5th wheel

  1. Newer, higher miles or older, lower miles to pull 5th wheel?

    Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum
    I am shopping to buy a Ram 2500 or 3500, diesel, to pull a 5th wheeler that we will travel in full time for the next year. My max budget is $35k, and from what I'm seeing the typical sales prices means I can get an older Ram with low miles (not too commonly found though) or a newer one with...
  2. Towing ability.

    Ok, everyone, this is mostly why I belong to this forum. Here goes my 1st post, dealing with my 1st real truck about to buy my first RV. So if I say something wrong please go easy on me. I own a 2016 RAM 2500 Big Horn, 6.4 Hemi Gas engine w/tow package (4:10 gears, etc...) 6'4 bed, crew cab. I...
  3. 2016 Dually needs 5th and Bags

    Hi, I have a 3500 Dually I will be using to transport cars. I need to fit it with a 5th wheel and bags to tow this type of trailer. The truck with be working the a Kaufman mini 5 double deck trailer. Here are some specs KAufman mini 5 G.V.W.R. 25,000 lb. Empty trailer weight is 8,750 lb. This...
  4. 3500 4x4 leaf spring rear suspension

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    There are 3 "spacers" under the leaf springs and above the axel. The rear of my truck is too high for hauling my 5th wheel. Can these "spacers" be removed to lower the back of my bed rails about 1 1/2-2"?
  5. Installing OEM 5th Wheel Prep Kit on 2014 2500 with Factory Air Suspenspion

    Hey all, Really hoping that someone can shed some light on this. I am looking at purchasing a 5th wheel camper, but my 2014 Ram 2500 Laramie Longhorn did not come with the factory installed 5th wheel prep kit. I found the kit online, but my question is how difficult will it be to install? Or...
  6. 2015 2500 5th Wheel and Rear Air Suspension

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    I'm confused as the correct way to use the Auto Leveling. I just purchased a 2015 Laramie Crew Cab SB 4X4 with the rear air suspension option. What is the correct procedure to hitch and unhitch to a 5th Wheel. I tried pushing the Alt Towing Height button and back under the pin and lower the...
  7. Question for Ram 2500 6.7 Diesel Owners - 5th Wheel Owners, What are you able to tow?

    I have a 2015 Ram 2500 Crew Cab heavy duty with the tow package, with a 6.7 Cummings Diesel engine and automatic transmission. The truck has the factory installed rear leveling air bags. The tow rating for this truck is listed as 17,200 lbs with a payload capacity weight of 2,350 (or close to...
  8. Towing 5th Wheel for the first time

    Hey all, I've got a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Laramie edition, and I've been asked by my wife to tow a friends 5th wheel trailer back home after my next hitch at work (I work in the Oilsands in Alberta). I'm curious, since I've never towed before (with my truck anyways) how I can find out how...
  9. Buyer Beware - 2013 3500 with 5th Wheel

    2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    I recently purchased a new 2013 Ram 3500 dually with the fifth wheel package. I comes with five holes in the bed and integral structural cross-members for the hitch. This is supposed to give you the ability to remove or install the hitch quickly. Plastic plugs are provided to cover the holes...
  10. Towing capacity / 1999 Ram 2500 Diesel

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    I have a 1999 Dodge Ram 2500 24 valve Diesel Cummins 3.55 Rear End, long bed. It has an automatic transmission and it's a 2 wheel drive. How much weight can I tow? I just bought a 5th wheel with a dry weight of 11,700 and 15,000 GVWR and I'm a little concerned.
  11. 5th wheel and Ram 2010

    Does anybody here tow a 5th wheel with a Hemi 1500 QC 4X4? what are your experiences?
  12. Towing

    Hello all. I have a question regarding towing capacity. I have an 08 Ram 1500 Quad Cab 4X4 with the HEMI 5.7, towing package and 3.55 gears. My wife would like for us to get a camper. And not just any camper mind you but a 5th wheel camper. My question is what would my towing capacity be...