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Towing question

I have an 13 f250 and I'm looking at towing around 10k off the bumper and I'm wondering if I should get a weight distribution hitch?
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Definitely, might even be a good idea to look at a Class V hitch as well.

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Definitely, might even be a good idea to look at a Class V hitch as well.
Thought our trucks come with a class V from the factory...

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Mine is a Class IV, same as on my 06 F250, that one I did get a Reese V for, kinda a pain having to use that sleeve to make the 2.5in into a 2in, but it lived up to its name "The Beast".

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Mine is a Class IV, same as on my 06 F250, that one I did get a Reese V for, kinda a pain having to use that sleeve to make the 2.5in into a 2in, but it lived up to its name "The Beast".
Yeah mine is a 2.5" receiver stock... as far as I know all 6.7's have V hitch.

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Yea mine is a class V. So would bags eliminate the need for a weight distribution hitch?
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Yea mine is a class V. So would bags eliminate the need for a weight distribution hitch?
no, using a Weight distribution hitch is still a good idea.

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And you will also be suprised how much better ervything rides going down the road with the WD hitch.

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I have a class 5 hitch as well. I'm looking at at 10,500 tt and will be purchasing a wd hitch.

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Don't forget that even the class V that's on it still has a limit on how much tongue weight you have. IIRC mine says 850 lbs. You'll probably have 1000lbs on the tongue if loaded correctly.

My 26' travel trailer weighs about 7,000 lbs and the tongue weighs in at 1000 lbs.

A wdh will help in that aspect.

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