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post #1 of 30 Old 05-13-2007, 01:25 PM Thread Starter
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How much weight on a 350 flatbed?

Yeah...I understand that its a 1 ton truck... but what happens if you load 2 tons in the form of a Jeep CJ7 on the flat bed?

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I have an 06 and the GVW is 13000, truck weighs 7850 that leaves 5150 for the load.
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Personnally, I just put on whatever weight I have. Truck weighs in at around 8000#s + whatever = I have a PSD...why am I even doing the math!


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haha thats true unless you have a long haul

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Yeah...I understand that its a 1 ton truck... but what happens if you load 2 tons in the form of a Jeep CJ7 on the flat bed?

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i tow my CJ7 without any problem all the time... im sure youll be ok
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i tow my CJ7 without any problem all the time... im sure youll be ok
I'm talking about on the flat bed... not a flatbed trailer.
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its a DRW , by the way
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I'm talking about on the flat bed... not a flatbed trailer.
oh lol my bad... how you gonna fit a CJ7 on the back of your truck?
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Its got a 10'3" flatbed on it. I've already got the jeep sitting on it, but i'm concerned about driving it with it on there.
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Its got a 10'3" flatbed on it. I've already got the jeep sitting on it, but i'm concerned about driving it with it on there.
i think youll be alright.. just be carefull and give yourself plenty of room to stop.... are they riding on the overload springs? oh and how much is a ton in lbs exactly... cause if loaded the back of my bed with about 4500lbs of material and drove it no problem
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