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Old 01-16-2010, 08:51 PM
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f-150 vs. 16' trailer

can an f-150 pull a loaded 16' trailer?
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Old 01-16-2010, 09:00 PM
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wow, what a question...what engine does the truck have? whats going to be on the trailer? weight? if its a V8 then it will pull it, but you also gotta be worried about stopping it. Give a lot more details..
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Old 01-16-2010, 09:01 PM
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I use a 2004 f150 5.4l to pull a 16 ft tandem axle trailer loaded with a ztr, walkbehind, etc.
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Old 01-16-2010, 09:30 PM
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He actually expects an answer to such a vague question? No engine mentioned, auto or manual tranny, enclosed or open trailer, no idea what is even being hauled on the trailer? WOW!!
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Old 01-16-2010, 09:56 PM
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I pulled a 18 foot trailer loaded with equipment for years with a V6 powered F150 with a manual tranny. Did a great job and was good on gas.
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Old 01-16-2010, 10:35 PM
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ok.ok.ok. geez sorry

it is a v6 4.2 open trailer
push mower 21", couple of wb's
automatic trans.
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Old 01-16-2010, 10:46 PM
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ok.ok.ok. geez sorry

it is a v6 4.2 open trailer
push mower 21", couple of wb's
automatic trans.
From my personal experience you will be fine. You wont win any records for speed, but will do good on gas.
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Old 01-16-2010, 11:20 PM
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i use my 98 Frod Ranger 4X4 with a 4.OL V6 to pull my 17.5 Foot boat on a 20 Foot trailer. The trailer has brakes that really help but getting going and driving are no problem and stopping is not an issue with the brakes. with this being said i think you will be fine with your F150 and 16 Footer
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Old 01-16-2010, 11:40 PM
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ok, thanks guys for all the advice
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Old 01-17-2010, 09:08 PM
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I didnt mean to sound like an a**hole or anything, just couldnt really give advice without knowing a few details.
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