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Safe or not safe to do.

I have a question, trying to get a trip out camping, and we just bought a rhino, i have a 06 PS with regular bed, suspension in the rear has a 2 inch block and add a leaf thats it.

I was planning ( don't know if it will fit) on loading the rhino on the bed and planned on towing out travel trailer which is maybe 500-700 tongue weight. Trailer weighs 5500-6000 loaded but its a 33footer.

What do you guys think, besides getting a toyhauler?
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I wouldnt really worry about it... if it looks ok when you load it up go for it. just make sure everything is scure and you have the right tire pressure.



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you will be fine weather its a 250 or 350.. 700lbs tongue weight is nothing

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its a f250

Its an f250 ps
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You will be fine. I would even use a F-150 for what your planning on doing. The rhino wieghs in about 800 pounds, the trailer is 500-700 so even with the highest being 700 pounds that is only 1500 pounds on the axle. You will be way under your gross vehicle wieght. 6000 pound trailer 800 pound rhino still only comes out to 6,800 pounds. Still under the max gvw.


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yeah, your 250 will tug that setup wherever you want to go

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Sounds great, i was told since the rhino setup i am getting is going to weight a little over 1k that i should be sure my wheel wells don't cave in with 300-600 lbs of pressure since i am calculating 500-600 front and same on the rear.

I think i might throw in some airbags to avoid any sag. not to keen on that baja look.

Thanks guys.
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