Links for Towing & hauling


Power loss as altitude increases: normally aspirated 2%/1000ft and turbos 1%/1000ft.
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25188324/srt/pa/pging/1/page/1.cfm
As the air thins out there's less to burn in the cylinders...various thoughts and comments along those lines.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Towing & hauling

Has Owning A Diesel Pickup Lost It's 'Edge'? Why BUY One Nowadays - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1078563-has-owning-a-diesel-pickup-lost-its-edge-why-buy-one-nowadays.html
Discussion on the old reasons for buying a diesel engine vs. the current realities. "I want input from ALL diesel owners.....Gas owners.....Anyone with an HD/SD with an opinion.....I know the topic has been discussed in different threads here..... ...more
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine, Towing & hauling Engine: Ford 5.4L V8, 6.0L V8, 6.2L V8, 6.4L V8, 6.7L V8, 6.8L V10

2007 Tundra 4.7 - Towing Experiences
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25135185.cfm
Owners compare towing with the 4.7L, 4.6L (new in 2009) and 5.7L V8s.
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Type: Specs Tech Topic: Towing & hauling
Year: 2007
Make/Model: Toyota Tundra Engine: Toyota 4.6L V8, 4.7L V8, 5.7L V8

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: Too low of a gear ratio?
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/24812203/srt/pa/pging/1/page/1
Various thoughts on gear ratios, both in the axle and in the transmission, and the effects on towing performance.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Axles & transfer case, Towing & hauling

RV.Net Open Roads Forum: Towing: Dodge 2500 5.7 Hemi
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/24729462.cfm
Thread discussing towing experiences with the 2009+ Hemi
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Type: Tow report Tech Topic: Towing & hauling
Year: 2009, 2010, 2011
Engine: Dodge 5.7L V8

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