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Old 09-07-2015, 04:02 PM   #15
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The 2015 Ford F-150 is made with an all aluminum body shaving off a lot of weight. You may want to look into the curb wt for this truck. Good Luck on your search.
Just hope you don't have any 800 pound gorillas trying to get you in there
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Old 09-07-2015, 04:55 PM   #16
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Yes crewcab, as i am looking for light one also. Crewcab with 2.7 is under 5k
Thanks Nick. I'll check it out. Not really a Ford fan but just more of a taste thing than quality issue. But beggars can't be choosers. I'll have a look.
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Old 09-07-2015, 04:58 PM   #17
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2015 Ford F-150 | View All Ford F-150 Specifications | Ford.com I was going to do a 4wd van but i think now will just get a 1/2 ton pickup, most likely a GMC. I am not going to hold to the 5k. As my hitch is rated 10k, its just that the mh trans limits gcw. I am willing to take my chances with the transmission.
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Old 09-07-2015, 05:06 PM   #18
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The GMC is in the 5600lb range. I have a 2015 Ram 2500 but i weighed it and its 7460lbs and saving close to 2k lbs is alot.
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"Printed" curb weights don't mean much in the real world. It's "ball park" at best. The Dinghy Towing Guide for our truck and year, an '11 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab 4x4 was labeled in that guide as 4875 lbs. Yeah sure it is, I weighed it right after we bought it, with a full tank of fuel, and it's right at, 5300 lbs. I'm not one of those that thinks we'll get a tenth of a mile per gallon better in the motor home if we only carry a 1/4 tank of fuel in the truck while towing it.

As Clint Eastwood said in Dirty Harry, "Mans go to know his limitations". Well, towing something that's a couple of hundred lbs. over the weight of the hitch limit, wouldn't bother me but, I'm not the OP here. If he want's a full sized truck, and a four door at that, but, needs it under 5K in weight, that's a tough one. Good luck.
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They weighed this one, 5650 lbs. 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L 4x4 Crew Cab Test – Review – Car and Driver and a 2.7 Ford http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/...x4-test-review
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Bought a 2015 GMC crewcab standard bed today. I will get it weighed next week just for fun as it doesnt matter now Now i just need the tow equipment for it.
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Bought a 2015 GMC crewcab standard bed today. I will get it weighed next week just for fun as it doesnt matter now Now i just need the tow equipment for it.

Congrats Nick. Nice truck. I test drove the F150 Supercrew 4x4 today with the 3.5 Ecoboost. Would love to hear how your weight turns out.
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I have a 2015 F150 XLT Supercrew 4X4, 2.7 Ecoboost. Had it weighed, 5100 lbs with full 36 gal fuel.
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I have a 2015 F150 XLT Supercrew 4X4, 2.7 Ecoboost. Had it weighed, 5100 lbs with full 36 gal fuel.
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Ok, 2015 GMC 4wd 5.3 crewcab standard bed which is longer than shortbed, SLT Z71 with options and full tank of gas and no people its 5530 lbs.
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Ok, 2015 GMC 4wd 5.3 crewcab standard bed which is longer than shortbed, SLT Z71 with options and full tank of gas and no people its 5530 lbs.
Wow that's not bad. Tempting with my 5K hitch. I think my 300 HP 5.9 ISB could handle it ok. Still 4k below the advertised combined weight for my rig. And I have always been a GMC fan. Back to the drawing board. 1/2 tank gas..short bed. Would be close.
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My 5k hitch is a 10k hitch. The 5k sticker was put over the 10k sticker. I will be over gcwr but i already have been towing my trailer. I had thought about towing my 2015 Ram 2500 but this truck is almost 2k lighter and that is alot.
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My 5k hitch is a 10k hitch. The 5k sticker was put over the 10k sticker. I will be over gcwr but i already have been towing my trailer. I had thought about towing my 2015 Ram 2500 but this truck is almost 2k lighter and that is alot.
I have heard of this before. Not sure if this could be true for me as well.
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