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post #1 of 3 Old 07-02-2007, 05:32 AM Thread Starter
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Pulled my first load with truck....

Well I have had my truck for a little over 2 months and finally got to pull my first real load. I hauled three pallets of landscape stone. Each pallet weighed 3,506 lbs so 3,506 x 3= 10,518 lb was the total weight on the trailer. I don't know my empty weight truck and trailer(regular cab f350, 20' tandem axle gooseneck) but I am guessing the load plus truck and trailer was in the neighborhood of 21,000-22,000 lbs. Truck pulled just fine, I turned the SCT off but I had plenty of power. Round trip was 110 miles and I got 10.9 MPG's and that was runnning 65-75 mph.

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good, glad to hear your happy with it

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Yep extremely happy, can't wait to get a REAL load on it to see how it pulls!!

01 F350 Regular Cab, Long bed
Auto, 4x4, Black, Tinted Windows
Turn-over gooseneck ball, Rhino Spray-in liner
305/70/16 BFG Mt's/Mickey Thompson Classic II's
4" Straight Pipe, F6 Smart Chip (DP TUNER), Wicked Wheel, DIY Intake, Isspro Gauges
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95 F350 PSD 5spd, Straight Pipe, DIY Intake
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