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Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-20-2019, 07:10 AM
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Posted By SmokeyWren
Ford was "in bed" with Navistar on development of...

Ford was "in bed" with Navistar on development of the 7.3L and 6.0L (and 6.4L). The problem was emissions. The 7.3L design could not be tweaked to provide the lower emissions demanded by the changing...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-03-2019, 09:37 PM
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Posted By SmokeyWren
Even if his TW is 200 pounds more than his WDH is...

Even if his TW is 200 pounds more than his WDH is rated for?

With the hitch being that much overloaded, neither the weight-distribution nor the sway control will be adequate.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-02-2019, 05:56 AM
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Posted By SmokeyWren
Your RV dealer probably sold you the cheap hitch...

Your RV dealer probably sold you the cheap hitch to close the deal on the trailer. You may have balked at a more expensive WD hitch, and they wanted you to buy that trailer from them.

Per the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-01-2019, 10:44 AM
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Posted By SmokeyWren
1] Probably too much trailer for your F-150. GVWR...

1] Probably too much trailer for your F-150. GVWR is 9,740, so if you load it to about 9,000 your properly-loaded tongue weight (TW) with a good WD hitch will be about 1,250 pounds. With a small...
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