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Old 11-07-2010, 08:05 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by Beauregard View Post
Find you a good Dodge Cummins 3500. If it is automatic have the tranny upgraded for the use of an exhaust brake. Newer trucks have an exhaust brake as an option.
Just to be clear, unlike the 47RE or even older 47RH as well as the early 48RE, transmission upgrades are not required with the 6-speed 68RFE (pickups) or Aisin 6-speed (cab and chassis) automatics used with the 6.7L Cummins. The standard equipment exhaust brake function and tow/haul mode are fully integrated into the automatic transmission's logic.


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Old 11-14-2010, 07:51 PM   #16
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My 2500 Chevy is my everyday driver and we just did a cross country trip towing our 35 SB3. I did not have any problems and no close calls. The only thing I got against my truck or any SRW is blowing a rear tire in a curve while towing. You going to be in a wreck. I do have a Pressure Pro and hope it helps. The short bed that I have has never been a problem while towing. If I got a dually and had a choice between a long and short bed I would pick the short bed.
what is a pressure pro

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A Pressure Pro monitors the tire pressure from the cab of the truck. I got one on each rear wheel on the truck and on the fiver tires. There is a little transmitter that screws on the value stem. You have to set each monitor and when the air pressure drops it will bring in a alarm in the cab. It is a little expensive at $500 for six transmitter and the unit that is in the truck.You also will need to use bolt on steel value stems.
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Dually is the only way to go to prevent white knuckle moments and instant high blood pressure especally if a tire lets go. Have used Pressure Pro monitor for over four years now and am satisfied with performance tho wish could change the batteries.

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