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Old 07-24-2016, 08:20 PM   #43
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I pull our 2016 flying cloud 25 with a 2015 3.5 ecoboost crew cab 3:31 rears and have not had the desire to change a thing.

11.3 mpg towing, 22+ mpg otherwise.

2,007 lb. payload.
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Old 07-26-2016, 07:22 PM   #44
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We towed a 25' Classic on the Blue Ridge Parkway Caravan with a F150 with the ecoboost V6. The truck handled the steep graded without an issue
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I wanted to post this somewhere so this is the thread. I have been driving the truck lately quite a bit. I read on the F150 forum about learning to drive an ecoboost but did not know exactly what that meant until now.

Mine is the 2015 3.5L 3.55 rear. I have been able to increase my non-towing mileage 2 mpg just by accelerating differently and using the Gas Mileage bar on the dash. What I discovered is that the engine is highly sensitive to pedal movement.

The best way to drive is to accelerate quickly to the road speed and then cruise with a light foot. What I was doing before is accelerating slowly. The MPG gauge showed I was holding the mpg down low by doing that during the entire acceleration process. Getting to speed quickly is much better. I bet the same holds true for towing.
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What is the axle ratio of your F150 V6 with Ecoboost?
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What is the axle ratio of your F150 with Ecoboost?
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What is the axle ratio of your F150 with Ecoboost?
My 2.7L V6 EcoBoost has 3.31 with electronic lock rear end
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Old 07-31-2016, 10:23 PM   #49
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I appreciate your questions as I was in the exact same place approximately one year ago as I needed to order a TV in preparation for a to be order a 2016 AS Classic. I went with a 2015 Ford F150 EcoBoost 3.5L V-6 importantly with a 3.55 rear axel ratio. My research at the time indicated that this particular engine / axle ratio had a maximum towing capacity of 12,000 lbs. I also ordered the max tow package, the 36 gallon gas tank and the power telescoping mirrors (similar to that seen on F250s). So far, so good. Good luck with your decision.
I believe you have convinced me what TV to buy for my 2017 International Serenity! Thanks!
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What is the axle ratio of your F150 with Ecoboost?

Mine has the 3.73 rear ended with HD tow package


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What is the axle ratio of your F150 with Ecoboost?
I have a 3.55 axle with 20" wheels on a Lariate package with a heavy tow package. It worked fine on the Blue Ridge Parkway going up steep hills without an issue
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Mine has the 3.73 rear ended with HD tow package


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My 2012 Platinum EcoBoost HD tow has the 3.73 axle too. It has performed great in the Rockies climbing all the major passes.
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