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Old 01-20-2012, 11:40 PM
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Ok, time to put the broken record on again; I'm putting a deposit on a new TV this spring for a summer delivery. I'm considering both the Ford and Ram.

My main question deals with getting a SW or DW. Here's what I pull:

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Old 01-21-2012, 06:09 PM
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Duallys are more stable IMO
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Some questions:

What do you tow it with now?
What the GVW of the trailer? That would be a consideration for me. If it weighs 12-13K, I'd probably go with an SRW. Heavier than that, I'd probably go DRW.
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Old 01-22-2012, 06:13 AM
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Current TV. Ram 3500 Cummins. Very stable while pulling.



Small cab and uncomfortable seats dictate a new truck.

The trailer is less than 10k empty, and about 11,500 loaded when we hit the road. According to their website, Forrest River says it has a GTW of about 14,000, but that's with all the tanks full (black, gray 80 gallon fresh and 25 gallon gas). Tongue weight is over 2k with the Onan generator up there.
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Old 01-22-2012, 06:40 AM
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It has a GVWR of 14k?
If the SRW Dodge worked, no reason to get a DRW Ford.
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Ya you wont need a drw, I tow a 38' cargo trailer weighing in around 12-18K, I can drive down the interstate at 75 with a side wind with no problems. I do suggest a set of air bags, fords like to squat.
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