Jump to content
Ol Blue

New to me - not Blue

Recommended Posts

2012 3500 Deep Molten Red Laramie Longhorn 63,000 miles, gooseneck hitch and retractable tonneau cover. The Ol Blue plates I've had for about 23 years just got returned to DMV today.0c5057d533873ed687f122e7b64a578f.jpg

 

Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk

 

 

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Nice truck! I like the ram in the grill!

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It's weird hearing the turbo speed up as the engine slows down to an idle at a stop light. New technology to get used to.

Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Congratulations on a fine new ride! It's always sad to see an old vehicle go but it's way easier when it's replacement is real nice. Looks great! 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Very nice!!

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
It's weird hearing the turbo speed up as the engine slows down to an idle at a stop light. New technology to get used to.

Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk


The exhaust brake is awesome.

Sent from my SM-G900R4 using Tapatalk

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Austin, I was complaining about how weak it was to Desperado. He asked if I had tried it in tow / haul mode. I hadn't. It definitely works then!

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
22 hours ago, Ol Blue said:

Austin, I was complaining about how weak it was to Desperado. He asked if I had tried it in tow / haul mode. I hadn't. It definitely works then!

Yeah, definitely a huge difference 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Nice ride. I like using tow haul and exhaust brake even empty nice going down the mountains not using brakes 

  • Like 1
  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Austin, I was complaining about how weak it was to Desperado. He asked if I had tried it in tow / haul mode. I hadn't. It definitely works then!
If you have the trans tuned to lock the convertor in 2nd, it is even better. I have exhaust brake function all the way down to 18MPH in our 2012.

Sent from my SM-G900R4 using Tapatalk

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So far it is getting 17.2MPG. the 3.73:1 anti-spin rear differential is awesome on the highway and on the county gravel roads and the gravel/dirt hill upto the house.

 

The tires like to lift off the washboard parts of the road so it is time for shocks.

 

It will be a little while but I'm going to start researching deletes and ways to make sure the 68RFE lasts.

 

It is sooo quiet inside. Amazing!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If you’re wanting deletes move now vs later. They’re going to be much harder to get. 

  • Like 1
  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'd love to do it now, but between medical bills and having to get a pickup before hay season, it won't be today. 😒

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
If you’re wanting deletes move now vs later. They’re going to be much harder to get. 
Physical parts or tuning? Or both?

Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Ol Blue said:

So far it is getting 17.2MPG. the 3.73:1 anti-spin rear differential is awesome on the highway and on the county gravel roads and the gravel/dirt hill upto the house.

 

The tires like to lift off the washboard parts of the road so it is time for shocks.

 

It will be a little while but I'm going to start researching deletes and ways to make sure the 68RFE lasts.

 

It is sooo quiet inside. Amazing!

I’ve been told a stand-alone trans tune by efi live does wonders for durability and longevity 

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×