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I cannot find the specs on the towing capacity of the 3500 Mega cab with the diesel engine on their website. Could anyone tell me what it is. I am not really wanting to buy a drw if I can help it.
Have also found a 2012 2500 in the green color that I have loved that is discontinued but not sure of its towing capacity. Looking at 4x4 in both.
Any help would be appreciated. The truck is used to tow a gooseneck horse trailer on weekends. Prefer to find another Mega cab.

Currently own a 2007 Dodge Ram Mega Cab.

Thanks for any input

Linda
 

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Would you be interested in the 2013 tow ratings? I've not yet found the '14 ratings.
 

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Here you go. If you need something different, just ask. Best wishes.


MEGA CAB SHORT BOX 4X2 LARAMIE SRW
5.7L GAS HEMI - EZC 6-SPD AUTO 66RFE - DFP XBS 3.73 11,000 4,370 6,631 3,837 2,794 5,000 7,000 18,000 150 20 11,200
5.7L GAS HEMI - EZC 6-SPD AUTO 66RFE - DFP XBS 4.10 11,000 4,370 6,631 3,837 2,794 5,000 7,000 20,000 150 20 13,200
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD MAN G56 - DEG XBS 3.42 11,600 3,930 7,668 4,689 2,978 5,500 7,000 24,000 150 20 16,160
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD AUTO 68RFE - DG7 XBS 3.42 11,600 3,980 7,617 4,646 2,970 5,500 7,000 25,000 150 20 17,210
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD AUTO HD - DF2 XBS 3.42 11,600 3,830 7,769 4,765 3,004 5,500 7,000 25,000 150 20 17,060
MEGA CAB SHORT BOX 4X2 LARAMIE DRW
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD MAN G56 - DEG XBS 3.42 14,000 5,950 8,053 4,749 3,304 5,500 9,750 24,000 150 20 15,780
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD MAN G56 - DEG XBS 3.73 14,000 5,950 8,053 4,749 3,304 5,500 9,750 26,000 150 20 17,780
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD AUTO 68RFE - DG7 XBS 3.42 14,000 6,000 8,002 4,706 3,296 5,500 9,750 25,000 150 20 16,830
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD AUTO 68RFE - DG7 XBS 3.73 14,000 6,000 8,002 4,706 3,296 5,500 9,750 27,000 150 20 18,830
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD AUTO 68RFE - DG7 XBS 4.10 14,000 6,000 8,002 4,706 3,296 5,500 9,750 30,000 150 20 21,830
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD AUTO HD - DF2 XBS 3.42 14,000 5,850 8,154 4,825 3,329 5,500 9,750 29,000 150 20 20,680
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD AUTO HD - DF2 XBS 3.73 14,000 5,850 8,154 4,825 3,329 5,500 9,750 32,000 150 20 23,680
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD AUTO HD - DF2 XBS 4.10 14,000 5,850 8,154 4,825 3,329 5,500 9,750 37,500 150 20 29,180
MEGA CAB SHORT BOX 4X2 LONGHORN SRW
5.7L GAS HEMI - EZC 6-SPD AUTO 66RFE - DFP XBS 3.73 11,000 4,250 6,747 3,884 2,863 5,000 7,000 18,000 150 20 11,080
5.7L GAS HEMI - EZC 6-SPD AUTO 66RFE - DFP XBS 4.10 11,000 4,250 6,747 3,884 2,863 5,000 7,000 20,000 150 20 13,080
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD AUTO 68RFE - DG7 XBS 3.42 11,600 3,970 7,633 4,694 2,940 5,500 7,000 25,000 150 20 17,200
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD AUTO HD - DF2 XBS 3.42 11,600 3,810 7,786 4,813 2,973 5,500 7,000 25,000 150 20 17,040
MEGA CAB SHORT BOX 4X2 LONGHORN DRW
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD AUTO 68RFE - DG7 XBS 3.42 14,000 5,880 8,118 4,746 3,372 5,500 9,750 25,000 150 20 16,710
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD AUTO 68RFE - DG7 XBS 3.73 14,000 5,880 8,118 4,746 3,372 5,500 9,750 27,000 150 20 18,710
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD AUTO 68RFE - DG7 XBS 4.10 14,000 5,880 8,118 4,746 3,372 5,500 9,750 30,000 150 20 21,710
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD AUTO HD - DF2 XBS 3.42 14,000 5,730 8,270 4,865 3,405 5,500 9,750 29,000 150 20 20,560
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD AUTO HD - DF2 XBS 3.73 14,000 5,730 8,270 4,865 3,405 5,500 9,750 32,000 150 20 23,560
6.7L DIESEL TURBO - ETK 6-SPD AUTO HD - DF2 XBS 4.10 14,000 5,730 8,270 4,865 3,405 5,500 9,750 37,500 150 20 29,060
 

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Mega cab short box 4x4 slt / bighorn / lone star srw
5.7l gas hemi - ezc 6-spd auto 66rfe - dfp xbs 3.73 11,300 4,550 6,747 3,902 2,845 5,250 7,000 18,000 150 20 11,080
5.7l gas hemi - ezc 6-spd auto 66rfe - dfp xbs 4.10 11,300 4,550 6,747 3,902 2,845 5,250 7,000 20,000 150 20 13,080
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd man g56 - deg xbs 3.42 12,400 4,600 7,803 4,798 3,005 6,000 7,000 24,000 150 20 16,030
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto 68rfe - dg7 xbs 3.42 12,400 4,650 7,753 4,757 2,996 6,000 7,000 25,000 150 20 17,080
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto hd - df2 xbs 3.42 12,400 4,490 7,912 4,881 3,031 6,000 7,000 25,000 150 20 16,920
mega cab short box 4x4 slt / bighorn / lone star drw
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd man g56 - deg xbs 3.42 14,000 5,790 8,208 4,841 3,368 6,000 9,750 24,000 150 20 15,620
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd man g56 - deg xbs 3.73 14,000 5,790 8,208 4,841 3,368 6,000 9,750 26,000 150 20 17,620
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto 68rfe - dg7 xbs 3.42 14,000 5,840 8,158 4,799 3,359 6,000 9,750 25,000 150 20 16,670
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto 68rfe - dg7 xbs 3.73 14,000 5,840 8,158 4,799 3,359 6,000 9,750 27,000 150 20 18,670
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto 68rfe - dg7 xbs 4.10 14,000 5,840 8,158 4,799 3,359 6,000 9,750 30,000 150 20 21,670
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto hd - df2 xbs 3.42 14,000 5,680 8,317 4,924 3,393 6,000 9,750 29,000 150 20 20,510
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto hd - df2 xbs 3.73 14,000 5,680 8,317 4,924 3,393 6,000 9,750 32,000 150 20 23,510
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto hd - df2 xbs 4.10 14,000 5,680 8,317 4,924 3,393 6,000 9,750 37,500 150 20 29,010
 

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Mega cab short box 4x4 laramie srw
5.7l gas hemi - ezc 6-spd auto 66rfe - dfp xbs 3.73 11,300 4,460 6,841 3,960 2,881 5,250 7,000 18,000 150 20 10,990
5.7l gas hemi - ezc 6-spd auto 66rfe - dfp xbs 4.10 11,300 4,460 6,841 3,960 2,881 5,250 7,000 20,000 150 20 12,990
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd man g56 - deg xbs 3.42 12,400 4,500 7,898 4,856 3,042 6,000 7,000 24,000 150 20 15,930
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto 68rfe - dg7 xbs 3.42 12,400 4,550 7,847 4,815 3,032 6,000 7,000 25,000 150 20 16,980
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto hd - df2 xbs 3.42 12,400 4,390 8,006 4,939 3,067 6,000 7,000 25,000 150 20 16,820
mega cab short box 4x4 laramie drw
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd man g56 - deg xbs 3.42 14,000 5,760 8,240 4,877 3,363 6,000 9,750 24,000 150 20 15,590
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd man g56 - deg xbs 3.73 14,000 5,760 8,240 4,877 3,363 6,000 9,750 26,000 150 20 17,590
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto 68rfe - dg7 xbs 3.42 14,000 5,810 8,189 4,836 3,353 6,000 9,750 25,000 150 20 16,640
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto 68rfe - dg7 xbs 3.73 14,000 5,810 8,189 4,836 3,353 6,000 9,750 27,000 150 20 18,640
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto 68rfe - dg7 xbs 4.10 14,000 5,810 8,189 4,836 3,353 6,000 9,750 30,000 150 20 21,640
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto hd - df2 xbs 3.42 14,000 5,650 8,348 4,960 3,388 6,000 9,750 29,000 150 20 20,480
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto hd - df2 xbs 3.73 14,000 5,650 8,348 4,960 3,388 6,000 9,750 32,000 150 20 23,480
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto hd - df2 xbs 4.10 14,000 5,650 8,348 4,960 3,388 6,000 9,750 37,500 150 20 28,980
mega cab short box 4x4 longhorn srw
5.7l gas hemi - ezc 6-spd auto 66rfe - dfp xbs 3.73 11,300 4,350 6,949 3,998 2,951 5,250 7,000 18,000 150 20 10,880
5.7l gas hemi - ezc 6-spd auto 66rfe - dfp xbs 4.10 11,300 4,350 6,949 3,998 2,951 5,250 7,000 20,000 150 20 12,880
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto 68rfe - dg7 xbs 3.42 12,400 4,440 7,955 4,852 3,103 6,000 7,000 25,000 150 20 16,870
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto hd - df2 xbs 3.42 12,400 4,290 8,115 4,977 3,137 6,000 7,000 25,000 150 20 16,720
mega cab short box 4x4 longhorn drw
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto 68rfe - dg7 xbs 3.42 14,000 5,710 8,291 4,874 3,417 6,000 9,750 25,000 150 20 16,540
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto 68rfe - dg7 xbs 3.73 14,000 5,710 8,291 4,874 3,417 6,000 9,750 27,000 150 20 18,540
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto 68rfe - dg7 xbs 4.10 14,000 5,710 8,291 4,874 3,417 6,000 9,750 30,000 150 20 21,540
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto hd - df2 xbs 3.42 14,000 5,550 8,450 4,998 3,452 6,000 9,750 29,000 150 20 20,380
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto hd - df2 xbs 3.73 14,000 5,550 8,450 4,998 3,452 6,000 9,750 32,000 150 20 23,380
6.7l diesel turbo - etk 6-spd auto hd - df2 xbs 4.10 14,000 5,550 8,450 4,998 3,452 6,000 9,750 37,500 150 20 28,880
 

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I cannot find the specs on the towing capacity of the 3500 Mega cab with the diesel engine on their website. Could anyone tell me what it is. I am not really wanting to buy a drw if I can help it.
Have also found a 2012 2500 in the green color that I have loved that is discontinued but not sure of its towing capacity. Looking at 4x4 in both.
Any help would be appreciated. The truck is used to tow a gooseneck horse trailer on weekends. Prefer to find another Mega cab.

Currently own a 2007 Dodge Ram Mega Cab.

Thanks for any input

Linda
Here is the Ram Body Builder's Guide link. This guide provides information on all models of the Ram truck by year the file includes 2004-2014 as of now. The 2014 is highlighted and click on the truck link. You than click on the model you want keep clicking on links until you reach the Technical information heading. First line is base weights/GCW/payload/Trailer towing.

http://www.rambodybuilder.com/year.pdf

I use this for all of my informational searches when I need to find out different things on my Ram.

Jim W.
 

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The info camperman gave you should work, the 2013 and the 2014 will have the same GVWR and GCWR, as well as FAWR and RAWR.
 

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The info camperman gave you should work, the 2013 and the 2014 will have the same GVWR and GCWR, as well as FAWR and RAWR.
How is that possible when the suspensions are totally different? Isn't the frame different too? Which year did Ram add more cross members to the frame? I thought it was 2014. Am I wrong?
 

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Maybe I'm confusing it with the 2500s.
 

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How is that possible when the suspensions are totally different? Isn't the frame different too? Which year did Ram add more cross members to the frame? I thought it was 2014. Am I wrong?
Ram basically uses arbitrary figures when they do their tow ratings.. look at the 2012 to 2013 2500 tow ratings.. up anywhere from 4000 to 9500 lbs when there were NO major changes.. (the 3500 is the one in 2013 that received the new frame etc, the 2500 stayed the same)
 

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How is that possible when the suspensions are totally different? Isn't the frame different too? Which year did Ram add more cross members to the frame? I thought it was 2014. Am I wrong?

Yeah, the 2014 2500 got the new frame, the 2013 2500 had the regular frame. The 2013 3500 SRW and 14' 3500 SRW both have new frame as well as front and rear suspension, along with other options...but again, both 13 and 14 have same weight ratings.
 

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^^^Roger that.
 

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Got this from my product team. We do all the product information for Chrysler catalogs and training.
 

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What am I missing? My owners manual tells me my truck has a 30k lb tow capacity and the Ramtrucks.com website tells me my truck has a 30k lb tow capacity but the forums are saying not so. What am I not understanding here? Enlightenment would be appreciated.
 

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What am I missing? My owners manual tells me my truck has a 30k lb tow capacity and the Ramtrucks.com website tells me my truck has a 30k lb tow capacity but the forums are saying not so. What am I not understanding here? Enlightenment would be appreciated.
To answer that question one would need to know how your truck is configured. Single or dual rear wheels? What transmission Aisin or 68RFE? What rear end gearing 3.42, 3.73, or 4.10?

A single rear wheel 3500 with 3.42 gearing and 68RFE is not going to tow 30k pounds.
 

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What am I missing? My owners manual tells me my truck has a 30k lb tow capacity and the Ramtrucks.com website tells me my truck has a 30k lb tow capacity but the forums are saying not so. What am I not understanding here? Enlightenment would be appreciated.
They always advertise the max a truck can pull.. The only problem is, the advertised number is only for a specific configuration.... To get the advertised tow rating, you need a 3500 Dually with the Aisin transmission and the 4.10 rear..
 

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They always advertise the max a truck can pull.. The only problem is, the advertised number is only for a specific configuration.... To get the advertised tow rating, you need a 3500 Dually with the Aisin transmission and the 4.10 rear..
The configuration that will allow you to tow a 30K max tow is a Regular Cab, LB, 4X2 truck, Dually, 6.7L Cummins with the 6speed AISIN 4:10 gear set, 150 LB driver and 20 LBs of cargo according to the Ram web site.

Which very few of us own.

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The configuration that will allow you to tow a 30K max tow is a Regular Cab, LB, 4X2 truck, Dually, 6.7L Cummins with the 6speed AISIN 4:10 gear set, 150 LB driver and 20 LBs of cargo according to the Ram web site.

Which very few of us own.

Jim W.

Although I only have a SRW truck, I tell anyone that asks the tow rating for my truck, that the Ram 3500 can tow 30K lbs... I just quietly say "asterisk", after my statement... No one questions it... but if anyone ever asks, I'll tell them to read the fine print... :hehe:
 
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