Logged I have a '07 brochure handy,Shouldn't be much different than '05. Plently of power but it was very hard to handle and the rear end blew out after 400 miles. I see no reason to change it now. I have a 1990 gmc vandura 2500 conversion van with the 350 v8 5. Just wasting more gas and extra reg,taxes. This engine has a towing capacity ranging from 8,550 pounds 3. If your truck is an automatic, I would definitly worry more about burning up the transmission, my father almost did once, then I would the engine.
We fought a stiff headwind, wouldn't you know it, both coming and going. Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V-7700. I think it weighed in around 10,000 lbs. Its the rest of the truck that makes the difference. Ask a Dodge deaelr to help you.
This is my question: a normal 1500 quad cab hemi ram, i just bought a 2 car hauler bumper pull that weighs roughly 3000 pounds. You also need to ensure the trailer has functioning brakes. Then weigh it again loaded for a vacation. I've got the same question, but I know a few more variables. If you have a bad wreck and they find out you are over the weight limit of the trucks design the lawyers will be all over you. The manual trans is less 3,700 to 4,200 for a 4. The largest and the most powerful engine on the Ram 1500 lineup is the 5.
It's very low geared, nobody has ever gotten going faster then 55 unloaded, 45-50 when its lo … aded. The more a truck weighs, the less it will be able to tow because the max towing capacity is what it is and more weight will subtract from the total number. But If I ever go West coast again, I'll have a bigger, beefier truck. But that is just me. Your wheels and or rear axle arent designed for it. I'm at the top end of the trucks capacity but never exceed 65mph as I feel comfortable in this range, and the Hemi with 3:92's just purrs along.
Ready to get a truck for your towing needs? I have a set of coilovers on my rear axle that help with the level of the bed when all is hitched up though. Axle Ratio In addition to engine size, axle ratio is another key component to towing capacity. Putting the work in this luxury workhorse, my test beast was outfitted with a 6. Good Luck Thanks Gary, I plan to the get the Combined weight of the truck with full tank with the Wife and I on board, along with the trailer. I have a Jayco Eagle 314 know problem towing it so far using weight distribution and sway bar ,of course. According to the tag found in the glove box, at the front between the two front seats, it has a max towing capacity of 6600lbs.
Be careful and buy some overloads for the truck too. But you cannot just go hook up to one of the above numbers and start pulling. However, I am a full-timer as I travel everywhere for work. So I'm not sure if that was due to elevation change or because the engine was sucking a higher volume of fuel. Mitsubishi owners may call 1-888-648-7820. All specifications, prices and equipment are subject to change without notice. I believe my 2005 was rated to tow 8200 lbs max.
If there is no possibility to call for the help of professionals, then tow yourself. My trailer is 5000lbs and the van tows it well, you know it's there especially going uphill but the drivetrain never has to struggle, just has to work harder. Can anyone be of help? Design capacity is the maximum rate of output achieved under ideal conditions. That trailer I am sure would have a lot more leverage then a short trailer. I'd suggest getting clarification direct from Dodge on this engine and effect on tow capacity.
More weight may be on the truck with a 5th wheel setup like that though. Options that would be beneficial are a transmission cooler, heavy duty alternator, heavy duty battery, and possibly the trailer tow prep package. Its the rest of the truck that makes the difference. I didn't take the salesman word on towing capacity on his little chart when I bought the camper. I have a Jayco Eagle 314 know problem towing it so far using weight distribution and sway bar ,of course. Generally speaking, a bigger engine can tow more, but that also depends on the type of fuel the engine uses, such as diesel or gas. We travel the country building Lowes hardware stores With my tools and personal effects, I'm 7500 lbs.