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Old 11-17-2018, 05:30 PM   #21
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Oh good Two - I thought I was the only one to take it all.
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Old 11-22-2018, 10:12 AM   #22
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Mine is a 2013 E350 RB50 and it weighs about 9,700 with everything full and ready to go. Think I was 4,500 on the rear and 4,200 on the front.
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Old 11-22-2018, 10:30 AM   #23
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2010 Ford E150 PW Traverse (equivalent to the old 250s apparently) recently weighed fully wet (gas, propane, water, 2-people, ready for a camping trip) on a CAT scale. Came in at 7240. The GVWR is 8520.
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Old 11-22-2018, 12:31 PM   #24
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1996 5.8L E250 HD 4x4 Standard Size Cargo Van, 6820# Empty.
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Old 11-22-2018, 02:59 PM   #25
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I’m very new here. Where do you go to get weighed? And can one weigh each axel at said place?
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Old 11-22-2018, 03:22 PM   #26
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Most truck stops like Love's, Pilot, Road Ranger, Flying J, etc. Look for CAT scales. They have multiple axle capability.
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Old 11-22-2018, 03:33 PM   #27
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Go to https://catscale.com/cat-scale-locator/ to find your nearest CAT scale. They can weigh multi-axle vehicles. I was charged $11.50 to weigh my van.
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Old 11-22-2018, 04:12 PM   #28
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The reason I weighed our van was to be able to set the tire pressures to the values recommended by Michelin based on the weight on each axle. The "sticker" pressures of 55 in front and 80 in the the rear resulted in a very harsh ride. The pressures recommended by Michelin for my axle weights were 42 in front and 50 in the rear making for a much better ride. The only problem is that the TPMS constantly indicates low tire pressures. I need to somehow reset the trigger values for the TPMS. My Ford dealer hinted that it was possible but they could not legally do it. Ditto for Discount Tire. I see that there is an option in FORScan to set the "Placard Tire Pressure" for front and rear. However when I try to edit those values I get the message "Only use this parameter to raise the tire placard pressure setting to a value higher than the CURRENT setting. The currently programmed pressure setting will be the lowest available value." So far, I have been reluctant to try resetting the parameters in spite of the message.
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Old 11-22-2018, 05:02 PM   #29
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I don't have a CAT scale nearby, so I went to the nearest transfer station and told them I just wanted a scale weight. (They weigh vehicles on the way in and on the way out, to determine what to charge.) In the past I've done the same at a grain elevator. Some places will charge a nominal fee (especially if you need an official weight slip), but at the transfer station they wrote it down for me for free.

To get individual axle weights you need a CAT scale or similar. I mostly just wanted to make sure I was under GVWR, which for my van is 8,100 lbs.
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Old 11-22-2018, 05:11 PM   #30
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How much does your van weigh?

98 E250 EB SMB full build with Penthouse. 2wd. Weights below were from a closed Oregon weigh station that left their scale display on (thanks for the hint from folks here in the forum). This was fully loaded, three people, 15 gallons water, full fuel, in the midst of our cross country van tour.

8650 total
3350 front
5250 rear
1600 r front
2550 r rear
1650 l front
2600 l rear
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