Lot is tight called in advance to have vehicle pulled out for test ride but had to wait when I arrived for vehicle to be accessible. Handy Hint: To see different F350 models and how much they weigh,. According to ConsumerGuide, 2008 Ford Super Duty F-250 and F-350 are available in five trim levels. Under the hood, Ford offers three engines. Kelley Blue Book notes that child door locks are standard and that an engine immobilizer is optional.
To be sure, both Extended and Crew Cabs accommodate passengers quite comfortably, but if you're not regularly hooking up to a 10,000-pound trailer or loading an eight-foot bed with more than a couple of two-by-fours, you've overbought what Ford has overbuilt. This review also compares the 2008 Ford Super Duty models with other vehicles in its class to give you the best advice even when other reviews present conflicting opinions. Reverse the process to install a… It's up in the top of the engine - it's a round aluminum cylinder with a black plastic top on it. The inner hubs are sold as a complete unit, the bearings inside cannot be bought seperately. Use a stiff piece of wire or anything that will fit and not break off.
And, unlike some luxury pickups, there's no intention of appealing - overtly - to the Country Club set; this remains a work truck and not a work-in-progress. In a year in which the big news - both literally and figuratively - was presumably focused on Toyota's launch of its new Tundra, Ford arguably trumps Toyota's thunder with its debut of an all-new Super Duty. This brings it up to par with the 6. The emissions equipment on the 6. Those intending to tow with their Super Duty trucks will appreciate Ford's factory-installed TowCommand System.
Additionally, rear- or four-wheel drive is available. But now Ford has created a diesel offering more power 350 horsepower and torque 650 pound-feet , along with a cleaner burn, quieter operation and better throttle response via dual sequential turbos. It offers comfort, safety and a great package of features at a good price. Crew Cabs offer vast head and leg room. As noted, the Super Duty order form provides a wealth of choices for virtually any commercial or recreational use. First you have to disconnect the 4 bolts holding the support plate that holds the steering column. And while 48-month residuals of Ford and Chevrolet 49 percent and 47 percent, respectively are similar, Dodge is pegged at only 42 percent, reflecting that it's nearing the end of this particular product cycle.
There is a secondary fuse box etc. Safety equipment on the 2008 Ford Super Duty is adequate but not overly extensive. Do they mean a city bus or a family sedan? That means the next sound you hear from topside will be concrete beams or water pipes. Functional enhancements include a foldable bed extender, which improves load utility when in place and stays out of the way when not needed. Then you disconnect the 4 screws holding the ignition switch. Constituting both interior Chaparral leather and exterior PowerScope mirrors upgrades, the King Ranch enhances over-the-road comfort with material, workmanship and appointment upgrades, adding immeasurably to the Super Duty's attractiveness.
Then pull the steering column down as far as it will go. Experiences are similarly pleasing in other 2008 Ford Super Duty models with the gasoline V-8 and V-10 engines sporting automatic transmissions. Take off the old one and replace it with the…. The tester showed a meager 6. How Much Can a F350 Dually Carry and Hold in the Bed? You will be pleasantly surprised to find out its true capacity is and what Ford used in the factory build.
As you push on the wire turn the key slightly and pull on it. A walk-around with Ford's head of truck design, Pat Schiavone, begins with the grille. Given the importance of towing capability to the Super Duty mission, the receiver is a standard feature any owner can appreciate. In back Ford includes a hitch receiver - matched to each model's capabilities - on every Super Duty, along with seven-pin and four-pin connectors. . Constituting some 40 percent of Ford's F-Series sales, the Super Duty is intended to secure the most profitable segment of the pickup market. Here are 10 examples of what a Ford F350 Dually weighs based on forum responses I have seen on the web today.
All trims benefit from new materials, surfaces and accents. Learning from problems with the 6. The automatic 4 wheel drive is a nice feature for easy of use and the hubs can be locked in manually for sure traction. Paul ran it through shop and had it ready to pick up in 48 hours. Ford offers three engine choices for work, play or any combination of the two.
The expansive grille is for more than simply show - it fronts a confluence of cooling capability for engine, transmission and the intercooler that serves the diesel's two sequential turbochargers. Case in point: The all-new Ford F-450 is almost 22 feet long with a beam just under 8 feet and a curb weight of more than four tons. These Fords were all redesigned for the 2008 model year they were released in early 2007 as 2008 models and are offered in F-250, F-350, and F-450 series. I did think it was also useful to add in some other weights where the owners of the trucks have done their own modifications. As the numbers get bigger, the capabilities do, too.
There is not nearly enough room to hit on the details of the F-Series Super Duty in this review, so here's just a quick summary. Why Weight Knowledge is Important? And for those venturing off into the Great Unknown, an optional navigation system should get you there and - hopefully - back again. Base powerplant is a 5. In the new Super Duty the benchmark is moved upward in available choices, functionality and appointment. Outside, the powerful styling speaks for itself.