1997 Dodge Ram 1500 4WD

VIN: 3B7HF13Y7VG753830 StockNo: 2638601
  • Engine V8 5.2 Liter
  • Drivetrain 4WD
  • Transmission Automatic
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  • Air Conditioning
  • A/C
  • Audio
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Cassette
  • Convenience
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel
  • Cruise Control
  • Intermittent Wipers
  • Power Outlet
  • Locks
  • Power Door Locks
  • Window
  • Power Windows


  • Brakes
  • ABS
  • Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
  • Steering
  • Power Steering
  • Trailering
  • Tow Hitch
  • Wheels
  • Steel Wheels


  • Pickup Box
  • Bed Liner
  • Running Boards
  • Running Boards/Side Steps
  • Tire - Spare
  • Conventional Spare Tire


  • Drivetrain
  • Four Wheel Drive
  • Engine
  • 8 Cylinder Engine
  • Fuel
  • Gasoline Fuel
  • Transmission
  • A/T


  • Air Bag - Frontal
  • Driver Air Bag


  • Seats
  • Split Bench Seat



  • Aerodynamic halogen headlamps
  • Premium paint w/clear coat finish
  • Bright grille
  • Cargo light integral w/stop lamp
  • Removable tailgate w/caliper latches, color-keyed "Dodge" decal
  • Dual black manual 6" X 9" exterior mirrors
  • Tinted glass windows
  • Deluxe 2-speed intermittent windshield wipers
  • Corrosion resistant zinc-coated galvanized steel w/anti-chip coating
  • Bright front/rear bumpers w/step pads


  • Day/night rearview mirror
  • Dual-opening retractable cup holder
  • Cigar lighter w/pwr outlet
  • Color-keyed full length door trim panels w/armrests
  • Carpeted floor covering
  • Black 2-spoke steering wheel
  • Voltmeter, trip odometer, oil pressure/engine temp gauges
  • Fasten seat belts/key-in-ignition/headlamps-on warning chimes
  • Hood release in cab
  • Color-keyed instrument panel w/ash receiver & non-locking glove box
  • Dash/plenum insulation liners
  • Dual color-keyed vinyl sun visors w/center supports


  • Electronic ignition system
  • HD front/rear shock absorbers
  • Solid rear axle w/longitudinal leaf springs
  • Solid front axle w/link-coil suspension
  • 6400# GVWR (3850 front/3600 rear), springs (3850 front/3600 rear), axles (3850 front/3900 rear)
  • 6.5' pickup box-inc: dual wall construction, one-piece high strength steel floor, 2-tier loading capability, bulkhead dividing provision, tie down loops
  • 117-amp alternator
  • 600-amp maintenance-free battery
  • Four wheel drive
  • Front stabilizer bar
  • NV231 2-speed transfer case w/front shift-on-the-fly auto hubs
  • Stainless steel exhaust system
  • 3.55 axle ratio
  • Conventional spare tire w/underslung winch spare tire carrier
  • (5) 16" x 7" steel wheels
  • (4) bright trim rings/hub center
  • Pwr steering
  • Pwr front disc/rear drum brakes
  • Exhaust emission control system
  • Bottle-type axle jack
  • 5.2L (318) MPI V8 engine
  • 26 gallon fuel tank



  • Single note electric horn
  • Side-guard door beams
  • Color-keyed unibelt restraint system w/front/rear center lap belts, rear shoulder harness
  • Driver air bag


Brake Type Power 
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes 
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.6 x 1.26 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes 
Rear Drum Diam x Width 11.0 x 2.0 in
Frame Type Ladder 
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 26.0 gal
Fuel Tank Location Inboard Frame Rails 
Steering Type Power 
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 45.2 ft
Suspension Type - Front Link-Coil 
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Spring 
Spring Capacity - Front 3850 lbs
Spring Capacity - Rear 3600 lbs
Axle Type - Front Hypoid 
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating 
Axle Capacity - Front 3850 lbs
Axle Capacity - Rear 3900 lbs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front 31.8 mm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear 31.8 mm
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 5000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 500 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 10,000 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 700 lbs
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front 3850 lbs
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear 3600 lbs
Curb Weight - Front 2830 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear 1885 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap 6400 lbs
Front Wheel Size 16 x 7.0 in
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 7.0 in
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 7.0 in
Spare Wheel Material Steel 


Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Length @ Floor 77.5 in
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear 60.4 in
Cargo Box Width @ Floor 64.2 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings 50.0 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height 19.4 in
Tailgate Width 60.4 in
Cargo Volume 55.5 ft³
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume 48.5 ft³
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase 138.7 in
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper 220.1 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 79.3 in
Height, Overall 74.6 in
Overhang, Front 37.9 in
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper 43.5 in
Front Bumper to Back of Cab 136.9 in
Cab to Axle 39.7 in
Cab to End of Frame 79.7 in
Ground to Top of Load Floor 33.9 in
Ground Clearance, Front 8.5 in
Ground Clearance, Rear 7.7 in
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
Front Head Room 40.2 in
Front Leg Room 41.0 in
Front Shoulder Room 66.0 in
Front Hip Room 65.6 in
Second Head Room 39.4 in
Second Leg Room 31.6 in
Second Shoulder Room 67.7 in
Second Hip Room 66.8 in


Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity 20.0 qts
Engine Order Code ELF 
Engine Type Gas V8 
Displacement 5.2L/318 
Fuel System MPI 
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 4400 
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 300 @ 3200 
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 13 MPG
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive 
Transfer Case Model NV231 
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.72 


Vehicle Name Dodge Ram 1500 
Body Style Club Cab 6.5' 
Body Code 139" WB 


Country of Origin Mexico Dodge Truck  
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