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post #1 of 5 Old 04-08-2010, 06:43 PM Thread Starter
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Ok guys I need some help quick. Im looking at tradin my tt in for a 5 er. The 5er weighs around 12k loaded it. My tt weighs around 10k loaded and I have pulled this all over the country so I know my truck handles this fine im just worried that this new camper will be to much for my trucks setup. Should I get this or find a lighter trailer. If I do the 5er I will be putting 4.10 gears in my truck. These campers are my home away from home so im looking for more room just let me know what you guys think.Heres some info onmy truck 2003 f-250 ccsb Firestone air bags tires 315/70/17 D range Heres is a pic of the trailer im looking at.

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Need help soon maybe buying tomarow

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With the 4.10 gear it should be okay...I think your close to the GVWR on the truck. I would take a look and see what the spec's are. Going from a bumper pull to a 5ver I would think you would be okay...the air bags are a plus...

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I looked in my owners book and for my truck it says trailer weight fifth wheel is 10600 lbs and thanks for the help the dry weight of this trailer is 11600 lbs.

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I looked in my owners book and for my truck it says trailer weight fifth wheel is 10600 lbs and thanks for the help the dry weight of this trailer is 11600 lbs.
Does it give you the same information on the tag on the drivers side door. I would check this out real close before you buy. You do have Air Bag Suspension...you should figure the toung weight in relation to the D rated tires. That is a nice 5ver and hope you can find out and it can work.....

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