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Old 04-06-2013, 12:38 AM   #91
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That is a V6 engine here is the window sticker using the VIN number he posted.
It only has a GVWR of 7,200 lbs
The OP already posted that. He knows.
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Old 04-06-2013, 12:47 AM   #92
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That is a V6 engine here is the window sticker using the VIN number he posted.
It only has a GVWR of 7,200 lbs
I believe it was posted his gears and ecoboost was good for 8100lbs.
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Old 04-06-2013, 12:58 AM   #93
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I believe it was posted his gears and ecoboost was good for 8100lbs.
GVWR, not towing capacity.
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Old 04-06-2013, 01:37 AM   #94
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Tow rating from the F150 Brochure

Eco Boost Engine
3:31 gear ratio
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145" WB
4x4

"Conventional towing - maximum loaded trailer weight rating = 8,100 lbs."

Some weight ratings have a superscript number indicating that either "Heavy Duty Payload Package" or "Max Trailer Tow Package" are required. His listing does not have any of those.
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Old 04-06-2013, 05:37 AM   #95
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GVWR, not towing capacity.
Oops half asleep when I read that. So he still has a little wiggle room before he goes over GVW.
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Old 04-06-2013, 05:47 AM   #96
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So Uncle,

It seems all is good.
Are the weights ok? If you only lost 40 lbs. off of the front, it sounds like the WDH is doing its job. I've never pulled a big TT, only big commercial flatbeds with our company's JLGs on them, so the front end feeling light might just be because you have a load in back that isn't centered directly over the axle. .
Our tow rigs felt the same when pulling around our bigger non-gooseneck trailers.

When are you going to post pics???
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That is a V6 engine here is the window sticker using the VIN number he posted.
It only has a GVWR of 7,200 lbs
Thanks for that sticker How did you get that? I am still under GVWR Hooked up I am at 6780 I will load it and make my hitch adjustment and get to the scales.
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Thanks for that sticker How did you get that? I am still under GVWR Hooked up I am at 6780 I will load it and make my hitch adjustment and get to the scales.
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Uncle, not sure what Reese the dealer set you up with. Can you post a picture ??

If it is the round bar system, and if the bars are parallel with trailer tongue frame, then you might want to tilt the head assembly back 1 more notch, and then try the same links of chain number to get a lttle more weight on the front axle. You just need a little, not a lot. If the round bars are currently tilted down at the end, you could just go with 1 less chain link, and that would get your bars parallel while putting some more weight back on the front axle.

If you have the square bar system, and you are using more that 5 links of chain, you may just be able to use 1 link less to get your weight distributed better......if you don't have spring bar clearance problems. If you are currently using 5 links of chain, then you would need to tilt the head assembly back 1 more notch and use the 5 links, or maybe tile the head assembly back 2 notches and use 6 links of chain to assure spring bar clearances.....if that is a problem. Regardless, you need to use at least 5 links of chain between the snap up brackets and the spring bar to allow for "swing".
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Old 04-06-2013, 04:18 PM   #100
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Disconnected it from the truck but here are some pictures.
http://i684.photobucket.com/albums/v...e46/photo5.jpg
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