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Whats the difference 3500/2500?

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Old 12-22-2011, 06:53 PM
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Default Whats the difference 3500/2500?

I have a 2006 3500 6 speed 4x4 Megacab loaded Laramie. I have found exactly the same truck in a 2500 with an auto. I need another truck and am not looking to replace my one ton. What is the difference between these trucks? Thanks
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Old 12-22-2011, 07:17 PM
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assuming there both SRW, the only difference is two extra leafs in the rear of the 3500, and sometimes clearence lights, thats about it
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Old 12-22-2011, 07:21 PM
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I wish I had found a 6spd.

Love the laramie though!

2006 - RAM 3500 Megacab Laramie - 5.9 CTD - K&N CAI - LightForce Driving Lights - KC LED Driving Lights - ReTrax Bed Cover - Inferno Red - Compustar Remote Start - Nasta Stainless Step Bars

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Old 12-22-2011, 10:47 PM
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3500 has overload springs and a higher Gross vehicle weight.
98 12-valve QCSB 2wd
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Old 12-25-2011, 07:38 PM
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in recent years im sure the rear springs is the only difference. well and the higher price tag. i think this rule of thumb goes for dodge and ford. years ago there was more difference like axles, springs and tcase.
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