down I-77 from I-81 I had to use the gas to keep from slowing down too much
GMC 8.1 litre gas with Allision auotmatic three horse Sundowner on back.
No add on retardation at all. The tranny does it all
capacity check out the new 4500 and 5500 chasis from GMC. (up to 19000
gvw) All you powestroke folk need to try a Duramax.
Diesel is over rated, under powered, smelly noisy and
If you're gonna haul big trailers get away from
pick-ups and buy real trucks. Pickups are not built to haul the big rigs
ya all tell I am a GMC guy)
ain't no diesel as quiet as a gas !!!!
a message dated 10/21/2002 11:54:09 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
BUT its not safe and not according to the mfgr specifications..
cant STOP and will not handle correctly. A wreck just waiting to
I put exhaust brakes
on my trucks and have at one time tried Dodge, Chevy, and Ford, and with Ford
tried the 550 also. By far I like Ford and its power stroke the
best. The exhaust brake will definitely slow you down. I can come
down Black Mountain (east of Asheville on I-40 without using regular brakes at
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