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1997 Dodge Ram Wagon

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Specs

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B1500 109" WB

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Brake ABS System Rear
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.75 x 1.25
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.0 x 2.5

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 91.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 53.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 22.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 44.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 206.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 58.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) 119.6

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 15.3

Doors

Side Door Type Sliding
Side Door Type Swing-out

Electrical

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

Engine

Displacement 3.9L/239
Fuel System MPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 4400
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 4800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 3200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 3200
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
Engine Order Code ELF
Engine Oil Cooler
Engine Order Code EHC
Engine Type Gas V8
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 5.2L/318

Exterior Dimensions

Rear Door Opening Width (in) 49.5
Step Up Height - Side (in) 24.9
Step Up Height - Front (in) 19.2
Side Door Opening Width (in) 49.3
Side Door Opening Width (in) 39.8
Side Door Opening Height (in) 47.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 47.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 24.9
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 43.8
Overhang, Front (in) 33.8
Height, Overall (in) 79.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.0
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 187.2
Wheelbase (in) 109.6

Frame

Frame Type Unitized Construction

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Location - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 35
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

Interior Dimensions

Third Shoulder Room (in) 66.3
Third Hip Room (in) 66.5
Passenger Capacity 8
Third Leg Room (in) 40.6
Third Head Room (in) 37.0
Second Hip Room (in) 65.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 66.3
Second Leg Room (in) 40.6
Second Head Room (in) 39.3
Front Hip Room (in) 65.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.7
Front Leg Room (in) 39.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.5

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD -
Steering Type Power
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 46.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.5

Summary

Vehicle Name Dodge Ram Wagon
Body Style 1500 Passenger Van 109" WB
Body Code

Suspension

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.90
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.21
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 33
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 40
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) Computer Selected
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3620
Axle Type - Front Independent
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3300
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code TSC
Spare Tire Order Code TSF
Spare Tire Order Code TSD
Rear Tire Order Code TSC
Rear Tire Order Code TSF
Rear Tire Order Code TSD
Front Tire Order Code TSC
Front Tire Order Code TSF
Front Tire Order Code TSD
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3965
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3965
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 3965
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 724
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 724
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 724
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15
Front Tire Size P235/75R15

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 800
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Trans Type 4
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)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.20
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.74
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic,
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 3
Trans Order Code DGA
Trans Order Code DGB
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Vehicle

Rear Door Type Panel

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2290
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3620
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3300
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10,500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8800
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6010
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1870

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Material Chrome
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Chrome
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Chrome
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5