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Dodge Ram Power Wagon 2005

The third-era Ram changed into unveiled on February 7, 2001 on the 2001 Chicago Auto Show, and debuted for 2002 version 12 months on 1500 fashions and 2003 on 2500 and 3500 fashions. This changed into a prime replace along with an all new body, suspension, powertrains, interiors, and sheet metal. The team cab fashions for this era have been simply Quad Cab vans that had conventional-beginning rear doors. The four-wheel-force mild vans (1500 collection) misplaced their stay axles in choose of an unbiased the front suspension, however the 2500 and 3500 collection retained the stay axles for optimum sturdiness and durability. This frame fashion drew closely from the preceding era.The redesigned vans reinforced income, with 400,000 bought in the course of 2001-2002 and almost 450,000 bought in the course of 2002-2003, a brand new excessive factor for the Ram call. At the equal time, each Ford and GM vans have been growing in income from a 2001 top over 850,000 to the 900,000 range. But with 400,543 Rams bought that 12 months, the Ram's income couldn't hold up with the eleventh-era F-one hundred fifty in 2004. The number one motive changed into that Dodge did now no longer manufacture a real team cab to compete with Ford and different manufacturers.

The Dodge Ram changed into up to date for the 2006 version 12 months. One awesome addition changed into the "Mega Cab", presenting a 6.25-foot (2 m) shipment field and 22 inches (560 mm) of greater cab space, permitting seating for 6 with rear recliners, a complete display mapping in-sprint navigation machine have become an alternative, and the headlamps have been redesigned for higher overall performance.For 2006, the steerage wheel layout changed into modified to at least one from the Dodge Dakota and Dodge Durango. Bluetooth U Connect changed into now to be had as an alternative, and a the front facelift changed into given to all Ram fashions. SIRIUS Satellite Radio changed into to be had, as properly changed into a rear seat DVD enjoyment machine with wi-fi headphones. The SRT version, with the 8.three L V10 engine from the Dodge Viper SRT/10, changed into discontinued after the 2006 version 12 months.

For 2007, Dodge modified the tail lights.In 2007, a 3500 Chassis Cab version changed into added with industry-fashionable rear body width and wiring to deal with outfitters. In addition to the five.7 L (345 cu in), a Cummins 6.7 L (408 cu in) diesel rated at 350 hp (260 kW) and 650 lb·ft (880 N·m) changed into additionally to be had. Automatic transmissions used have been the 545RFE with the five.7 L (345 cu in) the AS68RC with the 6.7 L (408 cu in). The G56 transmission changed into the simplest guide transmission presented.For 2008, Dodge added extra Chassis Cab fashions, the 4500 and 5500. These have been Class-four and Class-five vans with a gross weight of 16,500 lb (7,500 kg) and 19,500 lb (8,800 kg), respectively. Both vans got here ready with the equal model of the Cummins 6.7 L (408 cu in) diesel because the 3500 chassis-cab version. Sterling, who labored with Dodge in development, had their personal model, known as the Sterling Bullet with a completely unique grille. Sterling is a department of Freightliner LLC which, like Dodge, changed into owned via way of means of the previous DaimlerChrysler. Sterling Trucks changed into certified to promote Dodge Ram 4500 collection vans because the Sterling Bullet. When the Sterling emblem changed into phased out via way of means of Chrysler Corporation, the Bullet changed into discontinued.

Models constructed after January 1, 2007 presented a brand new 6.7 L Cummins rapid diesel added as an alternative in 2500/3500 fashions changing the five.nine L. It produced 350 hp (260 kW) and 650 lb·ft (881 N·m). Unlike the five.nine L which changed into sponsored via way of means of the four-pace 48RE Transmission, the 6.7 L changed into ready with the brand new 6-pace 68RFE transmission.2005 changed into the remaining 12 months for the primary model of the five.7 L (345 cu in) Hemi V8. 2006 half-ton fashions presented the Multi-Displacement System Hemi V8 engine that still have become to be had in Chrysler and Dodge sedans. This engine featured the equal overall performance however had a cylinder-deactivating function enabled below mild masses to growth gasoline financial system via way of means of three MPG metropolis and four MPG hwy. This new Hemi nonetheless introduced 345 hp (257 kW) and 375 lb·ft (508 N·m).

For the 2003 version 12 months, AAM axles changed the Dana Corp axles. In the the front all 2500 and 3500 vans were given the nine.25" with 33 spline axles. The rear alternatives for the 2500 and 3500 have been the AAM (frequently cited as "corporate") 10.five" and 11.five". Rear axle shafts are 30 spline. The rear 11.five" has a tools ratio "service split" at three.seventy three and numerically higher, however the General Motors AAM axles used a exceptional service spacing stopping set up of a Chrysler service into a few GM axles, however the GM service may be set up withinside the Chrysler axle if a hoop tools spacer is set up.

Strength is just like their in advance Dana 70 and eighty counterparts. Direct comparisons are hard because the axles are made with absolutely exceptional metallurgy.Dodge Ram SRT 10 aka Viper Ram - This is a ordinary or quad-cab frame with the Dodge Viper's V10 engine 8.3L, 22" wheels and Pirelli tires, reduced suspension, bucket seats, frame modifications, and a spoiler. The 2004 model changed into to be had simplest in a unmarried cab with a 6-pace guide transmission and a Hurst shifter.

For 2005, Dodge launched a Quad Cab model of the Viper-V10-powered truck with a changed 48RE four-pace automated transmission from the Ram with the Cummins turbodiesel engine. In 2004, the truck held the Guinness World Record for "World's Fastest Production Pickup Truck" with a pace of 154.587 mph (247.three km/h). This document stood till overtaken via way of means of the Australian HSV Maloo R8, a recreation software coupe, in May 2006. SRT-10 manufacturing ended on June 30, 2006.

Power Wagon - This version, added for 2005, is an off-street targeted model of the Ram. The call is drawn from Dodge's line of four-wheel-force vans crafted from the early Forties via the 1980s. 

It comes with the five.7 L (345 cu in) Hemi engine, digital locking differentials, digital disconnecting the front sway bar, 33" off-street tires, handlebar, fender flares, "Power Wagon" nameplates in place of the usual Ram badging, and a 12,000 pound winch. This truck changed into constructed at the 2500 platform.