Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling a total of 494,000 Ram heavy duty diesel trucks due to a water pump issue. The recall affects roughly 400,000 trucks in North America, 46,000 in Canada and 4,400 in other countries.
Nearly 500,000 pickup trucks and chassis cabs are affected. Ram HD 2500, 3500, 4500 and
Heavy duty pickup trucks with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of over 8,500 lbs are not rated for fuel economy by the EPA - Environmental Protection Agency. There are so many hd truck configurations and use-cases. There are gas versus diesel engines, short cabs versus crew cabs, long bed
The Ram pickup truck lineup remains largely unchanged for the 2018 model year with the following notable exceptions. The 2018 Ram 1500 and HD trucks get a new top-of-the-line luxury model, the Limited Tungsten Edition. The Ram 3500 HD escalates the torque wars with a class-leading 6.7L high-output Cummins I6 turbo-diesel.
How to tow big and heavy? We took a 2017 Ram HD 3500 dually 4x4 Limited edition and a 2017 Cimarron Trailers Norstar 33-foot luxury horse trailer for a test run to go over the top five things to think about when towing big, heavy, and expensive equipment.
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The question is simple. Which pickup truck is faster? A first generation Ford Raptor with the 6.2L gas V8 or a first generation 6.6L Duramax V8-powered Chevy Silverado 2500 HD. Roman and I have been driving these trucks for the last few years, but we have not had a chance