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Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 06-19-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,628
Posted By ccoles
I have pretty much have the exact specs as you...

I have pretty much have the exact specs as you except in XTR and I added firestone ride rite air bags. Family of four plus 100 pound dog in the cab. I tow a 30 tt tounge to bumper weighing 7700 lbs...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 05-12-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,410
Posted By ccoles
Nice setup!!!

Nice setup!!!
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 05-12-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,523
Posted By ccoles
Woah!!! $325 installed here at my dealer. Great...

Woah!!! $325 installed here at my dealer. Great controller. Easy to use and the App is great.
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 05-09-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4,583
Views: 1,676,158
Posted By ccoles
don't mean to be an ass....but I would rather see...

don't mean to be an ass....but I would rather see trailers being towed pics...
rv.net has more than enough info on the trailers themselves.
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 05-08-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By ccoles
I use to use a Tekonsha on my 08 f150...wasn't...

I use to use a Tekonsha on my 08 f150...wasn't impressed with it. My '13 has the OEM, Love it, very smooth. I set my at 6.5 towing 7500 lbs.
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 05-07-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4,583
Views: 1,676,158
Posted By ccoles
...and lots of firewood cut!!!

...and lots of firewood cut!!!
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 05-07-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4,583
Views: 1,676,158
Posted By ccoles
Took out the TT today. Its a Salem 27Tbud 7500...

Took out the TT today. Its a Salem 27Tbud 7500 loaded. Yes that lake in the background is still frozen. We're die hard here in Newfoundland
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 05-03-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 161,170
Posted By ccoles
I had the small shudder @ 10 km/h at day one from...

I had the small shudder @ 10 km/h at day one from the dealer, my fathers 2011 same thing. Just though it was normal with the tourque and all that bs. So purchased a big ass TT and the back end of...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 04-30-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 161,170
Posted By ccoles
2013 screw 4x4 5.0 157 wb....same shudder problem...

2013 screw 4x4 5.0 157 wb....same shudder problem 1st gear start from stop. Insalled the Firestone Ride Rite 2525 air bags with 10 psi. problem gone.
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 04-30-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,583
Views: 1,676,158
Posted By ccoles
[QUOTE=rweber;3463507]I have a 2012 27 DSRL Jaco...

[QUOTE=rweber;3463507]I have a 2012 27 DSRL Jaco 7500lbs fully loaded. The 2013XLT pulls great, just need to lock out 6th gear to prevent searching. The Reese strait line with sway control helps...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 04-30-2014, 09:58 AM
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Views: 1,676,158
Posted By ccoles
I have a 2013 screw 4x4 xtr 5.0 with 3.55 tow...

I have a 2013 screw 4x4 xtr 5.0 with 3.55 tow package. I pull a 2014 Salem 27Dbud (6049 dry 7777 GVWR). The trailer ranges from 7000 to 7500 lbs loaded, depending on who and where we go. Payload on...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 03-28-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4,583
Views: 1,676,158
Posted By ccoles
How did the 5.0 Handle the load?

How did the 5.0 Handle the load?
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 03-26-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4,583
Views: 1,676,158
Posted By ccoles
Popup with a RAPTOR now that I would have to...

Popup with a RAPTOR now that I would have to see....LOL....Go get a 27 footer light weight, weight distribution hitch and and enjoy the camping season!!!! Don't mind the payload police...hook up and...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 03-26-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,758
Views: 734,351
Posted By ccoles
Best Moose burgers ever!!!!!

Best Moose burgers ever!!!!!
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 03-22-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,902
Posted By ccoles
Thought this was an F150 forum..... ...

Thought this was an F150 forum.....


Anyway, spoke with a local tech here at my ford dealer. His exact words were "the 355 gets better fuel mileage and that's it".
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 03-22-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,902
Posted By ccoles
haha...I would have to agree with that. Like I...

haha...I would have to agree with that. Like I said I find it hard to believe that with these two gear sets that the gcwr and max tow capacity are that far off from each other. Really Seems out to...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 03-22-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,781
Posted By ccoles
I'm not worried about the trucks ability to tow...

I'm not worried about the trucks ability to tow the trailer. It can and then some...I just think ford has under rated the towing ability on their towing chart. For legal reasons or warranty reasons...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 03-21-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,781
Posted By ccoles
I thought a WDH transferred weight to the rear...

I thought a WDH transferred weight to the rear axle of the trailer, thus elevating some weight off the hitch weight.
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 03-21-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,902
Posted By ccoles
355 vs 373 Towing

I have a '13 screw xtr 4x4 5.0 v8 3.55 locking rear with 157Wb.


I was looking at the towing guide and the 3.55 max capacity is 7500 with gcwr at 13500.


the 3.73 tops out at 9100 tow and...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 03-20-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,781
Posted By ccoles
So, we found a TT 28 feet. Dry 5396 Loaded...

So, we found a TT 28 feet.
Dry 5396
Loaded capacity 2150
Hitch 695.


I'll leave the wife and kids home and take the fly fishing rod instead. Should be good with the payload then...lol
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 03-20-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,781
Posted By ccoles
we'll continue to shop...thanks for the info.

we'll continue to shop...thanks for the info.
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 03-20-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,781
Posted By ccoles
WDH make a difference?

WDH make a difference?
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 03-20-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,781
Posted By ccoles
Towable????

So purchased a new truck, after the fact, wife "insists" we start camping again....
So, here's what I have:


2013 F150 Screw 4x4 5.0 v8 157 wb
tow package (regular not max)
brake controller...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 02-24-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By ccoles
Fuel Pump Drive Module. Drop your spare tire, it...

Fuel Pump Drive Module. Drop your spare tire, it is mounted there on a crossmember.
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