Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Diesel > 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 2011-2015 Ford Powerstroke 6.7 L turbo diesel engine

5th Wheel Prep Option

Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #61  
Old 07-12-2014, 02:49 PM
GW09F350 GW09F350 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Florida
Posts: 102
GW09F350 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.GW09F350 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
Lol, I understand what your saying, but, technically, it was, in fact, "installed". I could have done it, but didn't have to...as for reese, the only experience I can speak from is the 16k reese slider that was installed on my 09 f350 CC SRW Lariat SB for only $1150, that did include the instal kit. It was my first F350 and my first 5ver, and I made some poor choices on my tow vehicle, (it did the job but a LWB would have been better) But I used that hitch for 5 years and hated every mile of it. The Slider always hung up and was hard to slide, reeses own instruction suggested you put the landing gear down and take some of the weight off of it so it would slide easier, really?!, try that making a u turn on a 4 lane hwy...I know reese makes a good product, generally, but I didn't want another one due to the frustration I experienced with my old ....jmo. I am very happy with the setup I have now tho, the 09 and the reese taught me alot, just glad I made it 5 years and 60k miles without taking out the back window of my cab...lol
__________________
2014, F350 Crew Cab, DRW, Lariat 4x4.
2008, 35'-10" Bristol Bay 3450TS by Sunnybrook 13800# as loaded
Reply With Quote
  #62  
Old 07-12-2014, 02:53 PM
GW09F350 GW09F350 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Florida
Posts: 102
GW09F350 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.GW09F350 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
porthole, Duane, nice truck! I've got the same truck only few year newer..color and all
__________________
2014, F350 Crew Cab, DRW, Lariat 4x4.
2008, 35'-10" Bristol Bay 3450TS by Sunnybrook 13800# as loaded
Reply With Quote
  #63  
Old 07-12-2014, 03:02 PM
Karl4Cat's Avatar
Karl4Cat Karl4Cat is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Western MA
Posts: 2,141
Karl4Cat has much to be proud ofKarl4Cat has much to be proud ofKarl4Cat has much to be proud ofKarl4Cat has much to be proud ofKarl4Cat has much to be proud ofKarl4Cat has much to be proud ofKarl4Cat has much to be proud ofKarl4Cat has much to be proud ofKarl4Cat has much to be proud of
I too didn't want a slider. The manual ones as you learned are a pain and the auto ones are expensive + very heavy to take in and out... or install as you put it... LOL. Anyways, I bought an 5ver that was made to be short bed towable without a slider. Great price on the hitch you got though. Cheaper than the equivalent Reese and if it was available when I bought mine, I'd have considered it to go with my factory prep...
__________________
Rodney
2012 F350 4X4 6.7 SC SB SRW
2015 XLR Thunderbolt 395AMP
Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2014, 03:02 PM
 
 
 
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fifth wheel prep kit options bracyder Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12 04-04-2015 01:31 PM
Reese Elite in Classifieds Karl4Cat 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 3 01-29-2015 05:51 PM
Just bought a 5th wheel now need a hitch gsxr1300 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 86 04-28-2014 06:17 PM
My one and only regret... 5th wheel hitch kdubinwa 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 15 06-22-2013 07:13 PM
First tow (10,000 lbs) with my 6.2 F350 DRW the_justin Super Duty & Heavy Duty 11 06-19-2013 01:06 AM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Diesel > 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel

Tags
18k, 2011, 58419, 5th, adapter, elite, f250, fith, ford, hitch, kit, option, prep, reese, series, wheel

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump


Participate In The Forums

Create new posts and participate in discussions. It's free!

Sign Up »


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:38 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup