1. 2009 Ram 5.7 w/ 20" tires 3.21 rear axle tow capacity help.

    2009 Dodge Ram Forum
    If I could get some help trying to figure my towing capacity. I'm getting overwhelmed by all the different ratings. I have a 2009 Ram 5.7L 5 speed Crew Cab w/ 20" tires and unfortunately the 3.21 rear axle. My payload says 1503lbs and GVWR is 6800. I have tow haul feature with the towing...
  2. Can I tow this 5th Wheel I'm considering???

    To be brief I'm interested in purchasing a 5th Wheel that weighs 11K. Tongue weight is roughly 2,200 lbs. My ram sticker on the door says GVWR: 10,000. I weighed my truck on the CAT scale and got a total weight of 8280. -Front axle: 4960 weight (rated to 6000lbs) -Rear axle: 3320 (rated to...
  3. Payload and Trailer

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hello Everyone. I have a 2014, 1500 Laramie 5.7 Hemi, 3.21 gear. The Mrs and I are looking at purchasing a travel trailer. The dry hitch weight on the trailer is 776# which means after we load the trailer the hitch weigh can be as much as 850#. The trailer dry weight is 7240 lbs, and I...
  4. CC Ecodiesel - Can it really tow anything?

    Automotive Industry News and Dodge Press Releases
    I'd like the some opinions from forum members to help me evaluate payload capacity with the Ecodiesel. My primary application is personal, generally carrying my full family, dogs, and often towing a boat. Looking at the 2014 tow weight tables, I find the following data for a Ecodiesel Crew...
  5. Our Trucks Capacities Vs. The Competition (Payload)

    So there are lots of numbers to know when buying a truck and trailer. I have recently purchased a truck and camping trailer I knew all these numbers but got a little suspicious once seeing the numbers the competition is posting vs the ones on our trucks. Hopefully you all know what these...
  6. Payload capacity discrepencies

    2012 Dodge Ram Forum
    I just purchased a 2012 Dodge RAM 1500 Sport with the 5.7 Hemi and a 3.92 ratio, 4x4. When I double checked all the stats on the Dodge web site for that truck (on I think), it said that same truck with a curb weight of 5500lbs was capable of towing 9850lbs and had a payload...
  7. Helper springs?

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    I have a 02 dodge ram... i do hot shot delivery and im trying to add a little more payload capacity... my question is should i get some lift spring helpers( is so, what kind?) or a timbren suspension kit (havent heard to many reviews on this item)?