Specs

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2WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box

Brakes

Brake ABS System Rear-Wheel
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 12.0 x 2.5
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.13 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 97.0
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 65.2
Cargo Volume (ft³) 72.6
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 60.3
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.7

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 17.9

Electrical

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
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540

Engine

Engine Type Natural Gas V8
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 290 @ 3250
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 290 @ 3000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 3000
Engine Oil Cooler
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 4500
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 4500
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 235 @ 4250
Fuel System SEFI
Fuel System - TBD -
Displacement 4.6L/281
Displacement 5.4L/330
Engine Type Gas V8
Engine Order Code 99L
Engine Order Code 99M
Engine Order Code 996

Exterior Dimensions

Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD -
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 33.0
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 37.2
Height, Overall (in) 73.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.4
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 220.8
Wheelbase (in) 138.5

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Location Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 30.0

Interior Dimensions

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

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 47.66
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.1
Steering Type Power
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 45.92
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock

Summary

Body Style Reg Cab 8' Styleside
Body Code 138.5" WB
Vehicle Name Ford F-250 Standard

Suspension

Axle Type - Front Twin Forged SLA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4300
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2925
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3075
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3225
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.31
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 5300
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code T54
Front Tire Order Code T34
Front Tire Order Code T54
Rear Tire Order Code T34
Spare Tire Order Code T34
Spare Tire Order Code T54
Front Tire Size LT245/75R16D
Front Tire Size P255/70R16SL
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R16D
Rear Tire Size P255/70R16SL
Spare Tire Size LT245/75R16D
Spare Tire Size P255/70R16SL
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2300
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2064
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2300
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2064
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2300
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2064
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 679
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 695
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 679
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 695
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 679
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 695

Trailering

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

Transmission

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code 44M
Trans Order Code 44E
Trans Order Code 44U
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Model
Trans PTO Access
Trans Power Take Off
Clutch Size (in) 11.4
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) 0.71
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
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,

Weight Information

Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11,000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3075
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3225
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7,800
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6,500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4128
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2484
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1826
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7700
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6950
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2925
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13,500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12,000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4300

Wheels

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