.
  4. TerenziSnowRem

    TerenziSnowRem Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    Have plowed with one for the past 2 years. Great power but very thirsty on fuel. I can sometimes watch the gas needle go down and thats on a 35 gallon tank!
  5. NBI Lawn

    NBI Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,797

    Kind of hard to find used parts for should you ever need them. Poor fuel mileage but the power makes it half way justifiable. Mileage isnt any worse than a BBC of BBF. I would buy one for the right price Thumbs Up.