Many truck manufacturers install low-hanging front air dams to improve the truck's highway fuel economy. However, these aerodynamic devices hurt the truck's off-road performance, as far as hitting and scraping the front chin on dirt and rocks (or even sidewalk curbs). Could there be another solution?
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What are the real-world costs of owning a turbo-diesel half-ton pickup truck? Kevin from Austin, TX recently asked this important question. This question will become ever more relevant over the next year as diesel half-ton trucks from Ford and GM will be joining Ram's EcoDiesel.
Ford already confirmed that a turbodiesel (aka. Power
We recently received the following question from Adam C. It boils down to: which used truck under $25,000 to buy to tow a 7,500 lbs trailer on a regular basis? Long-term reliability and towing performance are the main requirements for Adam.
I am looking for used trucks that can tow a
TFLtruck has recently received the following question from Nate A. about towing a fifth-wheel trailer with a Ford F-150.
I’m planning on buying a beefed up 2018 Ford F150 (3.5L EcoBoost V6, heavy payload package, etc) to tow a fifth wheel. Do these specs work?
- Tow capacity of 11,700, trailer will
Why are new pickup trucks getting so expensive? We get this question on a regular basis. Turns out the trend of rapidly growing truck prices started around the year 2000, when modern half-ton trucks transitioned to the crew cabs we know and love today. Yes, heavy duty trucks were available