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Can I tow the same

Can I tow the same weight with an ext cab sb/lb the same as a cc sb/lb. Or dose one tow long heavy loads easier then the other. I have a 30ft tt and a couple of utility trailers nothing more than 12k yet. But can my ext tow what my buddies cc tows thanks.
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yes, the truck weither (F250, F350, etc) and suspension have more to do with it. a cclb 250 and ext sb 250 can tow the same. you may notice a difference in handling though.

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SRW trucks will tow the same. The above post only applies to DRW's

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Straight outta the manual.
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Straight outta the manual.
So I can haul the same amount as a F350 DRW? odd

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I know thats in the manual but man can that truly be correct? I mean a DRW is a lot more stable towing than a SRW but all rated about the same?

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True on that. With a cclb even a sb you can feel the diff over my extsb/lb truck. I want a cc but have no need for it thats the only thing I want a new pickup so I was looking at the ext cabs.
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DRW i hear can handle a little more bed weight from a gooseneck or whatever from what ive been told. but documentation seems to indicate differently? aside from beign mroe stable i mean.

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DRW i hear can handle a little more bed weight from a gooseneck or whatever from what ive been told. but documentation seems to indicate differently? aside from beign mroe stable i mean.
Although the dually can handle more weight than the Ford manual says, you still can't change the sticker that says the GCWR. If you're over and wreck, insurance will tell you to F off.

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