2012 Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel Towing Capacity




2012 Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel Towing Capacity

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    2012 Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel Towing Capacity

    2012 Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel Towing Capacity

    Community Links Members List. Send a private message to ram I can't tow as much as I thought or led to believe I could with it. A typical 5th wheel hitch is So in the end, the Ram, Chevy and Ford with comparable diff's have all pretty much the same capacities.

    2012 Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel Towing Capacity

    2012 Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel Towing Capacity

    2012 Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel Towing Capacity

    2012 Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel Towing Capacity

    2012 Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel Towing Capacity

    Welcome to "The 1 Dodge Ram Forum! Ram , , , Discussions! We are a tight knit community of like minded Ram Truck Owners and Enthusiasts who value "on topic", clean discussion. If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. Register, or Log-In to Remove Ads! Community Links Members List. Towing capacity of dually. Why does the ram dually longhorn with a 3. Why such a big difference? Is there a problem with the Ram 3. Have a fifth wheel to pull 13, lbs and wld like a Ram with a 3.

    I will speculate that the difference is in the transmission. I don't know what the gear ratios are in the Chevy, but know the Ram is geared fairly high which may account for the difference with 3.

    2012 Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel Towing Capacity

    When the Ram is selected with 4: I am not aware of Chevy offering a 4. If that is the case, higher trans ratios with lower final gear ratios normally equates to slightly better fuel economy in high load applications.

    But like I indicated, without all the data I am only speculating. If it's underlined, it's a link to that mods thread. I recently sold my 02 Ram dually with a 6 speed manual tranny and it routinely pulled my 14, pound fifth wheel like it was a 6, pound trailer. But that was a stick One thing is certain, the Chevy Allison transmission is the king of the hill when it comes to trannys. I can't tow as much as I thought or led to believe I could with it.

    2012 Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel Towing Capacity

    If you are already looking at a Longhorn dually, your already limited to a Long Box, so go with the 4. Have a look at my tow situation here https: This is the Ram builders website it has the weight charts http: The numbers for all comparable trucks from the various MFRs is actually pretty close. Dodge assumes the pin weight is part of the payload. Your payload is in the area of and if you subtract for passengers, gas and tater tots you have enough capacity for a pound hitch.

    A typical 5th wheel hitch is Add that to your 12, and you are at your 16, lb capacity for a trailer. How do we know the capacity of the trailer? Because your GCWR is 21, and your truck weighs So in the end, the Ram, Chevy and Ford with comparable diff's have all pretty much the same capacities.

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