What front axle is in a Dodge 2500?

What front axle is in a Dodge 2500?

The Dodge Ram features a wide variety of axles. For the front axle of 4×4 Rams, a Dana 44 was used on all 1500 Rams and the early (light-duty) 2500 Rams. However, most of the 2500 and all 3500 Rams use Dana 60 front axles.

Does RAM have a solid front axle?

Recent images of a 2020 Ram Power Wagon show that the most off-road worthy version of the Ram heavy duty truck will retain solid axles front and rear. The headlight design appear to be similar to the redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 (DT generation).

How do I find my Dodge Ram axle ratio?

Rotate the tire, from there, you need to start counting the teeth of the large crown. Now count the small pinion gears on your Dodge Ram 1500. Now divide the small numbers by the larger number. This will give you the gear ratio of your Dodge Ram 1500.

How do I know what gear ratio my Ram 2500?

You can always look at the tag on the differential. It has the ratio printed on it. You can also get your build sheet which is specific to your truck and lists all components used to build your truck. Simply plug your Vin number into that link.

Does the RAM 2500 have independent front suspension?

All pickups with independent rear suspensions use air or coil springs; most pickups with live axles use leaf springs (exception is the Ram 2500).

Are solid axles better?

Solid axles give more articulation and lifts tend to be less expensive than IFS. IFS gives a smoother ride, better handling, and better control at speed than a solid axle. Guys who do a lot of very technical crawling tend to favor solid axles for their articulation and simplicity.

How do you know what gear ratio you have?

Rotate the marked tire one revolution while counting how many times the driveshaft rotates. eg, If your driveshaft made 3 3/4 revolutions, that would determine a 3.73 gear ratio. If you get approximately 2 3/4 revolutions, you have a 2.76 gear ratio.

Can you tell axle ratio by Vin?

The gear ratio is usually listed in the VIN code located on driver’s door, the glove box, or the ID plate on the dashboard.

What is Ram axle ratio?

Start the truck and put it into neutral. Rotate the rear tire 2 times and count the number of times the drive shaft turns. Close to 4 times = 3.92. Close to 3 1/2 = 3.55 Close to 3 = 3.21.