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Old 09-22-2016, 10:38 PM   #211
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Originally Posted by Rocky3204 View Post
Just got back home from the dealer with my new truck... 3hour drive and rode great. The payload is 2910. It has the snow chief package,so I'm thinking maybe I can sneak in a couple more pounds...
Anyway, it will be close if I go with that 2910. # , but if I'm over a 100#s don't think it is the end of the world...

Awesome, yes you will be close so if you pack carefully it will be doerable, what I would do is after you get it loaded take it to the scale to weight it. Congrats on you new Mega Cab and please post some pics.

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Old 09-26-2016, 04:48 PM   #212
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Ram 2500 6.4L W/ 4.10 rear gears

Thanks Big 1, I only have a few miles on it but I do love it. Just concerned about the payload limitations , 2910 seems low for a heavy duty, I guess I will be limited to the size of a 5er I get. Hoping a 10,000 lbs 5er will be okay, Im sure I will be over the payload by at least 200lbs however.

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Old 09-26-2016, 05:20 PM   #213
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Rocky3204, Well I started out wanting to get a 5'er and I was looking at some pretty nice one with about 1550 lbs or something like that and with that is very doerable, if you had a diesel the payload would be even lower, like about 2300 to 2400 lbs because they are heavier.The Mega Cab add more weight so you lose a little on payload but you should be good to go, and if your MC is load it take away more weight.

I have just a Bighorn and my payload is 3,300 lbs I had my order and I didn't get a lot of option but I got the 8.4 screen with Nav, step bar, 20" wheel, spray bedliner and that's pretty much it but all of this is with the 4.10 gears. I did add a backup camera later but nothing else.

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