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Location: Nacogdoches, TX
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The "max trailer weight" is based of GCWR and the "empty weight" of the truck, which is never right. Have you weighed the truck? I guess not, cause you said you "think" you're good on tires. Using air bags, or anything to raise the bed, does NOT take weight off the rear axle. The weight is all still there, the springs just aren't carrying it. It does not increase your GAWR or GVWR. Just a band aid and a mask.
You need to weigh the truck fully loaded with fuel and you. See what weights you are.
Then weigh EVERYTHING fully loaded. That will show you pin weight, each truck axle's weight, and you GCW.
Then we can suggest what you could do, and if you are legal or not.
I'm sure it pulls fine, and it will. But safely, and legally? Maybe not.
2000 F-350 Lariat Super Duty, Dually, CCLB, 7.3L
330,000 + miles