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Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« on: October 12, 2016, 02:42:49 PM »
I have an F-250 6.7L Supercrew (Lariat). The sticker on the B pillar indicates a 1980 pound maximum for cargo and passengers. This means that (using the recommended 25% PW percentage) the MOST 5th wheel weight I can handle is 7920 (25% of 7920=1980). 5th wheels with a GVW of 7920 are few and far between.
This seems awfully light !...am I being too conservative?
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2016, 03:52:09 PM »
No you're not being too conservative. A lot of that F-250's payload is eat up by the weight of the 6.7 diesel and all the Lariat options. My 2014 F-250 XLT crew cab, short bed with a 6.2 gasser has 2963# of payload according to the sticker.
The weight of all your passengers and anything else that has been put in or on the truck must also be subtracted from that 1980#. The weight of your hitch must also be subtracted from that 1980# also.
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2016, 03:56:48 PM »
No, you are correct but the pin weight on the truck can be between 20-25% for many fifth wheels which can give you a bit of room. Some truck options, like Supercrew cabs that are taken into account on that label can really eat into the CCC!!! The hitch weight has to be subtracted as well lowering your CCC even more.
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2016, 05:29:12 PM »
You are basically correct.  The F250, and many ¾ ton trucks are great for towing a nice TT, but not a FW.

From your 1980# payload, subtract 340# for you and dear wife, 40# for an Andersen FW hitch (the lightest available) and 100# for misc cargo.  This leaves 1500# for pin wt.  At 20%, that is a 7500# FULLY LOADED (GVWR) FW.

If you want to keep the truck, look at TT.  Using the same numbers, 1500# for a tongue weight, at 12.5% tongue wt (a bit high, but very realistic), you can handle a 12,000#  GVWR TT.  At 10% tongue wt, you can handle 15,000# GVWR.

I did not adjust for the heavier hitch, but you see the huge difference.

The difference is real in the different spring package on the F350.  My F350 SRW Lariat (see sig) has a CCC of 3543#
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2016, 07:56:43 PM »
Thank you all for your feedback. I'll go weigh my truck this weekend and see how close the sticker weights are.
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2016, 04:11:06 AM »
Hello,

Thank you all for your feedback. I'll go weigh my truck this weekend and see how close the sticker weights are.

Can you tell what year is your F250, and whether it's 4x2 or 4WD?

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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2016, 08:18:23 AM »
Hi,
It's a 2016 4x4.
Ford documentation (ie on-line brochure) states that a diesel, 4X4, Super Crew, has a curb weight of about 7200 pounds. If I subtract that from the 9900 pound GVW then I should have a cargo/passenger capacity of about 2700 pounds which would be ample for a smaller fifth wheel. The sticker on the B pillar tells me I have a passenger/cargo capacity of about 1980 pounds. The options on the truck include AC and sunroof which I know will detract from the cargo capacity.
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2016, 08:29:32 AM »
The brochure weights are just a generalization. The sticker on the pillar is gospel for your particular truck.
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #8 on: October 13, 2016, 02:39:24 PM »
Could all those who own a Fox Mountain 235RLS let me know what you're towing it with, the actual cargo/passenger capacity of your tow vehicle and any info on how well your vehicle tows it? If you have a measured pin weight % it would also help me out.
I'm looking to buy one and my truck is a F-250 with a low cargo rating of only 1990 pounds so I'm looking for a small lightweight fifth wheel.
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2016, 04:01:33 PM »
The "sticker police" are going to criticize me for saying this, but for many 3/4 ton trucks, the payload limit on the sticker is artificially limited based on a 10K pound gross vehicle weight capacity.  If you look at the front and rear axle capacities, your truck's towing capacity may be higher than what the payload sticker says.  For example, I also have an F250 6.7L.  Based on the sticker, I have 2K pounds of payload; if I go by the axle capacities on the sticker and subtract the actual weight of my truck on the front and rear axles, I have 3K pounds of capacity on my rear axle.

Now, I'm not going to load the back of my truck up with 3K pounds, but I think it's good to understand how the payload capacities are calculated.  In my case, I'm not going to sweat it if I go over my rated payload by a few pounds.

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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #10 on: October 13, 2016, 05:59:29 PM »
The "sticker police" are going to criticize me for saying this, but for many 3/4 ton trucks, the payload limit on the sticker is artificially limited based on a 10K pound gross vehicle weight capacity.  If you look at the front and rear axle capacities, your truck's towing capacity may be higher than what the payload sticker says.  For example, I also have an F250 6.7L.  Based on the sticker, I have 2K pounds of payload; if I go by the axle capacities on the sticker and subtract the actual weight of my truck on the front and rear axles, I have 3K pounds of capacity on my rear axle.

Now, I'm not going to load the back of my truck up with 3K pounds, but I think it's good to understand how the payload capacities are calculated.  In my case, I'm not going to sweat it if I go over my rated payload by a few pounds.
I'll let you off with a warning this time, but do not do it again!!  ;D

Russ, for reference, my '13 F350  has a "chart payload" (XL, no options) of 3990#.  My Lariat SuperCab, no sunroof, has a yellow sticker of 3453#.  That's almost 550# of options.  The bigger cab alone may account for another 200#.  Please let us know the actual weight / payload!
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #11 on: October 13, 2016, 06:47:41 PM »
I just responded on the "fifth wheel towing" thread how to calculate the towing capacity of your truck.  It should answer this.  I see you have posted there, too!

If this is not clear, please ask again.  I want you to have the information you need.
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #12 on: October 15, 2016, 01:54:50 PM »
OK I've just weighed my F-250 with full fuel and no cargo or passengers (curb weight)
4718 Front Wheels
3086 Rear Wheels
7804 TOTAL (curb weight)

at a GVWR of 9900 that leaves me 9900-7804=2096 for cargo/passengers/pin weight
my rear axle RGAWR = 6100 so I have (6100-3086) 3014 of extra capacity for the rear axle so this is certainly not the limiting factor.

My wife and I weigh a total of 320, I'll assume a 150 for a hitch
2096-320-150 = 1626 maximum allowable pin weight
1626*5 (20% pin wt) = 8130 (maximum loaded 5th wheel weight)

A dry Fox Mountain weighs (according to some on this site) 7500 pounds
This means I can load no more than 8130-7500 = 630 pounds of water, propane, batteries, food etc etc etc with nothing added to the truck bed....not enough if my calculations are correct.
It's just my wife and I and we are minimalists but this seems unrealistic.
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Any fifth wheels out there that are lighter (that aren't made of cardboard?)
My reason for not wanting a TT is fear of trailer sway. Can anyone alleviate my fear?







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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #13 on: October 15, 2016, 02:40:39 PM »

My reason for not wanting a TT is fear of trailer sway. Can anyone alleviate my fear?

Yes.

Sway is usually caused by one of a handful of issues;

1.  Trailer loaded heavily in the rear.
2.  Weight distributing hitch and sway control missing or improperly set up.
3.  Heavy winds.
4.  Not enough truck to tow the given trailer.
5.  Excessive speed.

Your F250 should be able (properly set up) to tow any conventional RV trailer made today...and do it safely.  I pull a 30' long "ultra lite" which is a portly 7800 lbs gross....I do it with a 2014 Ram 2500 Crew Cab Cummins.....and I have ZERO sway.  The truck manhandles the trailer.  And I still have full use of my truck bed to haul bikes, firewood, gear, or anything else....and still be well under my payload rating. 

You already own the truck.....your options are a small(er) fifth wheel, or a large conventional (ie "bumper pull") trailer. 
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #14 on: October 15, 2016, 03:20:52 PM »
I pull close to 9600#, 34 1/2' hitch to bumper. I don't have any sway issues either. (Unless the wind is gusting crossways at 35+ mph)
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #15 on: October 15, 2016, 03:32:20 PM »
I pull close to 9600#, 34 1/2' hitch to bumper. I don't have any sway issues either. (Unless the wind is gusting crossways at 35+ mph)

Anything over about 30 sustained, I pull over and wait it out.  But other than that, mine pulls like a dream.  I barely know it's back there. 
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #16 on: October 15, 2016, 04:53:34 PM »
OK I've just weighed my F-250 with full fuel and no cargo or passengers (curb weight)
4718 Front Wheels
3086 Rear Wheels
7804 TOTAL (curb weight)

at a GVWR of 9900 that leaves me 9900-7804=2096 for cargo/passengers/pin weight
my rear axle RGAWR = 6100 so I have (6100-3086) 3014 of extra capacity for the rear axle so this is certainly not the limiting factor.

My wife and I weigh a total of 320, I'll assume a 150 for a hitch
2096-320-150 = 1626 maximum allowable pin weight
1626*5 (20% pin wt) = 8130 (maximum loaded 5th wheel weight)

A dry Fox Mountain weighs (according to some on this site) 7500 pounds
This means I can load no more than 8130-7500 = 630 pounds of water, propane, batteries, food etc etc etc with nothing added to the truck bed....not enough if my calculations are correct.
It's just my wife and I and we are minimalists but this seems unrealistic.
Comments?
Any fifth wheels out there that are lighter (that aren't made of cardboard?)
My reason for not wanting a TT is fear of trailer sway. Can anyone alleviate my fear?
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #17 on: October 15, 2016, 05:59:50 PM »
Russ,

Thanks for the weights.  Your analysis and conclusions are correct.

Granted, I'm biased, but you have a great truck.  Can you rent a TT and see how you like it?  As others have said, most problems are caused by too small of a truck, (NOT in your case), improper loading / tail heavy, (you control this), Improper WD hitch setup, (you control), driving too fast, (you control), or wind.  Give the TT a try!
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #18 on: October 15, 2016, 06:46:20 PM »
Thank you...
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #19 on: October 15, 2016, 09:45:01 PM »

A dry Fox Mountain weighs (according to some on this site) 7500 pounds
This means I can load no more than 8130-7500 = 630 pounds of water, propane, batteries, food etc etc etc with nothing added to the truck bed....not enough if my calculations are correct.
It's just my wife and I and we are minimalists but this seems unrealistic.
Comments?


Depends on the manufacturer's definition of "dry".  Dry weight may not even include the A/C, battery, awning, spare tire, or any other factory options on the trailer.  It's up to the maker of the trailer how they define dry.  The ideal scenario is to load up the trailer ready to camp and head to a commercial scale to find out what it really weighs.  Since that isn't feasible, use gross weight.  If you can't get away with loading the trailer to gross weight and still be within specs, don't buy it.  Minimalist?  Yeah....we all start that way.  Then just one more thing gets thrown in......next thing you know, you've added 1000 lbs.  Lots of people guestimate what it weighs....then when they finally take it to a scale, they are in disbelief of how heavy it really is.

Full water tank alone may be 300 lbs.  And yes, you'll need water to travel with. 


Any fifth wheels out there that are lighter (that aren't made of cardboard?)


Light means something was compromised to make it lighter.  Cabinets are one thing that gets made thinner.  Frame rails are another.  There is no free ride here.



My reason for not wanting a TT is fear of trailer sway. Can anyone alleviate my fear?

If I didn't do that on post # 13, nothing will.
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #20 on: October 15, 2016, 10:24:58 PM »
All very good information thank you!
One last question...
Why would the GVWR of a vehicle be more restrictive than the front and rear gross axle weight ratings?
It seems odd that I can place 3000 pounds on the rear axle and meet the RGAWR but be 1000 pounds over the trucks GVWR.
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #21 on: October 16, 2016, 01:24:41 AM »
All very good information thank you!
One last question...
Why would the GVWR of a vehicle be more restrictive than the front and rear gross axle weight ratings?
It seems odd that I can place 3000 pounds on the rear axle and meet the RGAWR but be 1000 pounds over the trucks GVWR.

A truck (or any vehicle for that matter) is a grouping of systems, not just axle capacity.  Whatever is the weak point in that grouping will be the limiting factor.  The old "a chain is only as strong as its weakest link" thing. 

There's more to a truck than axle capacity.  There is drivetrain, suspension, steering, cooling, braking, charging, etc.....any of which could be the limiting factor.  To that point, you could pull the rear axle off a new F350 truck with a 4000 lbs payload and 22K lbs of towing capacity and mount it under a 2005 F150.  That doesn't mean your 2005 F150 can now carry 4000 lbs and tow 22K lbs.  The braking, steering, suspension etc is still very light duty.  A Ram 3500 with a Cummins and Aisin will have a much better tow rating than the same truck with a 5.7 gasser and a 68rfe transmission, despite them both having the same axles.

It's good that you're doing your homework before trailer shopping....because the salesman is going to tell you "Your can pull anything on the lot" just to get you to write the check.  He cares about his commission, not your safety.  Believe NOTHING an RV salesperson tells you.

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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #22 on: October 16, 2016, 08:24:00 PM »
Very good information from Frizlefrak.

May I add that IF the front and rear axle load limits EXACTLY equalled the GVWR, you could never reach GVWR without overloading one axle or the other.  You just do not load a truck that way.
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #23 on: October 30, 2016, 05:55:34 PM »
OK I've just weighed my F-250 with full fuel and no cargo or passengers (curb weight)
4718 Front Wheels
3086 Rear Wheels
7804 TOTAL (curb weight)

at a GVWR of 9900 that leaves me 9900-7804=2096 for cargo/passengers/pin weight
my rear axle RGAWR = 6100 so I have (6100-3086) 3014 of extra capacity for the rear axle so this is certainly not the limiting factor.

My wife and I weigh a total of 320, I'll assume a 150 for a hitch
2096-320-150 = 1626 maximum allowable pin weight
1626*5 (20% pin wt) = 8130 (maximum loaded 5th wheel weight)

A dry Fox Mountain weighs (according to some on this site) 7500 pounds
This means I can load no more than 8130-7500 = 630 pounds of water, propane, batteries, food etc etc etc with nothing added to the truck bed....not enough if my calculations are correct.
It's just my wife and I and we are minimalists but this seems unrealistic.
Comments?
Any fifth wheels out there that are lighter (that aren't made of cardboard?)
My reason for not wanting a TT is fear of trailer sway. Can anyone alleviate my fear?

I have your same truck.  I worked for a guy as a kid who builds pools and I still keep in touch.  He tows heavy machinery every day of his life.  He's been through a number of trucks.  As I asked him about my towing capacity, he told me (1) the numbers are all about lawsuits, when you are still being reasonable at least and (2) if you tow heavy, your transmission will be the first to go. 

That's a summary.  He wasn't telling me I could tow whatever I want, but he did say I could tow over 15k if I wanted and be able to stop and go.  I was planning on keeping the GVWR below the 23,500 which means I would be somewhere around 15k fully loaded.  After talking with him, I figured I'm willing to gamble but not too much.  So I've now found a 5th wheel that's sitting around 12,800 loaded.  I've done the math over and over just like you and it simply is not something I can accept.  Just like you, I came up with under 10k that I could tow "safely" when I follow all the calculations.  I plan on using the truck.  If the transmission goes out, hopefully I'll be under warranty as I'll still be within the parameters of the owner's manual.  I just will now have all this other margin of error type stuff baked in. 

Anyway, that's my plan.  Stay within owner's manual and hope for the best!  Didn't buy a diesel to tow get an extra 1000 lbs of towing capacity.  And a DRW was not realistic.  You only live once!! 

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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #24 on: October 30, 2016, 07:46:58 PM »
Thanks for the reply. I'm still looking around, mostly at TTs now. Best of luck with your choice of 5th wheel and we do have VERY nice trucks!  ;D
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #25 on: October 31, 2016, 08:11:51 AM »
 I have a 2013 F250 crew cab swb 6.7 I was pulling a 24' tt  I now have a 2015 32' cougar lite fifthwheel. I love pulling the fifth wheel compared to the tt. I looked at the Fox Mountains when I was looking at new trailers but did not like the weight issue. I know the reason they are heavier is because they are well built. I really don't think you would have an issue with that trailer, but it is what ever you are comfortable with not anyone else. Really to bad you can't pull one before you buy it.
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #26 on: October 31, 2016, 01:03:27 PM »
Just so you know, the F250 and F350 are EXACTLY the same except for the springs and sometimes the spring riser blocks.  You can bring yours up to the F350 specs rather cheaply and easily, the only thing that will be different is the "high performance" weight sticker, if you worry about that.  If you have the snow plow prep package the front springs are the same already.

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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #27 on: November 12, 2016, 08:59:26 AM »
I was going to start a new thread but figured that this would be a good one to piggy-back on:

We have a Puma 20QB and tow it with a 2008 Ford F-250 Lariat with the 6.4L diesel. We live in North Florida and occasionally venture to the mountains of North Georgia. The F-250 tows the Puma effortlessly. The problem is that the truck sucks diesel so voraciously that towing the trailer is pretty much all we use it for. Not only that, but it is 4WD which we never use and it's just a beast. Way more truck than we need. We have a 1999 Toyota V6 4-Runner that we used for towing before we bought the Ford. The 4-Runner does OK in the flatlands of Florida but I'd never consider using it in the mountains. We use the 4-Runner for commuting and routine trips to town. But it has nearly 200k miles on the clock.

We'd like to get rid of the 4-Runner and the F-250 buy a pickup that we can use for everyday as well as tow the trailer to the mountains. We've been looking at F-150's which seem to be much more manageable in terms of size (easier to park, etc). But which engine do we need to look at to handle the trailer? There are two V6 Ecoboost - turbo and normally-aspirated - in addition to the venerable 302 V8. I've read good things about the Ecoboost engines and they seem to get great mileage. But will either one handle the trailer reasonably well?

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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #28 on: November 12, 2016, 03:22:42 PM »
I would get the turbo V6, way more power and slightly better fuel mileage.  Most Eco-Boost owners are very happy with that engine.  Yes, it costs more, and should have premium fuel when towing heavy.

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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #29 on: December 07, 2016, 02:27:03 PM »
I was extremely disappointed in the weight my f-250 6.7 could handle. A drw f-350 wasen't an option. My wife and I found a nice 2011 keystone 36ft but at 9500lbs dry ... I don't think it's manageable even with the plow prep package Springs and extra leaf in the rear. You're right ... finding a fifth wheel under 8000lbs are far and few in between.
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #30 on: December 07, 2016, 02:49:45 PM »
If you look on the Ford website though and owners manual it says the f250 4x4 with 6.7 diesel can tow 5th wheels up to 15100 lbs. In my case 18.75% of the pin weight. The hitch weight of the 5th wheel we are looking at is 1800lbs which doesn't leave much wiggle room at all.(9600lb 5th wheel) loaded at 1000lbs we're at 1900lbs hitch weight. 'l
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #31 on: December 08, 2016, 06:53:27 PM »
I have a 2001 F250, 7.3, 6 speed manual tranny and pulled this for 5 years.
4800 pounds tongue weight and grossed 31,800 pounds.  72'10" long Never felt overloaded and could top Mt. Eagle at 55 MPH in 4th. Pulled through 15-18 states and was never stopped or questioned.
I agree about the Lawyers.
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #32 on: December 09, 2016, 10:44:19 AM »
I have a 2001 F250, 7.3, 6 speed manual tranny and pulled this for 5 years.
4800 pounds tongue weight and grossed 31,800 pounds.  72'10" long Never felt overloaded and could top Mt. Eagle at 55 MPH in 4th. Pulled through 15-18 states and was never stopped or questioned.
I agree about the Lawyers.
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4800 pounds hitch weight?  Or combined hitch weight and cargo including passengers?
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Re: Ford F-250 6.7 SW towing capacity
« Reply #33 on: December 09, 2016, 06:21:41 PM »
2016 F 250---------------4800# extra above the weight of my F250.
4800 # is the 5th wheel tongue/hitch weight.
BTW Towing package on truck and loaded the distance from the front and rear fender to street level was the same.  28" IIRC.
I would not try that with a gas burner or most automatic transmissions, Allison being the exception. 
Marvin

 

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