Tag: Towing

The Ultimate Towing Machine: Ford F-450


There was only one way to remain on top of the best-selling truck lists and that is to be the best at towing for the updated F-450. With Ford Trucks going through the new SAE J2807 Standard of Towing test, Ford proves that it features the Best in Class towing capability with a standard that […] More »

  Comments | By - September 16, 2014

A Ford F-250 & F-550 Winter Excursion in Denver


One memorable development trip was to Denver in November. The weather was fine in town and the forecast didn’t say anything about snow. We needed to drive over the Continental Divide at the Eisenhower Tunnel, which is west of Denver on I-80. My partner’s truck was an 6.0L F-250 4×4 towing a 6×12 trailer. I […] More »

  Comments | By - August 15, 2014

Tow-Off! 7.3L Super Duty vs 6.4L Super Duty


*ding ding ding* Tonight! For your entertainment, we have a battle of super proportions. A duel between two titans of work. A tussle for the title of best tow-truck! In the black corner, standing tall is the 7.3-liter Super Duty. You can tell he’s got the upper hand here by the size of his truck. […] More »

  Comments | By - June 2, 2014

F-150 Rescues Stranded Semi-Truck on the Beach


Semi-trucks aren’t the optimal beach vehicle. That probably sounds like an obvious statement, and yet, here we are with a semi-truck stranded on the beach, mere feet salty doom. Tragedy! All is lost! If only there were trucks around with a reputation for toughness and versatility. If only they had a proven record of saving […] More »

  Comments | By - May 22, 2014

Watch the 2015 Ford F-350 Super Duty Out-Tow the Competition Uphill


Drag racing will never look the same.  A juiced-up car on a flat surface?  Pah!  That’s easy.  Try racing up an incline in a heavy-ass truck carrying a 20,000-lb trailer. Ford did. Four times. The 2015 F-350 Super Duty (in pre-production form) won every race. The first two trials driven in 91-degree heat up a […] More »

  Comments | By - April 8, 2014

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