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Old 03-14-2013, 02:21 PM   #1
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Picking up on Saturday

This Saturday we are driving 2 hours to pick up our new 27'FB International Serenity. Due to a really long story, I am going to drive up in the Company F-350 to bring it home. A couple of questions;
1. It is a straight shot on I-5 for the 2 hours, any issue with a rough adjustment with the hitch to level and bringing it home?
2. Will the brake controller on the truck be OK (without adjustment) for this trip? It is set up for my boss towing his 42' travel trailer.


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Old 03-14-2013, 02:26 PM   #2
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Are you not planning on using any weight distribution control?

Thats an $70k gamble?

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Old 03-14-2013, 02:37 PM   #3
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Is this a new unit you are picking up from a dealer? If so they should be willing to check it out before you leave. Otherwise the 350 should be able to handle it without a problem. You might find that the connector on the cable to the trailer might be different than the connector on the truck. Airstream seems to prefer a round pin connector vs the flat pins used by most trucks and SOB's. That can easily be fixed but figure on an extra hour and parts. Call ahead to check.
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Old 03-14-2013, 02:41 PM   #4
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No WD on a F-350? I don't think it would be a problem. Sway control maybe.

You'll probably have to adjust the brake controller, but that's no big deal. Rotate the adjuster in one direction and note how many turns it goes. Then adjust it for your Serenity. Before you give back the truck, set the controller back where it was. Boss shouldn't have a problem.
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