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Old 10-04-2016, 09:46 AM   #91
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We have some state parks in Missouri where these things would really be a challenge to get in and out of in the Ozarks like Montauk state park.

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Old 10-04-2016, 01:40 PM   #92
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That is not true at all, there are many F250 configurations that have over 3000lb payload capacity. The OP is looking for a financially responsible way to get more comfortable pulling his existing unit, I am pretty sure a duallie of any type does not fit that bill.
Yes, There are many ways I could improve towing given unlimited money. I have considered buying a new truck this winter, but I would much rather make my Titan last another year.
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Old 10-04-2016, 01:42 PM   #93
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When someone starts one of these threads they should state the obvious. "We all know or should know that a 3/4 or 1 ton truck is a more capable towing vehicle than a 1/2 ton; however I am more interested in what improvements I can make to my stock 1/2 ton truck for a better towing experience."
Boy, I swear I hinted at that! lol.

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Obviously, I have considered getting a bigger truck. But I drive this to work every day and the mileage is tolerable to me. So I am considering some upgrades to keep a little wobble out and protect my suspension and transmission.
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Old 10-04-2016, 01:46 PM   #94
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What are you showing under the truck?

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06 Titan pulling 9000 plus. Mods that helped me.
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Equalizer hitch 1200 lb bars
Modified with friction sway control. Attachment 121651Attachment 121652Attachment 121653Attachment 121654
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Old 10-04-2016, 01:56 PM   #95
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I wonder why the OP has never posted a follow-up?
Because I don't check this often.

Some good advice here, way too much ego flexing though.
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Old 10-04-2016, 01:58 PM   #96
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We have some state parks in Missouri where these things would really be a challenge to get in and out of in the Ozarks like Montauk state park.


Been there, it wasn't a challenge.
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Old 10-04-2016, 03:07 PM   #97
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This question keeps coming up. Waiting for the post of someone wanting to make their pop up into a Berkshire.
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Old 10-04-2016, 03:47 PM   #98
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That is not true at all, there are many F250 configurations that have over 3000lb payload capacity.

Yup. Mine has almost 3,000 lb payload on my sticker...

... but I am comfortable exceeding that.

Available Payload = GVWR - current weight.

Since F250's are paper handicapped at 10,000 GVWR the payload they can safely handle is more than the sticker.

The difference between a modern F250 and a F350 SRW is the extra 2 inches of block under the rear springs... and nothing else.

This tells me: I can safely use the F350 SRW numbers... as long as I don't bottom out my rear springs, since I have two inches less of travel.

Many folks disagree, however I don't lose sleep over it.
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This is a upgrade to a half ton.
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Old 10-04-2016, 04:01 PM   #100
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What makes it a 1/2 ton truck? Just curious.
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