Ultimate Bug-out Vehicle / 4x4 Dodge Ram 2500 With Over $140k Upgrades - Awesome on 2040-cars
Athol, Idaho, United States
Body Type:Pickup Truck
Engine:5.9 Cummins HO Diesel
For Sale By:Private Seller
Model: Ram 2500
Cab Type (For Trucks Only): Crew Cab
Trim: SLT Crew Cab Pickup 4-Door
Options: 4-Wheel Drive, Leather Seats, CD Player
Drive Type: 4x4
Safety Features: Anti-Lock Brakes, Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
Sub Model: Big Horn
Exterior Color: White
Interior Color: Black
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Number of Cylinders: 6
This truck is truly unique and has been engineered to be unstoppable. I have driven and towed using it in all kinds of conditions (several feet of snow, mud, rocks, ice) and it has never been stuck. It has only actually been off road a handful of times and been used mostly as my ranch truck in North Idaho. I bought it as a stock truck and had all of the following modifications professionally done. I have personally driven this truck over 2000 miles without refueling on a road trip, just to prove I could. It has had over $140k up upgrades in it, and it kills me to sell it. I intended on keeping it forever. But, my wife absolutely hates it and (she says it is my mistress and one of us has to go...) plus, I have bills to pay. So, I unfortunately need to part ways with it. It has been maintained by the dealer under extended warranties until this year and has no known problems.
According to Banks, it puts out about 500HP and 900 Torque when the Power PDA is cranked up to max setting (SL). I have never dynoed it, but it is very fast and I will have to take Bank's word for it. However, for best fuel mileage, I keep it tuned down to the Power PDA setting of 4 and it gets low to mid 20 - 25 MPG if driven nice.
The KluneV underdrive gives it an amazingly low, low-range if engaged. It acts as a 4 to 1 splitter and if engaged in 4 Low, the vehicle has an aggregated low range of 16 to 1 from the transmission and top speed is about 8MPH. If engaged in high-range, it acts as a 2 low, which is actually why I installed it in the first place. The automatic transmission models do not have a 2 low; so I added one.
I originally had problems with the automatic transmission, in fact I blew up 2 stock ones because of towing after installing the Banks kit. So, I added in an ATS heavy duty transmission and was done. It is solid at this point. The transmission is rated for over 2000 pounds of torque.
Banks Big Hoss kit
Banks Power PDA
ATS heavy duty transmission
ATS exhaust brake and Co-Pilot
ATS rear differential cover (oversize)
ATS secondary transmission cooler
Road armor winches (front and rear)
Warn 16.5TI winch (front)
Warn 8000 winch (rear)
Transfer flow 70 gallon secondary fuel tank (over 105 gallons total onboard fuel)
Limited slip rear end - I just added this in to further enhance 4x4 capability
295 70R 17 Toyo Mud Terrain tires on custom rims (half tread left)
Full extra set of new 295 70R 17 Toyo Mud Terrain tires on stock rims
2 other spare tires (same size) on plain rims
Air bags with compressor
Wired for 4 channel camera system
Custom leather interior
Cowl induction hood
Pullrite Super slide 5th wheel hitch
Linex bedliner behind tires on bed to protect body and paint from rock chips
Interior just detailed
Exterior just buffed out
Dodge Ram 2500 for Sale
- 2001 dodge ram 2500 quad cab 4x4 diesel lifted 10"
- 2012 dodge ram 2500
- 2004 dodge ram 2500 slt 4x4 5.7l hemi(US $11,750.00)
- 1994 dodge 4 x 4 pickup, dependable, low miles(US $3,500.00)
- 2006 dodge ram 2500 mega cab laramie 4x4 5.9 diesel 98k sunroof extra clean(US $25,800.00)
- 1 owner crew cab slt 5.9l l6 dir cummins turbo diesel matching cab no reserve
Auto Services in Idaho
Wright Service & Repair ★★★★★
Windshield Rescue Inc ★★★★★
Westside Body Works ★★★★★
Valley Transmission ★★★★★
Perfection Tire & Auto Repair ★★★★★
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2014 Dodge Durango Ron Burgundy ads already have 2.7M views [w/videos]Mon, 14 Oct 2013
The guy who once made the Dodge Stratus a punchline of sorts is now a spokesman for the 2014 Dodge Durango, and the move appears to be paying off handsomely for Dodge. Will Ferrell, acting as 1970s-era TV news personality Ron Burgundy, has teamed up with the automaker for co-branded advertisements between the refreshed 2014 Durango and Ferrell's new movie, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. Like Ferrell's fictional character, the ads are outrageous, flamboyant and a bit random. They're also successful: Automotive News says that more than 2.7 million people have already watched the videos since they debuted on October 5.
Those views are similar to the numbers that AN's top viral video of the year (e.g. Volkswagen's "Get Happy" Super Bowl ad) received, but there will eventually be as many as 70 videos comprising the Burgundy-Durango spots. According to the report, the videos were created primarily as a viral campaign online, although some are airing on television, too. For Dodge's part, the cost of the videos was significantly lower than a usual television campaign thanks to the fact that Ferrell wasn't paid for the spots since they were made in cooperation with promotional efforts for his new movie.
We've already posted a few of the videos in our previous post, but scroll down for several more - and head over to Adweek for a little added background on how these spots came to be.
Top torque-to-weight ratios under $100k, $50k and $25kTue, 07 Oct 2014
Horsepower may steal a lot of headlines, but the always-more-complex torque figure is often a critical one for both the workingman and the motoring playboy. The measure of rotational force represents the twist that can liquefy one's tires or haul one's horse trailer. Good stuff.
It follows then, that as with the horsepower-to-weight list that we assembled for you a few months ago, a list of cars that offer the most pound-feet with the fewest pounds to carry, is an interesting one to break down. Sure, there's a big difference in how the torque is applied from a turbocharged six-cylinder in a Swedish luxury sedan and a massive heavy-duty truck's turbo-diesel. But being the car/stat geeks that we are, we think it's kinda neat that those two vehicles rank near each other where torque and weight intersect.
As with the horsepower list, we've given you figures as pounds per every one pound-foot. Again broken down into broad price categories, we've got a mixed bag of 2014 and 2015 models here, too. Every effort has been made to select the most up-to-date prices and specs, and we've also to omitted some '14 cars that won't be re-upped after the ongoing yearly changeover.
eBay Find of the Day: 1994 Dodge Viper RT/10 with 504 milesTue, 26 Nov 2013
It's typically hard to find early examples of the Dodge Viper that haven't been crashed or modified, but one eBay seller has a showroom-fresh version of the V10 roadster up for sale worthy of an eBay Find of the Day.
With just 504 miles on the odometer (according to the description and not the images) and "no defects at all," this 1994 Viper is a rare find indeed. Tack on the Buy It Now price of just $37,500 and it seems like a steal - especially when checking out the prices and conditions of other early Vipers currently listed on eBay.
Even after spending months ogling the all-new 2014 SRT Viper, it's hard to ignore the raw beauty of the original open-top model. From the three-spoke wheels to the calf-searing side pipes, everything about this Viper looks just the way it did when it rolled off the line almost 20 years ago. The seller even says that the top and windows have never been installed meaning there are no scratches anywhere on this car!