Links for Tow report


2017 Chevy HD vs. Ford Super Duty vs. Ram HD: Gold Hitch Awards Towing Review
http://www.tfltruck.com/2017/03/hd-ike-gauntlet/
TFLTruck takes the 2017 diesel duallie offering from Chevy, Ford and Ram up the Ike Gauntlet.
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Type: Published review, Tow report Attributes: Numbers, Dyno results, Video
Year: 2017
Make/Model: Chevrolet 3500DRW; Dodge 3500DRW; Ford F350DRW Engine: Dodge 6.7L I6; Ford 6.7L V8; GM 6.6L V8

2015 Ford F-150 EcoBoost 2.7-liter towing capacity - Consumer Reports News
http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2014/09/can-the-ford-f-150-2-7-liter-really-tow/index.htm
Consumer Reports writer tows his Airstream with the 2.7L Ford mill and gives it a good report.
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Type: Tow report
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Ford F150 Engine: Ford 2.7L V6 TT

2015 RAM 6.4L Truck Camper Report
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/28265196.cfm
The owner compares to his previous 2003 5.9L Dodge.
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Type: Tow report
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Dodge 2500, 3500 Engine: Dodge 6.4L V8

2014 Ram 2500 HD 6.4L HEMI and Gear Hold Feature [Ike Gauntlet Video]
http://www.tfltruck.com/2014/10/2014-ram-2500-hd-6-4l-hemi-and-gear-hold-feature-ike-gauntlet-video/
The TFL Truck crew takes a Dodge 2500 6.4L up the Colorado I-70 grade to the Eisenhower Tunnel ("Ike Gauntlet" in their parlance). This is a retest; on the first run the pickup didn't pull all the way to redline in 1st gear. Ram offered an ...more
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Type: Tow report Attributes: Video
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 2500 Engine: Dodge 6.4L V8

AutoGuide 2015 Heavy Duty Truck Comparison
http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/2015-heavy-duty-truck-comparison.html
AutoGuide drives the Big 3 heavy duty diesel pickups.
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Type: Published review, Tow report
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Chevrolet 3500DRW; Dodge 2500, 3500, 3500DRW; Ford F350 Engine: Dodge 5.9L V8; Ford 6.7L V8; GM 6.6L V8

2014 Ram 2500 HD: 6.4L HEMI vs. 6.0L Chevy [Ike Gauntlet ] - TFLTruck.com
http://www.tfltruck.com/2014/10/2014-ram-2500-hd-6-4l-hemi-vs-6-0l-chevy-ike-gauntlet-hd/#comment-11018
TFLTruck did a Ike Gauntlet tow test of a 2015 Ram 6.4L 4.10. Identical axle ratio and load (12.5K) to the 2015 Chevy 2500 they tested a few months ago. The Chevy gives up ~50hp and lb-ft. Surprising outcome.
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Type: Tow report
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Dodge 2500 Engine: Dodge 6.4L V8

Trip #3, a tale of two trips with the Lance 2285 and my EcoDiesel
http://www.ram1500diesel.com/forum/ram-1500-diesel-towing-hauling/2531-trip-3-tale-two-trips-lance-2285-my-ecodiesel....
Tow report of an owner towing 6000 lb with an Ecodiesel. He's pleased with the performance. At the biggest grade, oil temp reached 260F but coolant never exceeded 233, and trans never past 176, all while still holding 55mph in 5th. In summary - ...more
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Type: Tow report
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD

2015 Ford F-350 vs Chevy 3500 vs Ram 3500 Heavy Duty Dually Matchup Towing Review - YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCygT6mGcT8
At a Ford media event in West Virginia, ride along on a tow performance hill climb on the 2015 F450 vs the Ram 3500.
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Type: Tow report
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Dodge 3500DRW; Ford F450PU Engine: Dodge 6.7L I6; Ford 6.7L V8

RV.Net Open Roads Forum: Tow Vehicles: 6.4L Hemi tow report - weights added
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/27868762/srt/pa/pging/1/page/1
2014 Ram 2500 6.4L towing report. The owner admits his old 2007 Cummins towed better but this 6.4/4.10 combo is plenty for his occasional towing of a 12K 5th wheel. Some respondents complain of the gaps in the 66RE 1-2-3 gears, and one reply ...more
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Type: Tow report
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 2500 Engine: Dodge 6.4L V8

Tow and Learn: 2015 Ford F-450 PowerStroke Diesel [Video] | TFLTruck.com
http://www.tfltruck.com/2014/08/tow-and-learn-2015-ford-f-450-powerstroke-diesel-video/
Take a ride with the Ford manager of powertrain calibration and learn about the changes to the 2015 6.7L.
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Type: Tow report
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Ford F450PU Engine: Ford 6.7L V8

RV.Net Open Roads Forum: RAM 6.4L Hemi "heavy-ish" tow test - Video added
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/27673944.cfm
A new 6.4L Hemi owner does a short drive with a 10K 5th wheel.
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Type: Tow report
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 2500 Engine: Dodge 6.4L V8

Possible Towing/Power Issues on steep grades - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1327339-possible-towing-power-issues-on-steep-grades.html
A 6.2L owner discusses running the transmission on tow/haul vs manual mode. A number of responses prefer manual.
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Type: Tow report
Year: 2015
Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.2L V8

2014 Ram 2500 6.4L Tow Review: rv.net
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/27620526/srt/pa/pging/1/page/1
New 6.4L owner tows 8800lb in the southeast.
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Type: Tow report
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 2500 Engine: Dodge 6.4L V8

RV.Net Open Roads Forum: Tow Vehicles: Tundra 4.6L capability?
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/27083687/srt/pa/pging/1/page/1
RV pullers trade experiences pulling with the Toyota 4.6L and 5.7L UR V8s in the 2007+ Tundras, with a few 4.7L UZ V8 stories thrown in.
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Type: Tow report
Year: 2008
Make/Model: Toyota Tundra Engine: Toyota 4.6L V8, 5.7L V8

Put the 6.2 to the test today - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1267298-put-the-6-2-to-the-test-today.html
A Ford 6.2L owner reports on towing a 16K 5th wheel around the western US.
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Type: Tow report
Year: 2012
Make/Model: Ford F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.2L V8

My 6.2 trip report - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1260777-my-6-2-trip-report.html
A former V10 owner describes his new 6.2L 4.30 towing experience: The 6.2 never missed a beat and with 2900 miles on it the oil is down 1/8 on the dipstick. After the 6.2 adapted to towing it really came alive and had no problems pulling our ...more
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Type: Tow report
Year: 2012
Make/Model: Ford F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.2L V8

new 6.2 vs old 3v v10 - Page 2 - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1250757-new-6-2-vs-old-3v-v10-2.html
Owners of 2V and 3V V10s compare driving and towing with the 6.2L V8. The guys coming from a 5.4 feel the extra power, but us guys coming from the V10 where spoiled with torque of the engine. After putting 16,000K miles on the truck now still ...more
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Type: Tow report Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.2L V8, 6.8L V10

2013 Millersburg Meet (Ohio truck meet) results with HD video! - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1251825-2013-millersburg-meet-results-with-hd-video.html
A rematch of previous efforts, with a few different trucks. Five trucks pull 15K up a hill, with videos for each pull. For the first time an F-150 Ecoboost makes the run. Here's who came out: bthr22 (Ryan) - 2000 F250, 2WD V10, 3.73 gears ...more
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Type: Tow report Attributes: Video
Year: 2000, 2001, 2002 ... 2010, 2011, 2013
Make/Model: Ford F150, F250, F350, F350DRW Engine: Ford 3.5L V6 TT, 6.0L V8, 6.2L V8, 6.7L V8, 6.8L V10

Driving and towing with Ford's 3V V10 vs the 6.2L V8
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1177579-considering-selling.html
Posters discuss driving differences in the two Ford mills. well this week took the new truck on the highway loaded, :-( lets just say not an enjoyable drive, best it got into was 4th gear, it fluctuated between 3-4 gears repeatedly at 60-65 mph, ...more
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Type: Drive report, Tow report Engine: Ford 6.2L V8, 6.8L V10

RV.Net Open Roads Forum: Tow Vehicles: 2003 Dodge 2500 Hemi towing improvement advice
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/26194938
Towing experiences from several Dodge Hemi owners (1500 and 2500s), with trailer weights in the 5-10K range detailing pulling grades, gearing, and the shortcomings of the 545RFE transmission's large gaps between 1-2-3. I hear ya! Mine does the ...more
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Type: Tow report
Year: 2005
Make/Model: Dodge 1500, 2500 Engine: Dodge 5.7L V8