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Old 07-05-2010, 04:18 PM
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just bought a 04 ram 2500 with the diesel and was wondering what the motor should rev at when pulling a 8000 pound travel trailer at 60 miles an hour. it revs at 2500rpm when the overdrive is off. at 60 mph and no od off it revs at 1900-2000 . is this normal ? just wondering? thanks
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Depends on your final drive gear ratio but I'd say that sounds about normal.
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I pull a 30ft travel trailer and with OD on my RPM are about the same as yours.
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Yeah, depends on your final drive gear ratio but that sounds about right.
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My 04 3/4 T 4x4 CTD had 3:73 gears with an automatic and at 70 mph I was turning about 2000-2100rpms. It sound like you may have a higher gear ratio.
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Yup gotta agree depends on your final gear ratio but it does sound about right
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