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Old 12-31-2012, 10:09 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by tuffr2 View Post
The half-ton, gas trucks are doing 0 - 60 in way under 7 seconds. Eco-Boost in 6.2, Hemi in 6.7, 5.0 litre in 6.8 according to Car & Driver.

Our cool diesel trucks still take 8 plus seconds. Sure, we could pull 2 or 3 of them backward - but they would kick our butts goin unloaded down the road.
How about 20 to 22 MPG for a 2006 2500HD 5.9L Cummins hand calculated on the highway. Then the engine tuned with Power on demand from a Smarty doing 13.2 sec in a full quarter mile down the drag strip. This is about a 7800# truck weight running 37” tires.

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Old 12-31-2012, 10:35 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by JohnBoyToo
he likes to crawl everywhere....

Sounds like my SIL. We had to go downtown Houston from the Sugarland area, and it required two vehicles. She led because she knew the area, and it almost drove me nuts because she poked along. Coming back after the funeral or wedding or whatever we attended, I told her I'd find my way back to her house. Much more enjoyable drive when I don't have to follow a poke-along.

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