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2012 2500 cummins and plow?

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by EnesG, Jul 20, 2012.

  1. EnesG

    EnesG Junior Member
    from MN
    Messages: 9

    so, who has a 2012 and a plow on it?
    which plow do you have?
    and did you have to cut the bumper in any way?
  2. CGM Inc.

    CGM Inc. PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,598

    I have a Fisher Extreme V 9.6 on my 2011,
    Need to cut the air dam for the mount.
  3. LwnmwrMan22

    LwnmwrMan22 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 28,362

    I've got an '11 2500 with the CTD and an 8.2' Boss V.

    Had to make notches in the air dam for the mount.

    Next Friday I pick up a '12 2500 with the 5.7 Hemi that'll have an 8.2 Boss V.

    Decided I would go back to trying a gasser after 10 years of diesels since diesel is +/- .30 per gallon more here.

    I have it figured out I'd have to drive about 160k miles to save the $7,000 for the diesel.
  4. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Pretty ugly math, isn't it?
  5. Maleko

    Maleko Senior Member
    from Ct
    Messages: 781

    I just bought an 2012 2500HD with a 5.7 Hemi.
    Putting a 8' X-Blade on it, Just picked up the frame mount last week. I will just take off the lower valance dont feel like cutting up stuff just yet

    DAFFMOBILEWASH PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,602

    Only if a 2012 cab could fall onto a shortened flat nose blue bird bus frame.... Most came with a p pumped 12valve and a Allison auto..... Dependable and fuel efficient.
  7. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge PlowSite Veteran
    from NJ
    Messages: 3,699

    Dependable.... yes.... fuel efficient ???? the allison 545 ???

    From what I heard about those transmissions is that they're really stout, nearly indestructible and perfect for plowing snow, but without a 4th gear, will cause the engine to run at a much higher rev, hence the poor fuel economy result.