Rest at ease you have a good one. Wasn't it mandatory in 96 and up vehicles to be compliant? Thanks and sorry for the newbie questions Can someone with knowledge please explain to me a few things about this year model: - Why did they make two different body styles in the same year? They made both body styles of 250 in 97, the obs and the new style-called it a light duty. Autos and bigger engines will give yours a higher rating. . It's a 97 F250 heavy duty 5. Of course that leads to another odd thing, where people claim that new trucks are stronger because new F-150s have the same rating as old F-250s.
Don't waste time calling around to your local bookstores or waiting for a repair manual to arrive by mail. Thanks and sorry for the newbie questionsAll I know is the light duty 250 is a turd. No problem, i just wish someone had told me when i first got mine so i could have fixed it before it ate through. I don't think they made a 98 250, someone else may correct me but that's what I've seen. Ok guys, Here's my stupid question for the day.
It could not hold a plow and ford could not sell it with one. The f250's and up stayed older body style until 1998. Gross Combined Weight Rating is how much it's rated to move, including itself, any payload and any trailer. One place to watch for rust is the rear wheel wells, they didnt put factory drain holes in the inner sheet metalvand it traps water. I rather push a chevy then own 98-2012.
We have a unique truck that was produced smack dab between generation and emission changes. Get access to our 1997 Ford F-250 repair information right now, online. Our 1997 Ford F-250 repair manuals include all the information you need to repair or service your 1997 F-250, including diagnostic trouble codes, descriptions, probable causes, step-by-step routines, specifications, and a troubleshooting guide. The heavy duty trucks were exempted from the move to obd 2 for whatever reason, its easy enough to check the codes though, let us know if you need instructions. But even Ford realized how stupid that was, and in '98 they renamed the F-250 as an F-150.
If its rust free and in good shape Ill take it off your hands also! That's because they are the old F-250s!. You have an excellent full float sterling 10. You should probably be able to say its a 97 f250 and get the right parts. You can call it a 96 at the parts stores if you wish it will get you all the parts you need. Can someone with knowledge please explain to me a few things about this year model: - Why did they make two different body styles in the same year? Yeah I had a 90 F150 that was just recently totaled, plus I spent months searching for trucks over the years so I know where the rust starts on these models - thanks though! Only 97 f150's were the newer body style. Mine weighed in at 5,620 full of gas and me, but yours would be different depending on your cab and bed size.
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating is how much weight the truck is rated to carry including its own weight on it's own wheels. Wasn't it mandatory in 96 and up vehicles to be compliant? So I guess I could only load it to the max if I was towing a trailer full of helium. Autos and bigger engines will give yours a higher rating. All of Chilton's online content for the 1997 Ford F-250 is updated monthly, so you'll have the most recent information on hand for any Do-It-Yourself project. What is the blow off vavle type of sound I hear when climbing hills or accelerating quickly? Wasn't it mandatory in 96 and up vehicles to be compliant? Find your 1997 Ford F-250 repair manual right now at Chilton. .
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