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This Ram 3500 In A Whataburger Parking Lot Is The Most ‘Texas’ Truck I’ve Ever Seen

This past weekend, I drove from Minneapolis, Minnesota to Fayetteville, Arkansas, where I spotted the most “Texas” truck I’ve ever laid eyes upon. Sitting in the parking lot of the most Texas fast-food joint I know of, Whataburger, was a red Ram 3500 diesel armored with what I assume are standard automobile…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Someone Should Be Making Ram Promasters Into These H-Van Replicas

Back in 2017, a group of geniuses in Italy designed a kit for converting Citroën Jumper vans into replicas of the legendary HY van, which went into production 70 years prior. The results are pretty legit but there’s one improvement that could be made. They could be available here in America too.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What It Was Like Driving The Last Full-Size Pickup Truck With A Manual Transmission

The Ram 2500 represents the end of an era in which farmers, construction workers, and even suburbanites could shift their own gears in a brand-new full-size pickup. That’s right, the Cummins diesel-powered heavy-duty Ram was the U.S.’s final full-size truck with a manual transmission, and after having driven it, I can…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Fails To Achieve Best-In-Class MPG Because Chevy Kicked Too Much Ass

Back in June, Ram announced that its newest generation Ram EcoDiesel was “expected to lead the segment on fuel economy.” Then in July, Chevy dropped a bombshell: Its new inline-six diesel Silverado pickup had scored an incredible 33 mpg highway. Now the Ram’s EPA numbers are out, and while good, they aren’t…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Fails To Achieve Best-In-Class MPG Because Chevy Kicked Too Much Ass

Back in June, Ram announced that its newest generation Ram EcoDiesel was “expected to lead the segment on fuel economy.” Then in July, Chevy dropped a bombshell: Its new inline-six diesel Silverado pickup had scored an incredible 33 mpg highway. Now the Ram’s EPA numbers are out, and while good, they aren’t…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Why Chrome Uses So Much Freaking RAM

Google Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers around, but it uses an exorbitant amount of your computer’s memory. A quick look at your task manager will turn up a shocking number of memory-hogging Chrome processes. Here’s why Chrome uses so much RAM—and the steps you can take to curb its gluttony.Read more… […]

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The 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Is a Torquier Version Of An Already Great Truck

Ram started the half-ton diesel craze back in 2013 when it announced the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel. Since then, the brand lost ground to legal issues related to emissions and stiff competition from Ford and Chevy. But now Ram is back in the game with a new diesel engine for its latest “DT” generation truck, and […]

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The 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel’s $36,890 Starting Price Undercuts Chevy And Ford

The EcoDiesel is back in the Ram 1500 for 2020, after some, uh, regulatory issues meant that the launch of the fifth-generation Ram pickup in 2019 featured only gasoline engines. Now we know how much it’ll cost: $36,890 for the base model, or the lowest among the Big Three’s full-size pickups. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Big Diesel Lie Grows While The Trump Administration Rolls Coal

Who can forget Dieselgate, the headline-grabbing, reputation-destroying pollution scandal of 2015? In which Volkswagen AG, one of the planet’s largest carmakers, was exposed for installing defeat devices on up to 11 million of its diesels to trick regulators around the world into thinking these cars complied with…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How Often Should You Restart Your Phone?

Don’t overthink it. In the age of modern smartphones, there are not many reasons to completely turn your phone off. In the video above, I explain the few instances where restarting your phone can be helpful and why you shouldn’t worry about doing it regularly.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Fiat Chrysler Recalls One (1) Ram 1500 For Faulty Instrument Cluster

Usually, when people talk about a “one in however many hundred thousand” chance of something happening, it’s about something beneficial, like winning the lottery or emerging from a horrific crash unscathed. Not this time, though. This time, our lucky winner isn’t getting money or a miraculous second chance at life.…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The New Ram 1500 Finally Gets the EcoDiesel and Now It Makes 480 lb-ft of Torque

Ram has been going through some regulatory issues with its 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine, so it wasn’t surprising that the all-new 2019 “DT” generation launched with only gas motors. For 2020, though, the EcoDiesel is back, but it’s been updated to make more power and torque than ever.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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More Than 410,000 Ram Trucks Recalled for the Potential for Their Tailgates to Pop Open, So Good Luck Out There

While driving, it’s comforting to keep a distance from vehicles with items in tow—after all, something could come loose and barrel toward the cars behind it. But that’s even more true for more than 410,000 Ram trucks, which are being recalled for the potential for their tailgates to pop open. Godspeed, everyone.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Truck Buyers in the U.S. Are Paying 61 Percent More for Their Pickups Than a Decade Ago

Trucks have long been a symbol, at least in the U.S., of the blue-collar class whose work starts before the sun comes up and ends long after it goes down—the idealistic portrait of a self-made American, proud of their dented, rusty, dirt-splattered and aging vehicle because of its testament to their hard work. It’s…Read more… […]

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Police Pull Over a Box Truck With a Ram Pickup Squeezed Almost Impossibly Tight Inside

On Tuesday, the California Highway Patrol’s Modesto team posted to its Facebook page a picture of a Ram 1500 squeezed tightly inside a box truck. It’s an impressive scene that left many commenters scratching their heads. Who did this and why? How did the driver get out of the pickup? Luckily, the Modesto Bee talked…Read more… Continue […]

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