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I live in CA also and I know a company that has a half ton ford pickup with a utility bed on it that got a ticket for not entering the scales. The road gestapo out here said since it had a utility bed it had to stop at the scales. Real POS laws we have out here.
My 93 D250 has a max combined weight rating of something like 12,500#. With my 7500# travel trailer I was grossing about 13,500 loaded for a trip but luckily I never had to pull into the scales. I'm guessing the 1 tons are in the 16-17000# range. Someone that has one will chime in here I'm sure.
93 D250, PDR Twins HX35&HT3B, 60+# boost,PDR stage 2 head w/o-rings, PDR Cam, modified VE Pump, piston style lift pump, modified 5" intake w/AFE, ATS ported manifold,DTT 89% converter, 4" RIP exhaust, modified tranny, EGT/boost/tranny/tach gauges, TPS removed, a little chrome under the hood. Mag-Hitec tranny and diff. covers. Rear sway bar. Line-x bed liner, after market seats. Single stage Water/Meth system installed. Oversized intercooler w/3" IC lines.
05 Chevy 2500 HDcrew cab 4x4, Duramax W/Allison, 17" Hummer wheels w/285-70-17 BFG's, Banks intake, ported turbo mouthpiece. Predator programmer, Autometer EGT and boost gauges.