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Old 09-04-2015, 02:04 PM   #1
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Just got a bulletin from Dodge diesel forum....properly outfitted Dodge diesel 1 tons rated to pull 31,210...
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Old 09-04-2015, 02:26 PM   #2
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That's awesome. I just traded my 2012 1ton for the 2015 1ton. And mines rated at 29k. It's amazing the weight these new trucks can tow.


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Old 09-04-2015, 02:26 PM   #3
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And has 900 ft/lbs of torque up from 865 ft/lbs
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Old 09-04-2015, 04:19 PM   #4
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My new 2015 3500 Dually Ram Cummins 6.7L 4x4 long bed coupled with the Aisin transmission and 3.73 axle. Tows our 18,000 lb. 5er at 65 mph and never slows down for hills. Awesome tow truck, smooth and quiet ride.
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Old 09-04-2015, 04:23 PM   #5
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But is your driver licenses adequate to pull that much of a combination? I know that my IL licenses will not let me tow that much of a weight combination!

I can legally tow up to a GCWR of 26,000 LBS if I am 26,001 GCWR (truck and trailer) and over than I need a NON-CDL Class A driver licenses per the Sect. of State.
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Old 09-04-2015, 08:12 PM   #6
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I thought rvs were exempt from the cdl or non commercial a or what each state calls it?

I've had a class A since I was 18, so I've never paid much attention to what the requirements for this is. I know I can drive anything except a school bus with kids or a limo with passengers.
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Old 09-04-2015, 08:38 PM   #7
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Texas DL is the same way. If the 5er is more than 10,000 lbs. I didn't know this until recently.
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Old 09-06-2015, 09:01 AM   #8
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Texas DL is the same way. If the 5er is more than 10,000 lbs. I didn't know this until recently.

If that's true then the state could make a killing pulling over 5ers. I've never known anyone pulling an RV to have anything other than a standard license. I'd have to research this, but I read some DOT regs recently and I think you may be confusing personal use with commercial hauling of RVs.
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If that's true then the state could make a killing pulling over 5ers. I've never known anyone pulling an RV to have anything other than a standard license. I'd have to research this, but I read some DOT regs recently and I think you may be confusing personal use with commercial hauling of RVs.
I discussed this with a sergeant from the IL sect of state police when I was purchasing my new 2016 34RL Cedar Creek 5er. He stated that the Combined Gross Weight Rating of the tow vehicle and trailer if they where over 26,001 LBS, then I would need a non-Class A CDL to tow this combination. Read your driver licensees; most states; state that (a class D in IL) the licensees is only good up to a certain weight.

I said this is very confusing and he admitted this but if you wanted to drive legally than you would need to be re-license with a new drivers license if you are over 26,001 LBS.

As an example the 2015 Ram 3/4 ton truck has a gross weight rating of 10,000 LBS and a 2016 Cedar Creek 34RL has a gross weight rating of 16,231 LBS. So this added up would be 26,231 LBS thus a new driver licensees would be required.
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Old 09-06-2015, 09:34 AM   #10
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TN DL no restrictions on how much weight on rv
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