Originally Posted by _cy_
or simply start with a vehicle that needs no lift. a Dodge 2500 4x4 with 12v Cummins, 5sp ... dead stock fits 35in tall tires.
mileage is 20-24mpg ... 16mpg dragging a trailer loaded to 15k+ lbs.
Let me know how well it works rock crawling on a tight trail in the Utah desert and I might have interest.
I didn't see a single full size truck out there on any steep trail. I'm sure some people do it, but I went through places that required 4 point turns in a two door wrangler.
I've owned full size 4wd trucks. I have no use for one currently, and can haul everything I need to haul with a Wrangler and a utility trailer. And I like
driving a Wrangler.