Engine has 204,000 original miles on it still going strong. Local Truck, Clean History report!! But back to the original topic, I've never heard of a truck getting 30 mpg, and probably never will. I also found out that it can be dangerous if your take out your injector plate the throttle can get stuck and it could cause an accident. Ram2500Diesel answered 5 years ago There are many people stating average of 18 mpg, and some claiming 20 or even 22 mpg for their 1995-1996 Ram2500 Diesel. Ive had the older 5. The torque and power of the 6. Apparently every Dodge owner is aware of the issue.
Suspension is kind of stiff, but then again its a work truck. I have 89,000 miles on it so far and 0 problems, nothing whatsoever. On the highway this truck is a dream. Great Truck, truly built to last. I also read that in 1994-1997 some 2500 Diesels are light-duty at 5,200 lbs and some are heavy duty at 8,200 lbs Dodge made both models for first few years? Driving normal, accelerating normally I get around 22 mpg Bobbobobob answered 4 years ago 95 dodge ram 2wd stick reg cab , I get 25 mpg on road at 55 mph. Ram2500Diesel answered 5 years ago I found a website Fuelly.
First the style and design is outstanding. I got ridiculed on the diesel forum, saying it's ridiculous that I couldn't get those good milage readings. The crack has then spread across the entire dash. Then after Dodge reps told them- they removed the fuel plate for even more h. Instead of cutting corners like many others, we keep our over head low. But still would like to get 15-18 mpg or more.
And maybe a mile per gallon or two. Jeremy answered 5 years ago No a 12 valve cannot use a programmer because it is all mechanical. Made the stock 160 hp to over 200 hp for free by just moving the fuel plate all the way to the front. It will blow some smoke, if that's what your looking for, and give you power, but not the mpgs your looking for. Hauling my single axle trailer with about 1000 lbs added, mileage drops to 14 with either truck. An air intake and an exhaust will increase mpgs and power at the same time. For 1994-1997 Ram 2500 Diesel heard it's a straight 12- can't use a computer programmer, but guess air flow would help? You are going to love this truck.
I have personally done this to one of my own trucks, and the fuel pump went out in less than a month. . Keeping it at 55 mph I could get as high as 27. Ive dialed in the odo over many miles so these are accurate mileages. When you drive it you, take on on 2nd gear, not 1st. Optional equipment includes: Engine: 5. They have all been 4wd, two stick and two autos, and on average they run about 18mpg empty.
Clay answered 5 years ago The 12 valve trucks tend to get about the best mileage of all the Cummins powered trucks Dodge has released. Later they kept only heavy duty. Ram2500Diesel answered 5 years ago Diesel power magazine had 'Project Triple Threat' where they worked on a 1995 Ram 2500 Diesel. And is there a difference between 2wd and 4wd on highway mpg? I have never noticed any significant difference in economy with a stick vs. Not bad for a one ton. Hate the dash, the dash cracked when I hit a speed bump. It has the exhaust brake 4 speed auto, pyro, turbo, and oil temp gauge.
Never any higher, that's driving it to those speeds like a little old lady. Jeremy answered 5 years ago It wouldn't come up for me, but that's a claim, and sorry to say, I don't believe it. If you get stuck you can pull yourself and anyone else out. The seats are very comfortable. The interior is designed with nothing more than I'd want and nothing less. Wikipedia stated that first few years 1994-1997 Ram 2500 was made in both light duty and heavy duty models which were around 5,000 and 8,000 lb vehicle weights.
So for 1995 average for 10 people is 16. As if that wasn't enough. Jeremy answered 5 years ago Yes you can make more power by removing the fuel plate, gutting the afc and turning the star wheel in the injection pump, but your sacrificing a lot of mpg's there. The body is straight and the paint looks stunning in silver with color matching canopy. It has been a dream come true. Quoted price subject to change without notice to correct errors or omissions. I've got 40k miles on it without a single problem.
I took my stock airbox and tubing completely out put a cold air intake air filter directly onto my turbo, and cut my exhaust in front of my baffle, although pipe is still in place with a gap increased my horsepower and torque by an extreme amount. The designation with the 2500 single axle stick was 2500 hd sealdeliveryvehicleteam2 answered 3 years ago I have a 1995 12 valve cummins 2500 heavy duty 8800 lbs ext cab 2 wheel drive. Local One Owner, Clean History report!! The heavy duty ratings that you are referring to are the cummins with the auto trans. And you can move it forward, but your still sacrificing some mpgs though. Took me 2 years to find mine. Love the layout of the interior in the Mega Cab.