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2012 cummins

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by ctkiteboarding, Mar 1, 2011.

  1. ctkiteboarding

    ctkiteboarding Junior Member
    Messages: 12

    any inside info on the "new" hd trucks coming out? im in the market for a 2500/3500 srw ctd crew cab and was wondering what the changes will be thanks R:drinkup:
     
  2. Mopard

    Mopard Senior Member
    Messages: 290

    I've heard talk of a completely new Dodge truck coming in 2013 but it is a guarantee that the 1500s will be here first and the 2500s will follow the next year. The 2012s will be virtually identical to the 2011s aside from the usual smaller updates that happen every year. I am anxiously awaiting the new truck myself.
    Oh, I just got brochure from Dodge telling me of the 800 ft lbs of torque in the updated Cummins along with a stronger torque convertor/tranny ... so that's one thing they updated.
     
  3. ctkiteboarding

    ctkiteboarding Junior Member
    Messages: 12

    the trans update is for 2011 2012 or 2013?
     
  4. Mopard

    Mopard Senior Member
    Messages: 290

    It comes with the 800 ft lb tq Cummins ... whenever that hits the lots ... 2011-1/2 I assume.
     
  5. ctkiteboarding

    ctkiteboarding Junior Member
    Messages: 12

    got it thanks ussmileyflag
     
  6. TPC Services

    TPC Services Senior Member
    Messages: 875

    they need to work on the stock milage the dam thing get's before adding more power to keep up with the chevy's an Ford's.. JFC 8 miles to the gal plowing . I'm better off putting a plow on a car!! my 05' stock never dip below 15 plowing . an before you people start thats hand cal to !!!
     
  7. MrPLow2011

    MrPLow2011 Senior Member
    from Boston
    Messages: 276

    I have heards those fords are not as great as they say they are. Hell my cummins with a 4.10 gears can get 20mpg. if I leave it in cruise on highway at 55mph. If you read the articles about the new ford. you have to drive on there set course at a certain mph. And certain exlerations. I am sure if i look into ford boards I will find post about the mpg claims
     
  8. justme-

    justme- 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,138

    yeah 2nd gen with tall gears were getting 23-26 hwy, I used to get 16 with 4.10's and pretty much the same plowing.
     
  9. MrPLow2011

    MrPLow2011 Senior Member
    from Boston
    Messages: 276

    http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/trucks/1006_2011_ford_f250_2010_ram_2500_comparison/transmission.html

    Read this link. motor trend tested them both. That Ford is no where near getting the MPG claims that are out there. Ford 18.0mpg and Ram 17.9 and the Ford had 3.55 gears to the Dodges 3.73 a new tranny and gears and Dodge is ahead of them. I knew that 30mpg was all just BS hype
     
  10. NICHOLS LANDSCA

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,305

    They only got 16mpg, that's fricken stupid. At least they burn more fossil fuel so there is less emissions out the tail pipe:dizzy::help: