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FL Dawg 04-01-2017 07:33 AM

What do you tow your 27 FB with?
 
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WayneS 04-05-2017 03:05 PM

I already had a 2010 Ford F250 diesel that I used to tow an enclosed race car trailer.

With a Blue Ox hitch, I really enjoy the effortless towing. The truck always has excess power, even in the mountains, and is almost unaffected by crosswinds and semi trucks.

I usually have the cruise control on while on the interstate and the truck rarely downshifts for a hill. The newer ones have even more torque and horsepower.

If I were buying a new tow vehicle now, I would consider the F150 w/ Ecoboost but would probably stay with the F250 diesel. It's not the best choice economically but I enjoy the ease of the experience.

NCMEDIC 04-05-2017 03:07 PM

Ram 3500 4X4 dually with a Hensley.

But, I already had this truck for towing our fifth wheel.

Mikenbern 04-05-2017 06:04 PM

2016 F150 Platinum with 3.5 ecoboost ... Equal-i-zer 4 point weight distribution hitch

SteveSueMac 04-05-2017 06:21 PM

Chevy 2500 Diesel Silverado. Great for towing. Not a great "commuter car" [emoji3]

LBOskiBear 04-05-2017 07:27 PM

2015 Ford F150 with 3.5L EcoBoost.

21Airstream 04-16-2017 07:12 AM

2012 Ram 3500 4x4 Crew Cab Short Bed Single Rear Wheel Cummins Turbo Diesel with Blue Ox hitch.

Crossing mountain passes is a regular experience for us when we hit the road so this set up works pretty well.

fran&frank 04-16-2017 07:33 AM

2016 F150 XLT with 3.5 ecoboost and Equal-i-zer. Also my daily driver. I'm happy with it so far.--Frank

DMT 04-16-2017 07:43 AM

Reese Dual Cam and the 2015 Tundra. Lovely truck for visiting all the gas stations.

AirDFW 04-16-2017 08:55 AM

Porsche Cayenne S with Equalizer hitch

jayseejay 04-16-2017 09:22 AM

2017 F-150 Platinum 3.5 EB with Reese Dual Cam hitch with 1200 bars, towing 27' Eddie Bauer.

switz 04-16-2017 10:10 AM

We towed our new and empty 2013 25FB International Serenity home from the Los Angles Airstream dealership to the Phoenix metro area with a 2007 Mercedes ML 320 CDI V6 turbo diesel with a custom stinger Hensley Arrow hitch. It did well on the climb out of Palm Springs, CA on I-10. After loading the trailer to nearly 6,900 pounds, the car was under more strain than I liked.

We acquired one of the last of the 2012 Ram 2500HD Cummins 4x4 and that worked well for the 25FB and transitioned to being the ideal tow vehicle for our 2014 31' Classic with a ProPride hitch that scales 9,200 pounds camping ready.

The Mercedes and the Hensley Arrow were repurposed later to towing our 2015 23D International Serenity and that seems to be a much better load at 6,068 pounds camping ready for the Mercedes.

pteck 08-02-2017 12:32 AM

Lexus LX570 on 33" AT tires, with Equilizer and 1k bars. Plenty of power for the asking. Solid stability.

Buttery ride with hydraulic AHC suspension, even with the significant load. No suspension droop to speak of as it auto levels all corners.

In the process of lifting the 27FB so we can explore more interesting places. After all, that is the intent of the LX570, Land Cruiser in disguise.

Rocinante 08-02-2017 01:36 AM

2014 Ram 1500 crew cab, short bed 4x4. Full tow package, 5.7 hemi. We're very happy with it, but if we had it to do over again, for increased load capacity we would have chosen a 3/4 ton tow vehicle. We're not diesel fans though, so we'd have looked for a gasser in that size.


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