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Old 08-22-2012, 05:22 PM   #61
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Old 08-22-2012, 05:39 PM   #62
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Old 08-22-2012, 05:53 PM   #63
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My Truck does.... have a 10,000 Lb GVW..SO.. If you subtract 6100 from 10,000 lbs doesnt that = 3,900 lbs ??
No way that your truck weighs 6100 lbs...that's about what your F150 weighed. Your truck with full fuel, hitch and a couple of people will be close to 8000 lbs. That chart you got the 3900 lb payload is a listing of max payload by chassis configuration, ie F250 4x2 shortbed, with no consideration for trim level or engine type. It most likely for a stripped XL with gas motor. Their aim is to show the biggest numbers they can.

My gas F250 weighs 7500 lbs.

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Old 08-22-2012, 07:35 PM   #64
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wish my 250 weighed 6100lbs....LOL....i maxed out pretty much every option in a crew cab without going to a king ranch (i HATE HATE HATE that leather!!!)....with the 10k GVWR package, i am left with 2160lbs of payload...(i did howerever switch out my rear blocks to the f350 blocks, as well as add in the overload spring and stabilizer bar from the camper package)...then slapped in some ride rite bags....
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Old 08-22-2012, 09:45 PM   #65
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I've never been fond of the King Ranch leather either. When I was looking for a truck the one I have now kept coming up and I ignored it because I thought it had that type of leather. I finally gave it a closer look and it didn't look too bad. When we went to look I was really surprised how good it looked. Now I'm a happier camper
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Old 08-23-2012, 07:11 AM   #66
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Mine says 2014 lbs. What's your's say lbrjet?
That "Yellow tire sticker" says 2,980 lbs.... So...is it possible with the right tires... to get a max payload of 3,900 lbs ??
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Old 08-23-2012, 08:56 AM   #68
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My payload is 2680 but I have a 5.4L gas engine. 9200lb GVWR. The diesel is much heavier.
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Old 08-23-2012, 09:16 AM   #69
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That "Yellow tire sticker" says 2,980 lbs.... So...is it possible with the right tires... to get a max payload of 3,900 lbs ??
No, Ford set the GVWR at 10,000 and said that it's only safe for the truck to weigh 10,000 lbs, regardless of what mods you do. 2980 lbs is really good for a "3/4" truck though. I'll bet once you load it up you won't legally have that much payload left. There are people running around all over that consistently exceed their rating though.
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I've never been fond of the King Ranch leather either. When I was looking for a truck the one I have now kept coming up and I ignored it because I thought it had that type of leather. I finally gave it a closer look and it didn't look too bad. When we went to look I was really surprised how good it looked. Now I'm a happier camper

that king ranch leather is actually REALLY nice.... they use top quality, expensive hides to do those seats...i just HATE the color....

another of the main reasons i absolutely didnt want a king ranch was that they only come in the 2 tone paint....I dont like it....I wanted ONE color...matter of fact one of the first things i did was have the chrome bumpers powdercoated to match the paint....i did however paint the outer grill shell body color like the king ranch is done.. I thought the front had too much chrome and looked like i toaster...hahaha

then a few months later i look and see a "platinum" edition for 2013 that has color matched bumpers, different grill, and hid projector headlights....LOL....exactly what i had JUST done to mine....oh well...whats that they say about imitation and flattery and all that?...
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