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Old 03-05-2015, 09:17 PM   #1
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Tow weight on my truck

Sorry if this has been talked about, I can't find it. I have a 2004 Ram 3500 cummins quad cab long bed automatic with 4.10 gears. How heavy can I legally tow? (I know it's about braking and safety)

I have a Hemisphere 368 RLBH.

I live in PA, I called Penndot, they can't tell me anything helpful.


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Old 03-05-2015, 09:29 PM   #2
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2004 RAM Pickup Payload and Towing Charts

you should have a sticker on your door jam with more info. may look something like this.

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Old 03-05-2015, 10:04 PM   #3
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So according to the chart I'm good to 23k, which means I have to jump to a class 8 in PA. It's crazy to jump that high for camping from spring to beginning of winter.


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Old 03-06-2015, 01:49 PM   #4
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Remember that 23k is the gcwr your tow limit is 15450 and truck weighs 7380
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Old 03-07-2015, 05:24 PM   #5
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Try this site. My wife and I attended a RV show in Atlanta yesterday. This was one of the seminars presented and it was very good. Hopefully this will provide you with an answer.

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Old 03-07-2015, 08:26 PM   #6
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JimP, thank you for the info. That was actually a lot of good info!


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