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06-09-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,803
Posted By Sweetlou

My trailer gross is 7850. Itís been...

My trailer gross is 7850.

Itís been discussed on here to death... the max tow package is sorta misleading. It gives you the bits to PULL a big olí trailer but doesnít help you one bit to CARRY...
05-30-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,129
Posted By Sweetlou

I dunno how the hell you guys are getting good...

I dunno how the hell you guys are getting good mileage towing... just towed my 7800lb GWVR 33ft camper with my 2018 3.5EB HDPP and averaged 9... and that was on premium! Speeds were mostly 65-70mph....
05-20-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 73,372
Posted By Sweetlou

Same. Ecoboost has 99% of benefit of a diesel....

Same. Ecoboost has 99% of benefit of a diesel. Only caveat bring MPG while towing. Otherwise, it pulls exactly like one.
05-09-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By Sweetlou

Do you want to haul 2000lb? Or tow 2000lb? Big...

Do you want to haul 2000lb? Or tow 2000lb? Big difference.

If you want to tow 2000lb, a Honda Civic can do that

if you want to haul 2000, I donít believe there is a 2.7 available with more...
05-05-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 73,372
Posted By Sweetlou

Ah. Didnít see any Canadian reference but that...

Ah. Didnít see any Canadian reference but that makes total sense! Just making sure my ::American:: 2018 HDPP Lariat was still a unicorn!
05-05-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,961
Posted By Sweetlou

Yes, balance them! Mavis is installing my new...

Yes, balance them! Mavis is installing my new Goodyearís for $10 a tire including balance. NO BRAINER!
05-03-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By Sweetlou

I took the 7yr/100k option as well. I plan on...

I took the 7yr/100k option as well. I plan on keeping my trucks at least 7-8 years, hopefully longer, so I took the longest warranty possible.

I think value-wise, the 7/100k powertrain warranty...
05-01-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By Sweetlou

My 2016 was lemon law for its frozen door...

My 2016 was lemon law for its frozen door handles. My only advice: RUN.
04-26-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,961
Posted By Sweetlou

I purchased the Grand Ride tires off amazon. They...

I purchased the Grand Ride tires off amazon. They match the Goodyear spec (except speed rating, they are only rated to 75 which is fast enough for me) and actually exceed Goodyearís weight rating so...
04-25-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,399
Posted By Sweetlou

Keep pushing your issues to the dealer. Call...

Keep pushing your issues to the dealer. Call corporate and file a complaint. They will create a case and refer you to another dealer for a 2nd opinion. Push to either rectify or attempt to lemon law...
04-23-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 33,117
Posted By Sweetlou

They are denying your buy back because you have...

They are denying your buy back because you have not met you states lemon law criteria. Research what that is (usually 30 days out of service). Call back and request again. Prior to your call, call...
04-12-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,385
Posted By Sweetlou

I suggest you change your thread title. At first...

I suggest you change your thread title. At first glance it appears the turbos are causing you problems, not your defective radiator. 5.0 guys will see the title in the forum and then use it again let...
04-05-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,937
Posted By Sweetlou

Canít believe no one has pointed out your 100%...

Canít believe no one has pointed out your 100% incorrect payload prediction! Max payload for the diesel is listed at ~1950lb and itís NOT in a platinum! (stop reading the brochure and start reading...
03-12-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5,242
Views: 2,261,399
Posted By Sweetlou

You have a healthy payload, thanks to 2WD! I...

You have a healthy payload, thanks to 2WD! I think you will be fine with your new trailer BUT you will certainly be pushing your max. Your max trailer weight is 10k based on your GCWR - GVWR.
...
01-20-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 93,035
Posted By Sweetlou

$2500 off MSRP! Nice! That beats my $2000. Makes...

$2500 off MSRP! Nice! That beats my $2000. Makes you feel good when you remember you drove your old truck for free, zero charge for mileage, and now your new truck warranty is that much longer than...
01-10-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 47,421
Posted By Sweetlou

Buy back / replacement. I documented my...

Buy back / replacement. I documented my experience here. Ford took my 16 and I got a special ordered 18. Win, win. Why keep your 18 when you can start over with a 19... for free? If nothing else,...
12-24-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By Sweetlou

Piece of cake for my HDPP. 2333lb payload, 1320lb...

Piece of cake for my HDPP. 2333lb payload, 1320lb hitch, 12500 tow rating.
12-23-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,171
Posted By Sweetlou

Agree on all points. Only benefit to it is...

Agree on all points. Only benefit to it is fitting a larger tire if you are in to that sort of thing (Iím not).

I like my trucks stock. The truck for me is purely fit and function. Any money spent...
12-19-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 93,035
Posted By Sweetlou

Dont you dare pay for those upgrades! When that...

Dont you dare pay for those upgrades! When that new truck is built and arrives on your dealer lot, itís time to play. Call up RAV and tell them to waive $1500 off the MSRP difference because they...
12-18-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,399
Posted By Sweetlou

I strongly suggest calling Ford customer service,...

I strongly suggest calling Ford customer service, creating a claim, and requesting a buy back. I started an entire Lemon law thread documenting my 2016. If Ford approves your buy back, you do not...
12-13-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 93,035
Posted By Sweetlou

I negotiated $2000 off my msrp swap.

I negotiated $2000 off my msrp swap.
12-04-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 29,617
Posted By Sweetlou

$1500 RAV rebate is if you take buyout. If...

$1500 RAV rebate is if you take buyout.

If you order a replacement vehicle that is equipt exactly as your current one itís a wash.

If if you do like me and replacement vehicle is more...
11-27-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 455,581
Posted By Sweetlou

I lemon law my 2016 for frozen latches. Itís a...

I lemon law my 2016 for frozen latches. Itís a very simple process. You either meet your stateís lemon law guideline, or you donít. I did and Ford took care of me.
11-27-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,953
Posted By Sweetlou

Had a 16 3.5 for only 18k miles before I lemon...

Had a 16 3.5 for only 18k miles before I lemon lawed it. Motor was great, rest of the truck headache.

Ford replaced it with an 18 3.5 HDPP. I prefer 2nd gen 3.5 and 10 speed. Smooth, power, love...
11-20-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,432
Posted By Sweetlou

I donít see why that trailer would be a problem....

I donít see why that trailer would be a problem. I tow a 25ft (really ~29ft) and get absolutely zero sway, with a cheap WDH hitch. Youíll be totally fine, just make sure itís set up correctly.
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