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I am looking at buying a 1990 Ford F150 6 Cylinder and I'm wondering what the towing ability may be on this truck.

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  • lyonsf-150 May 18, 2009

    I have a 1992 Ford f-150 XLT 4wd with the 4.9, six cylinder and am not sure of the towing capacity. It is a standard cab with an 8 ft regular bed. It has an E transmision.

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Base Number of Cylinders: 6 Base Engine Size: 4.9 liters Horsepower: 145 hp Torque: 265 ft-lbs. Maximum Towing Capacity: 7500 lbs.

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