One of the first things that captures your attention about the truck is its fiberglass fro
Let's begin by noting what Edwin Sargenti's '07 Dodge 2500 Mega Cab doesn't have. It doesn't have a flashy look-at-me paint job, sky-high lift, or an expanse of glittering chrome doo-dads. But even without those things, the truck is a definite attention-grabber. How can this be? Well, it has an assortment of very cool mods that truck fans can appreciate, from a mega-flexy, durable suspension to a handy longbed conversion, to functional flared fiberglass fenders, to a power-oozing Cummins diesel engine.
The truck was designed to shine off-highway as well as work hard. Not only is it incredibly capable and durable in the dirt, it's set up to tow just about anything, and its bed tells a story of a variety of hauled cargo. Trust us, we know. The truck's owner is a friend of ours, we've used it for various bolt-on stories, and we've borrowed it to tow and haul. It's the overachiever of trucks.
So what makes it work so well? Read on.
Sargenti's rig has a Wayne Hanson Original front bumper, and it houses a Warn 16.5ti therm
Owner/Hometown: Edwin Sargenti/Salinas, California
Vehicle/Model: 2007 Dodge Ram 2500
Estimated value: $75,000
Type: Cummins 5.9L turbodiesel I-6
Aspiration: ATS Aurora 3000 turbocharger; aFe intercooler, intake, 4-in turbo-back exhaust; ATS exhaust manifold
Output, hp/torque (estimated): N/A
Transmission: Race Series NADP Heavy Hauler
Transfer Case: NP271E
Front: KORE Performance Technical Series 51/2-in lift, Race Series antisway bar
Rear: KORE Performance Technical Series 51/2-in lift, Deaver springs, Air Lift air bags
Front: American Axle 91/4/TracRite electric locker
Rear: American Axle 111/2/Detroit Truetrac
Ring and pinion: Randy's Ring & Pinion 4.56:1
Wheels: 17-inch Weld Racing
Tires: 37x13.50-17 Mickey Thompson Baja Claw
Up front is a Power Wagon-sourced American Axle 91/4-inch axle, complete with the factory
An impressive collection of mods adorn the 5.9L Cummins diesel. On the performance side, t
…backpressure as well as increased fuel economy. An Edge Juice with Attitude controller ad
Here you can see the rear portion of the chassis removed from the vehicle during the conve
The rear suspension is also lifted using KORE Performance Technical Series components as w
Tucked underneath the Dodge is a B&M transmission cooler with SPAL fan and an Air Lift air
The front suspension is comprised of a premium KORE Performance Technical Series suspensio
We know Sargenti's truck is a capable hauler because we've borrowed it and hauled with it.
Inside the truck, the cab remains mostly stock, with the exception of a trailer brake cont