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1997 Dodge Ram BR3500

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Specs

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139" WB, 60" CA DRW

Brakes

Brake ABS System Rear Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.50 x 1.50
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 13.0 x 3.5
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)

Cooling System

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

Electrical

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

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 2600
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 235 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 450 @ 2800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 3000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 440 @ 1600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 3000
Engine Oil Cooler
Engine Order Code EML
Engine Order Code EWA
Engine Order Code ETB
Engine Order Code EMM
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 235 @ 4000
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 4000

Exterior Dimensions

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 44.1
Frame Width, Rear (in) 37.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in) 36.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
Cab to End of Frame (in) 103.8
Cab to Axle (in) 59.7
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 116.9
Overhang, Front (in) 37.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 9.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 15.2
Height, Overall (in) 77.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 86.6
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 220.7
Wheelbase (in) 138.7

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

Front Leg Room (in) 41.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 66.0
Front Hip Room (in) 65.6
Passenger Capacity 3
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) 46.4
Steering Type Power
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -

Summary

Body Code 138.7" WB
Vehicle Name Dodge Ram BR3500
Body Style Reg Cab

Suspension

Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 8000
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 4850
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 8000
Axle Type - Front Hypoid
Axle Type - Rear Full-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4850
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
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

Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size LT215/85R16E
Rear Tire Size LT215/85R16E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
Spare Tire Size LT215/85R16E
Spare Tire Size
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2680
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2470
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2680
Front Tire Order Code TV2
Front Tire Order Code TXB
Front Tire Order Code TV1
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 684
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 681
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 681
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 684
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 681
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 684
Rear Tire Order Code TV2
Rear Tire Order Code TXB
Rear Tire Order Code TV1
Spare Tire Order Code TBB

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) 1200
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) 15,000
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) 11,000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2100
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3200
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 8000

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0
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 6.0