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I will be adding a 4" Rough Country lift to my 2011 Ram Laramie and 35' tires.
I will be pulling a Trailvision 23' camper. Anyone have that setup?
Think the backend will squat very much?
The camper weighs 7100 dry.

With stock tires and camper the squat is not real bad.
 

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Does your 4" lift include extra leafs? Or is it just a block? (for the rear)
 

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Does your 4" lift include extra leafs? Or is it just a block? (for the rear)
It will be an adapter best I can tell that adds to the top of the spring
 

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It will squat the same distance, but you'll be starting higher so it won't seem like quite as much. Generally a moderate lift won't have much effect on towing as long as you don't get a much softer suspension setup
 

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larger tires change the gearing and affects towing.

What is the standard tire size for your truck?

Also, what is the weight capacity for the 35" tires? Make sure you inflate them properly for towing or you could have a blow out.

Before adding the lift and tires you should research how all that affects towing.
 

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His stock tires if the 20" where 33.

So you will lose some towing grunt there.

As for the lift. Depends on the shocks ect. You are really going to feel it when turning etc. Since the center of gravity is now higher.
 

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275/65/20 on there now, I will double check the tongue weight.
Looked the tires up and the load range was E
And a Max Load of 3195
Mastercraft Courser MXT
 

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Yes it does have the transmission cooler

My truck has the 3.92 axle
Ram 1500 CC 4WD 5.7L V-8 10,000 (a5,j)
 

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Yes it does have the transmission cooler

My truck has the 3.92 axle
Ram 1500 CC 4WD 5.7L V-8 10,000 (a5,j)
With the larger tires you will reduce towing capacity. There are charts on the net that might tell you by how much.
 

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OBX bound

Trailer hooked up and OBX bound
Will post gas mileage when I get back :rck:
 

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Have fun! I was there over Memorial weekend
 

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The truck did great. Yeah I turned the hitch upside down to try and get the hitch level. I need to spend some more time working with it.
With those 35" tires the gas mileage was around 10-12. That was with the tow/haul option running.
 

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That's not too bad man! I just watched a video of a guy pulling a 37' 5th wheel and he got 10 MPG but he was bone stock with less than 500 miles on the truck. (click here for the video) So i'm sure once you get done setting up your rig you'll see better gas mileage.
 

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Yeah I sure hope so. I like the look of the tires and lift.
And only pulling the camper a few times a year.
 

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More pics, please!

Yeah I sure hope so. I like the look of the tires and lift.
And only pulling the camper a few times a year.


I am looking to do the same setup on my Ram. I have the same model, just 2015. I want to leave the stock rims also. Is there any way you can send me some additional pics of it closer up and from rear? I want to see what 4 inches looks like with the 35' tire on those rims. Much appreciated!

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