Specs

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ST 2WD Reg Cab 144" WB 60" CA ST

Brakes

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) 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)

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 22.6

Electrical

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

Engine

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

Exterior Dimensions

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

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

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

Interior Dimensions

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

Mileage

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

Steering

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

Summary

Body Code 144.5" WB
Vehicle Name Dodge Ram 5500
Body Style Reg Cab

Suspension

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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -

Tires

Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3640
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 70R19.5F
Spare Tire Size
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 18350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 18450
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1835
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1845

Transmission

Trans Order Code DG3
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
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Trans Order Code DEG
Transfer Case Model
Trans PTO Access
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) 18750
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 4303
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 7000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 12000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2869
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 26000

Wheels

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

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