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Old 08-21-2016, 02:53 PM   #11
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Mine came with 80 front and rear.. I keep the tire pressure at 80 year round .. adding during the winter and of course letting it out in the summer.
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Old 08-21-2016, 02:55 PM   #12
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Old 08-21-2016, 02:59 PM   #13
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I got rid of the Transforce on my 2016 2500 and put Michelins on under 1000 mi. I got a $150 credit each for the tires. I run 60 front and 80 rear per the tire company I bought them from. I don't notice that the ride is especially bad for a 3/4t and I upgraded from an F150.
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Old 08-21-2016, 03:27 PM   #14
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Old 08-21-2016, 03:59 PM   #15
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Per Ram Bodybuilders Guide Web site, the front axle weights are 3,865 LBS and the rear axle weight is 2,838 LBS for a CC short bed and the long bed truck weight is 3,999 LBS front axle and rear axle is 2,872 LBS. These are the weights that the tires need to support when not loaded with either a load in the bed or pulling a camper. So you will need to look up the tire manufacture tire load inflation table or go to a tire dealer and ask. Then inflate the tires enough to support this load but also realize that the tires also have a minimum inflation pressure so they will not roll of the rim at speed. Inflate the tires to what ever is greater in air pressure . Most cases this will be around 45 PSI.


In my case I am using Nitto Dura Grappler tires LT285/70R17 126R tires, these will support a tire load of 3,750 LBS at 80 PSI each. When the truck is unloaded I run the rear at 50 PSI and the front at 50 PSI. They will support a load of 2,755 LBS at 50 PSI which is more than adequate for my needs.
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Old 08-21-2016, 04:26 PM   #16
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You might want to consider that the engineers at Chrysler / Ram designed it that way for a reason... You might want to reconsider your decision. BTW, I run my 2014 2500 6.7 at 65/80. It rides like a truck, but much smoother than my 2003 2500 hemi Gas hog which I run at 50/70. Also, running at a lower psi will most likely decrease your mileage. Just my opinion ☺
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You might want to consider that the engineers at Chrysler / Ram designed it that way for a reason... You might want to reconsider your decision. BTW, I run my 2014 2500 6.7 at 65/80. It rides like a truck, but much smoother than my 2003 2500 hemi Gas hog which I run at 50/70. Also, running at a lower psi will most likely decrease your mileage. Just my opinion ☺
I suspect main the reason is legal liability. They are protecting themselves from legal liability due to "less than diligent owners" not checking/increasing tire pressure prior to loading, then having blow outs/accidents and blaming Chrysler.

Sorry, IMO 80 psi cold (I've seen 85 psi in Texas heat) in the rear of an empty truck is unacceptable. The outer tread blocks are barely touching the pavement on my truck at that pressure. The difference in ride between 80 and 50 psi is "night and day".

My mileage in the original post was at my current pressure.
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Old 08-21-2016, 07:46 PM   #18
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Per Ram Bodybuilders Guide Web site, the front axle weights are 3,865 LBS and the rear axle weight is 2,838 LBS for a CC short bed and the long bed truck weight is 3,999 LBS front axle and rear axle is 2,872 LBS. These are the weights that the tires need to support when not loaded with either a load in the bed or pulling a camper. So you will need to look up the tire manufacture tire load inflation table or go to a tire dealer and ask. Then inflate the tires enough to support this load but also realize that the tires also have a minimum inflation pressure so they will not roll of the rim at speed. Inflate the tires to what ever is greater in air pressure . Most cases this will be around 45 PSI.


In my case I am using Nitto Dura Grappler tires LT285/70R17 126R tires, these will support a tire load of 3,750 LBS at 80 PSI each. When the truck is unloaded I run the rear at 50 PSI and the front at 50 PSI. They will support a load of 2,755 LBS at 50 PSI which is more than adequate for my needs.
Hi Jim,

Thanks for info and post! 45 PSI would be approaching half-ton ride with the coil sprung 2500.

I've attached the Firestone tire loading guide for information for others.

Looking forward to more replies!
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Old 08-21-2016, 08:38 PM   #20
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On our 2011 ram 2500 I run 60 front and 48 rear when not towing..63f 80r when towing our 5th wheel. Enjoy ur new ram...it is truly a work horse and love to tow
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