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Old 01-31-2011, 09:43 PM
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Someone has to ask the dumb questions... so I'll go first

Standard overall vehicle height of a 4x4 is ?

Just curious if I am going to have troubles parking it underground.

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You can go onto Ram's website (and several others) and download the specs and dimensions of your truck. Since yours is a 2011 this should be easy to find since the information should be readily available (if you have increased your ride height, need to add that as well to the numbers).
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Thanks SnowChief,

I've looked through the owner's manual, user's guide and the websites and this information escapes me. Allowable height of 2m is about 6.5ft and I think it may be too tight.

I suppose I'll have to go outside and measure
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74.8 in = 1.9m ...
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Check out the Ram website link below - it shows the heights of a 2011 1500 for various '11 models.

http://www.ramtrucks.com/hostc/vsmc/...Code=CUT201113
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which is 1.9 meters or 6.23 feet
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I know with my leveling kit i try and duck when going in a parking structure...like that will really help. The wife said why are you ducking??? so I don't rip my roof off.
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Thanks fellas.... 10cm (2.54") to spare.

I measured it while you were responding and that spec at 74.8 inches is quite accurate, I can only hope the parking people measured accurately as well
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You were smart enough to actually measure.

One day I was iwth my kids and took them into Boston in my Ram fo a day in the "city". I got the dimensions of my truck and read the gargage height posting. The one thing I did not consider was the strobe light on my roof. Guess what? No sooner did I enter the garage, the strobe light was no more!!! No match for a concrete ceiling. You live and learn.
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Thanks fellas.... 10cm (2.54") to spare.

I measured it while you were responding and that spec at 74.8 inches is quite accurate, I can only hope the parking people measured accurately as well
Keep an eye out for sprinkler lines and valve handles that my hang lower than the structure.
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