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post #9 of (permalink) Old 08-24-2019, 10:13 PM Thread Starter
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Curious for my own info.... do you use the exhaust brake lots? What is the trucks normal everyday life?


Daily driver. About 80% in town. I rarely tow or have any real weight on it. I saw it squat for the first time a couple of weeks ago with a load of lumber in the bed. I run the EB if I'm on a divided highway. I do not run the truck for its intended purpose, but honestly that shouldn't matter. If I were running it harder than designed I could understand it. I believe the factory got a bad run of actuators and some buyers are the ones left holding the bag. I still look at it as and opportunity to upgrade, though. The cost of a reman VGT and the kit I'm gonna buy are about equal.

2017 Ram 2500 Laramie 4x4, Crew Cab, S&B CAI, BD Perf.+ex. man., BW S300SX-E turbo (64.5.mm), BD EB, ARP head studs, EFI Live CSP5 Tune & Trans Tune, MBRP Turbo back 5" exhaust w/MBRP Quiet Tone Muffler, Sinister EGR & Throttle Valve Deletes.
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