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RE: Friends from the "OOP'S" thread.

It sprinkled a little here today, got up to about 72 degrees, been cloudy all day, but hasn't really started raining yet...get the impression, it'll be more tonight, Friday and Saturday.... Tell Art I said hey and he needs to relax a little more:)... y'all take care, catch ya later.
NC Hauler 07/31/14 04:14pm Around the Campfire
RE: Ford vs Ram vs Chevy diesels

ON EDIT: I don't think that had been noticed until you just posted on it about a 2015 Ram....supposedly not in build mode till August if not mistaken...I know some have orders in for them, but don't know of anyone that owns a 2015 3500 Ram Dually at this time, though between the 2013 through 2015, The 3500 Dually will be the same as far as frame, suspension, engine, tranny, gearing etc....only thing that "MIGHT" happen would be the rear air ride system, but will believe it when I actually see one. You're not mistaken, I would have a '15 right now if they were available. I've been following the conjecture over the '15 options for some time now and decided that it wasn't worth the wait and lack of incentives. I settled for a '14 last weekend and couldn't be happier. Rick start a thread on your new ride. Pictures!!!!! Congratulations! I keep holding my breath for the RAM Dually rear air ride. :( Hope you can hold it for a while.......most are beginning to wonder if it will ever happen...Wished that poster who told us at one time that he had a 3500 with rear air ride would show up again.....:)
NC Hauler 07/31/14 03:03pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Landing gear problems

Never said you must have a up limit switch and while a paint mark will work. It does force you to bend over to see maybe even get down on your knees to see. While a limit switch becomes automatic and any one in the family can run the gear up with no fear of breaking things. JMHO so use what works for you Was actually agreeing with you don, but having seen limit switches get moved, become loose or just fail, though not a sophisticated switch, I just opted for a paint mark....But you are correct..though I just bend over and look, don't have to get on my knees...for now:)
NC Hauler 07/31/14 12:42pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Landing gear problems

1st few years I had my 5th wheel I was running them to the top also and I ended up sharing pins twice. Since I can see my landing gear when retracting a simple no cost fix for me was to bring them up about 2" from the top and with a permenant marker drew a line around the leg. I now have a safe place to stop and not worry about jamming. Correct procedure, I've done the same thing. Your 5er, a 2007 33' Lakota by Mickenzie.,is made by the same company that manufactured the HR in my sig, Monaco. All models are identical except one say's Mckinsie and a Lakota model number, the others say Holiday Rambler and name as mine, Presidential Suite, 37RLQ... My 5er has dual controls for each front leg, the leg's are manufactured by Venture Mfg...and very good to deal with. IF you only have one control tow lower both legs, you only need one "drive leg"(geared for motor), if two controls, then both legs are identical. I had one of my landing gear legs go out on my 06'..took the cap off the top of the leg and it gave a part number...called Venture, gave them the information and I ordered two new legs at a very reasonable price and the again, Venture was very very good to work with. Sent me information and shipped to me in no time...and really no big deal to change out the entire leg, which I would highly recommend.. Don't really need a limit switch which may or may not work, as stated, make a mark on the leg with paint marker as to how low and how high you'll move the landing gear to and there will be no issues. Pretty sure your's is by Venture Manufacturing...and as stated, you should have a cap that you can "pop" off the top of the leg, and underneath is information you need. I opted to go with brand new leg as "repair kit" didn't seem to be what I wanted to do at the time.
NC Hauler 07/31/14 11:45am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Landing gear problems

1st few years I had my 5th wheel I was running them to the top also and I ended up sharing pins twice. Since I can see my landing gear when retracting a simple no cost fix for me was to bring them up about 2" from the top and with a permenant marker drew a line around the leg. I now have a safe place to stop and not worry about jamming. Correct procedure, I've done the same thing.
NC Hauler 07/31/14 11:35am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Ford vs Ram vs Chevy diesels

You'd be right, all three of them exceeded 70 mph during pickuptrucks.com's testing. http://blogs.cars.com/.a/6a00d83451b3c669e201a511e61169970c-800wi How did Pickuptruck.com get their hands on a 2015 Ram? That's quite a feat considering they aren't in production yet. ON EDIT: I don't think that had been noticed until you just posted on it about a 2015 Ram....supposedly not in build mode till August if not mistaken...I know some have orders in for them, but don't know of anyone that owns a 2015 3500 Ram Dually at this time, though between the 2013 through 2015, The 3500 Dually will be the same as far as frame, suspension, engine, tranny, gearing etc....only thing that "MIGHT" happen would be the rear air ride system, but will believe it when I actually see one.
NC Hauler 07/31/14 08:51am Tow Vehicles
RE: Ford vs Ram vs Chevy diesels

You'd be right, all three of them exceeded 70 mph during pickuptrucks.com's testing. http://blogs.cars.com/.a/6a00d83451b3c669e201a511e61169970c-800wi Kind of figure it should be done fairly easily with only towing 12,000#..My 5er is a high profile 5er and again, loaded to 16,200#...and I feel very confident my I could hit 70 mph by the time I topped that mountain, maybe a tad faster...but again, I hit the BOTTOM of that mountain, some 3 1/2 miles further down at 60-65 mph, easily maintained speed all the way up...I'm temped to see what I could hit....will give it a shot next time I tow it:B
NC Hauler 07/31/14 08:45am Tow Vehicles
RE: Friends from the "OOP'S" thread.

Wow, guess I've really gotten lazy when it comes to posting on a thread I started quite some years ago.....Sorry......Been kind of busy with work and some "family issues" that needed to be addressed...rosie would probably understand....Go from raising three kids, become "empty nesters" and for the last 16 months, daughter and two grand daughters have moved in and we're just about back to raising 5 again...Daughter has a job, but when I'm off...I'm babysitting two grand daughters, (10 and 6), and still trying to clean around the house and do all the yard work...thus the reason, when Kathy and I get a chance to 'get away'...we do:) Planning on heading back up to our camp next Tuesday evening and staying through Sunday. August 8th is our 44th. wedding anniversary...what's funny is, Aug. 8th, 1970, we spent our honeymoon at a cabin a little over a mile from where our camp is now...kinda cool if you think about it. It's been cooler here, which I like personally....it's 65 here right now and mostly cloudy...chance of rain every day around here for the next week...I work my 12 hr shifts Friday, Saturday and Sunday, so it can rain...all my yard work got done yesterday:) Hope all of you are well out there..rosie, y'all be safe on your trip and have a good time. Jim, hopefully, the wind, tornado watches and torrential down pours are behind us..maybe just see some showers here and there....I believe most of the weather was caused by the high temps we WERE having. Sounds like you had a pretty good time on your trip Jon, glad you had a great time and got back home safe. I graduated from HS in 68'...670 of us in our City school, had/have a lot of good friends in that class, but have NEVER been to a HS reunion....might be about time...AND, I did get hungry after reading your post on what you ate after the Heritage Day Parade:) I was a Boy scout in June of 63' when WVa celebrated it's 100th yr as a state, I was on a Boy Scout float we had built... 50 years later, last June , I received a letter from my hometown asking me if I'd like to participate in the 150th anniversary and be on a float representing Eagle Scouts AND Military Veterans...I felt honored to be asked, but timing didn't work out as far as work....Would have been kind of cool that I participated in the 100th yr. parade and could have participated in the 150th yr celebration catch y'all later.
NC Hauler 07/31/14 08:28am Around the Campfire
RE: Ford vs Ram vs Chevy diesels

The reason they did not do the entire hill in my opinion the ford would have been able to exceed the 70 mph speed limit. It is also possible the Ram and Chevy could also exceed the 70 mph speed limit on part of the hill. Agree with you. While towing my 16,200# 5er on that same stretch of I64,( but hitting the bottom of the mountain at 60-65 mph), I too feel I could have easily hit 70 mph, (though I don't like to tow that fast), but I've towed up this mountain with this truck and 5er I mentioned for a year now, (with the 13' ) and never felt a lack of power...State Police will pull you over, if they so deem at 75 mph and will give you a warning..80 mph will get you a ticket if again, the State Police are running radar... I was satisfied at getting to the top of that mountain, fairly easily at 65 mph....I believe all three could do the speed limit the entire length of the mountain....why go faster?? Speed limit is 70...ST tires on some 5er's limit speed, unless owner is oblivious to such things is limited to 60-65 mph, per manufacturer of most of the ST tires on the market. I know quite a few times over the last 7-8 years I've towed and driven on that stretch of I64, have seen Motorhomes and trucks towing TT's or 5er's that have over heated and pulled over to the shoulder....Temps can get into the low 90's, but again, the humidity can be that high also, making it very hard for some TV's to cool down depending on how hard they're pushing the load... Now I'm really looking forward to towing up that part of I64 again and will probably push my truck with 5er in tow just to see how it does...but I have the 4:10, not the 3:73, and I think the Ford has an even better gearing to "get up that mountain".. No surprise to anyone I would think...more HP, more TQ...even I figured the Ford would be #1 in these test...but if the test don't mean anything to me, I owned Chevy D/A's before I'd heard of these test....then went to a Dodge in 2010, when it had been "low man on the totem pole" more than several years in a row....I know what my truck will do and how efficiently it will do it...it's enough for me and my use for it...
NC Hauler 07/31/14 07:54am Tow Vehicles
RE: Ford vs Ram vs Chevy diesels

I was"Born and Raised" in that part of WV...This part of the Interstate goes through the New River Gorge on I 64 from Sandstone Falls (located on New River), and intersects I77 heading into Beckley, (north), or Bluefield, (south).. I've towed this stretch numerous times, last time was about a month ago towing my 5er loaded to 16,200#...Don't know why they didn't do the entire run of the mountain....It's a 6% grade going into a 7% grade for about the last 2 and a half miles or so, though the entire run is closer to 6 miles....speed limit is 7. I didn't slow down to 50 mph to hit a certain point to see how my truck performed up the 7% grade part, but running 60-65 mph, I've topped that mountain, towing this 5er at 65 mph, but again, I didn't slow to 50 to at that mile marker...but believe next time I tow my 5er up that mountain, I'm going to slow to 50 mph until I hit the mark they did and see if I can accelerate back up to 60 mph or so... My 5er weighs 4,000# more than the one's being towed, but nevertheless, I'm curious as to how my truck will do the way these guy's ran the mountain. It's funny, I never even bothered to look at the video until later last night, (figure I already knew the results), but when I did, it was like a home coming in a way...never thought I'd see a place I'm VERY familiar with in one of these test..kinda cool, no matter who won.:)
NC Hauler 07/31/14 04:32am Tow Vehicles
RE: Ford vs Ram vs Chevy diesels

I'm not saying the Ford wouldn't win, it has the HP over the ram and the GM so the win should go to the Ford. The complaint is they say this is a head to head challenge with identical trucks and trailers but it is NOT. Now we find out that not only did they not have the same trailers they also had at least six different trucks. Also it looks like they ran them with both trailers, so again why? Here is a simple way to do this ONE trailer and only one trailer and hook it up to each truck and make your runs! But nope that would give us a true test and Ford can't/won't do that! Don Do you know how many auto journalist was at the event? Tighten your seatbelt cause there will be more public tests and it could get bumpy. :W Heck, I bet you got neighbors and friends of friends and a brothers, uncles, sisters half cousin who can give us all the scoop on how many WAS there, or were there and their names, where they live, what they ate at IHOP, and on....you're a regular "rumor mill".. seatbelts automatically tighten, don't have to tighten them yourself anymore
NC Hauler 07/30/14 07:47pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Ford vs Ram vs Chevy diesels

I just thought the V8 would pull the grade better I guess you really see the difference in torque It was a relatively light load at 12000 pounds and the ram was sort of winded keeping 60mph I need to buy a truck, I wish the ram had more HP or the Ford had a better interior The Chevy and Ram have about the same horsepower. Horsepower is what counts. I would expect it to be a toss up with the Chevy and Ram. It all depends which has the gear that best fits the hill. The Ram only beat the Chevy by 5 seconds. Not much to brag about. With the method of measuring the time the times could be off by a couple seconds. If I was Ford I would be a little embarrassed that I only beat the Ram by less than 20 seconds and had a 50+ horsepower advantage. I doubt they were towing 12,000 lbs. I have a 5th wheel that has a GVW of 11,600 but the dry weight is 7148. Or perhaps RAM should be embarrassed as being the first looser! :W Whats a "looser"? Oh, you mean "loser"....my bad....yeah, I like the underdog, which, once again, Ram is according to Ford, or you.....That's why I like the Ram even better now than before...if I didn't, I would have stuck with my Chevy's, (yeah, I know you don't like to hear about it, but I got a history with Chevrolet's)..
NC Hauler 07/30/14 07:44pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Blowing tires on 5th wheel

I don't have them anymore, sig 5er has 7,000# rated axles, so my tire is a "G" rated tire. Got it.... Just noticed your sig, Presidential Suites, very very nice rig. One of, if not, the best there is. Everytime I go down to the Hersey show I walk throught those and drool. I like to sit on the toilet and embarrass the wife. Only thing they lack is a 40" HDTV in the bathroom....maybe the 2015's have that, I'll find out I'm going down again this year... Thanks for the compliment on the HR, but believe they have, once again, stopped manufacturing the 5er...I saw some of the new one's and really liked what I saw, but they're hard to find.. I believe at one time, they were "one of the best", but Teton, DRV, Carriage and several others are better (as well as more expensive:))... 40" TV in the bathroom...hmmmm.....
NC Hauler 07/30/14 08:46am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Blowing tires on 5th wheel

Agree that the XPS RIBS would be perfect for your needs..If want to save a little money, the Bridgestone Duravis that "me again" posted about are "as good as" the RIBS. But I don't understand the temps under 40 degrees remark, I too had info, e-mail from Michelin and the "temps under 40 degrees" information was never mentioned. even told them where I did my towing, all of it in the mountains of NC, TN, VA and WV from March through 1st. of Dec, I had the RIBS on an 04 Coachmen Somerset, 3 slide 5er with a GVW of 14,000#, (6,000# rated axles)...I DID tow in snow a couple of times, (though not intentionally), and in temps in single digits....and again, no issues. Alway's aired to 80 psi.... I'd still recommend the XPS RIBS , WAYYY too many good reviews on this tire, no matter the temp...but, you may also want to look at the Bridgestones that "me again" spoke of in his post. As stated by more than several, a lot of us have done tons of research and "lived and learned" about tires on TT's and 5er's...You've been given some very good information. It appears "E" rated tires will work for you with 6,000# axle ratings and a GVW of only 12,000#...rest will depend on how much money you want to spend on the tires. Thanks and yes I'm going with the XPS RIBS for the reasons you mentioned. Lots of excellent reviews no only from this forum but the RV community in general after spending some time researching. As I said I was only conveying what was said to me by Michelin when speaking with them on the phone about the RIB for my 5th wheel. I told them all the technical stuff about the rig and the driving conditions I could potentially be driving in during early spring and late fall in my area. I never mentioned the summer only thing, they brought up the minimun operation temp concerns, and then I pressed them on it. But like someone mentioned it might be who you talk to at Michelin as to what story you get. Glad you've had good luck with them. I don't have them anymore, sig 5er has 7,000# rated axles, so my tire is a "G" rated tire. BUT, I had the RIBS for over 2 and a 1/2 years, sold my 5er to a very good friend of mine and he drove the Coachmen all over the country and put an additional 4 years on the tires and I have no clue how many miles, then he replaced the RIBS with brand new RIBS...a very good tire...
NC Hauler 07/30/14 08:06am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Blowing tires on 5th wheel

Okay for what it's worth I just got off the phone with Michelin. This is not to discredit anybody's experience or opinion of their recommendation. It's strickly being pass on as additional information to consider. As many people recommend for my rig and confirmed by Michelin the XPS rib tire LT235/85R16 E is the proper tire to shoe my rig with at the wieghts and ratings I gave them, EXCEPT, according to them it is strickly a summer tire and should not be use in temperatures under 40 degrees F. They recommend the LTX all season. The reasoning is the LTX has compounds that are added to the rubber to keep it pliable in sub freezing weather so the tread can interface with the road as designed. The XPS does not have these coumpounds and therefore the rubber hardens at or below freezing preventing the proper tire/road interface. Again just passing on the info from Michelin take it for what its worth and again thanks to all who help me out. Agree that the XPS RIBS would be perfect for your needs..If want to save a little money, the Bridgestone Duravis that "me again" posted about are "as good as" the RIBS. But I don't understand the temps under 40 degrees remark, I too had info, e-mail from Michelin and the "temps under 40 degrees" information was never mentioned. even told them where I did my towing, all of it in the mountains of NC, TN, VA and WV from March through 1st. of Dec, I had the RIBS on an 04 Coachmen Somerset, 3 slide 5er with a GVW of 14,000#, (6,000# rated axles)...I DID tow in snow a couple of times, (though not intentionally:)), and in temps in single digits....and again, no issues. Alway's aired to 80 psi.... I'd still recommend the XPS RIBS , WAYYY too many good reviews on this tire, no matter the temp...but, you may also want to look at the Bridgestones that "me again" spoke of in his post. As stated by more than several, a lot of us have done tons of research and "lived and learned" about tires on TT's and 5er's...You've been given some very good information. It appears "E" rated tires will work for you with 6,000# axle ratings and a GVW of only 12,000#...rest will depend on how much money you want to spend on the tires.
NC Hauler 07/30/14 07:41am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Ford vs Ram vs Chevy diesels

It's a FORD presser, NO WAY are they going to lose any of the test runs...it's just common sense.....if they failed at anything while taping, they just substituted something else in until they passed a particular test....they're not going to produce this video and fail ..It's THEIR commercial....but I also believe Ram and GM would do the same thing, so it's a wash. One needs a non-bias trial/test if that's what they think one needs to prove which truck is best...heck, with the HP & TQ Ford is putting out, one would think they're 3500 would EASILY beat the Chevy and Ram...blow them off the road so to speak, kick dust in their grille...Should be a "no contest"...Ford winning in every facet with their new HP and TQ specs...BUT, I'll stick with my medium duty 6 banger and my medium duty tranny.....I know for fact what it'll do and that's all that matters...IF I EVER left Ram, I'd go back to a Chevy D/A combo, (can't help it, still in my blood, just more diluted with Ram blood now:)).
NC Hauler 07/30/14 07:14am Tow Vehicles
RE: Ford vs Ram vs Chevy diesels

I'll take the Ford truck with the Ram engine (cummins) and the GM tranny (allison). The medium duty Aisin tranny now offered in the regular 3500 SRW and3500 DRW trucks is as good, in my opinion, as the Allison...I owned three Chevy D/A trucks and the medium duty Aisin transmission coupled to the medium duty Cummins engine is also a very good "dynamic duo":)
NC Hauler 07/29/14 07:41pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Ford vs Ram

This on the Cummins forum: I snipped it from a link. Ford, Ram quarrel over heavy-duty pickup towing title 32 Comments Print Reprints Respond Advertisement Related Stories Ford hikes revamped F-150 pickup prices as much as $3,385 Related Topics Marketing Ram Ford Towing Ratings Larry P. Vellequette Automotive News July 28, 2014 - 12:01 am ET Ford Motor Co. is threatening legal action if Ram keeps claiming that its pickups offer "best-in-class" towing. Ram's response? In so many words, it's telling Ford to go pound sand. At issue is Ford's claim in mid-July that a 2015 F-450 4x4 Crew Cab pickup can tow 31,200 pounds. That is 1,200 pounds -- about the weight of a good-sized horse -- more than the Ram 3500's highest towing capacity of 30,000 pounds in a 4x2 Regular Cab pickup. So Ford claims the "best-in-class" towing crown for heavy-duty pickups. But it's not that simple, thanks in part to the unique way Ford calculates maximum payload. Ram says the F-450 and the Ram 3500 aren't in the same class. It says the F-450 is a larger, Class 4 pickup -- in fact, the only Class 4 pickup offered by any automaker. Ram says the Ram 3500 competes directly with Class 3 pickups -- such as the Ford F-350 and GMC Sierra 3500 -- and outpulls them. The dispute may seem like just a marketing tug-of-war, but the stakes couldn't be higher. Towing capability is among the top reasons buyers purchase heavy-duty pickups, automakers say. And heavy-duty pickups represent 23 percent of total pickup sales in the United States through June, according to TrueCar.com. At an average transaction price north of $50,000 for each pickup, billions of dollars in sales are on the line. Class question Truck classes are defined by the Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration. In total, there are eight classes, separated by weight, that cover everything from a Class 1 Toyota Tacoma up to Class 8 tractor-trailer rigs. Almost all pickups fall within the first three classes, with what the government calls a "gross vehicle weight rating" -- the base curb weight of the vehicle plus its maximum payload -- of no more than 14,000 pounds. Go one pound over those seven tons, and the vehicle moves to Class 4. Ford says its 2015 F-450 has a gross vehicle weight rating of 14,000 pounds and is therefore a Class 3 truck. Ford says the F-450 is similar to the F-350 but "with a stronger F-350 frame, suspension, and 19.5-inch wheels and tires from the F-450 chassis cab." In a statement sent to Automotive News, Ram said it disagrees with Ford's assertion that the F-450 is a Class 3 truck and will stick to its marketing guns. Ram also took a shot at Ford for making its towing claim even though Ford acknowledges that it uses its own rating system, not the commonly accepted measurement standard known as SAE J2807. "Our best-in-class claim of 30,000 pounds of towing capacity for the 2014 Ram 3500 stands firm in the 350/3500 segment. Additionally, unlike our competitors, our new 2015 Ram 3500 will hold the title and weight capacity while adhering to the SAE J2807 towing test criteria," Ram's written statement said. The claims involve fifth-wheel or gooseneck towing, in which the trailer is connected in the pickup bed. Ford says it will follow the J2807 towing standard as it redesigns its F-series pickups, beginning with the 2015 F-150. Weights, measures After a media event Ford held in mid-July touting the F-450's towing claim, some analysts -- and a great number of online comments -- disagreed that the F-450 is in the same class as the F-350. "That is a Class 4 truck under the skin," said Dave Sullivan, manager of product analysis for AutoPacific. "It has all the equipment of all of their Class 4 trucks. They call it the F-450, not F-350. This has significant hardware changes to Ford's own Class 3 Super Duty. That's what puts it into the next class," regardless of the gross vehicle weight rating. The thorny issue is complicated by the method Ford uses to determine the maximum payload of all its F-series pickups. Ford says the F-450 has a base curb weight of 8,611 pounds and a maximum payload of 5,450 pounds. Add them up, and it comes to 14,061 pounds -- 61 pounds over the 14,000 limit to keep it a Class 3 pickup. A Ford spokesman insists, though, that the F-450's gross vehicle weight rating is 14,000 pounds. He explained that Ford bases its maximum payload claim not on the base curb weight, as Chrysler does, but on the weight of the base vehicle after various items are deleted from a base F-450. Ford shaved 154 pounds from the weight of the F-450, he said, by removing items that have the possibility of being deleted from a vehicle order. Among the items removed were the spare tire, tire jack, radio and center console. Ford said it uses this practice to set the maximum payloads for all F-series pickups. By comparison, General Motors said it bases its maximum payloads on the lightest version of a pickup a customer can order from its order book but with no items deleted. Sitting out GM is sitting out the towing tug-of-war between Ford and Ram. The 2015 GMC Sierra 3500 and Chevrolet Silverado 3500 are rated at 23,200 pounds for fifth-wheel/ gooseneck towing. GM touts the pulling prowess with conventional towing, in which a trailer is connected below the rear bumper. Tom Wilkinson, a spokesman for GM's pickup lines, said the automaker won't engage in a towing arms race "that is meaningless to 99.9 percent of customers" and will instead focus on "capability and confidence while towing." Wilkinson said the average heavy-duty customer tows about 9,000 pounds, giving consumers a wide choice of heavy haulers. GM has instead focused on integrating cruise control, powertrain grade braking and its diesel exhaust brake to make it easier to climb and descend steep grades while towing. "As long as the specs meet your needs, the other stuff is what really counts," Wilkinson said. GM plans to comply with the J2807 towing standard for its heavy-duty pickup ratings for the 2016 model year, Wilkinson said. GM may be about to up its own heavy-duty diesel game, however. Spy photographers in July caught camouflaged GM heavy-duty pickups doing hot-weather testing in the California desert. The big pickups were diesel-powered, likely testing upgraded versions of the 6.6-liter Duramax turbodiesel with a new, large, cool air intake along the front edge of the hood. Wilkinson declined to comment on the camouflaged vehicles.
NC Hauler 07/28/14 07:54pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Ford vs Ram

Before I finished reading the OP I had already determined the poster owned a Ram and didn't like Fords. Then I saw the signature block and confirmed it. BTW- I don't care what anybody says, I've been towing with Fords since 1980 and have had only one issue. Just replaced my 03' F350 SRW with a 14' F450 dually and love it. :-) ...and you now have a truck that can compete with the 3500 Ram:).....
NC Hauler 07/28/14 07:52pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Ford vs Ram

What I've gotten out of this thread is that Ford, Ram, and GM all suck. What do you own?
NC Hauler 07/28/14 07:51pm Tow Vehicles
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