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new dodge

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by mike1316, Feb 20, 2011.

  1. mike1316

    mike1316 Senior Member
    Messages: 155

    What to u guys think of the 2011 ram 2500 hd. with a hemi its a 4 door short bed. Also what snow plow to put on it I am new to ram. Thanks
  2. RacingZR

    RacingZR Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 400

    I'm thinking of getting one too, wanna buy it for me? :laughing::laughing:
    They look like a really nice truck, scroll down and you'll find a thread where plowguy43 did a write up on his test trial in the new Ram.
    Put whatever plow you want to on the Hemi. I run a 9.5 XV on mine and wouldn't hesitate to put it on a 2011.
  3. CGM Inc.

    CGM Inc. PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,598

    Wouldn't go any smaller then a 9.5 of some sort or a wide out.
    It's a big truck anything else will be a waste and look stupid.
  4. buttaluv

    buttaluv Member
    Messages: 83

    I'm thinking of one too, I kinda want to get a diesel but I haven't heard much good about any of the new motors, the urea, and all the other crap, I think the gas would just be easier...and the most i pull would be 8 or 9 thousand pounds. plus Dodge has some good rebates going on right now!
  5. Jacobsmovinsnow

    Jacobsmovinsnow Senior Member
    Messages: 315

    I dont think the Dodge Cummins needs Urea,,, only Ford and GM
  6. DaySpring Services

    DaySpring Services PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,065

    Dodge only utilizes urea in their cab chassis trucks. The 6.7 has pretty much all the bugs worked out of it now. The only issues I have are lower fuel efficiency with the emissions crap. I'm going to install a dpf delete kit and get rid of all that crap once the programming is out.
  7. plowguy43

    plowguy43 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,281

    Mike1316- I put almost 200 miles on a Crew Hemi 2500 for a weekend and loved the truck. DO NOT base any opinions on the 2010's from the earlier models. It is a completely different truck that has the nicest ride, IMO best interior, and plenty of room. The new HEMI with 380+HP has a lot of power (broke the tires loose at 30 or so when merging into traffic). Plus it has a bunch of smaller things that I liked- compartments built into the rear floor to hold drinks or whatever, storage everywhere, electric rear slider, etc. All 3 3/4 tons are awesome trucks and wouldn't hesitate to buy any of them but I think Dodge has the nicest of all 3 for the money. I just looked at a Ford and Chevy extended cab trucks that were pretty basic with power options and plow prep that were stickere for $38-$39k. I then saw a TRX Ram crew cab with plow prep and power options for $42k. IMO there is a lot more you get in the ram for the price difference.