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Old 12-06-2020, 09:32 PM   #1
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Anybody have one in the new 2500 HD? Was looking at new trucks and saw they have that in them now for the gas option 400 hp and 460ish in TQ
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Old 12-06-2020, 09:37 PM   #2
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I’ve had a handful of 6.0 2500 Chevys from 2011-2015. My dad bought a new 6.6 2500 gasser a couple weeks ago. Last week I took it for a spin, and I was really impressed. Definitely had a bit more balls that my old 6.0s. I’d drive one if I didn’t need my diesel.
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Old 12-06-2020, 09:47 PM   #3
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Iíve had a handful of 6.0 2500 Chevys from 2011-2015. My dad bought a new 6.6 2500 gasser a couple weeks ago. Last week I took it for a spin, and I was really impressed. Definitely had a bit more balls that my old 6.0s. Iíd drive one if I didnít need my diesel.
Thats what I was thinking i had a 01 6.0 and really don't want the added maintenance and to deal with def. What is your dad getting as far a mpg I know its not gunna be great but hopefully better then the 12ish I was getting with my 6.0
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Old 12-06-2020, 10:03 PM   #4
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My dad drives one for work and his previous was a 6.0. He says it has alot more power and go. He also says it gets terrible mileage just like the 6.0. LOL
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My dad drives one for work and his previous was a 6.0. He says it has alot more power and go. He also says it gets terrible mileage just like the 6.0. LOL
Lol but you don't buy big gas motors for the mileage
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Old 12-06-2020, 10:17 PM   #6
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Lol but you don't buy big gas motors for the mileage
No doubt about that. I bought a 6.0 in 2003 and it has been a fantastic truck that I still drive today!
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No doubt about that. I bought a 6.0 in 2003 and it has been a fantastic truck that I still drive today!
I sold my 01 last year and the guy that bought it works with me dang things don't die.
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Old 12-06-2020, 10:21 PM   #8
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Thats what I was thinking i had a 01 6.0 and really don't want the added maintenance and to deal with def. What is your dad getting as far a mpg I know its not gunna be great but hopefully better then the 12ish I was getting with my 6.0
He spends quite a bit of time on the highway, and heís said 13-13.5 highway. He doesnít pay much attention to town, and I donít blame him.
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Old 12-06-2020, 10:22 PM   #9
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He spends quite a bit of time on the highway, and heís said 13-13.5 highway. He doesnít pay much attention to town, and I donít blame him.
Thats what most of mine is
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Old 12-06-2020, 11:02 PM   #10
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I bought one 2 weeks ago, and was really impressed with the power, and the way it got through the gears. Havenít driven it since, but Iíll be keeping an eye on it.


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Old 12-07-2020, 12:07 AM   #11
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My father in law bought one and heís getting 10 mpg on the highway and around town it doesnít matter. I have the new Duramax and Iím getting 19 mpg at 77 mph in a 1 ton.


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Old 12-11-2020, 10:28 PM   #12
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My father in law bought one and heís getting 10 mpg on the highway and around town it doesnít matter. I have the new Duramax and Iím getting 19 mpg at 77 mph in a 1 ton.


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Picked mine up today was getting 16.9 doing 65 on I10 witt some stop and go mixed in
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Old 12-11-2020, 10:43 PM   #13
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I bought a single wheel one ton this summer and use it to pull a 30’ lowboy equipment trailer with a skid steer and lots of attachments. I don’t necessarily care what the mileage is when I’m pulling but I’ve made numerous trips to midland empty and got 16+ mpg @ 80-82 mpg running I-20. Love it so far.
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Old 12-11-2020, 10:59 PM   #14
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I bought a single wheel one ton this summer and use it to pull a 30í lowboy equipment trailer with a skid steer and lots of attachments. I donít necessarily care what the mileage is when Iím pulling but Iíve made numerous trips to midland empty and got 16+ mpg @ 80-82 mpg running I-20. Love it so far.
You get the 6.6 gas or diesel?
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I bought the gas burner.
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Old 12-12-2020, 07:42 AM   #16
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I bought the gas burner.
Same here.
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Old 01-13-2021, 08:31 PM   #17
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Update on the 6.6 gas. After trips from ozona to San antonio on I10 I am getting about 17 mpg running 65-90 between hills and passing people. One thing I do not like is the shut down at 98 mpg
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Old 01-14-2021, 02:44 AM   #18
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Update on the 6.6 gas. After trips from ozona to San antonio on I10 I am getting about 17 mpg running 65-90 between hills and passing people. One thing I do not like is the shut down at 98 mpg
Awesome numbers, congrats.
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Old 01-14-2021, 06:51 AM   #19
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Update on the 6.6 gas. After trips from ozona to San antonio on I10 I am getting about 17 mpg running 65-90 between hills and passing people. One thing I do not like is the shut down at 98 mpg
Man that's impressive now you have me thinking

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Old 01-14-2021, 06:58 AM   #20
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Update on the 6.6 gas. After trips from ozona to San antonio on I10 I am getting about 17 mpg running 65-90 between hills and passing people. One thing I do not like is the shut down at 98 mpg
Thats better mileage than we see in wifes 6.2 1/2 ton. What rear end does it have? And its 4x4?
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Old 01-14-2021, 07:12 AM   #21
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A neighbor of mine bought a slightly used 20 model before Christmas and really likes it. His was a demo and has a level and some larger tires and said the fuel mileage was comparable to his 2012 1/2 ton. I would have to ask for specifics but pretty good for a 3/4 ton.
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Old 01-14-2021, 07:13 PM   #22
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Thats better mileage than we see in wifes 6.2 1/2 ton. What rear end does it have? And its 4x4?
373 and yes 4x4
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Old 01-14-2021, 07:14 PM   #23
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I can get 19 if I baby it going across san antonio to and from work on 35 and 10. but if you are heavy on the gas the mileage will drop to 12 fast
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