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    Murgy gave me an idea...

    Let's hear about your preferred diesel and why you're there.

    I don't have all my farta in front of me, but I'm a Dodge (Ram) guy. After my research I'm pro-Cummins.

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    If you are thinking on going with an older powerstroke, (which I know you're not) stick with the 6L. Anything bigger and the cab will need to come off the frame for most big work.
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    That's one thing we discovered the hard way (we=her parents). They bought theirs and a few weeks later the motor locked up on them. Couple months at the shop as they were trying to do just the minimum to get it repaired - ended up replacing the whole long block assembly. They were bitching about removing the cab and everything.

    From what I've read though Cummins seems to have the most stable platform out there. Full of power and ready to go. If you max it frequently (high RPM) it tends to die early. Low RPM usage though they just keep going. Seeing as how it'll primarily be a tow rig for us - I don't see any high RPM usage.
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    I like the Mercedes OM642 that's in my Jeep, though diesel SUV options aren't exactly plentiful here. It has a few quirks (some added by Chrysler) but overall it's a solid platform that makes good power and gets good economy. The rest of the drivetrain is solid as well but the number of problems I've had with the rest of it have pissed me off so much that I hate the thing.
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    I used the father in laws 2010 2500 Sierra hd to tow my celica 10 hours to Calgary for my engine swap. NO lack of power at all, smooth sailings the entire way, and didn’t guzzle gas nearly as much as I thought it would.

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