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Old 10-15-2012, 10:23 AM   #71
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Payload capacity is very confusing. Figure you own payload by weighing your truck at a cat scale and then subtracting the weight from the GVWR for the truck.

I realize that the wheels and tires may be the determining factor in the truck GVWR. If this is the case then just change the wheels/tires to increase the GVWR. This won't change the door frame sticker, but it will be accurate.

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Old 10-15-2012, 10:48 AM   #72
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Confusing and to the point of frustrating Dan, especially in this case. His truck by the brochure and towing guide on payload should be higher. That is why I said there must be something different about that specific truck for them to lower the payload rating. A fancy wheel option could do it BUT who knows. I would suggest looking at the original Marone sticker or looking up the truck online for the packages it came with and speaking with a Ford person who might help him get the payload to at least what the brochure says.
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