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How would a Tug of war between a Cummins diesel pickup and a Big rig turn out?

Details: Dodge Cummins 4×4 dually tractor pulling truck, super modified for 1,600 Hp and who knows how much torque (maybe 3,000 Lb ft) -Vs- Big Rig diesel (bobtail) stock with 550 Hp and super low end torque (maybe 1,500 Lb ft) Both trucks are in low gear. This question is different. Also more detailed.

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Why is the stock exhaust on a diesel pickup truck louder than on a gasoline powered one?

It seems that a stock gasoline exhaust system is quieter than the stock diesel exhaust system on pickup trucks. For example, the exhaust on a Ford pickup truck with the 5.4 Triton gasoline engine doesn’t seem to be as loud as one with the 7.3 Powerstroke diesel engine. I’m not talking about the clatter from […]

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would it look retarded if i get flared fenders, off road suspension and stock size tires?

i am getting new rims and tires, stock sized tire for my truck is 29inches. i’m getting offroad suspension and flared fenders. should i go with 32inch tires, or stick with 29. i don’t want it to look retarded. i didn’t notice i left out what truck i have. it’s a 1991 ford ranger. and […]

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Can anyone tell me what useful purpose it serves to 'lift' a 4×4 pickup truck?

I have owned dozens of 4×4 vehicles over the years and never needed anything more than stock ride height for driving in snow and extreme weather conditions, as well as off-road service and towing. As I see it, all you are doing by ‘lifting’ a truck is raising the center of gravity and screwing up […]

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