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Ok guys I need a little help with the set-up of my truck...Its a 2006 Mega Cab 1500 with the Hemi. So with that being said I have a few questions as far as to the axels and suspension. I havent really got into it yet but I have noticed that it does have 8 lug axels and they seem to be larger than my old Chrysler 9.25 rear and Dana 44 front in my 2001 Ram. So I guess the answer Im looking for is what size are they....(dana 60) and the second thing is how do I know what gears are in them? Also is the Mega Cab set-up on a 3/4 ton chassis....and the only thing different from a true 3/4 ton is the front and rear spring ratings. Well I hope this all makes sense as far as how I worded it.And I hope I put this in the right trend. Last but not least sorry if this has been a repeat topic..
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JIM
 

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Your right on track with everything, 3/4 ton frame, Dana 60 axles, different suspension.
In our 05 2500 there is a tag inside of the glove box that will tell you what axles and gear ratios, should be one in yours
 

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VIN shows a portion that gives indication of the gearing as well if I remember correctly.

Also could be a label on the axle me thinks....great truck eh?
 

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I have 2004 3/4 ton and it also has a sticker on the inside of the glove box door that lists the ratio. 3.73 would be most common and 4.10 also being possible. It is my understanding that the mega-cabs were built on a 3/4 ton set up, and that they badged them as 1/2 tons due to the fact that with the weight of the extra cab, they would carry the load of a 1/2 ton.
 

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help still needed

Ok guys so i have found out some info on the truck......but as people have said stuff about the sticker in the glove box....Well I have not a single sticker in the glove box. And no tags on the rear end or front end..But what I was woundering is their a way to get like a build sheet of the truck or something like that? Anyway thanks ahead for the help !!!!
 

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You can also jack up the rear end, put the truck in nuetral, and count the driveshaft turns compared to wheel turns. This will tell you your gear ratio.
 
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