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New cummins diesel for dodge 2500-3500

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by dieselman, Feb 27, 2004.

  1. dieselman

    dieselman Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    anybody heard about the new diesel for dodge rams. its got 600 ft pounds of torque. probably be good for towing.
  2. big blue 2500

    big blue 2500 Junior Member
    Messages: 13

  3. juggernaut

    juggernaut Member
    Messages: 84

    Nah, wait till 05 the PSD will have even more.
  4. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    yep i saw it in four wheel drive stop strokin and start cummin
  5. Joe92GT

    Joe92GT Member
    Messages: 71

    Wait till Dodge puts the CAT engines in their trucks in place of cummins.. supposedly in like 3 years
  6. juggernaut

    juggernaut Member
    Messages: 84

    Sorry dude that will never happen, Id like to see your source for that.
  7. Joe92GT

    Joe92GT Member
    Messages: 71

    A couple truck drivers I know heard it.... cummins contract runs out in 2 or 3 years....

    I'm crossing my fingers.... but your probably right.
  8. griffithtlc

    griffithtlc Senior Member
    Messages: 213

    It'll just take 2 years to get by all the problems like the 6.0:rolleyes:

    Joe, that won't happen. Cummins and Dodge just signed a contract extension, for like 6 years or something. WHY WOULD YOU EVER WANT TO GET AWAY FROM THE CUMMINS?
  9. juggernaut

    juggernaut Member
    Messages: 84

    If anything I think they may move to the mercedes diesel after that, just speculation though. Well I guess you got me on that one Griffithtlc. But I still prefer the way the PSD hauls on the highway over the Cummins (stock at least, but remember lets not forget we're buying whole trucks here not just engines, remember the whole package) But you have to admit the PSD will put out just a little more to one up the Dodge folks then it will be GM's turn all over again. Its really great the way it works these days will it ever stop? I hope not. Imagine that, pickup trucks with 1000 lbft diesels..., swweeeettt.
  10. griffithtlc

    griffithtlc Senior Member
    Messages: 213

    not only is it another HP, well, actually torque, war, but these engines will be coming with 100,000 mile warranties! I can't wait till I can afford a new one!!!
  11. raptorman03

    raptorman03 Senior Member
    Messages: 333

    i have a friend that works for chevy and they said they all ready developed a 1000 ftp touqe duramax he said it sould be out in like 5 years so i bet evey one has the big power motor just ready to me uped by the next guy.