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Old 06-05-2014, 10:29 PM   #29
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Update - we pulled the trigger tonight and ordered the 2015 F350 SD CC 4x4 DRW with the 6.7 PSD... Hope this is a good truck as it cost some major cha-CHING!!!!

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Old 06-06-2014, 06:51 AM   #30
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I guess I was under the impression that there was going to be a major change in appearance with the 2015 MY. The silver dually in the towing guide posted above looks identical to my 2013.

http://www.fleet.ford.com/resources/...Tgde_Apr17.pdf
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Think I read the redesign is due in '17...
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Why a 4x4? Isn't the carrying capacity the same as a 4x2? Unless you are in snow country.
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Why a 4x4? Isn't the carrying capacity the same as a 4x2?
No. GVWR is the same, but payload is different because of the approximately 400 pounds the 4x4 drivetrain weighs more than the 4x2 drivetrain. For 2014 model year with GVWR of 14,000, F-350 DRW diesel 4x2 had 5,518 pounds max cargo weight rating and the 4x4 had 5,117 pounds max cargo weight rating. One good reason to choose 4x2.
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Why a 4x4? Isn't the carrying capacity the same as a 4x2? Unless you are in snow country.
Or unless you will do real boon docking, like my Nevada brother.
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Why a 4x4? Isn't the carrying capacity the same as a 4x2? Unless you are in snow country.
We. Live in MN. But that said, we plan on doing the snow bird thing and being out of here before the snow flys .. I polled a few friends that do the same thing and many said that the majority of trucks dragging these big fifth wheels were 4x4 and that a few of the 4x2 rigs have gotten stuck just trying to cross wet grass with the heavier trailers in tow.
Either way, the cost is more but the resale back here in MN for a 4x2 is substantially less than the 4x4..

Now you see how I talked myself into a 4x4...
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We. Live in MN. But that said, we plan on doing the snow bird thing and being out of here before the snow flys .. I polled a few friends that do the same thing and many said that the majority of trucks dragging these big fifth wheels were 4x4 and that a few of the 4x2 rigs have gotten stuck just trying to cross wet grass with the heavier trailers in tow.
Either way, the cost is more but the resale back here in MN for a 4x2 is substantially less than the 4x4..

Now you see how I talked myself into a 4x4...
A 4x2 with a diesel in the front can get stuck on wet grass, loose dirt, or gravel without a trailer behind it, in the right (wrong) situation. They are very nose heavy.
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