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Old 06-18-2012, 12:39 PM   #21
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Example of frontal area for a Ford F 150:


Crew Cab 4x4 (139
wheelbase)

Engine Rear axle
ratio
Maximum
GCWR-kg
(lbs.)
Maximum
trailer
weight-kg
(lbs.)
4.6L 3.55 5307 (11700) 2721 (6000)
4.6L 3.73 5534 (12200) 2948 (6500)
5.4L (w/17


tires) 3.55 6350 (14000) 3719 (8200)

5.4L (w/18


tires) 3.55 6123 (13500) 3493 (7700)

5.4L (w/17


tires) 3.73 6804 (15000) 4173 (9200)

5.4L (w/18


tires) 3.73 6577 (14500) 3946 (8700)

Trailer frontal area considerations:


Not to exceed towing vehicle frontal area without Class IV trailer

towing package


Not to exceed 5.52 square meters (60 square feet) with Class IV
trailer towing package


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Old 06-19-2012, 04:29 PM   #22
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There is nothing wrong with Honda's, they are great autos, but not for towing. I have a friend with a Honda Ridgeline, I think that is the name, it is a pickup like truck and he is not pleased with it for towing, even within its limits, it seems to be laboring.
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