Specs

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XL 2WD Regular Cab Styleside 6-1/2 Ft Box XL

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.03 x 2.25
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.13 x - TBD -

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 60.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 62.1 @ Belt
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.8
Cargo Volume (ft³) 58.6
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 17.9
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 15.7
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 19.4
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 17.3

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750
Maximum Alternator Watts 1425
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130

Engine

Engine Type Gas V8
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 4.6L/281
Displacement 5.4L/330
Displacement 4.2L/256
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 3000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 3000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 290 @ 3250
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 4400
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 235 @ 4250
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 4500
Fuel System SEFI
Engine Oil Cooler
Engine Order Code 996
Engine Order Code 99L
Engine Order Code 992

Exterior Dimensions

Overhang, Front (in) 37.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.4
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 202.2
Wheelbase (in) 119.9
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 32.5
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 72.7

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.0
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Location Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Location

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 40.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.8
Passenger Capacity 3
Passenger Capacity 2
Front Hip Room (in) 61.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.8

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.49
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.22
Steering Type Power

Summary

Vehicle Name Ford F-150
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside
Body Code 119.9" WB

Suspension

Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2650
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2500
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3800
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3500
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900
Axle Type - Front Twin Forged SLA
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35.1
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35.1
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3800
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4200
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800

Tires

Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1804
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1804
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 695
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 719
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 695
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 719
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 695
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 719
Spare Tire Order Code T55
Spare Tire Order Code T52
Front Tire Size P255/70R16SL
Front Tire Size P235/70R16SL
Rear Tire Size P255/70R16SL
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16SL
Spare Tire Size P255/70R16SL
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16SL
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2064
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1804
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2064
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2064
Front Tire Order Code T54
Front Tire Order Code T55
Front Tire Order Code T52
Rear Tire Order Code T54
Rear Tire Order Code T55
Rear Tire Order Code T52
Spare Tire Order Code T54

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 3,500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 14,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1,500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2,000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10,000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2,000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5,000

Transmission

Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Power Take Off
Trans PTO Access
Transfer Case Model
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.41
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.18
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.33
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.24
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.90
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.71
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code 44M
Trans Order Code 44E
Trans Order Code 44U
Clutch Size (in) 11.4

Weight Information

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6050
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1614
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2236
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2900
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3606
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2650
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2800
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6,500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12,700
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11,500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7,800
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5550

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17.0 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17.0 x 7.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 7.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 17.0 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel

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