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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??
1999 F350 DRW Long Bed Crew Cab 4x4, Purchased "new" in 2008 w/ 59k miles.
Carries 5000lb+ Lance Camper
DP Tuner chip w/ 60econ, 120race, decel, hi idle and old SuperChip Boost Tube still installed.
Ford AIS Extreme Duty air filter and zoodad mod
MagnaFlow 4" Exhaust and muffler
6.0 cooler and Maghytec tranny pan
Maghytec rear diff cover w/ Mobil 1 75W-140
Mobil 1 ATF in trans/transfer case/powersteering Magnafine filters for tranny and power steering Airbags, Rancho RS9000XL shocks, Torklift Swaystops
Crank case ventilation mod
TransferFlow 57 gallon fuel tank
Riffraff fuel and oil crossover mod
Strictly Diesel fuel tank/pre-pump kit mod
From Dieselsite: 1)air intake heater delete 2)max A/C assist 3)braided 4WD shift hoses 4)replacement boots for all turbo/intercooler boots 5)coolant filtration system 6)203*F thermostat
2 layers Dynamat Extreme on interior roof/floor/doors, Dynamat Xorb on Firewall
Alpine IVA1000 and amp, Python Alarm
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.
My Sierra Blanca in the sig pic was a great pickup for 11.5 years. I sold it a coupla years ago. I drove a hand-me-down 2003 F-150 SuperCrew 4.6L 2V for a while, but it was unacceptable for towing more than a rowboat. Replacement is a 2012 F-150 EcoBoost SuperCrew Lariat that tows my 5,000-pound TT like a dream.
my signiture truck weighs 8200 pounds thats me, 38 gallons of fuel, and no tools at the time
03 F-350 DRW Lariat 7.3,4x4 6-Speed, 4.10Gears , 4 inch ProComp lift, BFG AT LT315/75R16, 3 in. spacer between duals.
GT38R 1.0 Housing
Banks Monster Exhaust, w/Turbo Elbow, AFE Stage 2 Cold Air Kit, South Bend Stg 2 Clutch & Cyro'ed Flywheel
Full Force Stage 1 Singles & TS 6-Position
2 Optima Red Tops
Auto Meter Boost and Pyro Gauges
8,200lbs---Cat Scale---Thats me and and 38 Gallons of Diesel