Originally Posted by dpandorf
When our F250 is cruising its as quiet inside as my wife's Honda Odyssey minivan. However, when the dual turbos are working on the big climbs its comforting to know that there's some horses up front taking care of the business.
Good thing the horses were up front and no behind!
Not long ago we were heading home with the trailer in tow and were approaching the Burlington Skyway bridge. As we got close to the grade a 350 Ford pickup (powerstroke diesel) with horse trailer
in tow slowly came up on us in the next lane.
By chance we were side by side as we headed up the grade of the bridge. I held our rig at 60MPH as I usually do as the V6 gasser/car pulls our 4,500lb trailer easily up this grade with out much effort.
A little past the half way point, up the grade, the pick up started to spew black smoke, the ckick-i-ty clacking got louder and the pick up started to fall back to a slower speed.
Dang those things are noisy!
Hummm, maybe it needed a tune up or was just worn out?!?!.