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Old 06-29-2013, 08:34 PM   #1
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Anyone tow and putting golf cart in bed?

Just returned from and week camping trip with family, we took our golf cart for the first time. we're towing a Jayco G2 31BHDS. We have a F350 Diesel power was not the problem but rear seemed to sag some and was thinking of ordering a set of airbags. is anyone using them and what brand? Thanks for any info. John
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Old 06-29-2013, 10:05 PM   #2
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John, here is a link ...

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/12...g-airbags.html

FTE site is a wealth of information on all things Ford. It has helped me on several occasions.

Hope this helps, J
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Old 06-29-2013, 11:04 PM   #3
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Thanks, I'll check it out, by the way how do you like you V10? I had a 99, and loved it, just started getting tired at 195,000, and we try to travel pretty far when we can. I found this 05 cc LB 6.0 WITH 30,000 on it and decided to take the plunge for my 1st diesel. Its ok but liked my V10.
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We put an ATV in our 350 dually, so you are loading in quite a bit more weight with all those batteries. I replaced our about ten year old Air Lift bags last year. Tongue weight from our TT is about 1500#. The truck bed adds about a thousand pounds of load with an ATV in it. Forty to 50 pounds in the bags works.

If you get the bags drop the pressure to around ten pounds when unloaded to soften the ride.
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Really like the v-10. Loads of power!! We got it because all the trailers we were looking at were to big for our Chevy 1500 to pull and didn't want to go diesel. I only have a 5 mile drive to work, so it's my daily driver too.
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Thanks cekkk, what make air bags did you get?
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Really like the v-10. Loads of power!!
Before I decided on our F350 with V-10 or diesel, talked to a friend who had two F350s, identical except one diesel and one V-10. He said the only time the diesel outpulled the V-10 was on a very steep grade with a heavy load. Rest of the time the V-10 was superior. Took his advice, and we are very happy with our V-10, which pulls our 11,000# 5er with ease.
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Before I decided on our F350 with V-10 or diesel, talked to a friend who had two F350s, identical except one diesel and one V-10. He said the only time the diesel outpulled the V-10 was on a very steep grade with a heavy load. Rest of the time the V-10 was superior. Took his advice, and we are very happy with our V-10, which pulls our 11,000# 5er with ease.
We don't have the maintenance or upkeep $$ either.

Not bashing diesels, the v-10 just works out better for us.
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I know, I thought this would work better for us, but finding out I would rather have my V10 back. I was told by some people that once I went to a diesel I would never look back a gas, well after getting it and telling those same people that I was not impressed with the diesel , I found out that most were pulling a lighter trailer and with a smaller V8, so they were not comparing The V10 to diesel. But at this point I'm stuck for a couple of years so I'll just have to suck it up and wait untill the time and Money it right to make a move.
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Thanks cekkk, what make air bags did you get?
I put on another pair of Air Lifts. They fit well. Firestone is the other major manufacturer and I've never heard of problems with them, either.
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