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Old 09-24-2020, 06:55 AM   #1
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I have the opportunity to purchase a RAM MegaCab. This will be my first MegaCab. I will be towing a 3661RL. Bed size and the closeness of the 5ver to the cab is a concern. What concerns if any am I missing?
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Old 09-24-2020, 07:03 AM   #2
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The mega cab is basically a long bed so turning radius is poor. With the right hitch, cab clearance can be a non issue. My B&W with the puck mount adjusts forward and rearward and at it's current setting I have no clearance issues.
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Old 09-24-2020, 07:17 AM   #3
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Is the Sheep a 2500 or 3500? That 3661 is definitely in 3500 territory & bordering on dually territory. If it’s a diesel, you’ll be pushing it on payload & rear axle capacity for a SRW 3500. And yes, you will have to be careful on hitch selection and placement to avoid removing your rear window the hard way.
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Thank you for the replies. I appreciate the info.
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Old 09-24-2020, 08:57 AM   #6
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Until we bought the 2017 we towed with a SRW Mega cab and loved it. Plenty of room in the back for our three cats in their playpen. The 2017 had too much pin weight for a SRW so we had to buy the new one that's a dually. We have always had a Pullrite slider so we don't have to worry about that. We wouldn't travel without a Mega Cab.
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Old 09-25-2020, 06:26 AM   #7
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Hi,

I run a 3500 Mega Cab SRW Limited (Heavy Extras, Less Payload) and a Montana HC 305RL.
The setup is as well with the B&W Hitch but the Turnover Ball setup.
Its also set as far back as possible and I have no clearing issues with the cab.
But I always watch it as it seems sooo close from the driver seat, but it always clears though.

Only issue with the Mega Cab I think is the Payload for SRW's.
If you want to stay inside the legal limits and of your standard tires you have to watch how and where you load.
I have 2 adults, 1 Golden Retriever, a 3500w Generator, DEF, Gas in the truck.

Attached is the Scale result loaded up for a 3 week cross country trip.

BUT I LOVE the Mega Cab. Its the best Dog Taxi ever

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