Specs

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Reg Cab 135" WB Light Duty

Brakes

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 13.0 x 2.5
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.5 x 1.26
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 60.4
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 97.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 70.0
Tailgate Width (in) 60.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 64.2

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 20.0
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 26.0
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 24.0

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 117
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) 750
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600

Engine

Engine Order Code EML
Engine Order Code ELF
Engine Type Gas V10
Engine Type Diesel I6
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 5.9L/360
Fuel System Turbo-Charged
Displacement 5.2L/318
Engine Oil Cooler
Fuel System MPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 230 @ 4000
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 4400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 3200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 300 @ 3200

Exterior Dimensions

Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.9
Cab to Axle (in) 55.7
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 116.9
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.5
Overhang, Front (in) 37.9
Height, Overall (in) 72.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.4
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 220.1
Wheelbase (in) 134.7
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 9.1
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) 99.7

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Location Inboard Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 35.0
Aux Fuel Tank Location

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) 65.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 66.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0
Passenger Capacity 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.2

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 45.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Type Power
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD -

Summary

Vehicle Name Dodge Ram 2500
Body Style Reg Cab 8'
Body Code 135" WB

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Spring
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3650
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4670
Axle Type - Front
Suspension Type - Front Wide Track
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Axle Type - Rear Full-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3650
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6500
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.92
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.09
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.54
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) Gas 31.8
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) Gas 31.8
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -

Tires

Rear Tire Size LT225/75R16D
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R16E
Spare Tire Size LT225/75R16D
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3040
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3040
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2335
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 3040
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2335
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 683
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 679
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 710
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 683
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 679
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 710
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 683
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 679
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 710
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2335
Front Tire Order Code TYD
Front Tire Order Code TYH
Front Tire Order Code TYN
Front Tire Order Code TYP
Front Tire Order Code TWP
Rear Tire Order Code TYD
Rear Tire Order Code TYH
Rear Tire Order Code TYN
Rear Tire Order Code TYP
Rear Tire Order Code TWP
Spare Tire Order Code TYD
Spare Tire Order Code TYH
Spare Tire Order Code TYN
Spare Tire Order Code TYP
Spare Tire Order Code TWP
Front Tire Size LT245/75R16E
Front Tire Size LT225/75R16D
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R16E

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10,000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.61
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.45
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. HD Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code DDP
Trans Order Code DDX
Trans Order Code DGB
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Model
Trans PTO Access
Trans Power Take Off
Clutch Size (in) 11.0
Clutch Size (in) 12.3
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.61
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.20
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00

Weight Information

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3650
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4670
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12,500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 14,000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7500
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1870
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2740

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Chrome
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Chrome
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Chrome

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