Specs

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ST 2WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box ST

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.9 x 1.39
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.9 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 65.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 51.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 20.2
Tailgate Width (in) 60.6
Tailgate Width (in)
Cargo Volume (ft³)
Cargo Volume (ft³) 74.9
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) 16.9
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 98.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 66.4
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.2
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 22.6
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 20.8
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 21.5

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136
Maximum Alternator Watts 1904

Engine

Engine Order Code EZA
Fuel System MPFI
Engine Order Code ETJ
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 305 @ 2900
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 325 @ 2900
Fuel System CDI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 650 @ 1400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 610 @ 1600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 375 @ 4200
Engine Oil Cooler
Engine Order Code ETH
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 330 @ 4800
Displacement 5.7L/345
Displacement 5.9L/359
Displacement 6.7L/409
Engine Type Gas V8
Engine Type Diesel I6

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in) 73.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.1
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.8
Frame Width, Rear (in) 41.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in) 29.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) 30.1
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 33.0
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 33.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
Cab to End of Frame (in) 100.8
Cab to Axle (in) 56.9
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 122.9
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 49.9
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 43.9
Overhang, Front (in) 39.3
Height, Overall (in) 74.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.6
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 229.7
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 223.7
Wheelbase (in) 140.5

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

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

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) 65.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 67.0
Passenger Capacity 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.8

Mileage

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

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 48.9

Summary

Vehicle Name Dodge Ram 2500
Body Style Reg Cab 8' Box
Body Code 140.5" WB

Suspension

Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6200
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6500
Axle Type - Front Hypoid
Axle Type - Rear Full-floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 5200
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.56
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.10
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf
Suspension Type - Front Coil
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Front Tire Size LT245/70R17E
Spare Tire Order Code TBB
Spare Tire Order Code TBE
Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code TWD
Rear Tire Order Code TT5
Rear Tire Order Code TWE
Front Tire Order Code TWD
Front Tire Order Code TT5
Front Tire Order Code TWE
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 675
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 658
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 684
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 675
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 658
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 684
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3000
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3195
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3000
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3195
Spare Tire Size LT245/70R17E
Rear Tire Size LT245/70R17E

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2863
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 13500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 13450
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 13450
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 12450
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 12450
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 11500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 11450
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 9500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 9450
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1345
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1345
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1245
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1245
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1145
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 950
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 945
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 11400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 13550
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 9450
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 11450
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 13650
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 9400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2850
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 3388
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2363
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 3413
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2350

Transmission

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) 11.4
Clutch Size (in) 12.5
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.74
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.20
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.44
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.63
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.0
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.10
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.48
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 - 1.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 6.29
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.45
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.23
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 6
Trans Type 4
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code DEG
Trans Order Code DG8
Trans Order Code DG7
Trans Order Code DGQ
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3031
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3797
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3962
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 9000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 9000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8510
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2388
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2451
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2436
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2450
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2441
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2376
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3830
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3907
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2986
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 6000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4410
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4630
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4630
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 15000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 17000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 20000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 20000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 19000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 17000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8650

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Spare Wheel Material Steel

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