Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-08-2015, 10:23 PM   #57
1987 Avion 34W owner
 
PaulnGina's Avatar
 
Vintage Kin Owner
Good Ol' , USA
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 1,889
DoublTrouble.... a man after my own heart.

We think alike!........ Nice choices!
__________________

__________________
"Long lay the world in sin and error pining
Till He appeared and the soul felt its worth"
1987 Avion 34W
1995 Ford F250 7.3L PowerStroke
PaulnGina is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-08-2015, 11:37 PM   #58
2 Rivet Member
 
merchantmm's Avatar
 
2015 27' Flying Cloud
Yorba Linda , California
Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 69
Images: 2
Thumbs up

Many things to worry about life. The safety and capability of your tow vehicle shouldn't be one of them. Buy as much truck as you can afford. I'm very happy with my F250 Diesel 4x4. No worries towing my FC 27 FB Twin no matter what the grade...ascent OR descent. JUST HAVE FUN!!!
__________________

__________________
merchantmm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 12:51 AM   #59
Rivet Master
 
ROBERTSUNRUS's Avatar

 
2005 25' Safari
Salem , Oregon
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 7,266
Images: 18
Blog Entries: 51
Quote:
Originally Posted by merchantmm View Post
Many things to worry about life. The safety and capability of your tow vehicle shouldn't be one of them.

Buy as much truck as you can afford.

I'm very happy with my F250 Diesel 4x4. No worries towing my FC 27 FB Twin no matter what the grade...ascent OR descent. JUST HAVE FUN!!!

Hi, well if that's the case, maybe I should have bought a Kenworth instead of my F-150.
__________________
Bob

2005 Safari 25-B
"Le Petit Chateau Argent"
[ Small Silver Castle ]
2000 Navigator / 2014 F-150 Eco-Boost / Equal-i-zer / P-3
YAMAHA 2400 / AIR #12144
ROBERTSUNRUS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 06:32 AM   #60
Rivet Master
 
SteveSueMac's Avatar

 
2012 27' Flying Cloud
W , New England
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 5,409
Quote:
Originally Posted by ROBERTSUNRUS View Post
Hi, well if that's the case, maybe I should have bought a Kenworth instead of my F-150.

Perfect quote because it demonstrates the absurdity at the extremes. You wouldn't tow a 25 with a Kenworth on one end of the spectrum or a Smart car on the other. So somewhere in there is a range of acceptable TVs based on weights, axle ratings, payload, etc.

Good food for thought!
__________________
SteveSueMac is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 07:42 AM   #61
Rivet Master
 
Skater's Avatar
 
1995 30' Excella
Bowie , Maryland
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 2,344
Quote:
Originally Posted by BoldAdventure View Post
I only made my comment to relieve the pressure before the beating each other over the head could start, in good humor and not as an insult to anyone.
Glad to hear it, but it wasn't one of the comments I was referring to.
__________________
1995 Airstream Classic 30' Excella 1000
2014 Ram 2500 Crew Cab with Cummins 6.7L Diesel

Sold but not forgotten: 1991 Airstream B190
Sold: 2006 F-250 6.0L Powerstroke Supercab
Skater is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 09:31 AM   #62
Rivet Master
 
tjdonahoe's Avatar
 
2013 31' Classic
billings , Montana
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 1,842
Hey there I like my kenworth,it's loaded weight is 55,500 lbs pulling a pup with a gross of 43500 lbs, no worries......
__________________
tjdonahoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 10:36 AM   #63
Rivet Master
 
DoublTrouble's Avatar
 
2015 27' FB International
Carlsbad , California
Join Date: Feb 2015
Posts: 522
Hopefully, aquadogs was able to glean some relevant information that they can use to make an informed decision about tow vehicles. There is definitely a lot here!
__________________
DoublTrouble is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 11:29 AM   #64
Storm Master
 
Ampman's Avatar
 
2005 25' Classic
Austin , Texas
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 164
Images: 3
Terra Yacht,
That's amazing! Those folks are having way too much fun. Good times. Thanks.
__________________
Ampman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 02:19 PM   #65
Rivet Master
 
DoublTrouble's Avatar
 
2015 27' FB International
Carlsbad , California
Join Date: Feb 2015
Posts: 522
I used to have a 5th Wheel. I've changed my ways.

__________________
DoublTrouble is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 05:41 PM   #66
4 Rivet Member
 
Garfield's Avatar
 
2001 25' Safari
London , Ontario
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 298
Images: 24
Been towing our 25 footer for three years with a lowly V6 SUV (gasp!). No issues. Wouldn't change a thing.
__________________
Gary & Debbie
2001 Safari 25 SS
2011 Chevy Traverse 3.6L AWD Hensley DirecLink McKesh
Set-up by Can-Am RV
Garfield is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 07:00 PM   #67
Rivet Master
 
SteveSueMac's Avatar

 
2012 27' Flying Cloud
W , New England
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 5,409
DoubleTrouble - was that pic for me???? 😃😃😃😃😃😃😃
__________________
SteveSueMac is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 07:39 PM   #68
Rivet Master
 
DoublTrouble's Avatar
 
2015 27' FB International
Carlsbad , California
Join Date: Feb 2015
Posts: 522
Indeed!
__________________
DoublTrouble is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 07:42 PM   #69
3 Rivet Member
 
ckottum's Avatar
 
2012 25' Flying Cloud
Battle Lake , Minnesota
Join Date: Mar 2015
Posts: 231
Not sure if the o.p. with a 25' Airstream is still watching, but among the sure-footed SUV's with full independent suspension are the vehicles in this thread, along with how some Airstreamers have set them up. There are other SUV's with similar suspension.

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f463...rs-134917.html

The full independent suspension Airstream will follow these nicely when a deer runs out in front of you, and you need a quick steering maneuver to miss it. Or other things in your path. A safety element that solid axle, high center of gravity tow vehicles cannot match.
__________________
ckottum is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2015, 01:23 AM   #70
Rivet Master
 
2007 25' Safari FB SE
Suburbia , Sunny So Cal
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 3,756
02 3/4 Chevy Suburban. Used to tow with a Ford PSD. Burb rides better and tows just as well.
__________________

__________________
I'd rather be boon docking in the desert.

WBCCI 6731 FCU
AIR# 13896
CA 4
Goin camping is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New To Towing an Airstream - What is a good vehicle? jrbmpls Tow Vehicles 24 08-25-2015 09:55 PM
Tow Vehicle/STOW Vehicle for Full-Timers Foiled Again Full-Timing 13 06-28-2014 01:55 PM
Towing vehicle for 31' ?? redlion7 On The Road... 3 08-28-2003 10:24 PM
Towing Cap. Of Tow Vehicle eikel1we 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 4 12-08-2002 01:14 AM
Towing my 1964 Safari - what tow vehicle do I use Neenm Tow Vehicles 6 06-28-2002 05:26 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:22 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.