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Glad to be here guys. I ordered my Ram Laramie Limited Eco-diesel yesterday and can't be more excited. Hoping to get it in mid April. I currently drive a 2010 Tundra 4x4 5.7V8. It will be for sale very soon.
 

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Glad to be here guys. I ordered my Ram Laramie Limited Eco-diesel yesterday and can't be more excited. Hoping to get it in mid April. I currently drive a 2010 Tundra 4x4 5.7V8. It will be for sale very soon.
hey @scuba diver 71 welcome aboard, glad to have you along! Post some details of your order when you get a chance :D
 

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2010 Toyota Tundra 4x4, 381 Hp 5.7L V8 flex fuel, quad cab, 6.5' bed, blue streak metallic, black cloth interior, factory installed rear view camera, Bluetooth XM radio with voice commands and steering wheel controls, spray on bedliner, soft tonneau cover, 18" alu wheels, new OEM Michelin tires, 97k miles, looks and drives like brand new. I will ask $21k and let it go for $20k. Dealers list these for around $30k.
 

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Pros: Very dependable (zero defects in 4 years), fast, tons of power, smooth engine and good 6 speed trans, well built, quiet interior
Cons: Soft frame (bed bounce on road bumps), thirsty engine (avg 13.5 mpg in mixed driving), outdated instrument cluster.

There is nothing bad that I can say about 2010 Toyota Tundra. It has served me well. I once tested it to the extreme by towing 18,000 lbs trailer for over a 100 miles in Wisconsin. It wasn't struggling with it at all. The new model has much improved interior. If Toyota decides to put an efficient diesel in new Tundra, Ram ecodiesel will have a strong competitor.
 

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Pros: Very dependable (zero defects in 4 years), fast, tons of power, smooth engine and good 6 speed trans, well built, quiet interior
Cons: Soft frame (bed bounce on road bumps), thirsty engine (avg 13.5 mpg in mixed driving), outdated instrument cluster.

There is nothing bad that I can say about 2010 Toyota Tundra. It has served me well. I once tested it to the extreme by towing 18,000 lbs trailer for over a 100 miles in Wisconsin. It wasn't struggling with it at all. The new model has much improved interior. If Toyota decides to put an efficient diesel in new Tundra, Ram ecodiesel will have a strong competitor.
Ah and thats just the thing, an efficient diesel. I remember reading an interview a couple months back with Reid Bigland CEO of RAM, and he was asked why he chose not to further the relationship with Cummins by using their V8 Diesel that Toyota and Nissan are both tipped to use; He answered that a V8 diesel is not exactly efficient is it...
 

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I know some people will miss a V8 diesel just because of the extra 2 cylinders, going with a V6 was definitely a better option
 

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I had a '97 Chevy half ton diesel. Nice truck, but not the most efficient power-plant. I believe the 6'5 liter put out 180 hp. in it's de-tuned form, down from 195 in HD version. I never did break 20 mpg. in the four years I owned it.
 

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Pros: Very dependable (zero defects in 4 years), fast, tons of power, smooth engine and good 6 speed trans, well built, quiet interior
Cons: Soft frame (bed bounce on road bumps), thirsty engine (avg 13.5 mpg in mixed driving), outdated instrument cluster.

There is nothing bad that I can say about 2010 Toyota Tundra. It has served me well. I once tested it to the extreme by towing 18,000 lbs trailer for over a 100 miles in Wisconsin. It wasn't struggling with it at all. The new model has much improved interior. If Toyota decides to put an efficient diesel in new Tundra, Ram ecodiesel will have a strong competitor.
i hear ya

really lookin forward to that cummins v8 diesel in the tundra that is apparently on the way
 

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Been trying to find out more info on the 5L going into the Tundra - specifically the engine weight - but have not found it. My initial thought is a 5L diesel would be a bit heavy for a 1/2 ton truck.
 
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