Archive for the ‘Towing’ Category
2019 Ram Model Trailer Hitch Receiver Classes and Weight Ratings
From grille to hitch, Ram vehicles are engineered for legendary power and performance. Today, we’re taking the opportunity to focus on the hitch side. Read on to identify your hitch or learn what hitch is right for you when we review the 2019 Ram model trailer hitch receiver classes and weight ratings. (more…)
What’s the Difference Between GCWR and GVWR?
Whether you’re driving a car, truck or SUV, you should know your vehicle’s GCWR and GVWR if you’re planning to tow a trailer with your vehicle. Learn more below about what the difference is between GCWR and GVWR and understand why each is important for safe towing. (more…)
How to Hitch a 5th Wheel Trailer on Your Ram Truck
For drivers with serious hauling needs, 5th wheel towing is a must-have. The method offers enhanced stability and maneuverability so you can barrel down the road in complete confidence. Still, learning how to properly hitch your trailer can be a process. That’s why we’ve put together this step-by-step guide on how to hitch a 5th wheel trailer on your Ram truck. (more…)
2019 Ram Super Bowl Commercials, Twitter Campaign
Instead of purchasing air time during the 2019 Super Bowl, Ram Truck Brand released four pre-Super Bowl commercials online in preparation for the big Sunday game. Ram titled their early-release commercials “Big Game Blitz” and shared the videos on their social media platforms. Despite lacking air time during the game, Ram was still able to score viewers’ attention and promote their best-in-class towing trucks through their social media accounts. Continue reading to learn more about the 2019 Ram Super Bowl commercials and online Twitter campaign.
Commercial shoppers in the market for a full-size van need generous interior space, plenty of payload capacity, and unique features that can streamline and improve fleet use. The Ram ProMaster Cargo Van has long been able to offer these advantages, and now this full-size cargo van is even better. On the visual side, the ProMaster will now have a bold “RAM” branded grille that creates consistency with grille designs available on Ram trucks. On the practical side, 2019 Ram ProMaster payload and towing capabilities have both increased for the new model year. (more…)
One of the biggest surprises that came out with the big reveal of the 2019 Ram 1500 at the North America International Auto Show today was the news that both the 3.6-liter V-6 and the 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 on the all-new Ram 1500 would come standard with eTorque light electrification, which allows them to deliver more torque and better fuel efficiency for the new model year. Check out 2019 Ram 1500 engine options and specs below, and learn a little more about eTorque. (more…)
Drivers looking for a hard-working vehicle in the Twin Cities area may be interested in a Ram truck or van. Each one is designed for different workloads, payloads, and towing demands. Which Ram vehicle meets your towing and payload needs? Compare light-duty, heavy-duty, chassis cab, and full-size and compact van options below. (more…)
When you need to tow major cargo with a personal pickup, you may not be able to use a traditional receiver hitch. Instead, you may want to use a fifth-wheel or gooseneck hitch. Both of these trailering options allow drivers to attach a large trailer more centrally on a pickup so that it can handle larger loads. In this blog post we are going to look at fifth-wheel vs gooseneck towing hitches to see which one might be the best option for the driver with serious cargo. (more…)
How do I attach a trailer to my Ram truck?
Whether you want to go on a summer adventure with a small trailer for extra equipment and cargo, or have serious towing needs, it’s important to properly attach the trailer to your truck. With everything secured and the taillights and brakes properly hooked up, you can be on the road with good peace of mind. If you have ever asked “How do I attach a trailer to my Ram truck?” we wanted to compile a couple practical videos from Ram to help you. Whether you are using conventional towing (with the rear receiver hitch that is available on many vehicles, even ones that aren’t trucks) or fifth-wheel towing for serious loads, we have convenient step-by-step videos below. (more…)