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Old 10-04-2009, 01:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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F350 Empty Weight??

Just came back from the local recycling center where I had my truck weighed. They said 8750 lbs. --That can't be right, can it? Isn't that way too high?
Just had me in it (200 lbs) and about 30 gallons of fuel (~200 lbs) and nothing else. XLT version, crewcab, A/T.
What's an appox. empty weight for this truck??
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Old 10-04-2009, 01:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You have to define "empty". My normal empty has a spray-in bedliner, toolbox full of tools, extra fluids, Darling Wife and one or two puppydogs. Oh, and a 5er hitch. About 8,000 pounds before I tie onto the trailer. Add 400 for your 4x4 and add 400 for your dually, and you should be close to 8,800 pounds "empty". And you are.
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my signiture truck weighs 8200 pounds thats me, 38 gallons of fuel, and no tools at the time
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My half ton weighs nearly 6000 pounds.... I'm not surprised...
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Driving through the truckstop mine was about 7400 with a half tank. It has 4x4 and almost every option minus elec x-fer case, and skid plates.
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my 01 cc lwb 4x4 7.3 lariat srw was right around 8000.
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02 cc sb with 1/4 tank of fuel with me my 3y/o a truck box full of stuff (chains propane and other tools) and a B&W companion hitch 7660lbs. 4500lbs and 3160lbs rear
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99 F350 DRW 4x4/AT CC diesel, lariat, spray in bed liner, w/cap 8200lbs. via recycling scale
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i weight 9151 94 crewcab dually toolbox full of heavy tools
and 150 gallons of fuel
i guess thats where the wight is from plus the big l shape tank in the bed


mpg suck lol but hey make your own fuel and it gravy baby
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Weight

At a CAT scale mine weighed almost exactly 8000 lbs with me (180), the wifey (130), and about 1/2 tank of fuel.
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8,600 for mine and that includes almost a full tank of fuel, the headache rack, bed rails and snow plow mount. Not to mention a half full tool box.

Any CAT scales in your area where you could get a second opinion?
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