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Unread 11-21-2002, 10:19 PM   #1
Ryan2son
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3/4 Ton Definition

Hi Alll

Here's a stupid question.... What does 3/4 mean?

Thx

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Unread 11-21-2002, 11:46 PM   #2
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I always thought it refers to the rated payload of a truck.
I assume it refers to how "beffy" (the technical term ) the suspension, springs, axles, chassis or frame, etc. are.

1/2 ton = 1000 lbs of stuff in the bed.
3/4 ton = 1500 lbs of stuff

I'm not sure if that included driver and passenger weights as well.
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Unread 11-22-2002, 12:15 PM   #3
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Originally posted by moabster
I'm not sure if that included driver and passenger weights as well.
I believe it refers to payload only. Again, that's the "rated" weight, but they can take more.
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