This is the main reason I am upgrading my truck. Drivers have grown to love its muscular styling and impressive towing capabilities. Now that this new diesel engine has arrived, people are wondering which diesel-powered pickup is quicker — the F-150 with the 3. Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published. Something that surprised me is that both of these trucks come with factory blocks in the rear. Since they both use the Dana60 then more splines??? The only differences at that point are the 4 inch rear blocks on the 350 compared to 2 inch on the 250 and a 1000lb axle rating difference.
Both the F250 and the F350 have optional overload springs. I've even seen a few kicking around with a 300-6 in them, though I'm not convinced the trucks came that way from the factory. I just wanted to know what was the best choice to haul a 35 foot fifth wheel. F250 vs F350: Suspension All years of Super Duty trucks are available with heavy duty springs and standard springs. I was fortunate to turn my love of the automotive world into a hobby that led to an exciting career, with my past of working as a mechanic and as an accountant in the automotive world provides me with a unique perspective of the industry.
I spent 10 years traveling around the country, racing with my dad by my side. The F250 and F350 share the exact same drivetrain. I have not had any issues so far, but that is not to say I will not. F-350: Interior While the power your pickup provides is important, your comfort should also be a factor in which Ford F-Series truck you select. Much appreciated and looking forward to reading more articles from you. As you can see, with a family of four, my payload is maxed out. There is a difference between a 2500 and 3500.
What can I do to increase payload capacity if necessary? I've even seen a few kicking around with a 300-6 in them, though I'm not convinced the trucks came that way from the factory. Not so much from what I've seen- harder to find than one with a 351 or larger engine, but not rare by any means. The only other item I would add is a transfer fuel tank. You'll be hard pressed to find an F250 with a 5. In terms of hauling and towing capabilities, the Ford F-250 is a level above the F-150. I am not a mechanic and all the numbers thrown around often confuse me.
I am mainly upgrading to a 350 due to my current track only has 2200 payload capacity and new 350 has a payload capacity of 3160. Enjoy seamless phone pairing and premium audio options in the 2018 Ford F-150, F-250, and F-350. Along with the electronic trailer sway control, I have absolutely no problem towing that big of a trailer. The slightly stiffer springs will make towing a little bit nicer. Which is better 4×4 or 4×2? Best info on this subject I have seen after looking a lot.
Although every reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained on this site, absolute accuracy cannot be guaranteed. This is by far the best article I have read regarding the subject. I read and heard both pros and cons. Although all Ford F-Series vehicles are excellent options, they offer different capabilities and features. These are all good comments here. Can you tell me about the air bags you added or recommend. Then I hear F-350 will be too much and it rides best loaded, but not good when unloaded.
The two trucks in action in the video above are a 2018 Ford F-150 and a 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty. They all pritty much come with the same engine and trans combos, F250's can come with I6, 5. Please note that some features are only available with specific cabs. Take a look at the table below, as engine options and performance specifications differ between the 2018 Ford F-150, F-250, and F-350. At long last, the Ford F-150 diesel is here, with a new 3.
Front end suspension, overload leaf springs, rear shocks and the differential housing is beefier. The bigger rear block on the F350 gives it a slightly higher tow rating. To ensure the truck is capable of towing, with no issues, and in the event of an emergency, I can manuever much easier than if I were maxed out weight wise. Just because you make upgrades air bags, overload springs and beefier front end suspension does not mean you have more capacity cargo weight or additional trailer weight. Thats most of the stuff. If you live in a state where that is not the case, I would say get an F350.