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maximum payload in the bed?

I bought 10 bags of rock salt tonight for $3 a bag. 80lbs each, and man did that drop my truck! whats the max payload on it anyways? I think had I bought a few more like I was gonna, i woulda laid frame.
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ain't it like 500?
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80 (pounds) X 10 (bags) = 800 pounds







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Payload capacity is 1260 lbs. That's you, stuff in the cab, and whatever in the bed.
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ya i just figured that out. I have weighed my truck at truck stops and its 4500 lbs with me and a full tank of gas. so its got 1/2 a tank, so about 5000lbs or so? pretty close to that 5200lb max
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oh ya and im tired and not unloading it all tonight, i took off 3 bags - which leaves 7 bags on the truck and its still pretty low on the back, thatll be ok till tomarrow afternoon right?
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