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Old 05-01-2016, 12:05 AM   #1
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How good or bad are a 2011 Ford E-450 gas at trailering a boat and more importantly pulling the boat out at the boat ramp?
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Old 05-01-2016, 11:36 AM   #2
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I think a 2011 E-450 would pull my boat easily out of the water on any boat ramp. How big is your boat and how bad is the launch ramp? There's more than a couple factors in play here.
Take a look at your rear end gears. If you're set up for highway the gears might be a little long for a heavy load from a dead stop on a steep boat ramp. Basically you're not going to know how well it works until you try it.
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...Basically you're not going to know how well it works until you try it.
Be sure to have someone video it: if you are successful, you're happy. If you're not, at least you could post it on YouTube.
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The Porsche would get quite wet launching the boat.
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True, but you don't have to go to the car wash.
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That's a picture of money and they are probably carrying there man-maids to unload the boat because on a normal boat ramp even without the car it won't touch the water without the RV seeing it to.
I know those boats from the marine corps but ours could be carried by 4-6 men and broke down and folded up.
Damn money? Some have it and some don't? Some earn it by what they can do and some earn it by what they know? But some just have it. Ain't me.
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That's a picture of money... Ain't me.
The Lord could materialize millions in gold at my feet without breaking a sweat. I've asked Him to. And He promises to withhold no good thing from me. No gold, therefore ALL THINGS CONSIDERED it would not be good for me. So I'll trust Him and work with what I've got.

And for the guy who has dough? Or a nice conversion? Or any bus at all, for that matter? More power to him! I'm happy that he's in his situation and wish him the best.

And the Porsche WOULD get wet, anyway. I'll pass.
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