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Old 09-28-2015, 07:39 PM   #29
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We have an F250 to tow our 27FB Classic. It tows fine but the unloaded ride quality is punishing.
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Old 09-28-2015, 08:03 PM   #30
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when you are not hitched I try reduce air pressure.. front at 45 and rear at 50 or less. makes the ride a WHOLE lot better. tryit..


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We have an F250 to tow our 27FB Classic. It tows fine but the unloaded ride quality is punishing.
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Old 09-29-2015, 12:19 AM   #31
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Old 09-30-2015, 12:22 AM   #32
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We too recently purchased a 25 foot Eddie Bauer with twin AC units. I had a very well built Land Rover LR3, and it was within the tow limits but barely so when adding gear, etc.

So after research, we went with a gasser 2015 F250. I don't drive far enough each day in my work commute to warrant a diesel and honestly, the truck that delivered our Airstream to us from Texas was a Dodge Diesel and it left so much black soot on the front of our AS, that I decided it simply is not as clean a fuel as they say.

I went with BF Goodrich All Terrains (KO2's). Warn Hidden Mount (to keep the factory look) and a Come UP 12K winch (just in case). Rear Diamond Back cover for storing two Honda EU2000 Generators.
The truck is every bit as nice as my wife's big body Range Rover. No regrets here, and it is nice to have something I can haul stuff in if I have a weekend project.

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Old 09-30-2015, 03:27 PM   #33
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nice ride for sure.. love that front bumper wrench set up.. how much them dudes run with wrench??

also the truck that delivered may have been older and tuned a bit.. some of the older ones with hot tunes will smoke.

don't confuse them with the new ones that are as quiet and clean exhaust as your gasser. (not to mention a lot more POWER, as in torque)

nice cover on the bed and you are good to go.

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We too recently purchased a 25 foot Eddie Bauer with twin AC units. I had a very well built Land Rover LR3, and it was within the tow limits but barely so when adding gear, etc.

So after research, we went with a gasser 2015 F250. I don't drive far enough each day in my work commute to warrant a diesel and honestly, the truck that delivered our Airstream to us from Texas was a Dodge Diesel and it left so much black soot on the front of our AS, that I decided it simply is not as clean a fuel as they say.

I went with BF Goodrich All Terrains (KO2's). Warn Hidden Mount (to keep the factory look) and a Come UP 12K winch (just in case). Rear Diamond Back cover for storing two Honda EU2000 Generators.
The truck is every bit as nice as my wife's big body Range Rover. No regrets here, and it is nice to have something I can haul stuff in if I have a weekend project.

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Old 09-30-2015, 10:42 PM   #34
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The bumper is the stock bumper with Warn's Hidden winch mount. Puts the bumper 4 inches forward from stock. The trim kit is sold apart from the winch mount and it fills all the body gaps. Winch is sold separately. I have just added a DiamondBack bed cover. It opens gul-wing style is water tight, and supports 400 lbs. on top of the bed cover with tie downs. They make an HD version that will hold 2600 lbs. but I didn't see needing that type of load. It allowed me to mount the two honda generators in the rear and secure them as the cover locks. So far I am really enjoying the set up.

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Old 10-01-2015, 03:34 AM   #35
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Here are the tow vehicle specs for each year:
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