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Question dodge vs. chevy

im tradin trucks for a new one in the next day its down to the 09 dodge or the 09 dirty max what are the pros and cons both are quad cab 3500 duallys

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If you are towing or hauling heavy loads go for the Dodge Great engine and trans. Most people think the cabs are nicer on the chevy but personally I can take it or leave it.
I know when towing my 36' 5th wheel up mountain grades I seem to pass more dirty max's if they are towing similar loads then them passing me. (maybe my foot is heavier on the go pedal then others). Don't forget the E Brake thats on the cummins.

I have 68,000 miles on my 07 now, only lost a w pump and no other problems.

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thanks for your feedback

for now i am gonna keep the truck stock so i am just basicly lookin for the best mpg mostly the chevy is all loaded up so i know it will be more comfortable and heres the big reason the truck is 46k intrest free for 72 mo however the dodge is gna cost about 650/mo basicly the same payment so its gna cost me bout 46k in the end of 72 mo so i was just tryin to weigh which one i would like better and which one would be worth more at the end of 72 mo or a lil shorter dodge is just slt package nothin fancy i run up and down the road haulin dairy cattle for shows and such and then do alot of empty highway drivin i just want the warranty
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and i need to upgrade sig i have an 02 dodge sport 1 ton quad dually headstuds/o-ringed new 6 speed with southbend dd 125 hp injectors quadzilla airdog 150 custom interior black 3 piece exhaust manifold just went thru and freshened up the motor 142k someone give me 12,500 and they could have it
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