Specs

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ST 2WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box ST

Brakes

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

Cargo Area Dimensions

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

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 32.7
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 18.7

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160
Maximum Alternator Watts 1904
Maximum Alternator Watts 2240
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM 375 @ 4200
Engine Order Code ETJ
Engine Order Code ETH
Engine Order Code EZA
Engine Type Diesel I6
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 6.7L/409
Displacement 5.9L/359
Displacement 5.7L/350
Fuel System CDI
Fuel System MPFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 305 @ 2900
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 325 @ 2900
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 330 @ 4800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 650 @ 1400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 610 @ 1600
Engine Oil Cooler

Exterior Dimensions

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 43.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in) 30.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) 41.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.6
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 49.9
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 122.9
Cab to Axle (in) 56.9
Cab to End of Frame (in) 100.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
Height, Overall (in) 74.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 96.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 80.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 229.7
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 223.7
Wheelbase (in) 140.5
Overhang, Front (in) 39.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 34.2

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

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

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) 65.1
Passenger Capacity 3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 67.0

Mileage

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

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 47.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 15.4

Summary

Vehicle Name Dodge Ram 3500
Body Style Reg Cab 8' Box
Body Code 140.5" WB

Suspension

Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
Axle Type - Front Hypoid
Axle Type - Rear Full-floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 5200
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 6500
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 9350
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.10
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Suspension Type - Front Coil
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf

Tires

Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3195
Spare Tire Size LT235/80R17E
Spare Tire Size
Spare Tire Size LT265/70R17E
Rear Tire Size LT235/80R17E
Rear Tire Size LT265/70R17E
Front Tire Size LT235/80R17E
Front Tire Size LT265/70R17E
Spare Tire Order Code TBB
Spare Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code TBE
Rear Tire Order Code TPY
Rear Tire Order Code TT5
Rear Tire Order Code TT3
Rear Tire Order Code TP8
Rear Tire Order Code TP9
Front Tire Order Code TT3
Front Tire Order Code TT5
Front Tire Order Code TP9
Front Tire Order Code TP8
Front Tire Order Code TPY
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 649
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 658
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 657
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 649
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 658
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 657
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 649
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 658
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 657
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 3085
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 3195
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3085
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3195
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3085

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 4038
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2750
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2763
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2763
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 3513
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 3538
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 11000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 11050
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 12050
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 14050
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 14150
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 16150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1658
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1808
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2108
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2123
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 2423
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 11000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 11050
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 12050
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 14050
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 14150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 16150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000

Transmission

Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 6.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 - 1.50
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.48
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
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) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.20
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.45
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
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69

Weight Information

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4110
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 11000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 11500
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2827
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2843
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2832
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3938
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3880
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2979
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 9350
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2815
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4750
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3024
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 17000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 19000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 21000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 23000

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.0

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