Originally Posted by chuckster57
DRW vs. SRW depends on GVWR of the TV. If a single rear wheel has the axle/weight capacity to carry the cargo, people, fuel and pin weight, then by all means get a single rear wheel truck.
If not then a DRW is needed, simple as that.
Well a DRW will future proof you if you decide to get a larger 5er in the future. DW and I full time and our 2016 Ram 3500 DRW CC LB is our only vehicle, will it fit in spaces like a Smart Car, heck no, but I can got through many drive troughs, parking garages and parking lots. Towing with a DRW is more stable. It has been said you can never have too much truck, that is mostly true.
Our 5er is just under 13,000#, we tow in the past with a 2001 Ram 2500, towed fine, felt stable, well no comparison to the new rig.
It would be nice to know what size 5er you are looking at.
Russ & Paula and Belle the Beagle.
2016 Ram Laramie 3500 DRW 14,000# GVWR (New TV)
2005 Copper Canyon 293 FWSLS 32’ GVWR 12,360
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