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04-15-2007, 10:18 PM
what size truck has a 5000 lb hauling capacity? Sorry about the 5 ton thread little brain hiccup on my math
04-15-2007, 10:25 PM
a 1 ton should be able to handle that...depending on how heavy the bed is.
Might need something like a F450.
04-15-2007, 10:45 PM
an F350 regular cab diesel w/dump body weighs in around 9600lbs (half fuel and driver..me 160lbs) and with a GVWR of 12500 you can keep it "legal" by hauling a little less then 2 tons or 4000lbs. You can get away with 5000lbs depending on how often you are hauling it..if its a daily chore get an F450 or you can save a little weight by going with a gas engine over diesel.
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