The beaches of Guam were no challenge for its 12ft wheel base either. The Ram Heavy Duty models are equally at home serving solo contractors, landscape crews, or families with big toys, and everyone in between. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. The Mega Cab adds some 22 inches of cab length to what is already a wide cabin, taking second-row spaciousness beyond that of any previous production pickup. Show full review Vehicle Overview The Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups will follow their 1500 brother in getting a full makeover for the 2010 model year. With the heavier spring package that comes on dual-wheel 3500 models, we noticed some vibration leaking through to the cabin as we passed over rough railroad tracks and bridged creek crossings, but overall, found the chassis to be well damped, with a nice balance between the opposing priorities of comfort, control, and load-bearing capability. It was a special off-road version of the Ram 2500 with a 5.
A stability system is standard on Laramie models. Fold-out mirrors demarcate width well: The rear fenders should pass through any tight places the mirrors fit. It had air tilt wheel and black bucket seats. Each side air bag has its own impact sensor in order to trigger the air bag on the side where impact occurs. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The Dodge Ram Mega Cab was created by re-proportioning the relationship between cab and bed on a long wheelbase truck, adding 20 inches to the cab and shortening the bed to 6 feet, 3 inches. It Climbs trees, over rocks as big as a freezer, fords rivers up to the door handles, and has pushed a snow plow with snow up to the headlights like it was cruising down sleepy hollow road in summer.
The 2500 and 3500 trucks come on either a 140. Yes Review Date: 13th March, 2006 Faults: Not much wrong with it. When folded down, the rear seat can recline up to 37 degrees for passenger comfort. You can't go wrong with Kool Vue Mirrors! A substantial four-spoke steering wheel houses cruise control buttons and available stereo controls. On small, rural roads oncoming traffic sometimes required us to edge away from the center line to create comfortable passing for both parties. Choice has been simplified by offering the Power Wagon only as a Quad Cab, the Ram 3500 only as a diesel, and the Hemi V8 only with an automatic transmission. It was the one you see in the brochure, burgundy with black side and white spoke wheels.
Looking at these bed sides from the rear, the top rail section of the bed angles out at 45 degrees with a rounded top edge. Dodge did just that by -- presto! The dash power outlet is ignition switched, while the cigar lighter is always on, so we used it to charge a cell phone. Vehicles that have had their driver side frontal air bag replaced previously need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well. As of 2010, the Power Wagon is only available as a Crew Cab Short Bed model. Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V-7700. Chrysler's number for this recall is R25. Dodge also offers two snowplow packages that include selected skid plates, a heavy-duty battery and an.
Mega Cab and Quad Cab interior space is nearly identical with the exception of rear legroom. A number of engineering and styling improvements were made over the years as the truck grew in size and weight, but the basic package remained generally constant throughout its life and underwent one last major body change in 1972. The front suspension has been changed to a radius arm arrangement 3-link instead of the 5-link used since 2005. Updated variants continued in production until 1964. Chrysler's number for this recall is S43. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. Covered bins are provided back there for storing gear and smaller items, and hooks are provided for hanging things.
From the side, the Mega Cab makes an even more dramatic impression. Wore out the wheel bearings, which I had to special order. With the front-end restyled for 2008 and a dual-rear wheel option added after introduction, the rear gets attention for 2009 with new taillight styling similar to the Dodge Durango and Dakota. Vehicle Overview The Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups will follow their 1500 brother in getting a full makeover for the 2010 model year. The massive crosshair grille, creased hood, air dam and sculpted bumper increase the intimidation factor when viewed from the front.
Last redesigned for 2003, the Dodge Ram 2500 and Dodge Ram 3500 models aren't nearly as new as the latest from Ford and General Motors. Rusted out from the headlight to tailight, floor to ceiling, fun to drive. Looking at the bed sides from the rear, the top of the bed is flat, with a rounded edge. All Rams are wide: eight feet on duallies. As of 2010 the manual transmission is no longer an option. The ride is very rough, the cab is cramped and noisy, but I would never consider getting rid of this truck. The Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks offer two different engines for two different kinds of customers.
The instrument panel cluster is located under a prominent dash brow to reduce glare and improve visibility of six white-faced gauges, the latter numbered on diesel-engine models. A tall rear-seat passenger spent an entire day with us, declining all invitations to move up front. The 3500 regular cab comes only as a dual-rear-wheel model. Suspension, f: live axle, four-link plus track bar, coil springs, stabilizer bar, monotube shock absorbers Suspension, r: live axle, longitudinal leaf springs, monotube shock absorbers Ground clearance: 7. Group of 4 gauges in the center of dash Fuel, Amp, Temp, Oil with black faces. The 3500 Quad and Mega cabs can be ordered as single rear wheel or dual rear wheel. From the driver's seat, the view is of a wide center stack with large knobs and buttons, precisely finished with consistent angles and cut lines throughout.
Mountain tops beware, the Dodge is coming! The Power Wagon was the first mass-produced 4x4 medium duty truck, and represents a significant predecessor to the many modern four wheel drive trucks in use today. There are two cargo-box lengths, of eight feet with the Regular Cab, six feet, three inches with the Mega Cab and either size for the Quad Cab. While Willock is no longer in business the chassis swivel is still manufactured by third-party vendors and can be incorporated into existing vehicles. Faults: Sediment built up in the fuel tank, surged through the fuel filter, and seized up the fuel pump. Behind the passengers is a power sliding rear window for flow-through ventilation.
DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. With the standard front bench seat, a very wide center console flips up to allow makeshift center seating; it may not be comfortable for the center rider but it works. By far the most aggressive offroad package offered in any full-size pickup, the Power Wagon comes with the 5. I liked the full time transfer case because if you get into a slick spot for example, you will not have your pickup trying to swap ends with you. As of 2014, the only engine available is the 6. All 2500 models come standard with the newly upgraded 5.