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  1. garylind
    06-21-2017 08:27 AM
    garylind
    Can't thank you enough for starting your F-150 thread. The thread along with all of the other participants feedback provides a wide angle view of all of the important info one needs to make an informed buying decision. I will be buying a similar Lariat tomorrow less some of the tech stuff (the 500A package) but all of the rest. I am a big cyclist logging 10,000 miles/year and my wife and I use the Airstream (23 FC FB) to get ourselves into bicycle country every month. Will probably by the Backflip G4 cover you also spec'd.
    Have a wonderful Summer!
    Gary Lind
    San Mateo, CA
  2. rbaldwin
    04-26-2017 08:27 PM
    rbaldwin
    I appreciate your comprehensive response. It's articulate and actually quite helpful. I've flown airplanes and driven BMWs since college. Now, just retired, I've never owned a truck until five weeks ago. (I guess I've been missing out, right?) So, I'm on a steep learning curve. My Platinum has so many bells/whistles - I love it! I just don't want to be ham strung on what we carry towing the Airstream even though it's just my wife and myself plus my road bike. Your post and all the contributing comments to it through these last weeks have been very educational. Thanks again.
  3. rbaldwin
    04-26-2017 08:09 PM
    rbaldwin
    I'm following your lead. I'm taking my F-150 Platinum to a Cat Scale tomorrow to get a baseline weight on the axels. Then, after we take delivery next week of our new FC 25, I'll go back and see how the BO WDH distributes the weight again to the axels. I've checked your numbers in your extensive post. Your Lariat has a GVWR of 7000. It seems after you did your initial weight check, your GVWR is actually 7325. Your spec's NTE Door Payload was 1440, but your determined it to be 1660. Do I have that right? Is it common for Ford literature and specs to vary as such?

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  • About kscherzi
    City
    El Dorado Hills
    State/Province
    California
    Country
    UNITED STATES
    Gender
    male
    Trailer #1
    2013 27' FB International
    Other Interests
    Hiking, photography, bicycling
    Occupation
    Civil Engineer Manager
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    2017 F-150 shortbed
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