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The Titan is labeled as a 1/2 ton truck? Now when I was in math class many years ago, a ton was 2,000 pounds. a 1/2 ton truck means, to me, a truck that weighs in at 1,000 pounds. If that is true, then how can a 6,500 pound truck (3.25 tons) be called a 1/2 ton truck?

I know we don't teach English (or spelling for that matter) in school anymore, but when did this new math start and who forgot to tell me? :jester:
 

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Cocodriecowboy said:
Cargo capacity.
But if we can pull 9,500 pounds (4.75 tons), how can that be considered a 1/2 ton capacity truck?

Told you it was going to be silly - I had a long day at work and am in a very strange mood tonight. :)
 

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cowboy is right, the original classifications were based on literal cargo capacity (not towing capacity). Ton ratings are more or less based on gross axle ratings/cargo capacity and towing capacity now.
 

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You have to allow for the curvature of the earth and factor in continental drift, and X=magnetic flux :D
 
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