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Old 01-13-2015, 06:34 PM   #41
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If were sticking with opinions, consider one from an ASE master Technician and Automotive Instructor. I commend you for using a truck that is over kill. It may seem a bit much at times to handle, but I encourage people to aim high. buying a machine that can tow 7600 does not mean that you should buy a 7599 pound trailer. if you "need" a 1/2 ton buy a 3/4 ton. if you "need" a 3/4 buy a 1 ton. and if safety is a consideration,( which it should be) get a dually. thank you for not towing a 25 footer with a Tacoma From one motorist to another.
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Pros and cons of a dually vs single wheel tow vehicle.

Pros for a dually is more rubber on the ground, run flat capability on the rear axle. For very heavy loads the extra weight capacity is a plus, not too important with an Airstream in tow.

Single wheel advantage is less rubber on the ground ($tires), more tire and wheel choice, and generally smoother ride.


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I was glad that I had two two axels when I had a flat in a brand new Goodyear tire last weekend. It had a crack by the rim. It's under warranty but AS is sending me to Goodyear and I have yet to find a Goodyear store (just a dealer won't work) in my neck of the woods.
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I was glad that I had two two axels when I had a flat in a brand new Goodyear tire last weekend. It had a crack by the rim. It's under warranty but AS is sending me to Goodyear and I have yet to find a Goodyear store (just a dealer won't work) in my neck of the woods.
Are you possibly confusing "dual wheels" with "tandem axle"?
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