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Old 08-08-2007, 08:24 PM   #1
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Trying to find some info about the '98 Dodge Ram 2500 with V10 gas engine and automatic tranny. I know the Dodge automatics of that era are questionable... does anyone have some specific advice or links to other websites? Doing a quick Google search I wasn't able to pull up very many good results. Thanks!
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You came to the right guy, they are wonderful trucks. Is it 4WD? go to wikipedia, that might be able to help you, or even better, join a Dodge Ram forum site.
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there good until the trans dies
and also i think there was some break problems in some 90'* years.

other then that iv never really herd anything bad about the Motors.
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You came to the right guy, they are wonderful trucks. Is it 4WD? go to wikipedia, that might be able to help you, or even better, join a Dodge Ram forum site.
they get 20mpg hwy too right? :P
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You came to the right guy, they are wonderful trucks. Is it 4WD? go to wikipedia, that might be able to help you, or even better, join a Dodge Ram forum site.
they get 20mpg hwy too right? :P


yea thats the other thing. your going to get like 10 around town and 12-15 on the highway....
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You came to the right guy, they are wonderful trucks. Is it 4WD? go to wikipedia, that might be able to help you, or even better, join a Dodge Ram forum site.
they get 20mpg hwy too right? :P


yea thats the other thing. your going to get like 10 around town and 12-15 on the highway....

You might get 10 mpg around town and 13 hwy if you are lucky but then again someone on this forum posted that the V10 gets 20 mpg highway so who know.
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well i was going off what i found online. that said 12 city and 15 highway..
so i took a couple off
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get the right parts, and you may get 15 as your lowest
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well i was going off what i found online. that said 12 city and 15 highway..
so i took a couple off
Yeah I am just going by what my dads V10 gets.
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get the right parts, and you may get 15 as your lowest
ok DUDE.. you can not make ANY car or truck get better gas miles just by changing parts.

Unless the parts on the truck are Bad. But the MPG posted here AND online many places are with a Good running new truck. So your never going to get better then that.

the ONLY thing SOMETIMES can make you get better MPG IF everything on the car is good and running right. is if you have a VERY restrictive air box. But then again. if you did its hurting power, then when you get that power you start to use it more and then the MPG goes Right back down.


Shadow- oo cool good. Go tell EagleKammback hes wrong then
i bet he gets 8 or 9mpg sometimes around town also right?
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