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1997 Dodge Ram BR2500

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Specs

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135" WB, 56" CA

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.50 x 1.26
Brake Type Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 13.0 x 2.5
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Cooling System

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

Electrical

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

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM 440 @ 1600
Engine Oil Cooler
Engine Order Code EWA
Engine Order Code ETB
Engine Order Code EML
Engine Type Gas V10
Engine Type Diesel I6
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 8.0L/488
Displacement 5.9L/359
Displacement 5.9L/360
Fuel System Turbo/Charged
Fuel System MPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 4000
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 2600
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 235 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 450 @ 2000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 3000

Exterior Dimensions

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 44.1
Frame Width, Rear (in) 37.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in) 32.1
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
Cab to End of Frame (in) 99.8
Cab to Axle (in) 55.7
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 116.9
Overhang, Front (in) 37.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.1
Height, Overall (in) 73.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.3
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 216.7
Wheelbase (in) 134.7

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 35
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Location Inboard Frame Rails

Interior Dimensions

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

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

Steering

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

Summary

Body Code 134.7" WB
Body Style Reg Cab
Vehicle Name Dodge Ram BR2500

Suspension

Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6500
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 4500
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6085
Axle Type - Front Hypoid
Axle Type - Rear Full-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4500
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.09
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.10
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.54
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

Tires

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

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

Trans Order Code DGB
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Model
Trans PTO Access
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 Automatic w/OD
Trans Description Cont. HD Manual w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code DDP
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Trans Order Code DDX
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Trans Power Take Off
Clutch Size (in) 11.0
Clutch Size (in) 12.3
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.06
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
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67

Weight Information

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 14,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 19,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 16,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 18,000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8800
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1595
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2780
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 6085

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5