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Old 06-24-2016, 02:37 PM   #57
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X2 to a Tee! Although, just this week was our maiden voyage pulling our 5th with our new Ram and when the EB works, works better than the Chevy I had, but it seems to work intermittently. The Chevy worked like a Class 8, foot off the throttle, EB comes on and stays on till about 30 mph. With my Ram, there are times the EB does not come on and there are times it cuts out at 50 mph when I would like it to continue working. Maybe I am doing something wrong, back to the owner's manual.
Make sure you have tow / haul mode on. With it off the Torque Converter unlocks and of course you loose all exhaust braking. Mine does a great job between the exhaust brake and the trans shifting to slow the rig down as long as I have T/H mode on!

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Old 06-24-2016, 05:30 PM   #58
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Old 06-24-2016, 07:43 PM   #59
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Make sure you have tow / haul mode on. With it off the Torque Converter unlocks and of course you loose all exhaust braking. Mine does a great job between the exhaust brake and the trans shifting to slow the rig down as long as I have T/H mode on!
Yup, T/H mode was on. Odd thing too, usually I have to turn both T/H and EB on after shutting truck off. When we left and after a coffee break stop, I noticed both were still on. We came to a valley where I expected it to shine, but no EB! I had to use the brakes as I was overspeeding a bit. Just doesn't seem to be as straight forward and simple like the Chevy was. When it does work, work excellent!
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Old 06-25-2016, 11:15 PM   #60
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GMC 3500 4x4 DRW Denali vs Ram Longhorn 4x4 DRW

Funny, I am currently driving a 2012, 3500 saw Longhorn Ram. I was a Die hard Ford man for years. Swallowed my pride and am now driving a Ram for over
100 K miles. i am currently trying to decide between the GMC Denali 4x4 DRW vs a new Ram Longhorn 4x4 DRW. I have driven both. In my opinion the GMC has smoother ride. However, The Ram with the Asian trans. is much stronger from a dead stop. I was surprised. I thought that the Duramax would be much stronger being a V8 But the torque of the I-6 Cummins is impressive. More than I recognized. The delima I have is that The GMC dealer has made me a AWESOME deal. But I like the Ram over all better. :face palm: I like the way the back seat folds down flat allowing my dog kennel a good place to sit. The GMC doesn't have that. The GMC has corner steps in the bumper. Ram doesn't. But I can add steps. Wow! choices. The Ram allows you to turn on the rear camera with out being in reverse. Well........I don't know yet what I ma going to do. LOL Truthfully they are all great trucks.

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