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Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 08-03-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By PteJack
The 2013 trucks have new GW ratings, the...

The 2013 trucks have new GW ratings, the implementation of the under bed tow package, if that's only minor and not a redesign, I don't know what is??
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 08-03-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By PteJack
2013 Ram Generation Info??

So, with the rebranding of the trucks from Dodge Ram to just Ram and the complete redesign of the trucks, does this mean that 2013 is the start of a new generation? Gen 5? :4-dontknow:
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 08-03-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By PteJack
Thanks Joe, I guess I should also add to...

Thanks Joe,

I guess I should also add to the question, has anyone tried this with a Reese 20K Pro Series with sliders?
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 08-03-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By PteJack
2013 Factory Installed 5ver/Gooseneck Towing Prep Package

Has anyone actually seen and/or installed this rack system yet?

http://www.mopar.com/part/82213667?s=356667&i=4309886&b=ram
Forum: Towing 07-31-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,375
Posted By PteJack
Well gang, sorry it's been so long since I've...

Well gang, sorry it's been so long since I've posted, but it's taken this long to ALMOST resolve the situation.

So what has transpired during the last 23 months.

Well, I never did get any...
Forum: Towing 02-19-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,375
Posted By PteJack
I hate bumping an old thread like this, but I...

I hate bumping an old thread like this, but I said I'd update this when I heard back from the dealership...

Still Waiting!!

I got a call around the end of Sept from the salesman and was told...
Forum: Towing 06-08-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,600
Posted By PteJack
Pathogan, I have a 1 ton (2011 3500 Dodge...

Pathogan,

I have a 1 ton (2011 3500 Dodge Laramie Longhorn) and my wife and I were planning to live the dream we have saved and planned for over the last 30 years. We bought our truck to haul a...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 05-23-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By PteJack
Thanks gang, glad to be here. If you are not...

Thanks gang, glad to be here. If you are not aware, I've already caused some great debate in the 4th Gen Towing Forum.

Eh, Brad??

One question, I got the avatar working and it looks like it...
Forum: Towing 05-23-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,375
Posted By PteJack
Brad, This was my understanding of the...

Brad,

This was my understanding of the physics and general dynamics behind this. (Mind you, I was merely a ground pounding grunt in the forces, not a rocket scientist)

It is almost the...
Forum: Towing 05-23-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,375
Posted By PteJack
I really appreciate your response Mark, I think...

I really appreciate your response Mark, I think you made the RIGHT choice by going with the dually off the bat. I also think you are going to love your truck.


I have to agree with you about...
Forum: Towing 05-19-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,375
Posted By PteJack
The decision has been made. Thanks to everyone...

The decision has been made. Thanks to everyone who contributed to this thread.

The weight restrictions of my Longhorn are too low (IMHO) for this trailer. Information received in other forum have...
Forum: Towing 05-17-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,375
Posted By PteJack
I think I found the error in my math, I am...

I think I found the error in my math, I am assuming that there is no weight transfered from the trailer to the truck... DOH!!!

The only real way of determining if the trailer is TOO heavy is to...
Forum: Towing 05-16-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,602
Posted By PteJack
150 lbs is not much, at least until your pulled...

150 lbs is not much, at least until your pulled over and ordered to unhitch your unit because your over weight.

I completely understand your frustration GT Yankee, I'm going through a similar...
Forum: Towing 05-16-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By PteJack
THe information you seek is cryptically hidden on...

THe information you seek is cryptically hidden on the Dodge Ram website. Took me days to find it for my 3500 Longhorn. The other thing is, if your looking for a model that is outside the current...
Forum: Towing 05-16-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,037
Posted By PteJack
Ram73, take it from experience, I bought the 3500...

Ram73, take it from experience, I bought the 3500 Longhorn SRW SB Version and I am regretting it right now because of the Towing capabilities. I can't tow as much as I thought (or led to believe) I...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 05-16-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,918
Posted By PteJack
Picasso, I bought the 3500 Longhorn 4x4...

Picasso,

I bought the 3500 Longhorn 4x4 SRW SB version. One thing I'm going to advise you on is DETERMINE WHAT YOU ARE GOING TO USE THE TRUCK FOR AFTER YOU BUY IT!!!

If you are planning on...
Forum: Towing 05-16-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,375
Posted By PteJack
One other thing Brad, is you mentioned the...

One other thing Brad, is you mentioned the limitation of the rear tires. This is how Alberta and a few other Provinces in Canada rate wether you get pulled over or not. If your tires look flat, look...
Forum: Towing 05-16-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,375
Posted By PteJack
Thanks SS4Luck and BlackSVT. I appreciate your...

Thanks SS4Luck and BlackSVT. I appreciate your replies, but this is the type of answers I get from other drivers, sales reps and friends and the guy I want to buy a unit from.

The "you should"...
Forum: Towing 05-16-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,375
Posted By PteJack
Thanks for your answer Brad I appreciate it and...

Thanks for your answer Brad I appreciate it and thanks for the compliment, (Great name BTW, same as mine..)

Unfortunately, the truck is mine already so the SRW is the only option. I had asked for...
Forum: Towing 05-16-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,375
Posted By PteJack
Towing with a 3500 Longhorn - Need Quick Advice Please deal and my marriage pending

I have a 2011 3500 Laramie Longhorn 4x4 SRW SB 6.7 Cummins, 3.73 diff.

I traded my 08 Ram 1500 SLT and bought this truck hoping to pull a retirement trailer but now I'm running into a confused...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 05-16-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By PteJack
Greetings From Alberta

Greetings, checking in...

Purchased a 2011 Longhorn 3500 SRW 4x4 SB in August (replaced my 2008 Ram 1500 SLT) and right now I'm hoping to find quick answers on towing capabilities.

I have...
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