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Old 02-07-2019, 06:47 AM   #29
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I'm not familiar with the RAM specs, but if they are like the Ford... the truck that can pull 35,000 lbs is the 3500 diesel. The truck that has a payload of 7000 lbs is a 3500 single cab, 2WD, base model GAS truck. IE the big payload and big tow ratings are NOT available on the same truck. They all use the same frame with the same GVWR, so as you add weight for diesel, 4x4, crew cab, long box, etc, the payload is reduced correspondingly.

Be careful that you have exact factory published towing and payload specs for the specific truck you want.
I second that and be sure to look at the GCWR and think about what your 5th wheel will weigh once you load it up, not just what it might weigh leaving the factory.
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I'm not familiar with the RAM specs, but if they are like the Ford... the truck that can pull 35,000 lbs is the 3500 diesel. The truck that has a payload of 7000 lbs is a 3500 single cab, 2WD, base model GAS truck. IE the big payload and big tow ratings are NOT available on the same truck. They all use the same frame with the same GVWR, so as you add weight for diesel, 4x4, crew cab, long box, etc, the payload is reduced correspondingly.

Be careful that you have exact factory published towing and payload specs for the specific truck you want.

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good points!, thank you all
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