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I have a 2017 Ram 1500 SLT 4wd, 3.6L, FI FFV DOHC 6 cyl, crew cab truck.
Will this truck be able to pull a trailer such as this one:

2018 Jayco Jay Flight, Dry Weight2,410 lbs, Trailer Weight 2410 lbs

Thank you, Jerry



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I have a 2017 Ram 1500 SLT 4wd, 3.6L, FI FFV DOHC 6 cyl, crew cab truck.
Will this truck be able to pull a trailer such as this one:

2018 Jayco Jay Flight, Dry Weight2,410 lbs, Trailer Weight 2410 lbs

Thank you, Jerry

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I have a 2017 Ram 1500 SLT 4wd, 3.6L, FI FFV DOHC 6 cyl, crew cab truck.
Will this truck be able to pull a trailer such as this one:

2018 Jayco Jay Flight, Dry Weight2,410 lbs, Trailer Weight 2410 lbs

Thank you, Jerry


anyone here?

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Anyone is here....but why post three times?

Wet and loaded that trailer will weigh 3500 pounds minimum.

What is the truck's payload and max trailer weight?


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According to the below link, yes:

https://www.ramtrucks.com/assets/towing_guide/pdf/2017_ram_1500_towing_charts.pdf


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Yes, yes and yes.


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What do you say, concealed?

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A couple of things come into play with the most important thing being the weight capacity of the truck. Look inside the drivers door jamb and find the yellow sticker, It will tell you how much you can carry. Then start subtracting everything that you will be putting in it. Next look in the owners manual or on the actual hitch for the capacity of the hitch. Here you should find something like. Capacity: 500 lb weight carrying 1,000 lb weight distribution. (important for tongue weight consideration) Your towing capacity, the easy number that they will advertise like crazy to you. How tall are you and your spouse? there are many lite or microlite trailers out there. But they often save on weight by lowering the roof and therefore the ceiling. You don't want a trailer you have to duck when inside to keep from hitting your head. Do you have a place to store the trailer? If you're thinking driveway know that the model number on the trailer is usually not the length. For instance my trailer is a 27BH. But bumper to end of the tongue is 29'6" So take a tape measure with you when shopping and add 2 ft to whatever measurement you find. You won't be backing the trailer until it hits the garage wall. So don't measure with the tape pressed to the wall. Also for a driveway look up, if the house eaves stick out that will be your measure point. The trailer most likely won't fit under the eaves. Now that you have the above information it's time to go shopping.


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