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Old 09-20-2013, 08:47 PM
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So I got rid of my Ram a while back and have had several vehicles since. I am now back in the market for another truck and have my eyes on a clean 2004 Ram 1500 SLT QC 4x4. It is a 5.7 Hemi with an automatic. I am curious if anyone can tell me what gear ratio these trucks came with and what type of differentials. I'm assuming that the front is probably open even though I wish they were limited-slip. But my main question is the rear diff, is it open, posi, or limited-slip. I may go look at the truck this weekend so I would really like to get some answers pretty quick. Hopefully someone can help out!
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Can't tell without either physically looking at the axles and having the build sheet in front of you. Good luck with it.
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Factory 3.55 or 3.92; if it was modified, not telling what you got in there.
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I have the same question, having just bought a 2006 Ram 5.7L. Where should I look to find the build sheet?
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I have the same question, having just bought a 2006 Ram 5.7L. Where should I look to find the build sheet?
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If it came from the factory with 20" rims then it will be 3.92's. Only if it was built that way though, not dealer or previous owner add-ons.
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if you know how to decipher the vin..it should tell you also..
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