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Unread 07-07-2008, 07:01 PM   #76
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98 model,350 engine,can you see it burning gas in the picture?



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Unread 07-09-2008, 12:47 AM   #77
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We currently tow the horses with this


2005 F350 King Ranch. 6.0PS, Torqueshift, 4X4...the things a TANK!

Before, I used this for small stuff. 88 Toyota. 22R FTW! (And yes, it is stuck, and my friend did pull it out with his TJ)

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Unread 07-12-2008, 04:28 PM   #78
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a 1997 suburban 2500. 7.4l 454. talk about a gas hog!!! 8mpg. pulls out trash trucks though. haha
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Unread 07-13-2008, 04:26 AM   #79
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Nice. I think of my K2500 as a 3/4 pickup with a bunch of glass and metal in the bed.
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Unread 07-14-2008, 09:38 PM   #80
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That U-haul rig is kick ***! I like seeing older tow rigs also.

I'll use my 77 until i get a 3/4 ton i'm looking for.


and a "before" pic of the trailer... I still plan on painting it
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Unread 07-20-2008, 01:12 PM   #81
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We use my dads 98 Ram 1500 with the 5.2L. It's got around 140k miles and gets about 11 mpg overall. I dont reccomend towing with it but we do it sometimes for the excavator or the tractor. Havent towed the Jeep on our trailer yet.
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Unread 07-21-2008, 08:30 PM   #82
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I use my 06 F250 V10 gas sipper to tow my 34' toybox and put the jeep inside.



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Unread 07-26-2008, 03:09 PM   #83
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Unread 07-26-2008, 03:22 PM   #84
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Real trucks don't have spark plugs

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Unread 07-27-2008, 04:47 PM   #85
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Tow Rig

I use a 95 Dodge ram 1500 4x4 swb to tow my 86 MJ 4x4, on a flat tow and towdolly. With not bad milage on the hwy i get 13mpg at 70-75.
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Unread 07-30-2008, 01:57 AM   #86
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Sad to say, I don't have a single pic of the Dodge in my sig hitched to my jeep. But here's what they look like solo.



And the XJ




It might not look like much, but believe me when I say this: theres a whole lot more going on under the hood than what it seems!!!!! Even with the mods I have, 16+mpg while towing my XJ on an 18' car hauler is about average and 21-23mpg normal unloaded.
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Unread 08-01-2008, 01:08 AM   #87
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As of right now I use my Moms Expedition with the 5.4l triton, tow package, load leveling suspension, Eddie Bauer too (its loaded) Its a 2000 with 140k on the clock, most reliable car my family has ever owned. Believe power is something along the lines of 300hp/350tq

Does brilliantly and still gets about 14 on the highway with the RX. Mind you, the rx-7 is pretty damn aerodynamic and only about 2400 pounds.


Advice please:
My girl (future finance at this rate), does some barrel racing and is wanting to trade in her car on an 5.4L F-250 but I am trying to convince her that she needs to get a diesel F-250 or just stick with the 5.4L F-150 because there wont be an advantage to a 5.4 250. (and she cant park as it is.) We would be pulling around twice a month, once minimum a smallish two horse trailer as well as an occasional Jeep pull, and I would like to be getting an in bed camper deal in a couple of years. So not to crazy of a load. It would also be her DD.

So is there any drive ability/towing differences between the 5.4L F150/f250?
What kind of mileage can I expect out of a low mileage 3-4 year diesel F-250?
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Unread 08-01-2008, 07:10 AM   #88
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my dad's 08 f-250 with the smaller engine of the 2, gets 12-13 miles per gallon empty... when full of cargo or towing, expect 10.... the gas millage sucks...

our friend has a f-350 diesel, he gets 18-20... but diesel is also a dollar more then gas, and harder to find.... your call...
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Unread 08-02-2008, 01:33 AM   #89
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12k trailer drops me from 20mpg to 10-12. Of course with diesel I can still pass people going up hills

Horsepower helps you go fast, but torque gets you there
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Unread 08-12-2008, 10:34 AM   #90
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2003 Suburban Z71 4x4 1500, will be towing 2006 TJ Rubicon, still need to buy the trailer am thinking 18' with electronic brakes.

What do you guys think.
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