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Old 04-18-2012, 12:15 PM
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So i have a 2011 Ram 1500 Quad cab 4x4 sport with 3.55 gears that has a 6" lift and 37" tires. I really want to get some new gears but i really want to wait until someone has a easy option for them.

So my dilemma is that i want to tow a travel trailer that will be about 8200lbs loaded down.

Anyone with lifted rams with the 3.55 have towing experience?
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I would watch ur tranny temps and stop frequently to keep ur transmission from getting too hot.
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yeah thats what i figured, i really wish a local shop would do my 4.56 for me, All the shops around here tell me im stupid and i shouldn't ever do 4.56, they want me to pay a arm and a leg and go from my 3.55 to 3.92. haha.

I would even travel a hr or two to get a good shop, the only option i have right now is going clear from Erie, pa to Alabama to have a shop down there do it, and that's pretty hard to do
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thats crazy right there..I run 4.56's on 30" tires on 17" wheels..towin my boat is a breeze..

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Nice wakeboard boat!
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