Old tow trucks can be purchased on craigslist.org and ebay.com, as well as other car dealerships and private sellers online. It is advisable that caution is taken before purchasing vehicles online.
Popular Ram trucks include the Ram 1500, the Ram 2500 and the Ram 3500, as of 2015. The Dodge brand stopped producing trucks in 2009 when it decided to focus on its performance car and Caravan lines, and its Ram division began focusing on heavy-duty trucks, SUVS and cargo vans.
You can find the towing capacity of a vehicle by using the free towing capacity databases provided by the Online Towing Guide and Camping Life. The information from these sites comes directly from manufacturers at the time of the vehicle's release.
It is possible to increase the towing capacity of a Chevrolet 454 truck engine by upgrading the power output of the engine with tuning and modifications. However, it is important to make sure that the upgraded engine is installed in a truck that is structurally capable of towing the desired load and
The Dodge Brothers Company built its first trucks for use by the U.S. Army during the First World War. Afterward, Dodge Brothers produced mechanical components for vehicles built by the Graham Brothers Company until 1928, and it produced its first half-ton pickup for Chrysler in 1929, after which tr
The towing capacity of a Ford F-250 pickup truck fitted with a 6.7-liter diesel engine is 12,000 pounds for standard cab pickups and 14,000 pounds for crew cab and Super Cab models. Both two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive models are rated for the same towing capacities, as of 2015.
Towing specifications for Ford trucks vary by model. Ford has links to download towing guides for its trucks on its website, Ford.com, as of 2015. Towing guides are available to download for free in PDF format.
Median yearly income for a tow truck driver is about $28,000 in 2015, but earnings range from around $20,000 to $45,000. Earnings include hourly wages, hourly tips, overtime pay, commissions and bonuses. Pay varies according to geographic location and experience.
The tow ratings for the 2013 Chevy Silverado-Sierra 1500 series are 9,100 pounds for the two-wheel drive regular cab standard box with a 5.3-liter V-8 engine and 8,900 pounds for the four-wheel drive regular cab standard bed with the same type of engine. Both vehicles are equipped with a 3.42:1 axle
With a 6.7 liter Cummins turbo diesel engine, the towing capacity of the 2011 Dodge Ram 2500 exceeds 13,000 pounds. This engine generates 350 horsepower and 650 foot-pounds of torque. When outfitted properly, the Dodge Ram 2500 goes above and beyond other trucks of its caliber.