Links for Ford + Towing & hauling


Ford Motorcraft: 2005 Super Duty Major changes from 2004
http://www.motorcraftservice.com/vdirs/vehicles/F250/2005_P131_Differences_from_2004_1.pdf
Tech service info from Motorcraft detailing the changes to SuperDuty between 2004 and 2005. Includes new tools needed for the 2005+s.
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Engine, Suspension, Towing & hauling, Transmission
Year: 2005
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350

OEM / aftermarket rear sway bar for F350 - Diesel Forum - TheDieselStop.com
http://www.thedieselstop.com/forums/f151/oem-aftermarket-rear-sway-bar-f350-300368/
Wondering about the benefit of a rear sway bar? Before/after TT towing impressions show a big improvement.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Towing & hauling
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001 ... 2010, 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350

05 Intergrated Brake Controller question - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/920037-05-intergrated-brake-controller-question.html
Ford Integrated Trailer Brake Controller (ITBC) on 2005s up to 3/25/05 won't lock the trailer brakes (send full voltage) when the vehicle stopped.
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Type: HowTo Tech Topic: Towing & hauling
Year: 2005
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350

Comparing the payloads for truck campers for Ford F-350 and various years of F-450 pickups and chassis cabs
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/24971170.cfm
Comparing the Ford F-350, F-450 pickup (2008-2010, and 2011+) and the F-450 cab/chassis. Owners talk about experiences hauling truck campers with each.
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Type: Buying Advice Tech Topic: Suspension, Towing & hauling
Year: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Ford F350DRW, F450CC, F450PU, F550CC

RV.Net Open Roads Forum: Tow Vehicles: Chevy 454 Dually Vs Ford 460 Dually
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25382262.cfm
Comparing duallies in the 87-95 range, from Ford and GM. Page 2 has lots of specs.
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Towing & hauling
Year: 1991, 1992, 1993 ... 1995, 1996, 1997
Make/Model: Chevrolet 3500DRW; Ford F350DRW Engine: Ford 7.5L V8; GM 7.4L V8

GVWR & 3/4 ton pickups: easy to exceed, but does it matter? "Guess my truck is not enough. A Cat Scale tale"
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25301844.cfm
A nice discussion on the overloaded state of many 2500 series pickups, and the differences between them on the 3500s.
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Numbers Tech Topic: Towing & hauling Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD; Dodge 2500; Ford F250

Trailer Life Annual Towing Guides
http://www.trailerlife.com/trailer-towing-guides/
List of Trailer Life magazine's annual towing guides, which include tips on vehicle selection, hitch choice, and tow ratings.
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Towing & hauling
Year: 1999, 2000, 2001 ... 2006, 2007, 2008
Make/Model: Chevrolet 1500, 2500HD, 3500, 3500DRW; Dodge 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500DRW; Ford F150, F150-SVT, F250, F350, F350CC, F350DRW, F450CC, F450PU, F550CC; GMC 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500DRW; Nissan Titan; Toyota Tundra

RV.Net Open Roads Forum: Tow Vehicles: 1992 F250 Payload
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/24761919.cfm
Payload and GVWR ratings for OBS F250s
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Towing & hauling
Year: 1997
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW