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Old 12-09-2009, 02:34 PM
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Stock my vehicle is claimed to weigh GVW 6999 lbs. My truck is a 2006 xlt F-150 Supercrew 2 wheel drive with tow package and bedliner. Now instead of renewing my truck tag on my birthdady it is now done in December, because it is considered a commercial vehicle. 6999 means my truck is 3.5 tons. I do not see how that is possible. The only thing I can think to do is drive through a DOT weigh station on the side of the road, and then what? Thanks in advance for any responses.
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I think you better weigh it and see I have an 09 FX4 super crew 4x4 that only weighs close to 6000 with a full tank of gas.
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That sounds like too much weight man. I'd get that checked and put that bad boy on a diet!
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4000 and 5400
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I traded my 1995 nissan xe pathfinder in on this f-150 and they gave me $2200.00 on trade in. The weird thing is that blue book was less than a $1000.00 ,but whatever! I can read between the lines. I paid $50.00 to DMV for proof of title to give to dealership on the pathfinder. A few months later I am contacted about retrieving my 95 pathfinder from an impound lot for $$$.

Ohh, by the way. My 2006 2 wheel drive F-150 Screw is claimed to weight 6999 lbs.


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I scaled my truck in prepartion to carry a camper.

front axle = 3390
rear axle = 2470

total weight = 5860

They must be going be GVWR which is your truck's weight and it's maximum payload.

My GVWR is 7200. So if I subract the truck's weight of 5860 I net 1340 of payload which will handle my 1100 camper.

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Yep, subtract your max payload from your GVWR, that is how much your truck weighs.

1/2 ton, 3/4 ton, 1 ton all mean diddly to the actual vehicle weight.
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On the vehicle registration it states GVW:6999 just below that it says weight:6999 Maybe there is an issue with the paper work!
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Most likely someone FUBARd the paperwork. Had a similar issue with my '04 STX up here in NY, almost had to register it as a commercial vehicle because someone put the wrong number in the wrong spot on the registration.

My '04 STX 4X4 weighs a touch over 5600 lbs with driver.
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Just came back from dumping some construction waste and had to weigh in and out.......on the way out scale read 6116 lbs thats including my fat *** and some snow in the box.....probably about 300lbs total.

Larry Lynn,registration weights are maximum allowable in that class of vehicle, above 6999lbs different permits/licenses may be required.
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