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CHEVY CAN'T BUILD TRUCKS

dodge50dodge50 Posts: 14
edited March 2014 in Chevrolet
CHEVY CAN'T BUILD TRUCKS
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  • dodge50dodge50 Posts: 14
    If you want a real truck get a Dodge or Ford. If you want a cheap heap truck get a Chevy or Toyota.
    The word Chevy means. The cheapest heap enVision yet.
  • dbhulldbhull Posts: 150
    So how bad did Chevy burn you? Only someone with a huge chip on their shoulders would be so atimate to campaign against and put so much negative energy into slamming a truck manufacturer as much as you do. You must of been nieve in your purchase, didn't do your homework, don't know anything about trucks, or all the previously mentioned.

    Get over it, grow up, and get on with life.
  • modvptnlmodvptnl Posts: 1,352
    That Dodge50 found out what a "Caps Lock" key does!!!!!
  • obyoneobyone Posts: 8,054
    embarrassment for Dodge owners....Dodge50
  • cdeancdean Posts: 1,110
    mod
    he found it once, but seems to can't find it again!
  • superjim2000superjim2000 Posts: 314
    Just look at his other posts, language, etc.

    And please dont put Chevy and toyopet in the same sentence let alone grouping em together.
  • mgdvhmanmgdvhman Posts: 4,162
    Dodge....the great American truck company....making trucks since 1994!

    what a joke..

    ...They got a body people buy....now they need brakes/an engine/and a tranny!

    Ford and Chevy...the only 2 choices worth making.

    I chose Chevy.

    Somebody get this Kid outa here..


    ..Meredith....do we really need this topic?

    - Tim
  • dodge50dodge50 Posts: 14
    Hey I am sorry but you know that i am right
  • swobigswobig Posts: 634
    real small trucks (below the Dakota) they built several years ago? Some day he'll grow up and get a real truck. Run along now...
  • rooster9rooster9 Posts: 239
    I'll give you a bit of advice. If you ever do get a fullsize Dodge truck, make sure you get a long box to carry the spare tranny you'll need for it!
  • page3page3 Posts: 55
    Now go take your Tonka trucks out of the sandbox Jr.
  • RoclesRocles Posts: 985
    Dodge50,

    You never answered me on the other post. Did you figure out what needle shims are? LOL! Quad and I are on you! Wait a few years until you actually have a driver's license before you can enter this type of debate.
  • swobigswobig Posts: 634
    this has been pretty one sided. haha - I almost feel sorry for him - almost - LOL...
  • rrichfrrichf Posts: 212
    Hey dodge50, do your rents know you're playing on the internet?
  • eharri3eharri3 Posts: 645
    I'm proud to see you learned about the caps lock key at school today. Next lesson(Probably a wasted one on you): Dodge makes inferior engines. Plain and simple. IT's a real engineering accomplishment to make an engine that sucks so much fuel but makes up for it with mediocre performance. The 5.2 makes what? 235-240 hp? Chevy's 5.3 makes 40-50 more horsepower with about the same torque. And better fuel consumption. Dodge's 5.9 makes 245 hp in the ram and I think 345 lb-ft of torque. The Silverado's 6.0 makes 300 hp and 385 lb-ft. Both Chevy and Ford are more advanced and more powerful. Dodge will be witing until 2003 to redeign the Ram if I've heard right. By that time Ford's 5.4 will be making 300 hp and even more than it's current class leading 350 lb-ft of torque. If Dodge does not start moving faster and making more improvements sooner it will be playing catchup for another decade. Their first priority should be a new high output V8 for the half ton. The 4.7 would be a mistake in the Ram. Either rework, or, better yet, completely replace the 5.9 with a new engine of the same displacement that is not a leftover 60's throwback.
  • jcmdiejcmdie Posts: 595
    The entire gas engine lineup will be replaced in the 2002 model year. The story is that they are going to be using the hemi design and will be procing a great deal more power. The 1500 series will have a complete redesign in the 2002 model year and the 2500/3500 series in 2003. They will have two seperate lines at that point.

    By the way, although dodge's engine are old in design and less efficient than both ford and chevy, they are bulletproof.
  • anonymousanonymous Posts: 314
    Bullitproof? err wutch 'u be smokin' boy?
    redesign or not it's too late for dodge. by that
    time toyota will have left dodge in the dust.
    that's dodge though, not chevy or ford, their
    already on to toyota.
  • anonymousanonymous Posts: 314
    not anonymous.
  • anonymousanonymous Posts: 314
    again.
  • anonymousanonymous Posts: 314
    again!!!!
  • anonymousanonymous Posts: 314
    DODGE!!


    ...red
  • quadrunner500quadrunner500 Posts: 2,728
    I'm glad you made that point about Dodge engines. I agree, the current design may not have the sex appeal of the high zoot engines, but they are tough nonetheless.
  • swobigswobig Posts: 634
    that was comming out. 300 horse I think, but I can't remember. But I think the 4.7L would be a good small V-8 for the Ram. Heck, they should have used that for the 2000-2001 model year instead of sticking with the 318. Big mistake there. Sounds like they'll close the gap by 2002...
  • RoclesRocles Posts: 985
    Tough? How about anemic? They couldn't compete with Chevy's old 350 of the day. Hell, the Ford I-6 kicked [non-permissible content removed] even in 3/4 ton trucks. Go ahead and compare old versus old and Dodge still placed third.
    Nostalgia for engines that were never favored perplexes me.
  • eharri3eharri3 Posts: 645
    But competetive power and fuel economy without wasted displacement are nicer
  • dbhulldbhull Posts: 150
    I liked my 99 Silverado, despite a few initial quality issues in the new model. I really like my 2000 F150 though. I have seen nothing but quality so far. Course, I only have 300 miles on it so far. I will not be too proud to post any problems I encounter. It is a truck and I don't take things personally like I have seen some on Edmunds do.

    Sorry for off topic.
  • danogdanog Posts: 318
    Only reason people buy Fords is cuz they can't aFORD a Chevy!
    Now Dodge, not to much else to add except maybe they need to stop working so hard on there engines and do something about that cheap ol' interior and clunky hood/grill. Come on back when the RAMS are grown up.
  • jcmdiejcmdie Posts: 595
    I will agree with those that say that dodge's egines are in need of replacement. I will also agree that the brakes are not as good as ford's and possibly chevy's. I definately disagree about your assesment of the interior. From the driver's seat it is the roomiest cab and the best laid out of the three. You either have not been in a Dodge or cannot tolerate anything but a chevy squared off dash that has only had mild updates from the seventies. The thing about the dodge dash that may have confused you was that it was that unlike chevy, you don't have to constantly fixing broken pieces or fixing rattles.
  • bowhuntwibowhuntwi Posts: 262
    I take it none of you have sat in a Ford Super Duty Cab lately, these trucks make the full size Ford, Chevy, & Dodge seem like your sitting in a mini truck. Take one for a test drive if you can find one on a lot. I'm waiting for GM & Dodge to come out with something to compare to the Super Duty.
  • quadrunner500quadrunner500 Posts: 2,728
    I agree the Dodge interior is nice, but disagree that the Chevy dash is broken or rattles. So far, mine has been very solid after 27,000 miles.
    '99 Z71.

    The Ford SD dash is incredibly boring, but I love the spaciousness of it. I don't need that much truck. Won't fit in my garage. And it's noisy. Rides stiff. But it's a real truck capable of serious work, or towing 5th wheels, and a top choice. But it looks great and has impressive size. That's why people who don't need what it offers will put up with it anyway. Most of my friends that have SDs and Cummins trucks also drive cars.
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