towing problems

  1. 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...
  2. Questions about towing

    2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    Looked really didn't see anything to answer this. I recently got orders to move from GA to Washington state. We have 3 cars but only 2 drivers so looks like I have to pull one. I bought my truck for work around the house nothing like this. I have a standard express package with the hemi. I...
  3. Starts perfect, runs 10-15min. sputter and dies?

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    I've had this truck nearly 10 years & still only has 58,000 on it, all original drive train. 1986 has a 360 cid with a quadrajet 4bbl, 727, with maybe 3.91 gears and 4x4. I use it for plowing snow and hauling a 5,000 lb boat. Recently when she warms up and you need to put the power down (pulling...
  4. Newbie with engine oil question.

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hello everyone. I'm new to this forum. Just purchased a 2014 Dodge Ram Outdoorsman 1500, 5.7 Hemi, 8 speed. My question is: I have noticed that the motor oil temperature is reading high or hot showing 275 to 285 when towing my travel trailer up mountains. I'm confused because the engine coolant...