Originally Posted by lawn king
Half tons are light duty trucks with small brakes, less springs, light duty rear & front ends! Overloading every day will cost you more in the long run, you will break springs and shockmounts, burn up bearings and brakes and piss off the dot!
I will agree that a 1/2 ton is nothing more than a passager car with a Bed. To me real trucks are 3/4 ton heavy duty or bigger. But at the same time we are not too far from those third world counties that Load 42 people in a VW Minni Van.