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Old 07-29-2021, 04:16 PM   #21
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Old 07-29-2021, 04:23 PM   #22
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Oh some asked about my tires. These are the factory tires. max load 2400 pounds. here are the specs
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Old 07-29-2021, 04:29 PM   #23
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Here is the 22FB Sport, truck and wife. Good news on payload the wife is 4'11' and 93 pounds!
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Old 07-29-2021, 08:03 PM   #24
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1250 with WD
Well that's a lot better then the sticker. With just 2 people and at least 1 being light does help with payload. Still need to be careful with weight and loading, at least with the rear bed you aren't likely to increase tongue weight as much as with a front bed trailer.
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Old 07-30-2021, 03:17 PM   #25
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3.0 Durmax tow review

https://racer.com/2021/07/30/tow-tes...uramax-diesel/
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Old 08-01-2021, 12:31 PM   #26
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We towed our FC 30 RBQ over 10,000 miles with with a F150 EB and it did fine. Great truck. A good 1/2 ton has plenty of towing capability. I do think, though, as others have pointed out, that payload could be an issue for you. Our F150 could handle 1800+ payload. I didn’t think that was enough so we traded the F150 for a F250 7.3L gas (payload over 3000 lbs.).
Whatever TV you choose, I strongly recommend the ProPride hitch. I think it would be especially useful with a smaller truck. We loved it with our F150 (and now with our F250).
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Old 08-01-2021, 12:45 PM   #27
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Yet another opinion

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Just sayin... Over the last six years, I have seen four trailer rollovers on the Interstate. Three were Airstreams (25 to 28 ft). In the same place. It appears a combination of side wind and downgrade produces some stress. However, all three Airstreams were towed by either a pickup (1500 or equivalent), or in one case, an overloaded Cherokee. Just sayin...


I have never seen a rollover with a heavy-duty pickup. Just sayin...
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Old 08-01-2021, 07:04 PM   #28
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I am on a fire department...


Just sayin... Over the last six years, I have seen four trailer rollovers on the Interstate. Three were Airstreams (25 to 28 ft). In the same place. It appears a combination of side wind and downgrade produces some stress. However, all three Airstreams were towed by either a pickup (1500 or equivalent), or in one case, an overloaded Cherokee. Just sayin...


I have never seen a rollover with a heavy-duty pickup. Just sayin...

HD P/U's make the werst tow vehicles, Just say'n.

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Old 08-02-2021, 05:34 AM   #29
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Whenever these discussions come up I think of a customer my father had who pulled a huge trailer from the Canadian border to Florida and back every year. He used a 1973 Mercury Marquis with a 460 cu. In. V8 , C6 automatic transmission, positraction, and various modifications we had made for him. I'd love to have that red velveteen pillowy seated beast now. The drivetrain of an F250 and the interior of a nNew Orleans bordello. Sweetness.
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Old 08-02-2021, 07:54 AM   #30
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I wouldn't do it. Too close to borderline for my comfort with that heavy 28'.
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HA! I would agree. Hard to park, takes up too much space in the garage, clunky, hard to get up in, poor gas mileage, etc. But on the upside, the wife gets lots of comments from old guys when she drives it! They all want to take her home! (with the truck).
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Old 08-04-2021, 05:16 PM   #32
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OK, since we are going for long stretches across the US and Canada, I stepped to the Silverado with the Duramax today. here are some pics and specs
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OK, since we are going for long stretches across the US and Canada, I stepped to the Silverado with the Duramax today. here are some pics and specs
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Old 08-04-2021, 06:20 PM   #34
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You did the right thing and should be very happy.
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