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Old 02-21-2017, 04:25 PM   #1
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The last 1/2 ton thread

I saw Ben Affleck pulling a 34' Panamerica in a stock F150 with no WD hitch in a movie - therefore that is perfectly safe and recommended behavior.

I don't think we need any discussion about 3/4 ton trucks, or minivans for that matter - Ben did it, it's in a movie, movies are truthful...
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Old 02-21-2017, 04:35 PM   #2
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Sorry only the Internet can be trusted unless "as seen on TV", fake movies just don't cut it.
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Old 02-21-2017, 04:46 PM   #3
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I know for certain the movie had Canam build a custom F450 frame and chassis bolted to a F150 body because they wanted the extra engine braking for the interior shots.



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"The last 1/2 ton thread"
Not even close.
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I know for certain the movie had Canam build a custom F450 frame and chassis bolted to a F150 body because they wanted the extra engine braking for the interior shots.



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That's funny because Can Am did do a hookup for a tandem bicycle to pull a 1960 Pacer for a T V show on conserving energy.
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Old 02-22-2017, 11:23 AM   #6
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I saw Ben Affleck pulling a 34' Panamerica in a stock F150 with no WD hitch in a movie - therefore that is perfectly safe and recommended behavior.

I don't think we need any discussion about 3/4 ton trucks, or minivans for that matter - Ben did it, it's in a movie, movies are truthful...
And you have your Mother's permission to say so.
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Old 02-22-2017, 11:23 AM   #7
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I am a French model and I like my 2500 ram with the 6.7......
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On level ground you could pull the trailer with a golf cart. You could move it at more than 5 mph if it was a 1/2 ton golf cart.
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But, wait. I'm reading your response on the internet too!

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I am a French model and I like my 2500 ram with the 6.7......
Can you send me a picture?.......................of the truck

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"The last 1/2 ton thread"
I have a 2016 Peterbuilt Semi Tractor with the 8' sleeper cab. Do I need to upgrade to the 2017 to pull my Bambi?
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Since this is the last one, can we finally stop calling them 1/2 tons?
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The Pan-America was the only good part of that movie.
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The Pan-America was the only good part of that movie.
The 1/2 mile shot with the Barrett ranked high as well.
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Since this is the last one, can we finally stop calling them 1/2 tons?
I have heard you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pig....3/4 ton has a full floating axles.....
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Can you send me a picture?.......................of the truck

I have a 2016 Peterbuilt Semi Tractor with the 8' sleeper cab. Do I need to upgrade to the 2017 to pull my Bambi?
Must be a light weight, T-800, 500 cat, 4 axle, 3 axle pup, gross 100,000 lbs
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