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Old 06-12-2019, 03:17 PM   #1
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Ram 2500 6.4L

I am looking at buying a 2014 Ram 2500 with a 6.4L in it. I would love to get a diesel, but can not justify the cost. I have other cars that I will be using o a daily basis. I will only be using this truck for vacation.

I would like to know if anyone has experience towing with this truck. I will be towing a 2016 291RESL 6800lbs dry. Probably actually pulling 7500 lbs. I am currently pulling with an 02 Escalde that has a 6.0L in it. It does alright but it is at it upper limits and it really needs more gears to be a good TV.

My other question is how many miles it too many to be reliable? I can get a really good deal on the truck, but it has 140k on it. Would you think this is too many miles to use as a TV. I will only be putting a max of 3k/year after I get it.

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Old 06-12-2019, 04:23 PM   #2
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I can't speak for that particular engine but my 2016 Colorado has 140k on it and i've put a whopping $40 into it besides routine maintenance. My last V-8 went over 600k. If they have taken care of the truck, I wouldn't sweat the mileage.
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