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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-06-2007, 08:24 PM Thread Starter
 
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What is the dif. between f350 and f450

I am thinking of getting rid of my 04 SD and going to a 08 6.4. What is the differance between the F350 and the F450? I pull around 15,000LBS, do I need the 450? :shrug: :thanks:
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I would immagine no, there are F-250s out there than pull more than that:Thumbup: But let an expert chime in before you go order one

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5th wheel or standard?

The F-350 gets you what you need at 14,400# - 15,000# depending on equipment (SRW/DRW, gearing, Std, Ext, CC etc).

The F-450 gets you Std DRW and 2,000# greater towing capacity at 17,500# (like for like).

Sooo, if you spec carefully, the F-350 will be enough, but if you want equipment and go over 15,000#, you will need the F-450.

According to the pre-release towing guide from Dec. '06.

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f450s have bigger breaks, usually have 4.88s, also 19.5s make the truck look way sweeter.

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I wouldnt recommend the 450 if you ever drive it with out the trailer. I bought a 05 450 to have a great truck to tow with and drive also aroudn town like a pickup, bad idea. The thing rode so rough I couldnt stand to drive it. Even with a loaded trailer it doesnt ride very good. I would recommend the 350 if you can. Maybe if it wouldnt have had a 6.0 in it I may have liked it alittle more.
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The 450 seem to have tougher everything, including ride. The engines and tranys are the same though. I'd buy a 450 just because of the ride. I can't stand riding in smooth riding cars. Motion sickness issues.
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