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the new tow rig!!!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by twoslo4five0, Apr 15, 2007.

  1. twoslo4five0

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    finally got some pics of the new ford...i know i know but hey i picked it up on some trades of some junk i got laying around and paid 600 bucks 4 it....here are some specs on it 83 f350 460 4spd 456 or 410s...i will be starting a ultimate tow rig build thread on the cheap in the towing section...check it out sometime...oh and the 2 bottom pictures will be what i will be primarly towing..

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    does it need work?
     
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    does it need work?

    It's a Ford......Of coarse it needs work!!!!!:D
     
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    needing the attention and some relpies huh??:p:

    ok, my opinion,,,,you'd be better off with pulling the Ford and trailer, WITH the suburban....not like the Ford had a big Diesel in it or anything, and it has a shorter wheelbase than the Burb,,,,going to be interesting pulling around that much weight...especially if you're going with the bumper pull style setup. :wink1:
     
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    ....not like the Ford had a big Diesel in it

    I don't think he's going to have any problem towing with a 460......But the short wheelbase and bumper you are right.
     
  7. twoslo4five0

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    i used to pull with the burb...it was a dog...slow small block and not enough gearing...for the price i paid for the for it would have cost me a 14 bolt...
     
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    thanks formud...i think plenty of people pull w/a 460 w/no problem...
     
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    a lil here and there but nothing to major...the biggest think is i cleaned out all kinds of trash out of the bed that had prolly been in there for at least 5 years...the bed is toast so im gonna make a flatbed prolly..
     
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    its a standard cab longbed...i dont see what the problem is...i know someone who pulls a 35 foot camper which definitly weighs a lot more than my 10k trailer and burb tougher..not saying i would wanna pull a 35 foot bumper pull camper but he has no problem...
     
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    Um problems towing with it? Cause of wheelbase? Thats about the dumbest thing ive ever heard:rolleyes: Not to mention its within inches of the burbs wheelbase...
     
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    Btw no way they are 4:56's... the thing wouldnt do 60...
     
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    Is that one of them F350's with the dreaded TTB front end?
    If it still has exhaust manifolds I would check for cracks. I would swap in a 5 speed and 4.56's.........
     
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    i havnt had it out on the highway yet but on a back road im in 4th at about 40 mph...i think it very well can...i need to jack it up and pull the cover and check...
     
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    I doubght it, im pretty sure the 350's used straight axle 60's only...
     
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    There was a couple years in the early 80's where Ford put the TTB in the F350........
     
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    yes it has one of thoose front ends...not really worried about the 4wd never plan on using it...there is an exhaust leak but i think its missing a piece of the pass side pipe...this rig is gonna be on the cheap to get me buy for a few years...in about a year and a half im gonna sell my house and whenever i move to my new place im gonna use this as a farm truck (plan on buying alot of land)and buy myself a newer truck.
     
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    nope its got it...it sucks
     
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    yep and i got one lucky me...NOT
     
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    so you have to be an asshat about it and make a comment like that eh??

    just about had it with all the trash talkers on this place lately, sounds like alot of you need to learn how to make comments about things without the sh!ttty attitude going along with it...

    I simply made an opinionated statement, with the size, and weight of the Burb and trailer combo, i PERSONALLY, don't think it's going to be all that fun driving it with the Ford setup....

    i never said it WOULDN'T do it...


    sheesh,,,relax people.:rolleyes:
     

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