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Old 07-12-2013, 11:12 PM
Outdoorsman2012 Outdoorsman2012 is offline
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Oh yeah I understand you. I'm really not one to be throwing stones either as I'm two hundred pounds over gvwr of my truck by I'm within every other metric(that's with full tank of gas). But within the others which too me are much more important like axle ratings and and hitch rating. The new eco boost has a gvwr of 7650 but combined axle ratings of 7800lbs. Our trucks also have a combined axle rating of 7800lbs but gvwr of 6700-6800 depending on crew. That where I think ford is pushing the limits. I just don't see how you can get that close to maxing out both front And rear axle limits. That almost 1000lbs more. I know there's a lot that goes into it and its not just axles.
I really likes the way the truck handles the weight of my trailer but I do have e range tires which help stability and also 3.92 axle.

I've pulled some hills and have so far been really impressed by the power of the he I but another 4000lbs would scare me. I have installed a oil cooler as I was seeing oil temps in the 230s. Every other temp was great but would probably be a lot different with that trailer.
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