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Old 09-07-2006, 06:19 AM
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i would have liked to see that one david!!

yeah that much wieght not over 45mph, just takes a bit to stop. round here during hay season its pretty common to see 1 tons runnin around with 20-30k behind them


17k gcwr is about max safely
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i would have liked to see that one david!!

yeah that much wieght not over 45mph, just takes a bit to stop.

17k gcwr is about max safely
And... good trailer brakes are a must!

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Anyone ever found a definate answer from the factory for this truck's tow limit? (F-350 7.3L CCLB SRW) I have the same truck.
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Anyone ever found a definate answer from the factory for this truck's tow limit? (F-350 7.3L CCLB SRW) I have the same truck.
It was linked in the previous page, just have to put a little effort into looking for it...all 20 seconds of effort :-)

http://www.trailerlife.com/wp-conten...Guide-1999.pdf

Like others have mentioned these trucks will tow damn near anything, yeah they are not DOT approved to 30,000lbs like a 2015 dodge, but I bet they could pull it..... stop it, absolutely not :-) Take heed on getting a good tranny cooler and a set of guages are very beneficial. Hope the link helps, yes it was for the 99SD but its identical for the 97 to a couple hundred lbs. I tow 12-14k gooseneck weekly without an issue, truck will stop it just fine too. Disk braked read SDs do stop much smoother, but if you have your rear drums adjusted properly you would be surprised how quick ours will stop as well.

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Yeah I saw the '99 SD Tow Guide. Was looking for official Literature. Let me know if you come across anything.
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I stop my 18K 'train' just fine. I do have disk brakes on the 5er though.
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