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Old 08-01-2019, 01:42 AM   #21
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Here's hoping they solved the rusting issues, major issue up north, see so many rotted out up here. They solved the crash ratings on the 1500, on par with Ford, and the interior is best on the market. I hear the 1500 interior is now in the heavies as well.
It is. I love this interior
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Old 08-01-2019, 07:42 AM   #22
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Here's hoping they solved the rusting issues, major issue up north, see so many rotted out up here. They solved the crash ratings on the 1500, on par with Ford, and the interior is best on the market. I hear the 1500 interior is now in the heavies as well.
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Old 08-01-2019, 01:33 PM   #23
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My buddy told me that the tow package for the 2019 is out of this world.
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Old 08-01-2019, 01:35 PM   #24
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My buddy told me that the tow package for the 2019 is out of this world.
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It is. I got the Max Tow. Very impressed so far. Hauling the Voltage this afternoon so will see...
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Old 08-07-2019, 08:40 PM   #25
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Towed the camper last weekend and will again to the NASCAR race tomorrow. Love, love, love the truck. The cameras are great, the trans is great and the engine is amazing. At risk of sounding cliche, I really hardly noticed the Voltage behind it. Passing was effortless. Very, very quiet. The 2 stage exhaust brake is great. I like the full exhaust brake, but really learning to appreciate the automatic exhaust brake. I can see this making my longer trips more enjoyable and less tiring. I found myself not worrying so much about the other guy and what he is doing with regard to being able to quickly accelerate or stop and an evasive maneuver. Yes, you still have to be mindful, but once you learn to appreciate and use this trucks capabilities, getting there once again becomes half the fun.
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Old 09-06-2019, 02:28 PM   #26
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Congratulations on your new truck.
I'm looking at this truck as well . I would like to know if you got a long or short box?
Also did you get the auto level option ?
My wife wants the mega cab and I want the long box . I like the ride of along box truck.
This will be my full time truck so my wife thinks a short box would be better for parking.
Also any thoughts on 4x4 or 2 x4 ? Thanks for your time and thoughts .
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Old 09-06-2019, 02:43 PM   #27
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Congratulations on your new truck.

I'm looking at this truck as well . I would like to know if you got a long or short box?

Also did you get the auto level option ?

My wife wants the mega cab and I want the long box . I like the ride of along box truck.

This will be my full time truck so my wife thinks a short box would be better for parking.

Also any thoughts on 4x4 or 2 x4 ? Thanks for your time and thoughts .
Thanks! I have a long box. I've had short, but never will again. I like my large in bed fuel tank and the ride. Only short box comes with the mega cab. However there are p companies that will do the stretch if you want both. Short box with mega cab is essentially same length as crew cab long box. I do have the leveling option as well.
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Old 09-06-2019, 05:57 PM   #28
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Thank you for your response. Enjoy your new truck!
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Old 09-06-2019, 06:07 PM   #29
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Thank you for your response. Enjoy your new truck!
Thanks! Any other questions, just ask away.
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Old 02-09-2020, 03:10 PM   #30
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That is a really nice set up. I didnít know I had a neighbor on the Dutchman site. I live in Port Huron Twp real close to Wadhams and I-69.
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Old 02-09-2020, 04:31 PM   #31
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That is a really nice set up. I didnít know I had a neighbor on the Dutchman site. I live in Port Huron Twp real close to Wadhams and I-69.
Very cool! We are just west of Memphis
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Old 02-09-2020, 05:05 PM   #32
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@donzinger, have you been happy with the trailer brake performance with your truck? This is my third trailer and 4th TV and the first time I feel like the braking is not great. In my prior TVís I could squeeze the trailer break at a stop and let off the vehicle brake and the trailer would hold us still. That is not the case with this truck.

I absolutely love the pulling power and the exhaust brake too but feel like some stopping power is missing. I have a Megacab that weighs north of 8,000 lbs but it just doesnít seem to stop with as much force as I am accustomed to in the past. Even though my Voltage is by far the heaviest trailer I have ever owned I canít imagine the factory trailer brakes are not capable of stopping the trailer on their own.

I have messed with all the brake settings and use electric over hydraulic as the Ram forum says that seems to work the best. Others have said the panic stopping power will be there if I need it because the brake is ďsmartĒ and gauges vehicle speed and brake pedal pressure but I just donít feel comfortable.

Curious as to your thoughts or anyone else that has a Ram/Voltage set up with the integrated trailer brake on a 2013 plus Ram.
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Old 02-09-2020, 05:35 PM   #33
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I made the jump from 2005 to this. I had a Tekonsha Prodigy controller in it. So definitely apples to oranges comparison. I am very impressed with everything about this truck. I have had to panic stop and am very confident in it. Have you adjusted the trailer brakes? I check mine every spring now and makes a difference. Surprised each year with how much they "fade" by the end of the season. Sorry not much help, but as I said I feel it's not a good comparison based on my last truck vs this one.
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@Donzinger, I havenít personally checked the brakes but a mechanic that installed my upgraded suspension said he did it then so I have to take his word for it. I wish I could try my trailer on another truck to see if it was any different but finding someone with a hitch that will work with my sidewinder pin is pretty unlikely. I probably should try another electric brake trailer on my truck and see how that goes.
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