diesel war

Discussion of the 5.7L-6.1L-6.4L HEMIs.

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TheRedneckWay

diesel war

Post by TheRedneckWay » Fri Sep 24, 2004 12:53 am

wow...... I saw an 04 Cummins Dodge dust an 04 Powerstroke Ford today and the Ford was even a six speed, and still lost!!! The Dodge was equipped with a 47RE tranny. For the record, I work with both truck owners, and both are equipped with some type of diesel tuners (superchips, banks, hypertech etc) but not the same brand in both trucks. I am a close friend of both, and i hate to say my HEMI is no match for either one of these monster diesel engines.

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Post by firefighter6526 » Fri Sep 24, 2004 11:45 pm

Yeah, that's awsome. I was watching a tuner show a few weeks back and it featured a guy who tweaks these beasts. He was the fella with the land speed record for a truck and it was a diesel. It was pretty funny to watch him pull a monster trailer to the flats and then unhook and run the piss out of the truck then hook back up and haul the trailer back home. I believe he was using turbos and computer mods what ever it was, it worked!! Anyway he did up a crew cab F-250 powerstroke (looked like a 4x4,may not have been) went and got a brand new Mustang GT off the show room floor took them down to the local drag strip.
GT got smoked big time.

I wanna say the mods ran about 10k but I could be wrong.
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Post by usedtobert » Fri Sep 24, 2004 11:56 pm

My buddy has a Chevy HD with some mods (unsure about what all he has). But the truck runs 9.0's in the 1/8 mile. Extended Cab 4x4 as well.

That would run pretty close to a New GT.

TheRedneckWay

Post by TheRedneckWay » Sat Sep 25, 2004 6:41 am

all i know is that i drove the cummins dodge, that I eluded to in the first post, and it would blow my HEMI off the road.....and i thought these HEMI engines were supposed to be the most powerful Dodge has. In my opinion, Dodge doesn't advertise and market the cummins diesel HDs as much as they should.

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Post by MG42pillbox » Wed Dec 22, 2004 9:00 pm

find out what your boss is usin in his Dodge
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SoCalHemi04

Post by SoCalHemi04 » Thu Dec 23, 2004 6:58 am

Redneck...i heard you don't even have a Hemi. some one is smoking something :roll:

TheRedneckWay

Post by TheRedneckWay » Sun Jan 23, 2005 10:31 pm

actually i dont own one anymore and I haven't since october ran into some money problems, so my brother in law now owns it. I never tried to claim i still had my truck, and in fact, i dont ever come into this forum anymore... LOL i simply came in here because i was told in an email that a punk@ss was talkin trash about me i came into look....i laughed... and im not intimidated

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Post by matt e » Sun Feb 06, 2005 12:15 am

I took a new 2500 Cummins 610 out for a spin today...it didn't pull as hard as I was expecting but it was no where near broken in(only 50 kms on it) and I was still pretty impresed. I'd trade my Hemi for a Cummins in a second because they have so much potential to make power. Also, the 2500 feels like a much more solid truck than my 1500.
'03 silver Ram 1500 QC Hemi 4x4 Laramie 3.92s
Custom air intake, 3" magnaflow exhaust w/ high flow cat, 0-25K ohm adjustable IAT sensor mod, helix power tower, 195 degree t-stat, Superchips Hemi tuner, BFG A/T 325/60R20s.

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