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  1. Towing Capabilities

    2019 Dodge Ram Forum - DT
    Hey All, Probably a dumb question but still a question that I have. On my dashboard on the Mopar website it says that my new 2019 Ram 1500 has a max towing of 11430 lbs. Is that the total for my truck and all passengers and cargo, or is that the weight of the loaded trailer that I can tow...
  2. Can I tow this 5th Wheel I'm considering???

    Towing
    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. Can I tow this 5th Wheel I'm considering???

    Towing
    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...
  4. Towing info? "unladen/G/CGW" 1997 1500 5.9L

    Towing
    Hi to this forum. I apologize for what might be a multiple posting. I think that I may have originally posted to the wrong forum. I wish to tow either a 5th wheel or a trailer but am having a heck of a time finding out how much I can tow. I have a 1997 Ram 1500 5.9L V8. I have done a lot of...
  5. Input needed! Keep my 1500 or get a new 2500???

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    To summarize I currently have an 09 Ram 1500 Sport with a 5.7 hemi and a 3.92 gear ratio (5 speed Transmission). I've have only 35K miles on it. I just purchased a travel trailer that is very close to max limits for my truck. Tongue weight roughly 800#'s and Travel Trailer empty is 7600#'s. The...
  6. 3500 dually towing a Stacker??

    Towing
    Alright so here is my problem... I have looked around the site, on dodges official page, everywhere. My dad and I bought this truck because it can tow a house if we want... But now were are finding out that we might be limited to only towing a trailer that weighs 12k?? We have the 6.4 hemi 3500...
  7. Tow Capacity Comparisons For 2015 Trucks

    2015 Dodge Ram Forum
    Here are some links to 3 to 4 truck brand comparisons for half-ton, three-quarter and one ton trucks. Half-ton Truck Realistic Towing Capacity Three-quarter Ton Truck Realistic Towing Capacity One Ton Truck Realistic Towing Capacity
  8. Engine tranny selection for towing?

    2015 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hello lads, looking to purchase a 3500, but plan to do a lot of towing and some hauling. Anyone with experience with towing with past engine and tranny combo's? Thanks.
  9. Towing help for beginner

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    I'm going to be doing some hauling this summer since I'm moving to a different city and I was wonder what my truck can handle. It's a 05 4.7 V8 without a hitch and it's 2wd. Should I get a addon hitch or a whole new receiver. What kind of weight could I be hauling
  10. 01 Ram 3.7 Towing

    Towing
    01 Ram Magnum v6 Towing Capacity I currently pull a trailer for work that weighs about 4000-6000 pounds depending on how full it is with a Sierra 2500HD. I have some other employees who I would like to pull the trailer in my absence but it would not be cost efficient to buy a new truck for this...
  11. Towing with 3.21?

    2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hi All, I have been reading through the threads and apologize if I am duplicating with this one. I found a decent deal on a truck which has everything I want, and then some, but it has the 3.21 axle. With the 8-sp, will the 3.21 handle towing a 6,000lb trailer up some decent hills? I have a...
  12. Hitch Class 101

    AutoAnything - Dodge Ram Accessories! - Dodge Ram
    My team put together this really cool, easy to read info-graph to educate our customers on towing. I figured it would also be a great tool to share here on the forums. Click the image to see the complete write up! :smileup: Also let us know if these things are helpful by commenting on the thread...
  13. Safe to tow?

    2012 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hello everyone I have a question. I got 2012 Ram Sport with 5.7 Hemi. I want to haul a boat across the country (1100 miles). Boat itself weights 4500lbs, trailer is probably another 500-800lbs. I know our trucks are rated for much more then that but I'm still kind of paranoid with my truck...
  14. Towing 12,000 lbs with 1500 (air bags?)

    2012 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hey Guys, My 2012 4x4 Laramie is rated at towing around 8,000 lbs. I need to haul about 1250 gallons of water, which is approximately 12,000 lbs including the trailer. tank, and water. I'm confident the engine will pull it fine but the suspension will definitely sag enough to make the tow...
  15. 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.
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