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Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-13-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,375
Posted By leje
Outside of an F150 HDPP, no half ton truck will...

Outside of an F150 HDPP, no half ton truck will have the payload to come even close to 10,500
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-13-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,375
Posted By leje
Uh, no. The 3.5 is having major quality issues...

Uh, no. The 3.5 is having major quality issues currently, specifically with cam phasers and belt tensioners. Stay away from the 3.5.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-25-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,611
Posted By leje
Has anyone weighed their vehicle and found large...

Has anyone weighed their vehicle and found large discrepancies? I was a few hundred pounds different from what the sticker said on my Denali HD. I weighed with a full tank of fuel, a stock truck and...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-20-2017, 05:10 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 43,516
Posted By leje
Troll

Troll
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-16-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,001
Posted By leje
10 speed is 2017

10 speed is 2017
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-14-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,621
Posted By leje
Aluminum block that will never survive the duty...

Aluminum block that will never survive the duty cylces the 6.0 is made for.
Forum: Our Community 06-09-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 717
Posted By leje
Sold the 27 International

Sadly, we learned the hard way how difficult it is to airstream with young kids. We decided to sell our International and pursue other interests that are logistically more simple when you have young...
Forum: Member Introductions 04-01-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,483
Posted By leje
I have a 27 international 2016 for sale if you're...

I have a 27 international 2016 for sale if you're looking used
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-22-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,205
Posted By leje
Cummins*

Cummins*
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-22-2017, 04:54 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,170
Posted By leje
You are technically correct, a fair point....

You are technically correct, a fair point. HOWEVER, in relative terms, the Tundra is no more capable than any other "half ton" in terms of payload. I owned one. I loved it. But, I got rid of it...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-19-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,170
Posted By leje
My 2015 Denali, which is the same truck, older...

My 2015 Denali, which is the same truck, older Duramax, has 2200 lbs payload. Does the new L5P weigh 600 lbs more than the LML?
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-19-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,170
Posted By leje
Excellent points. Although the half ton diesels...

Excellent points. Although the half ton diesels are a CAFE play, they aren't made to tow heavy. Rather, they allow a half ton truck to get nearly 30 MPG.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-18-2017, 04:42 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,170
Posted By leje
This payload comment is absolutely false. The...

This payload comment is absolutely false. The Tundra is a half ton truck with half ton payload. The 2014 Tundra platinum I traded for my Denali HD had a payload of 1400 lbs. the Tundra has open c...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 03-17-2017, 04:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,170
Posted By leje
I'll be the first diesel guy to chime in. I owned...

I'll be the first diesel guy to chime in. I owned a Tundra before my Denali HD with the Duramax. There is absolutely no comparison as the 3/4 diesel beats the half ton in every possible way by a far...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-15-2017, 04:13 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,975
Posted By leje
Ah, you are talking about the old diesels. The...

Ah, you are talking about the old diesels. The 2011+ diesels aren't loud and the emissions are less than gassers. Fuel costs aren't "much" higher in my parts, and the diesel gets 40% better MPG than...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-10-2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,975
Posted By leje
Unless your drive is less than 10 miles, what's...

Unless your drive is less than 10 miles, what's wrong with the diesel for a commute?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-08-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,975
Posted By leje
Countryboy this is not directed at you because I...

Countryboy this is not directed at you because I can't speak for your circumstances, but I also find that people who can't afford the diesel option confuse this inability with the diesel option being...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-07-2017, 03:50 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,975
Posted By leje
Torque is a measurement of the force needed to...

Torque is a measurement of the force needed to turn the crankshaft. In the case of an engine, that measurement is how many pounds of force are applied to turn the crank a distance of one foot...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-07-2017, 03:43 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,975
Posted By leje
You wouldn't on a 350, but the F150 marketing can...

You wouldn't on a 350, but the F150 marketing can be misleading.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-06-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,171
Posted By leje
Wise choice. Well, maybe not the Ford part :D (I...

Wise choice. Well, maybe not the Ford part :D (I kid). Congratulations!
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 02-06-2017, 04:54 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,171
Posted By leje
Do you mean "braking" ability? You've...

Do you mean "braking" ability?

You've clearly never driven a 6.7 PSD with the exhaust brake. Or, any of the other bigger diesels.

It's an all or nothing scenario. If you go over payload, the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-05-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,975
Posted By leje
I traded my 2014 Tundra Platinum (loved that...

I traded my 2014 Tundra Platinum (loved that truck) for a 2015 Denali HD with a Duramax strictly because it didn't have the payload to tow something that is properly balanced on the trailer north of...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-05-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,975
Posted By leje
That the true measure of power is torque, and...

That the true measure of power is torque, and that horsepower is simply a calulcation using torque and RPM as inputs?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-05-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,975
Posted By leje
To get to 10k, you must first, be paying full...

To get to 10k, you must first, be paying full price with no discounts, and second be looking at a Ram with the HO Cummins and Aisin transmission. Also, with the kind of revs you need out of a gas...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-30-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,975
Posted By leje
There's no 40' AS and the XD means diesel

There's no 40' AS and the XD means diesel
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-22-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 23,677
Posted By leje
Sorry! Misread your post.

Sorry! Misread your post.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-22-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 23,677
Posted By leje
Picture of the door jamb sticker, please. Yes,...

Picture of the door jamb sticker, please. Yes, Ford has a heavy duty payload package with an extra leaf spring. I believe it also comes with a host of other limitations, the 5.0 Coyote engine being...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-20-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 23,677
Posted By leje
Wise words. I've towed with both. The HD truck is...

Wise words. I've towed with both. The HD truck is dramatically heavier and tows dramatically better, especially if you go diesel. The F150 can do it, but not as well as all these F150 owners would...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-20-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 23,677
Posted By leje
Does it say 3180 on the sticker on the driver...

Does it say 3180 on the sticker on the driver side door jamb, or on the Ford marketing materials?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-20-2016, 05:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,205
Posted By leje
Mine is a 2015 in black. I pull a 27'...

Mine is a 2015 in black. I pull a 27' international and my experience is consistent. I moved "up" from a 2014 Tundra Platinum. While I loved that Toyota, I don't miss it when I'm towing with my...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-04-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,975
Posted By leje
This. I have the same truck, 2015. I tow a 27FB...

This. I have the same truck, 2015. I tow a 27FB and get 13.5 MPG. My 2014 Tundra got 8.5. Empty I get 20 on a tank, with a regen. Diesels have very clean emissions these days and they don't smell,...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-15-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,171
Posted By leje
13-14 with my duramax

13-14 with my duramax
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-11-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,807
Posted By leje
For whatever reason, I can't post a pic of mine...

For whatever reason, I can't post a pic of mine on my Denali HD. Maybe the image file size is too large, but it's not giving me a message that indicates so.

Anyway, I have the atv kit for...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-11-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,891
Posted By leje
It all comes down to payload. Open the drivers...

It all comes down to payload. Open the drivers door and look for GVWR on the tag on the jamb. For that truck, it's probably around 7200 lbs. now bring the truck to a Cat scale and weigh it. My guess...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-11-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,171
Posted By leje
Before you add options, gas, people, and extra...

Before you add options, gas, people, and extra gear. Oh, I forgot about the 800 lbs from the hitch.
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-11-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,041
Posted By leje
Rick at Reliable RV in Springfield MO

Rick at Reliable RV in Springfield MO
Forum: On The Road... 09-28-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,816
Posted By leje
A conversation on max rarely has anything to do...

A conversation on max rarely has anything to do with combined or maximum tow rating. It nearly always comes down to gross vehicle weight rating which is really payload.
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