Specs

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2WD Reg Cab 144.5" WB 60" CA

Brakes

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) 15.35 x 1.54
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.35 x 1.54
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake Type Pwr

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 22.6

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Watts
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 220

Engine

Displacement 6.7L/408
Engine Oil Cooler
Engine Type Diesel I6
Engine Order Code ETJ
Fuel System CR
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 305 @ 3000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 610 @ 1600

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.6
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.3
Frame Width, Rear (in) 34
Ground to Top of Frame (in) 33.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
Cab to End of Frame (in) 112.1
Cab to Axle (in) 60.0
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 122.9
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
Overhang, Front (in) 38.7
Height, Overall (in) 80.4
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 235.1
Wheelbase (in) 144.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.2

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 52
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22
Fuel Tank Location Inboard Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Fuel Tank Location Midship

Interior Dimensions

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

Mileage

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

Steering

Steering Type Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD -

Summary

Body Code 144.5" WB
Vehicle Name Dodge Ram 4500
Body Style Reg Cab

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.88
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.44
Suspension Type - Front
Suspension Type - Rear
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD -
Axle Type - Front - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 7000
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 12000
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 4.44
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 4.88
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 4.10
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.10

Tires

Spare Tire Size 70R19.5F
Front Tire Order Code TUE
Front Tire Order Code TUC
Rear Tire Order Code TUE
Rear Tire Order Code TUC
Spare Tire Order Code TBB
Spare Tire Order Code TBF
Front Tire Size 225/70R19.5F
Rear Tire Size 225/70R19.5F
Spare Tire Size
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3640
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3640
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 3640
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 641
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 641
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 641
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 18350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 18450
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1835
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1845

Transmission

Trans PTO Access
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.98
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.34
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.28
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.94
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code DEG
Trans Order Code DG3
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Model
Trans Power Take Off
Clutch Size (in) 12.5
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.42
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.42
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.63
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00

Weight Information

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 16000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 3100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 7000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 12000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 4384
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 4328
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 3093
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 26000

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 19.5 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Spare Wheel Size (in) 19.5 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 19.5 x 6

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