The F350 has a maximum 21,600 pounds 9,800 kg of towing capacity and 7,110 pounds 3,230 kg of payload. New colors were offered, Black with flame tape stripes, Black with Vista Blue painted flames or Dark Blue Pearl with Vista Blue painted flames. The F-450 has a wider track than the F-350. The 3-valve 5,408 cc 5. The Dana 50 started out as a axle much like in 1980. Unique pinstriping was found on all three color options.
Automatic transmission features a manual mode. Versions equipped with an automatic transmission produced 250 hp while manual-transmission examples produced 275 hp; with either transmission, the engine produced 525 lb-ft of torque. The Dana 50 was phased out of the trucks in 2004, in favor of the Dana 60 and was last used in the Ford Excursion. All versions of the Super Duty trucks came equipped with four-wheel disc brakes. The 2nd generation Facelift of the Ford Super Duty Trucks are assembled at Ford's Kentucky Truck Plant, with additional production for other countries in Venezuela and Mexico.
Ford offered a special Super Duty truck from 2004-2007. Introduced in 1998 for the 1999 model year, the F-Series Super Duty trucks marked the addition of a heavy-duty pickup to the range with the new versions of the F-250 and F-350 pickups, while the previous 1987—1997 F-Super Duty were replaced by the F-450 and F-550 Super Duty. It could be had in two or four wheel drive and with three engine options, the , or the. Ford stated in the 2011 Chicago Auto Show that the 2011 trucks have the thickest gauge steel frame of any Heavy Duty truck, this was due to frame being the same design that debuted in 1999. . Crew Cab models will have a 34-gallon 128l tank for the 6.
The TorqShift 1st to 5th gear ratios are 3. All will be available in both 4X2 and 4X4 configurations. The ring, pinion, carrier and u joints all remained the same however. Although engine output is limited, dependent on upon vehicle load, outside temperature, and current road conditions, the system is designed to allow the vehicle to travel a short distance to obtain service or to reach a repair facility. The F-450 is equipped with a standard 6-speed manual or optional 5-speed TorqShift.
It still had the same specs as the previous generation but with more of a sporty trim package. Gone was the two-tone paint jobs, but optional was painted ghost flames. Most versions are constructed using the Ford F-550 chassis cab. The 2-bar grille introduced in 2011 was widened, integrating the headlights into its design. There is an optional concealed slide-out step and swing-up hand grab bar in the rear tailgate for easy access.
To the interior, several changes were made to improve functionality for end-users. The vehicle had its first official showing at the Texas State Fair in 2006. For this market the F-350 featured the 5. Under the skin, only the base-equipment 5. Maximum payload is 6,120 lb 2,780 kg. In 2005, the front suspension was updated as four-wheel drive trucks were converted to front coil springs; to reduce unsprung weight, the mounting of the front was changed to the frame instead of the front axle. The Super Duty models then used a solid axle version of this axle.
To accommodate the larger brakes, 17-inch wheels became standard, with 18-inch wheels optional on single rear-wheel trucks ; forged Alcoa wheels were an option. An optional 4-speed automatic was available for either the gas or diesel engines, later being replaced with the 5-speed automatic. It has 2 available axle ratios of 4. The only powertrain combination is the 6. At its launch, the Super Duty F-Series was sold with the. Alternating back and forth between each set of 4 or 5 pistons, the set that is not receiving fuel and ignition is operating to pump air through the engine to lower its temperature. An optional slide-in camper certification package with heavier-duty springs was available on single rear-wheel models.
Examples include the , , , , and. The F-250 and F-350 Super Duty basically has the same payload and towing specs as the last generation. A 32-valve pushrod engine, the 6. The 3-valve 6,802 cc 6. The only engine offered in the F-450 Super Duty is the 6. While still a full-size pickup under the skin, to expand its appeal among consumers, the F-150 adopted carlike aerodynamics and convenience features.
The truck could be ordered with two unique exterior themes, a black monochromatic look with bodyside graphics or a black and vintage copper two-tone with chrome dimensional boxside Harley-Davidson lettering. Two-wheel drive was standard, with four-wheel drive as an option; on F-350 pickup trucks, a dual rear-wheel axle was optional with either drive configuration. The Centennial Edition offered the following standard equipment: Monochromatic Black Clearcoat exterior, Premium Verona-grain Imola leather seating finished in Two-Tone Parchment, Special Centennial Edition badging and a commemorative keychain and wristwatch. A feature unique to the 2011 Super Duty is the addition of a. Base prices in the U. Exactly what I was looking for. During 1999, the engine was retuned to 260 hp.
As before, the engine continued to be produced by Navistar. In Suriname, even though traffic is on the left side of the road, the import and registry of left hand drive vehicles is allowed. It is being marketed using the same engine as the Venezuelan F-350, but only with a 6-speed automatic transmission, 4x2 or 4x4 wheel drive option in both single and double cab configurations. The 2015-2016 F-250 and F-350 have 14. This used to be straightforward when there were only two options — short bed and a long bed. No longer could you order a SuperCab Harley-Davidson and the 5. Although its poor fuel economy would prove uncompetitive against diesel engines, the durability of the Super Duty would keep it in production into 1981.