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Old 08-09-2011, 04:57 PM   #15
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Slackercrust, unless you asre using your truck for commercial, why aren't you rgistered as noncommercial, then you don't have to worry about it. If you are commercial, all you have to do is go to your local deputy registrar and get a higher rated sticker. Just remember that if you are Commercial in Ohio and over 10,000#gvw, you need a pysical card, mounted fire extinguisher in the truck and a set of reflective triangles. Non commercial doesn't as of right now.

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Old 08-09-2011, 05:08 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by slackercrust View Post
I registered my F350 truck and later found out it is only good for 8000 pounds. I may be at 9600 pounds with the truck camper and trip stuff.

Do they hassle TC'ers over 1600 pounds or so overweight issue?

Do you big class A and C guys deal with weight issues like this?
Don't know about any hassle factors, but overweight will mean more tire stress (blowouts..), braking slower and instability especially in emergency procedures. It all depends on how lucky you feel.....

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Old 08-09-2011, 06:28 PM   #17
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I don't have a license weight problem because the DW licensed our MH for 80000# this year, a slight oversight on her behalf. Oh well whats a couple bucks when you're having fun.
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we are registered in south dakota and when we purchased a new truck in april, they wanted to know the scales weight of the truck to determined the plate required. in this case i am plated for 12,000 and the truck has a gvwr of 17,500 lbs.

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