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11-11-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Wicked ace

Bingo!!!! Give the guy a Kewpie doll!

Bingo!!!! Give the guy a Kewpie doll!
11-11-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By Ricktwuhk

Pretty offensive to use the term "Nazis" in any...

Pretty offensive to use the term "Nazis" in any context on this forum.

Great discussion for 1/2 dozen people to have on a truck forum. However, if you think anything is going to drive the average...
11-11-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By jeffinthebag

It's simple, what ever that registration says in...

It's simple, what ever that registration says in NJ is the final word. If you rebuild a total wreck and beef it up. It's still going to be the same same as before on the registration.
11-11-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By Wicked ace

Wow...a drama queen, talk about estrogen. Said...

Wow...a drama queen, talk about estrogen. Said person does have the ability to take the truck and have it re certified per the regs and guidelines of the appropriate agency, thereby being in...
11-06-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,944
Posted By old_programmer

The weight of the tires does affect payload...

The weight of the tires does affect payload capacity. Payload is the difference between the gross vehicle weight rating and curb weight of the vehicle. If the replacement tires weigh a 100 lbs more...
11-01-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,024
Posted By Ricktwuhk

What Ford states is meaningless. 1,790 minus...

What Ford states is meaningless.

1,790 minus 100 wdh minus 600 pounds for 4 passengers = 1,090. 1,090 / .13 = 8,385 max loaded trailer. Just one example.
10-31-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,024
Posted By bisjoe

I use tow mode when pulling our trailer of about...

I use tow mode when pulling our trailer of about that weight, but have the 5.0, and get 10-11 mpg, although last trip I got nearly 12, but that was without hills and light traffic. I would expect...
10-23-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,586
Posted By Ricktwuhk

Bending the trailer frame, knowingly putting it...

Bending the trailer frame, knowingly putting it and your truck over capacity. Hopefully you'll get caught by the authorities before you kill someone.
10-08-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,677
Posted By Steve83

A pickup is the worst thing he's had for towing?...

A pickup is the worst thing he's had for towing? :icon_rolleyes: I guess he never had a tricycle or skateboard. :cry: No wonder he's so grumpy!
09-20-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,617
Posted By mtber

That made my smile. 3000rpm and above, the 5.0 is...

That made my smile. 3000rpm and above, the 5.0 is awesome, power and sound! I did a lot of single lane back roads this summer with my TT. Grade or not, I wasn't the one holding traffic! That's why I...
09-18-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,711
Posted By acdii

I am a professional truck driver (was), and have...

I am a professional truck driver (was), and have seen my fair share of stupid on the highway, much of which is caused by either excessive speeding, improper loading, unsecured loads, and basic...
09-11-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,126
Posted By Martian

/thread

/thread
09-06-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,246
Posted By acdii

Regardless of what the hitch is rated at, you are...

Regardless of what the hitch is rated at, you are still limited to the payload.
08-26-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By redneck wrencher

:pics:

:pics:
08-23-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By Gene K

More tongue never hurts as long as the truck is...

More tongue never hurts as long as the truck is capable.
08-18-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,405
Posted By mrbudman24

Thank you for all of the comments and...

Thank you for all of the comments and suggestions. My wife thinks I am crazy for, as she calls it "overthinking this" but as I explained to her last night I am not at all concerned about if the...
07-26-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,495
Posted By BlackBoost

Regular (87) and always regular, towing or not. ...

Regular (87) and always regular, towing or not. 5k TT 7.5k boat.
No issues, and never saw a difference with premium over the last 3.5 years, so regular it is.
07-21-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By chimmike

8400lbs dry or loaded? Please feel free to...

8400lbs dry or loaded?

Please feel free to read through any of the 40 threads on this opening page to learn how to figure out your specific capacity (as it's pretty much broken down in every...
07-21-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Jeff1024

According to the Ford towing guide max towing /w...

According to the Ford towing guide max towing /w that configuration would be 10,700 https://www.ford.com/resources/ford/general/pdf/towingguides/17RV&TT_Ford_F150_Sep7.pdf...
07-15-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By chimmike

yeah, this isn't an answer you should seek...

yeah, this isn't an answer you should seek opinions to bolster, this is an answer that is given by your payload rating. If it's not enough, you can't do it.
07-14-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By Ricktwuhk

You're not changing payload no matter what you do.

You're not changing payload no matter what you do.
07-11-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,485
Posted By BlackBoost

It will do it, but maybe not very well. If it...

It will do it, but maybe not very well. If it were me in your shoes, I would do a change for the F250 simply because I'd rather not be pushing anywhere near to the truck's limits. But that's my...
06-13-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,701
Posted By Gladehound

I will just add that tongue weight on travel...

I will just add that tongue weight on travel trailers can increase rapidly as you add batteries, propane tanks, cargo. The tongue + hitch weigh + cargo and people in the truck will limit your trailer...
06-10-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 31,634
Posted By MagneticScrew

I have never been out west to the big mountains. ...

I have never been out west to the big mountains. We mainly travel for work and theres nothing out west for us in our industry.
Been thru TN mountains twice. Once was with my Scab XL 5.0...
06-08-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By Gladehound

Don't do that method of towing instruction

Please watch this instructional video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RvzVCU1wIo

1. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RvzVCU1wIo1.) Don't drive a sway prone combination on the highway
2....
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