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Old 08-02-2015, 06:58 PM   #11
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I too have a 2013 F150 Platinum 4x4, so it is flat towable. My Berkshire is a 2011 390RB-60. We just completed an across Canada trip and can say we never felt like we were pulling anything. We still averaged about 10 mpg for fuel consumption. FYI, the curb weight of my F150 is about 6000 lbs, the 2015`s use more aluminum and the curb weight is reduced by approximately 700 lbs.


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Old 08-03-2015, 12:51 AM   #12
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Thanks George! This is definitely the way I'm leaning. Are you using a blue or other? What breaking system?

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Old 08-03-2015, 01:03 PM   #13
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I am using the Blue OX tow bars with the AirForce-One brake controller. Happy towing, I am sure there will be no regrets.
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Old 08-04-2015, 09:26 PM   #14
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I too tow my 2013 F-150. Have had it behind the coach for over 36,000 miles with no issues.
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Old 08-05-2015, 06:19 AM   #15
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For some reason, I am not able to edit my above post...

I also use the blue ox towbar and have the Road Master Invisibrake braking system. This is the second vehicle I have used the Invisibrake in and have had no issues. Personally I would either use the Invisibrake or the Air Force One. Both systems offer quick plug and play when hooking up and unhooking.





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Old 11-04-2015, 02:13 PM   #16
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Planning my trip west next summer and trying to plan my schedule. Since i am not a full timer, i have a schedule! My question is what my speed will be like driving through mountains. Will be going through Denver to Grand Canyon, to Ventura California, Yosemite, up coast to Seattle, then to Yellowstone. I have a 2014 390bh-40 and will be towing a 2015 wrangler unlimited sahara. My last trip to Yellowstone was with a Fleetwood storm with the Triton v10 with no toad. I recall 45-50 uphill was pretty good in that. Should I be expecting much better with the 340 Berk?


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Old 11-04-2015, 02:15 PM   #17
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Just ordered the blue ox towbar and airforce one brake system. Hope to have everything good to go for Christmas trip!!


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Old 11-04-2015, 02:24 PM   #18
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If I can give you any help we have a 2014 390BH-60 towing a Lincoln MKX. The MPG sweet spot (10.4) is between 63-65 for us.


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Old 11-05-2015, 12:20 AM   #19
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Going west out of Denver on I-70...there are a couple good long steep inclines where your speed may dip below 40. The majority of that route isn't that steep of an incline though as you go further west, past vail, you get into a lot of twisty curves with varying uphill/downhill grades and your average speed through there will be much less because you won't want to fly off the road.

Check out google maps and drop the little man on different points along your route (street view). You can virtually drive most of the whole route without even leaving your house.
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