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Old 06-22-2006, 08:54 PM   #1
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Just curious as to who would win 0 to 60, me or my father in laws Hemi 2500? He actually wants to sell it for a cummins turbo diesel dually. I may buy it, it'* a 2004 with only 11k miles on it.

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No:
1. gas mileage is horrible
2. not as much interior space
3. it'll roll easier
4. no boost?

Yes:
1. Bigger tires, 4wd.
2. There'* a bed.
3. it can handle offroad terrain better than a bonnie
4. bigger engine, there'* some mods out there but not alot

Overall, I'd go no. Yeah, sure there'* lots of good points to a pickup, but IMHO, a Bonneville is alot nicer exterior and interior wise, though very much different, it'* better imo.

Stick with what you got.
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0-60.... i think it may be close... i think he might win

cuz my bro rented a 1500 with a hemi and man it was fast...
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you would TOAST that truck!
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I say if you got the bucks and if you really like it, go for it, it'll be fun to have a truck. I actually want a truck myself but my car is fine and have no reason to get rid of it now.

Depends really on what you're planning on using it for. If as a daily (everyday) driver, no don't get it, it'* highly impractical, just get a shortbed quad cab in half ton version with 2wd (less restrictive and better gas mileage) and have fun.
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he wasnt saying he was gonna buy a truck. his father in law wanted to sell it for a cummins

hold off til 07. new cummins with allison trannys.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by erics95se
No:
1. gas mileage is horrible
2. not as much interior space
3. it'll roll easier
4. no boost?

Yes:
1. Bigger tires, 4wd.
2. There'* a bed.
3. it can handle offroad terrain better than a bonnie
4. bigger engine, there'* some mods out there but not alot

Overall, I'd go no. Yeah, sure there'* lots of good points to a pickup, but IMHO, a Bonneville is alot nicer exterior and interior wise, though very much different, it'* better imo.

Stick with what you got.
He'd keep the Bonneville if he got the truck, he wasn't thinking about REPLACING it with the truck. But his question was who was faster.
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How could there POSSIBLY be any question who would win 0-60?

There isn't even a comparison. The SSEi would kill that truck 0-60.
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0-60.... i think it may be close... i think he might win
I want what he'* smokin, the SSEi will slaughter that, and keep a good run with a Cummin'*.....

I can barely squeak by a chipped cummin'* at full bore.
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My buddies 00" 5.3L Silverado can smoke them so... an SSEi could murder it.
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