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Old 03-24-2014, 03:41 PM   #29
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It's all about the payload capacity and a 1/2 ton. 1930 lbs is the top for the supercrew with the regular wheelbase. That is my future goal. The new ones may be better as they shed the weight.

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Old 03-24-2014, 04:07 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by JFScheck View Post
Yes - you would have read wrong as those are more akin to Heavy Duty \ Super Duty numbers.

Custom ordered Stripped down, 2 wheel drive with 2 doors and short wheel base and max payload package = 2,800 tops....
Pretty sure it was advertised as above 3000lbs - it was an ad right here on this forum. I remember it because it was surprising. If it comes up again I'll make sure to capture a screen shot.

Edit: Just checked at the Ford website. 2330 for a 4x4 super crew cab, 3100lbs for the regular cab 145 ecoboost.

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Old 03-24-2014, 04:19 PM   #31
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since the new aluminum body weighs 750 lbs less that should translate into that much extra payload if everything else remains the same. And my 2011 ecoboost supercab with 8 foot box has a 2740lb payload so 3400lb could be right.
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I guess it makes sense, sorry guys - Good Math!
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It would do fine. I would be sure of having both a WD hitch as well as the anti-sway component, though.

Thank you aage, I have the wd, and use a sway bar on one side .
It's a bit lacking in power, but gets me there.

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