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Old September 13th, 2011, 01:37 PM   #21
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why cant you plow with the electric assist steering?
Too much weight/strain on the system, to meet quality targets.


6.2 liter versions, by the way, don't have electric power steering. So go buy a Raptor...
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Old September 13th, 2011, 01:47 PM   #22
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From 2010:
http://www.ford.com/assets/pdf/towin...vF150sep09.pdf

F-150 Heavy-Duty Payload Package (Option Code 627)
Increases GVWR to 8,200 pounds.
LT245/75R17E BSW A/T tires (5)
High-capacity 17" 7-lug steel wheels
Heavy-duty shock absorbers
Upgraded springs, radiator and auxiliary transmission oil cooler
9.75" gear set with 3.73 Limited Slip axle
Available on XL and XLT Regular Cab and SuperCab models with 8'
box or Mid-Box Prep Package. Requires 5.4L gas engine and Max
Trailer Tow Package.
(although I think it's available with the EcoBoost motor for 2011)

2011 Payload specs:
http://www.ford.com/trucks/f150/specifications/payload/
7 lug wheels seem weird to me.
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Old September 13th, 2011, 03:13 PM   #23
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7 lug wheels seem weird to me.
Ford's used them On heavy F150s and light F250s for years, I believe.
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Old September 13th, 2011, 08:56 PM   #24
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Too much weight/strain on the system, to meet quality targets.


6.2 liter versions, by the way, don't have electric power steering. So go buy a Raptor...
lol, for that pricetag ill go buy a 1 ton.

Id imagine with a high amp alternator and dual batteries, it would work, but there goes the warranty. I imagine ford will come up with a solution in a plow prep package eventually, but until then i am going used or with a gmc/chevy 1500 depending on the deal i can work out. Talked to a friend who sells GMC and things are looking good, not quite as fancy as the ford, but so long as the payments are close to 350/mo and i dont have to worry about fixing shit, itll work...
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