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  1. Camping Zone!
    I have a travel trailer (7000lbs) which has been amazing to tow so far but... I'm looking to replace stock tires with LT rated. Anyone out there have experience and opinions on the all season (Ontario/CAN) tires, which would be good for towing May - October, but also good through the winter...
  2. Gen 4 Dodge Ram
    Just bought a 17 Ram 1500 not even a week ago and I was pulling my box trailer and noticed my left turn signal and brake wasn’t working. Tested my trailer and the trailer works as it should. checked the truck and in “F53” has a blown fuse. Now I’m wondering why was that fuse blown. So my...
  3. ASK A DODGE RAM TECH!
    New here and just upgraded my truck from a 2020 Tacoma to a 2021 Ram 1500 sport. 5.7 hemi with echo boost. Loving it!!!! Big question though, my tires. It came with low profile tires and I’m gonna be towing a travel trailer that weighs about 4600 lbs loaded. These are my tire specs... is this...
  4. FLORIDA DODGE RAM OWNERS
    This season I went to haul out my boat, The boat and trailer is over the towing capacity by 1,000 or so pounds. I went to shift it into drive and the D kept flashing, I have the 8 speed rotary shifter and this truck is a 2017 fairly new also has the hemi. This was my first time ever pulling out...
  5. Gen 4 Dodge Ram
    What’s up people so my trucks been running what i feel like is to warm. Driving freeway 210 ish and towing a little 20’ travel trailer sits at 220-228 is this normal?
  6. Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum
    Looking to get better gas mileage towing and have heard the v6 gas engine is good at it with small trailers. I currently have a 2002 4.7 Ram and getting about 9mpg on a good day. My trailer is a small cargo trailer with 3,000lb max. I have heard I could get 16 or 17 mpg with a gas v6. Not sure...
  7. Camping Zone!
    ** What are my options for upgrading the suspension? air bag insert - heard they can rupture/leak... so longevity issue. air bag to replace the springs Upgraded coil springs. other. Hoping to get some advice/guidance on a suspension upgrade... 2020 Express, 3.92 axle ratio, specifically...
  8. Camping Zone!
    I currently have a 2018 Ram Rebel with the 5.7L HEMI. I tow a 5500 pound 26ft travel trailer. Towing it recently on 500 mile trip it averaged 7 MPG on relatively flat roads with a few rolling hills. Could anyone who tows with the Ram Ecodiesel share their average MPG? Thanks
  9. LD RAM - General Discussion
    So, I bought my 2020 1500 Classic two months ago in order to tow a travel trailer. Everything is great there. While researching some other things in the past few days, I've seen YouTube videos where some trucks have white dashed lines on the backup camera display, showing where the hitch is...
  10. Generation Forums
    Hi....new here I have a 2019 Ram 1500 V6 with a 3:55 ratio. My question is that with a tow cap of 7490 and a GVWR of 11900, I am towing a travel trailer at 6100lbs and calculate my high end weight from a GVRW to be about 11,000 (occupants/fuel/vehicle/stuff/trailer). when towing in tow/haul, I...
  11. 2017 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hi, I've got a 2017 Dodge Ram Big Horn 1500 HEMI 5.7 L 4x4 and I was wondering what mods or tuners you all would suggest to improve towing my 7,000 lb travel trailer. Any guidance would be appreciated! Thanks
  12. 2019 Dodge Ram DS/Classic
    Hey guys and gals. I've got a new 2019 ram classic crew 4x4. I can't find consistent numbers for towing. Was told by dealer I could pull my travel trailer no problem. Ya no! I have a 35' travel Trailer. Hitch weight 900 to 1000lb. Trailer is approx 9800. Power wise, no problem. Sag in rear end...
  13. LD RAM - General Discussion
    Like the title says, I bought a 2001 Ram 1500, 5.9 Sport with Off-road package from a relative and it will be paid off in a few months. I’d like to do a little work to it, size up the wheels, redo the clear coat, but other than that I’m not sure what I can do other than cosmetics! It has a K&N...
  14. LD RAM - General Discussion
    I find myself in a bad situation. I am hoping the dealership is going to figure out what to do. We bought a new 2020 1500 limited on Thursday. The purpose of this truck it to tow my horse from FL to CA in the early summer and back in the fall. Over the Rockies and long-distance driving. We...
  15. LD RAM - General Discussion
    I find myself in a bad situation. I am hoping the dealership is going to figure out what to do. We bought a new 2020 1500 limited on Thursday. The purpose of this truck it to tow my horse from FL to CA in the early summer and back in the fall. Over the Rockies and long-distance driving. We...
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