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A picture the Ford guys will like

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by rb8484, Dec 28, 2009.

  1. rb8484

    rb8484 Senior Member
    Messages: 419

    Well, put the GMC on the trailer to take her 50 mile to Grand Rapids to have the engine replaced. Truck developed a rod knock the other day, so we decided to put a new reman in her. Decided to trailer it up there......didnt want to throw a rod on the hightway and damage the core!

    Sorry I didnt resize, I think part of photobuckets website is down as it wont let me resize.

  2. firefighter1406

    firefighter1406 Senior Member
    Messages: 345

    I had the same thing the other day with my brothers truck. It burned up the flywheel in his 2500 diesel so I pulled it over the the mechanic. I told him I had to stop for something and he said what? I said I have got to show the guys this. Sorry for the dark pics.


  3. RichG53

    RichG53 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,135

    You should turn that towed truck around to face forward ..
    Your going to get a lot of wind drag facing back wards...
  4. tuna

    tuna Senior Member
    Messages: 488

    You are kidding right?
  5. vinny69

    vinny69 Junior Member
    from canada
    Messages: 25

    r u buying his gas
  6. sjosephlawncare

    sjosephlawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 284

    how many miles are on the white gmc? Thats a good idea to put another motor in it because that style gm lasts a long time
  7. LTL

    LTL Senior Member
    Messages: 213

    Wind really has nothing to do with it, but it would trailer better at speed with the engine in the front. More tongue weight = less fishtailing.
  8. rb8484

    rb8484 Senior Member
    Messages: 419

    There was plenty of tounge weight. If I put her on forward, that is more weight on the tounge then I wanted.
  9. cpsnowremoval

    cpsnowremoval Senior Member
    Messages: 223

    yeah that happens often
    makes me want to get in the towing biz alot of chevy dealers here in wisconsin
    Last edited: Dec 28, 2009
  10. KL&M Snow Div.

    KL&M Snow Div. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,616

    Looks good!
  11. Pushin 2 Please

    Pushin 2 Please PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,582

    I have a Ford and a GMC and I don't want to see it either way!!!
  12. rb8484

    rb8484 Senior Member
    Messages: 419

    :laughing: :laughing: :laughing:
  13. rb8484

    rb8484 Senior Member
    Messages: 419

    Yeah, I dont either, but I am a ford guy, so that picture is just fitting!!
  14. Brucester1

    Brucester1 Senior Member
    Messages: 361

    just bought a GMC 2500. had just had a new jasper motor put in.
  15. rb8484

    rb8484 Senior Member
    Messages: 419

    If you dont mind me asking, what did that jasper run??
  16. RepoMan207

    RepoMan207 PlowSite Fanatic
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,039

    The only reason the Ford is sitting level is because all the weight is on the rear of the trailer.

    Ford....Chevy....blah blah blah. I'm just saying, it's not even loaded right. Try hauling that thing down the highway and tell us how much it fish tails. Or better yet, try jacking the wheel back and forth and see what happens. You may want pray before you try it at anything over 40 MPH.
  17. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    how about a ford pulling a ford lol.
  18. rb8484

    rb8484 Senior Member
    Messages: 419

    I pulled it 50 miles on the highway with no fishtailing at 60mph. There was plenty of tounge weight. I am a truck driver, so i know how important the positioning of your load is. It did set the rear of the ford down about 2 inches.
    I was just cracking on the chevy being on a trailer behind a ford, not that the ford pulles it better than a chevy. I acually plow in that chevy, it plows great, I have nothing against chevy, I was just always raised around fords.:redbounce
  19. rb8484

    rb8484 Senior Member
    Messages: 419

    LOL, been there and done that too!! Good lookin trucks!!
  20. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    funny thing is there was nothing wrong with the f150. I just wanted to test the trailer quick haha.