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Posted: 01/11/20 07:29am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

4x4ord wrote:

My short box crew cab has an unladen rear axle weight of 3470 lbs with only the driver in the cab. The rear spring rating is 7230 on short and long box trucks (2017 to 2020) so a pin weight of about 3800 lbs is about the limit of the rear axle.
Front axle rating rating is 5600 and my unloaded truck is at 4750 lbs (including driver and fuel)

So with a 3700 lb pin plus driver and passenger my truck would be very close to 12070 lbs with the rear axle loaded to its rated maximum weight. I suppose a lighter pin and more passengers would get a little closer to a 12,400 gvw.


I am sure you are including the 5th wheel hitch and other things in the bed in the 3800 pin weight number, right?

My rear axle was 3760 ready to tow and the truck was at 8900.


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Posted: 01/11/20 08:52am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

^^^^ The 3470 unladen rear axle weight includes the fifth wheel hitch.


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As much as I like my Chevy I'd probably have to get a new F-250 7.3L in a regular cab 4X4.

I'll never own a Ram and Ford's 7.3L with their 10-speed trans is the King of Gas.

Max payload - 7850 lbs
Max GVW - 14,000 lbs

* This post was edited 01/11/20 09:51am by specta *


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specta wrote:

As much as I like my Chevy I'd probably have to get a new F-250 7.3L in a regular cab 4X4.

I'll never own a Ram and Ford's 7.3L with their 10-speed trans is the King of Gas.

Max payload - 7850 lbs
Max GVW - 14,000 lbs

Actually the Ford site is a bit deceiving . That payload number is maximum for the F450 conventional Pickup bed, Diesel. The Cab Chassis then gets a 12,000lb rating

Forget the above comment but the Ford site is confusing
"If hauling loads in the bed is more your business, max payload for the Ford is available on the F-350 with the standard 6.2-liter engine; so configured, its payload capacity comes in at a class-leading 7,850 pounds.Sep 26, 2019"

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specta wrote:

As much as I like my Chevy I'd probably have to get a new F-250 7.3L in a regular cab 4X4.

I'll never own a Ram and Ford's 7.3L with their 10-speed trans is the King of Gas.

Max payload - 7850 lbs
Max GVW - 14,000 lbs


I once said I'd never own a Ram too; bought the truck in my sig 6 years ago and am a very happy camper.

That said, we love our 2001 GMC Yukon too! [emoticon]


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Posted: 01/11/20 01:56pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

RobertRyan wrote:


Actually the Ford site is a bit deceiving . That payload number is maximum for the F450 conventional Pickup bed, Diesel. The Cab Chassis then gets a 12,000lb rating

Forget the above comment but the Ford site is confusing
"If hauling loads in the bed is more your business, max payload for the Ford is available on the F-350 with the standard 6.2-liter engine; so configured, its payload capacity comes in at a class-leading 7,850 pounds.Sep 26, 2019"


I'd settle for less payload and take the 7.3 over the 6.2.

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blofgren wrote:


I once said I'd never own a Ram too; bought the truck in my sig 6 years ago and am a very happy camper.

That said, we love our 2001 GMC Yukon too! [emoticon]


I can promise you that I will never own a Ram or any other Chrysler product.

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This past Friday I drove a F350 single rear wheel, 7.3 L , 373 gears with the new 10 speed , it is absolutely amazing how quiet it was in the truck the transmission shifted fine, most of the time during my test drive it was in ninth gear, I got the truck out on the interstate and ran it at 70 miles an hour in tenth gear and the engine was turning about 1600 RPM, I’ll pushed down on the skinny pedal and the transmission dropped about five gears and rpm jumped up to about 4500 to 5000, After that test drive I am seriously considering the 7.3 , , I drove about 20 miles and the truck was getting 13.1 miles per gallon and was climbing when I returned to the dealer

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I went and looked at the 2020 Super Duty's a couple of weeks ago. I've been talking to myself to resist the urge to go back to look at a two tone King Ranch I saw when driving by.


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FishOnOne wrote:

I went and looked at the 2020 Super Duty's a couple of weeks ago. I've been talking to myself to resist the urge to go back to look at a two tone King Ranch I saw when driving by.


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