Those who like to have as much fresh air in the cabin as possible will appreciate the SuperCab's optional rear roll-down windows, a first in this segment. Not as good as the 98 but not bad either. It's a synthetic oil with a friction modifier as I recall. It will offer four pivot proportions from 3. The engine has been designed to operate on gasoline with a minimum octane rating of 87. Safety-conscious consumers won't care for the lack of side-impact and side-curtain airbags.
At 10,000 miles, the brakes were getting uproarious; another arrangement of cushions was introduced, and front and back rotors were machined under guarantee. Helped quite a bit with the handling. If anything can be said about the engine is that it made it close to 60 miles barely running and didn't throw itself apart. As it were: Its lodge design wowed the individuals who moved on board. Ford does not sing about particular towing, but rather guarantees to be belligerent. The firing order of the spark plugs is 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8.
Baketech, I regularly tow a 6300 lb trailer with a 4. If Ford does one thing better than building tough trucks, it's selling them. The F-Series, a perpetual blockbuster for a considerable length of time, keeps on remaining focused in a rapidly changing area and demonstrates that Ford still knows how to influence an incredible pickup to the truck. Practical Machinist is the easiest way to learn new techniques, get answers quickly and discuss common challenges with your peers. Though it looks different, some may find the tall bed walls make it difficult to reach a toolbox from the side of the truck. The cheasy accumulator pistons are just a pseudo rubbery plastic instead of aluminum with O-rings and one speck of dirt, etc and they are trash causing the transmission to miss upshifting to the point of being annoying. Thx, J Expect mileage to drop into the basement towing a load.
Seems like the truck was a 99 model, it also had transmission problems. With that experience to go off of I have no idea why the triton V8's get such horrible mileage. Truck Trend supervisor Mark Williams watched that adding 1000 pounds of payload to the bed helped settle the rear end and significantly enhance taking care of. J In cool weather, on level land, at less than 70-80 mph, most any pickup truck can tow several thousand pounds, if the frontal area of the trailer isn't 13 foot tall and 8 foot wide. Can anyone tell me how this performs hauling trailers and stuff? My mechanic said it's in exceptionally good shape. It's a 5000lb capacity truck.
So, since he's been about 15, he's had a better newer, more expensive cell phone than I have. Go with the Ford F-150 if you have to have a brand name; just make sure to pay a little extra attention once you hit the road. Unfortunately, the F-150 has no side airbags or stability control. One of our company trucks was used to haul loads of dirt or rock, don't remember which but the guys said the engine got hot but didn't actually puke overheating. It seems to have enough power for reasonable towing. Both feet were I the brakes and tires wh.
On a trip it will get upwards of 17-18. Including the filter, the crankcase holds 7 quarts of oil. We prefer the 300-horsepower 5. I usually pulled between 60 and 70 mph. You may have just a little hanging off the tailgate. When seven psi of air was taken out from the tires, the ride turned out to be substantially more pleasant.
If you like your trucks rough, loud and shaky, this one won't cut it. Base Regular Cab models are powered by a tepid but fuel-efficient for a big truck V6. Through it all, the F-150 demonstrated that a truck can be edified, without breaking up the measure of work it can deal with. I found one with the 4. Not that this truck needed any more variety, since it offers nearly 60 different trims for your driving pleasure. In addition, the F-150 offers a smooth ride with good handling.
Ford understands that many Triton owners perform some periodic maintenance tasks on their own. For this reason, a towing package is mandantory on any truck I buy. First, the lack of safety features takes some of the luster off all the power underneath the hood. I've heard reports of some failures of the cam phasers on the 5. If your truck does not have a towing package and I'm questioning whether it does because you mentioned bolting a ball to the bumper instead of a receiver hitch , then I strongly suggest you take a hard look at towing much more than this. I suggest you do not use overdrive when towing, I don't use 5th and must say that I still get good mileage and have good power uphill, this truck holds 60mph all day long.
If anything can be said about the engine is that it made it close to 60 miles barely running and didn't throw itself apart. The F-150's silhouette is easy to spot, thanks to its tall bed wall about two inches taller than the previous-generation F-150. Not even a scratch in the bed. I won't be commuting in it, but it may allow me to pick 4x8 sheets up at Lowes. J Do not over heat the engine at any time. I think the head gasket issues you experienced are an exception, not the rule. I think the boat only weighs 3500.